Tidewater Mortgage Services Inc. has named lohn M. Macchiarelli branch manager in its Matawan office. He will focus on structuring the new branch, employment recruitment and training, and loan origination.
Macchiarelli worked as branch manager for Residential Home Funding Corp. for five years before joining Tidewater. He has 12 years mortgage industry experience.
Bogota Savings Bank has promoted Patricia Sturt to vice president, retail operations. Her responsibilities have expanded to include a greater role in monitoring, analysis, education and performance accountability of overall bank operations. That includes branches, teller operations, back office work, Individual Retirement Account, Automated Clearing House and online banking departments.
Sturt has 33 years banking industry experience. Before joining Bogota Savings Bank, she served as operations manager with Penn Federal Savings Bank.
OceanFirst Bank has named Craig C. Spengeman executive vice president and director of Trust & Asset Management.
Spengeman is responsible for managing and growing the department and will have offices in Red Bank and Manchester. Spengeman previously served as president and chief investment officer at Peapack-Gladstone Bank Trust & Investments. Under his leadership, the division grew from $39 million to $2.5 billion in assets under administration over 28 years, according to a news release.
Haddon Heights engineering firm Pennoni Associates named David DeLizza cliief operating officer while Joe Viscuso was promoted to senior vice president for strategic growth.
DeLizza joined Pennoni in 1979 and is a member of the firm's executive committee. His responsibilities now include daily management of the firm's operations, overseeing client services, and balancing use of the firm's resources and firm profitability. He is a licensed professional engineer in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Delaware.
Viscuso's responsibilities now include new initiatives, client and project development, and mergers and acquisitions. His work specialties include site-civil design and land development permitting and entitlement, and he manages the firm's work in the Marcellus Shale industry. Viscuso developed the curriculum for a land development course at Widener University, where he serves as an adjunct professor.
Equinox Financial Group LLC, a Princeton-based provider of alternative investments, has named Juanita D. Hanley as cliief compliance officer of Equinox Group Distributors LLC and Equinox Fund Management LLC.
Hanley succeeds Jason Gerb and assumes responsibility for compliance and regulatory oversight at Equinox Funds. She has 15 years compliance, accounting, training, marketing, and internal audit experience, including seven years managing corporate compliance programs at Summit Financial Resources Inc. Hanley holds Series 7 and 24 securities licenses as well as an executive master of business administration degree.
Mount Laurel law firm Parker McKay named Carolyn J. Rutsky chief operating officer. Previously chief financial officer, Rutsky will direct daily operations at the firm's three regional offices, overseeing more than 160 employees. She has more than 15 years executive experience in the financial services industry.
Rutsky previously served as a vice president at Goldman Sachs.
Law firm Goldberg Segallahas named attorney Thomas O'Grady a partner at its Princeton office. O'Grady is experienced in commercial product liability, toxic tort litigation, and has handled civil litigation matters. He serves as chairman for the product liability and toxic tort section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.
Law firm LeClairRyan has promoted Adam H. Park to a partner, specializing in capital markets, at its Newark office. LeClairRyan provides business counsel and client representation in corporate law and litigation.
Lyndhurst property management company HrstService Residential named Dawn Ruggiero executive director of its New Jersey Gold Coast Region, specializing in Jiigh rise operations.
Ruggiero has more than 20 years experience in managing condominiums, co-ops, multi-use and homeowner associations. Before joining FirstService, Ruggiero was a regional manager supervising 13 property managers responsible for 20 associations in northern New Jersey.
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New position: Senior vice president for research and economic development, Rutgers University.
What you do: Provide oversight and strategic planning for the university's $680 million in annual research expenditures and leadership for the many institutional offices and resources that support Rutgers' research and economic development activities.
Old gig: Interim chancellor, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences; dean,
Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy.
Goals: Strategically expand the university's research enterprise, build on our current industry collaborations, make Rutgers more business friendly.
School ties: Bachelor's degree in pharmacy from Rutgers, doctorate from the joint Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/Graduate School-New Brunswick.
Family tree: Daughters Meaghan and Anne; Laureen MacEachern is my regular dance partner.
When you brag about Jersey to people from out of state, you say: It's a state with great beaches, talented citizens, terrific students and close to great cities.
Favorite place to chow down: The Ebbitt Room at the Virginia Hotel in Cape May.
Celebrity you'd like to meet: Jim Lovell, astronaut
Something about you that you're co-workers don't know: My maternal grandfather, John "Honey" Russell, is in the Basketball Hall of Fame as a player and was the first coach of the Boston Celtics.