BANKING AND FINANCE
Blaine Aikin, president and chief executive officer of fiduciary360, was named to the national Best Practices Task Force created by the Financial Planning Association.
Thomas Bills joined the Monroeville office of Gardner & Associates, Ameriprise Financial Services Inc., as an associate financial adviser.
Scott Fremer joined Schneider Downs Wealth Management Advisors as director of retirement plan sales for the retirement advisers practice in Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New York.
Audrey Wallace, assistant vice president and commercial loan officer for S&T Bank, Indiana, Pa., was recognized as an honor student at the Pennsylvania Bankers Association School of Commercial Lending.
At The Cook Law Group, Kevin M. Miller and Michael A. Katz joined as equity partners and Arthur K. Engle joined the firm. Miller's case experience is in consumer protection, fraud, insurance bad faith, privacy law compliance and litigation. Katz specializes in civil litigation, insurance coverage, labor law and privacy law compliance. Engle specializes in civil litigation, zoning law and privacy law compliance.
Advertising, public relations
Jeff Jones joined Euro RSCG Worldwide PR as an account executive.
GatesmanMarmionDrake Inc. hired Frank Catanzano as public relations director and Shannon Baker as public relations supervisor.
LarsonO'Brien Marketing Group added Natalie Beneviat and Allison O'Konski as public relations account executives.
Davis & Elkins College named Emerson Wickwire interim chief financial officer.
Point Park University elected to its board of trustees: Chair Nancy Duckrey Washington, vice chairman of the August Wilson Center for African American Culture and serves on the executive committee of the Multi-Cultural Arts Initiative; Vice Chair Charles A. Gomulka, president and chief executive officer of Russell, Rea, Zappala & Gomulka Holdings Inc.; Secretary-Treasurer David S. Duncan, chairman and chief executive officer of Duncan Financial Group LLC; Dennis L. Astorino, chief executive officer of Dennis L. Astorino Architects; state Rep. Paul Costa; and Todd C. Moules, president of Pennsylvania banking for National City Corp. …