Eric S. Martinez has joined the Jericho-based accounting firm of Grassi & Co. as audit partner. He had been managing director and risk management engagement partner at McGladrey & Pullen / RSM McGladrey in Manhattan. He is a Stony Brook resident.
Edward Mesloh has been promoted to the newly created position of chief operating officer at Adrenalina, an advertising and marketing agency in Manhattan and a division of MDC Partners. He will retain the responsibilities associated with his previous title of chief financial officer. Mesloh is a Melville resident.
Peter Schapero, a partner in The Signature Group and TSG Financial in Garden City, has been elected to the board of trustees at the Long Island Children's Museum in Garden City. Schapero is a Huntington resident.
Philip Rizzuto has been named chairman of the New York State Nursing Home Litigation Group. The group was established in 2007 to advocate for the rights of nursing home residents seeking compensation for abuse and neglect. The East Setauket resident is a member of Philip J. Rizzuto, Pc, a litigation firm in Carle Place.
Neil D. Jespersen has been elected to the board of directors of the American Chemical Society for a three-year term. The Port Washington resident is a professor of chemistry at St. John's University in Jamaica.
Two attorneys have joined the Melville firm of Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles. Eileen de Callies, a Manhattan resident, has joined the firm as an associate. She held a similar position at Carroll McNulty & Kull. Bryan F. Lewis, an East Northport resident, has joined the firm as counsel. He was an associate with Nixon Peabody before joining Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles.
James Johnston has joined Bethpage-based King Kullen Grocery Co. as director of real estate. He was development associate at Blumenfeld Development Group in Syosset. Johnston is a Huntington resident.
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