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January 19, 2014

Business briefs: Jan. 19, 2014

New agents

LAKE PLACID — Engel & Völkers Lake Placid has named Donna Puckhaber, Robert (Bob) Maswick, Dylan Duffy and Susan Babcock to its shop as New York state licensed real-estate professionals dedicated to serving the specialized, residential and commercial property market within the Adirondack Region.

Prior to joining Engel & Völkers, Puckhaber, sales agent, worked for years in the Lake Placid hospitality industry. Maswick, associate broker, has been in the real-estate business in the Capital District Region since 2002, listing and selling both commercial and residential real estate. Duffy, sales agent, recently graduated from SUNY Oswego and has chosen to come back to his hometown of Lake Placid. Babcock, sales agent, was born and raised in Lake Placid and brings extensive knowledge of Lake Placid and the Adirondack region.

“We are very proud to have such a diverse group of talented people join our office, from youth and excitement to years of experience. They all bring something special to the table” said Colleen Holmes, broker/managing partner of Engel & Völkers Lake Placid. 

Directors named

PLATTSBURGH — The Board of Directors of Behavioral Health Services North has recently inducted four new board members, Matt Nolan, Alexa King, Kirsten Pope and Joseph Wawrzynski.

Craig Amoth, president and CEO of BHSN, said that the board’s capacity to serve the agency and community has been expanded again.

“We are in a growth phase of our governance and are pleased to add Kirsten, Alexa, Matt and Joseph to our team,” he said,

Nolan is chief operating officer of the Elizabethtown Community Hospital and lives in Peru. His previous experience was with Bristol-Myers Squibb and Wyeth Pharmeceuticals.

King works for Cornell Cooperative Extension as a team coordintor for 4-H Youth Development and Nutrition, specifically the Eat Smart New York program. Receiving her MBA from Penn State, King is a strong leader in strategic planning and change management.

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