Litigator and higher-education legal authority

Robert C. Clothier

has been hired as senior assistant to the president at

Ursinus College

, Collegeville. A cabinet-level position, he will provide in-house legal counsel and serve as the college's primary liaison to its board of trustees. He had been a partner at Saul Ewing L.L.P. in the firm's Higher Education and Commercial Litigation practices.

World Wide Stereo, a Hatfield electronics retailer, has promoted Emily Cole to director of e-commerce, from director of customer experience.

Wouch, Maloney & Co. L.L.P., Horsham, and Edward F. Burger & Associates L.L.C. have merged their accounting firms. Their combined practices will have offices in Horsham and Newtown, and Bonita Springs, Fla. Edward F. Burger joins the combined firm as principal.

Community College of Philadelphia has named Carol J. de Fries first vice president for workforce and economic innovation and Victoria L. Zellers general counsel. Fries had been vice president for marketing and business development for Philadelphia Industrial Development Corp. Zellers had been a member of the labor and employment department at Cozen O'Connor.

Henkels & McCoy Inc., a Blue Bell utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the power, communications, oil and gas pipeline, and gas-distribution markets throughout North America, promoted Richard Hill to vice president, major pipelines, from pipeline services business line director.

JEVS Human Services has hired Stephanie Koch as senior vice president of business development. She had been a social-services planning and development contractor for various nonprofit and governmental agencies.

Thomas Balis has been hired as an invesmtment analyst at Hoover Financial Advisors P.C., Malvern. Balis managed 21 H&R Block retail tax offices in Orlando, Fla., and was first vice president, district manager, for 16 JPMorgan Chase bank branches in Tampa.

Kevin Costello has been hired as director of payroll solutions at Alpha Card Services, Philadelphia. He had been customer-service manager at BlueGolf.

EisnerAmper L.L.P., Philadelphia, has hired Jimmy Mo as its Philadelphia director of nonprofit services. He had been a senior manager for Grant Thornton L.L.P. in Philadelphia.

Siemens Healthcare, Malvern, has appointed David Pacitti president of Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc. and head of Siemens Healthcare's North America regional organization. Pacitti succeeds Gregory Sorensen, who served as president and CEO. Pacitti had been senior vice president of U.S. commercial, sales, marketing and operations at Abbott Vascular.

The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians, Trenton, named Sandra Selzer vice president of health-care transformation and quality. Selzer had worked as vice president of product management for BluePrint Healthcare IT.

Beneficial Bank has hired Paul Mitchell as vice president, commercial lending; Maureen McAleer as vice president, commercial lending; and Joseph Puccino, senior vice president, commercial lending. Prior to joining Beneficial, Mitchell served as president at Mitchell Capital Corp; McAleer was vice president and branch manager at Bryn Mawr Trust Co.; and Puccino served as group vice president of commercial lending at Bryn Mawr Trust.

Corporate Synergies, a national property and casualty insurance and employee-benefits consulting company in Marlton, has hired Alexander Alday as vice president of account management. He had been commercial lines team leader and senior account manager at Lyons Cos.

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, St. Christopher's Pediatric Associates, and Drexel University College of Medicine have appointed Mary M. Moran pediatrician-in-chief at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, CEO of St. Christopher's Pediatric Associates, and chair of the Department of Pediatrics of Drexel University. She also will serve as Drexel's associate dean for the Pediatric Clinical Campus at St. Christopher's Hospital. She had been vice dean for faculty affairs and professional development and vice president of medical affairs.

WSFS Financial Corp., Wilmington, parent company of WSFS Bank, has hired Glen Reyburn as vice president of private banking. She had been vice president, senior financial consultant, at Univest Bank and Trust Co.

Engine Room, a Philadelphia-based technology and security firm, hired Jim Bazis as director of technology. He had been an architect at PointRoll, a King of Prussia-based rich media technology firm.

- Mike Zebe