Unisys Corp., Blue Bell, has hired Ann Sung Ruckstuhl as senior vice president and chief marketing officer, reporting directly to president and CEO Peter Altabef and based in Silicon Valley. She had been CMO at SOASTA and at LiveOps. She also had been head of marketing at Symantec's NortonLive Services and vice president of marketing at Sybase.
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University has named Christine Ann Arenson alumni professor and chair of the department of family and community medicine. She had been interim department chair, as well as director of the division of geriatric medicine, administrative director of palliative care consultation service at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals; vice chair for academic affairs in the department of family and community medicine; and codirector of the Jefferson Senior Adult Oncology Program at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center.
Victory Fiduciary Consulting, a 40-year-old Mullica Hill retirement-planning firm, has promoted Ashley Rosser to president. She had been director of plan servicing. Rosser, who started out as an entry-level apprentice, is the daughter of CEO and founder Bud Verfaillie.
Reger Rizzo & Darnall, Philadelphia, has named David A. Feldheim of counsel. Feldheim operated his own law firm for about 20 years in Plymouth Meeting.
Bellevue Communications Group, Philadelphia, has hired NBC10 producer Kareen Preble as an account executive, effective Jan. 3.
Terry Heiman-Patterson has been named director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Disorders and professor of the department of neurology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. Heiman-Patterson had been vice chair of the department of neurology, director of the division of neuromuscular disease, and professor of neurology at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.
Mark Cary has been hired as senior vice president of Medicare sales and actuarial services at Health Partners Plans, a nonprofit Philadelphia-managed health-care organization. A former vice president with the company, he had been vice president and practice leader at Optum.
Anne Marie Ruckdeschel has joined the Speech-Language Institute of Salus University as a clinical educator. She had been a speech-language pathologist for Genesis Rehabilitation Services and Nyman Associates.
Odell Studner, a King of Prussia provider of risk consulting and insurance brokerage services to middle-market companies, has hired Linda Pittounicos as director of personal lines. She had been vice president, senior client adviser, at Marsh.
Mark S. Kiselica has been named professor of psychology and founding dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Cabrini University. He had been professor of psychology and provost and vice president for academic affairs at Iona College.
Evolution Consulting & Research, a Blue Bell biopharmaceutical consulting and research firm, has hired Courtney Shannon and Melissa Janssen as research consultants and Kathleen Gans as a field coordinator. Shannon had been an associate at HawkPartners; Janssen, an assistant project manager at Double Helix; and Gans a compliance analyst for Credit Suisse.
Pepper Hamilton LLP, Philadelphia, has elected the following attorneys partner: Abigail A. Hazlett, Philadelphia, white-collar litigation and investigations; Shirley R. Kuhlmann, Boston, corporate and securities; Judith L. O'Grady, Washington, health-effects litigation; and Nilufer R. Shaikh, New York, corporate and securities. Elected of counsel, effective Jan. 1 are: Tracey E. Diamond, Philadelphia, labor and employment, and Jessica A. Rickabaugh, Philadelphia, health-effects litigation. The firm said that for the first time in its 126-year history, all the promoted attorneys are women.
The South Jersey commercial and real estate law firm Eisenberg, Gold & Agrawal, Cherry Hill, has hired Danielle Damore as an associate and Mary B. Fisher of counsel. Damore had been a staff attorney for Allstate Insurance in Philadelphia. Fisher had been principal of the Law Offices of Mary B. Fisher.
Burns White LLC, West Conshohocken, has hired five attorneys as associates. Focused on health care and long-term care law are: Lakeisha R. Fields, former assistant district attorney supervising the Juvenile Division of the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office; Emily G. Madden, former associate with Aaronson Rappaport Feinstein & Deutsch LLP in New York City; and Evan G. O'Connor, former law clerk for Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Denis Cohen. Workers' compensation attorneys include Jonathan D. Landua, former judicial law clerk for the Delaware Court of Common Pleas, and Ashley N. Waring, former associate at employment-rights firm Console Law Offices.
Wesley Enhanced Living, Hatboro, has hired Catherine Heckman as corporate controller and Jerry Dykyj as corporate director of quality assurance. Heckman had been assistant controller at Montgomery County Community College. Dykyj was manager, process performance improvement, PMO-IT End User & Infrastructure Systems, at GlaxoSmithKline.