Dereck Silverman, of Smithtown, a physical therapist, has been named director of physical therapy at Block Sports & Wellness in Smithtown and Selden.

Kelly Albanese Scherer of Huntington Station has been named executive director of the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation in West Islip. She was assistant vice president of marketing communications at CCS, a nonprofit management consulting firm in Manhattan.


Gemma Toner of Oyster Bay has been appointed to the newly created post of senior vice president, business insights and strategy, at Cablevision Systems Corp. in Bethpage. She previously served as senior vice president of broadband product management.


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Christopher Nuzzi of Westhampton Beach has joined Advantage Title as vice president to lead client services on the East End. He previously served as a Southampton Town councilman.

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