WARREN -- Jonathan Tsilimos, a Warren native, has been named an associate member in the Cleveland office of Davis & amp; Young, a law practice which also has offices in Akron and Youngstown.
Tsilimos has a bachelor of arts degree in English from Tufts University in Medford, Mass., and earned his law degree from Boston College Law School.
YOUNGSTOWN -- Harrington, Hoppe & amp; Mitchell, Ltd., has admitted Shawna L. Erb of Columbiana County and Lance A. Morrison of Hubbard as members of the law firm.
Erb, of Kensington, works mainly in the Lisbon office. She earned her law degree at the Ohio State University School of Law and concentrates her practice in the areas of general corporate and business-related law.
Morrison works primarily in the Youngstown office and concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate law, general business-related law and employment law. He also earned his law degree from OSU.
YOUNGSTOWN -- Thomas Evan Green, a Mahoning Valley native, has joined the law firm of Kastner Westman & amp; Wilkins, LLC, as an associate. Green has a bachelor's degree in secondary education from Youngstown State University and earned his law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University. He lives in Cleveland.
WARREN -- Lynncheryl Gadson is the new executive director of the Rebecca Williams Community Center on Main Avenue Southwest in Warren. Formerly director of Southside Community Development Corp., she has a master's degree in Community Economic Development from South New Hampshire University and a bachelor's degree in sociology from Kent State University.
WARREN -- Northeast Ohio Adoption Services has added Laaren Whitcombe, a licensed social worker, as permanency planning specialist at its Warren office.
SHARON, Pa. -- Ronald P. Speck has joined JaneCo's Sensible Solutions in Sharon as an instructor, vocational consultant and job search strategist. Speck has a bachelor's degree in education and has several years of experience as an industrial training supervisor, human resources supervisor, peer counselor and labor leader. He is studying for a second bachelor's degree in human resources.
POLAND -- Ceremele, Meyer & amp; Wray, a certified public accounting firm based in Poland, has hired Beverly Bressler. Bressler has more than 15 years of accounting and tax experience and had been employed by the Youngstown City Tax Department.
LIBERTY -- WRP Investments has named David M. Pintaric as its new president. Pintaric has held several positions in the firm since 1986. A Youngstown State University graduate, he has a bachelor's degree in business administration. He lives in Canfield.
His father, William R. Pintaric Sr., who founded the independent broker dealer firm in 1976, will serve as chairman emeritus and in an advisory capacity. William R. Pintaric Jr. , also a son of the company founder's, will continue as executive vice president and chief compliance officer.
POLAND -- The Brennan Financial Group has moved from Boardman to expanded offices at 909 Sahara Trail in Poland and hired two representatives. William T. "Tom" Klim and Thomas P. Ferrara are the firm's new registered representatives with New England Securities Corp. of Boston. Klim lives in Kent and has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Kent State University. Ferrara, a Boardman resident, came to the company from Prudential Securities Inc. He has a bachelor's degree in finance from Youngstown State University.
GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Two new physicians have joined the staff at UPMC Horizon.
Dr. Jan Abramczuk, a specialist in pathology, has succeeded Dr. Linda Perry as staff pathologist. Dr. Abramczuk came to the hospital from Chesapeake Pathology Associates in Easton, Md. The doctor completed a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York and earned a medical degree and an Ph.D. in embryology and cell biology, both from the Medical Academy in Warsaw, Poland.
Dr. Larry Shears II, a specialist in cardiothoracic surgery, has been appointed with privileges to the Cardiothoracic Clinic and is also employed at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh. He completed a fellowship in cardiac surgery, an internship and several surgical residencies at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He earned his medical degree and a bachelor's degree in chemistry from West Virginia University.
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. -- Geneva College selected Deborah Strong to cultivate major donors as its new director of major gifts. Strong has 19 years of fund-raising and development experience, including a successful two-year, $7.2 million capital campaign at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pa. She comes to Geneva from Frederick Mennonite Community Foundation in Frederick where she was vice president of development. Strong has a bachelor's degree in Spanish from Central College in Pella, Iowa, and a master's in communications management from Simmons College in Boston.