Marc L. Hamroff (J.D.) of Garden City, NY, was honored by the American Heart Association with the Development Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding dedication and service to the organization ... Honorable Jeffrey Nash (J.D.) of Cherry Hill, NJ, was honored in May by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers-Camden for his leadership contributions to the region ... Thomas H. Astore (B.B.A.) of South Burlington, VT, is currently the tax director of Rodman & Rodman, P.C. and has been appointed to lead the Green Team in helping alternative energy and clean technology businesses determine the financial viability of their renewable energy projects and assist with the complexities of the various federal and state tax credits and incentives ... Christopher Deziel (B.A.) of Tarrytown, NY, was recognized by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide. Mr. Deziel is currently a partner in the Trusts and Estates Practice Group at Vishnick McGovern Milizio, LLP ... Marc L. Hamroff, Esq. (J.D.) of Merrick, NY, recently spoke at a round-table discussion “Legal Talk Live” at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Annual Legal Forum in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mr. Hamroff serves as the managing partner of Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP. In addition to serving as the firm’s managing partner, Mr. Hamroff heads the firm’s Financial Services Practice, which includes the bankruptcy, equipment leasing, secured lending, and creditors’ rights groups ... Dr. Joseph Sanacore (Ed.D.) of Northport, NY, is a professor in the College of Education and Information Sciences at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University. He teaches graduate courses in special education and literacy, and he has published more than 100 book chapters and articles in national and international peerreviewed journals ... Andrea Scalisi (B.B.A.) of Merrick, NY, has been appointed senior vice president and team leader for Private Client Services with City National ... Philip S. Welt (B.B.A.) of Stamford, CT, is senior vice president for W.R. Berkley Corporation. Mr. Welt has oversight responsibility of the company’s operating units. Mr. Welt began his career at W.R. Berkley in 2004 and served as vice president-senior counsel ... Bari Jane Wolfe (J.D.) of Massapequa, NY, is managing director, head of regulatory relations for the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation. Ms. Wolf and the regulatory relations team work in conjunction with DTCC’s government relations group to maintain seamless communication with regulators and lawmakers ... Ira Wolk (B.A.) of Kew Gardens Hills, NY, was recently appointed the Long Island representative for W & E Baum.