Alexandra Isabelle has joined SMM Advertising in Smithtown as an account coordinator. The St. James resident worked at the firm this summer as an intern and is a recent graduate of Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn.


Bender Insurance Agency in Woodbury has announced two new hires. Donna Bolin, of Coram, has joined as a personal lines account assistant. She previously worked as an account executive at Express-Line Brokerage of Long Island in Mount Sinai. Georgia Pulisic Socci, of Shirley, joins as a personal lines marketing rep. She formerly held a similar position at TSC Direct Insurance in Jericho.


Robert T. Spiotto has become the executive director for the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead. The Holbrook resident previously worked as the artistic director of community arts programs and producer of special events for the Hofstra Cultural Center in Hempstead.

Bryan Waag has been appointed captain of the Barefoot Princess Riverboat, the Harbor Crab Co.'s restaurant and lounge in Patchogue River. The Bayport resident was previously the first mate on a fishing boat in Captree State Park.

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M'Yad L'Yad-Long Island's Helping Hands in Commack has announced two new hires. Leonard Thaw, of Deer Park, joins as operations manager. He was previously the director of education at Temple Emanu-El in East Meadow. Jill Zucker, of Stony Brook, joins as director. She was previously the associate director of Stony Brook University's Hillel Foundation.


John Emanuele has joined Bridge Investment Services as a registered representative and an investment adviser representative serving the western Suffolk region. Currently he works out of several branches in Suffolk. The Smithtown resident formerly worked as a vice president and program manager for Bank of Smithtown. Bridge Investment Services is the financial services division of Bridgehampton National Bank.


Magaly Yessenia Medina has joined Deblat & Garrett Real Estate in Oceanside. The Baldwin resident joins the company as a newly licensed sale agent.


Thomas D. Glascock has been appointed to the Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities audit committee in Bethpage. The Huntington resident is a real estate and corporate attorney at Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, a law firm in Uniondale.

Dale Koch has become a board member for the Townwide Fund of Huntington, a fundraising group that distributes grants to charities within Huntington. The Northport resident is currently a design engineer at Bohler Engineering in Ronkonkoma.

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