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David Huehnergarth
David Huehnergarth
Posted: August 12, 2014

Nancy Pokorny has been appointed director of nursing excellence at Einstein Healthcare Network. Pokorny joined Einstein in 1973 as a direct-care nurse in the emergency unit and subsequently held positions as assistant nurse manager, coordinator, and nurse recruiter. In 2011, she served as an interim co-director of nursing at Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment, and most recently served as nursing career specialist.

LevLane Advertising/PR/Interactive, Philadelphia, has hired David Huehnergarth as senior vice president/director of client engagement, and Michael Wood as senior vice president/director of public relations. Huehnergarth had been senior vice president for strategy with McCann Group in New York. Wood had been senior manager, corporate communications, for NRG Energy.

COFCO, a Philadelphia office furniture company, has named Dean Molz vice president of business development. He had been vice president of business interiors at Office Basics.

Paul Smith, associate director and conductor of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, has been named director of Tune Up Philly, an after-school musical-education initiative providing a training program for underserved city neighborhoods in eight sites throughout Philadelphia.

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis L.L.P. has appointed Lisa J. Rodriguez managing partner of its Cherry Hill office. Prior to joining Schnader in 2013, she served as New Jersey office managing partner of Trujillo Rodriguez & Richards L.L.C.

Margaret Bartow has been hired as provost of Delaware County Community College. She had been executive vice president and provost at Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, Ohio.

BuySide Partners, a procurement-services advisory firm in Wayne, has hired Dan McMullan to lead its acquisition planning practice. He had been a contracting officer for the Department of the Navy.

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University has hired Michael Unger as professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care. He was director of the Pulmonary Cancer Detection and Prevention Program and director of the Pulmonary Endoscopy and High Risk Lung Cancer Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Shanna Williams has been named director of social work counseling services at Widener University. She had been interim supervisor at the Widener Partnership Charter School.

Investedge Inc., a Philadelphia provider of adviser solutions to large banks, high-net-worth advisers and brokerage firms, has promoted chief operating officer Brian Burns to president and COO.

TD Bank has promoted Lauren E. Fischer to store sales and service manager of a branch in Berlin. She joined the bank in 2002 as a teller and most recently was assistant store manager in Westmont.

Philip A. Villanueva has been appointed professor of clinical neurosurgery at Temple University School of Medicine and director of neurotrauma and neurocritical care at Temple University Hospital. He had served as professor of neurosurgery at Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey and director of neurosurgery and critical care at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Tompkins VIST Bank, Wyomissing, has hired William Lemon as residential mortgage originator. He had been a senior mortgage loan officer at Citizens Bank.

Nancy Butler Songer has been named the new dean of the School of Education at Drexel University. She was a professor of science education and learning technologies and director of the Center for Essential Science at the University of Michigan.

Firstrust Bank has promoted Brian Bodo to senior vice president, from vice president of SBA lending in the commercial banking department, and Seth Mackler to executive vice president, from senior vice president, real estate finance.

Reed Smith L.L.P., Philadelphia, named attorney Michael Pollack chief legal officer. He had been the firm's global head of strategy. - Mike Zebe

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