Commerce and Community: May 9, 2013
Waddell & Reed adds Pezza as financial adviser
ALBANY — Kevin Pezze has joined the firm of Waddell & Reed as a financial adviser in the Capital Region. Prior to joining Waddell & Reed, Pezze, 57, was an insurance consultant with Pezze Financial & Merriam Insurance, where he had worked for 22 years.
As a personal financial adviser, Pezze will help develop customized financial plans, recommend investment strategies and counsel clients throughout the area.
Previously, Pezze also has worked for Pega Risk Management Inc. Pezze earned a bachelor’s degree from Alfred University.
Winacott earns Ellis promotion
SCHENECTADY — Ellis Medicine has announced the promotion of its new director of neurosciences, Jeff Winacott, RN. He will lead Ellis’ Neurosciences Center and New York State Designated Stroke Center.
Winacott joined Ellis in October 2012 as site administrator for the Medical Center of Clifton Park. Under his leadership, the Medical Center of Clifton Park provided southern Saratoga County with 24/7 emergent care supported by on-site laboratory and imaging, primary care and specialty care.
Winacott has nearly 20 years of health care experience as an emergency medical technician (EMT), nurse and leader of free-standing health care facilities. He earned his MBA from Post University in 2012.
Lisa West, RN, patient care manager, and Matt Miles, M.D., medical director of the Medical Center of Clifton Park will assume responsibility of the day-to-day management of the center.
Deyo joining construction firm
ALBANY — Sano-Rubin Construction Co. has hired Roy Deyo as estimator, project manager and safety officer.
Deyo has 42 years of experience in facilities management, purchasing and maintenance. He will be responsible for estimating, project management and implementing the corporate safety program.
Deyo was previously facilities manager for the Rotterdam Industrial Park for The Galesi Group and the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District.
Sano-Rubin is located in Albany and provides general contracting, construction management, design-build and consulting services.