Greenphire, a King of Prussia provider of payment technology for the clinical-trials industry, has hired Dave Espenshade as vice president, CRO partnerships. He had been founder and president of Advanced Sales & Marketing Solutions.

Tandigm Health
, a West Conshohocken start-up designed to help primary-care doctors manage costs and improve care in Southeastern Pennsylvania, has promoted Patrick Adams to CEO. He had been president and chief operating officer.

Jaffe, a New York marketing, branding, and PR agency for the legal industry, has hired marketing veteran Paul Webb as senior vice president, marketing and business development. He had been chief marketing officer at law firm Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen P.C.

Tonic Life Communications, a Philadelphia health-care public-relations and communications agency, has announced the following promotions: Stephanie DeViteri to managing director, Philadelphia, from senior vice president, client services; Dana Lynch to executive vice president, global strategy and business development, from senior vice president, client services; Kelly Kutchinsky to executive vice president, global insights and innovation, from senior vice president, client services; and Theresa Dolge to chief media-relations officer, from media director.

Paige M. Willan and Corinne S. Brennan have been elevated to partners at the law firm Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Philadelphia, from associates.

Stradley Ronon, Philadelphia, has hired financial-services litigator Joe N. Nguyen as a partner. He had been vice president and assistant general counsel at firm client Ocwen Financial Corp.

Marlin Business Services Corp., a Mount Laurel provider of commercial equipment financing, has named Louis E. Maslowe senior vice president and chief credit officer. He had been senior vice president and chief risk officer of the Americas for DLL.

The Center for Architecture and Design, Philadelphia, has hired Kristie Bergey as senior director of business development and facilities. She had been president of KB Consulting.

CTG, a Buffalo information-technology company, has hired Hamish Stewart-Smith as managing director of sales for the company's North American health-care business unit in Philadelphia. He had been director of sales, Eastern region, at Encore Health Resources and a partner at Greencastle Associates Consulting.

Gregory A. Schernecke has been elected to the partnership at Dechert LLP, Philadelphia, from associate. He is a member of the law firm's corporate and securities group in the Philadelphia office.

Greenblatt, Pierce, Funt & Flores LLC, Philadelphia, has hired plaintiff's employment attorney Julie A. Uebler as a partner. She had been principal attorney at Uebler Law.

Martin J. Edelman, an expert in the research and treatment of lung cancer, has joined Fox Chase Cancer Center as chair of the department of hematology/oncology. He comes to Fox Chase from the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, where he served as the head of the section of solid-tumor oncology and associate director of the division of hematology/oncology, and as professor of medicine and radiation oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Gunnip & Co., Wilmington, has promoted Katie Pfeffer to supervisor from senior staff accountant, and Mike Kemske to senior staff accountant from staff accountant.

Gregg Holgate has been hired as senior vice president and head of institutional retirement distribution for retirement plan services at Lincoln Financial Group, Radnor. He had been senior vice president, institutional clients, at Voya Financial Inc.

Lisa Shapson has been promoted to partner, from associate, at Berner Klaw & Watson LLP, Philadelphia. Stephanie Stecklair has been hired as an associate.

Stanley W. Mastil has been promoted to senior director, bankruptcy and fiduciary services, from director at Gavin/Solmonese, Wilmington.

Bracket, a Wayne clinical-trial technology and specialty services provider, has hired Lewis M. Fredane as clinical vice president. A board-certified neurologist, Fredane will serve as the therapeutic area leader for neurology. He had been a practicing neurologist and clinical assistant professor of neurology at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia and has worked in pharmaceutical drug development at several companies.

Lynelle A. Gleason has been hired as an associate at Williams Family Law, Doylestown. She had been an associate at Kardos, Rickles, Hand & Bidlingmaier.

Lux Products Corp., a privately held subsidiary of Edwin McAuley Electronics, which manufactures, designs, and sells thermostats, has hired Jim Mills as director of business development. The Philadelphia company has an R&D center in Hong Kong, manufacturing in Asia, and a packaging and distribution plant in Laredo, Texas.

Lisa Bonnell has been promoted to senior vice president and general auditor at Comcast Corp., Philadelphia. She had been a senior member of the company's audit team and previously served as senior vice president of operations for Comcast Business.

Morgenstern Waxman Ellershaw, a Marlton accounting, auditing, and tax firm, has promoted Chelsea Carter to partner, from manager.

The Philadelphia intellectual-property law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel has hired IP attorney Jibo Wu as an associate. He had been a patent attorney with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in Washington.

The Center City branding and technology agency Eastern Standard has named operations director Vince Giordano partner. He had been business development manager at Context in Jenkintown.

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, Philadelphia, has elected the following associates to shareholders of the law firm: Shane Haselbarth, a member of the professional-liability department; Alex B. Norman, a member of the casualty department; Robert W. Stanko, a member of the casualty department; and Joseph L. Hoynoski III, a member of the health-care department in the King of Prussia office. Promoted from associate to special counsel were: Jon E. Cross, a member of the professional-liability department; Courtney Schulnick, a member of the casualty department; and Shannon Voll Poliziani, a member of the health-care department in Pittsburgh.

Promotions to shareholder in the firm's other offices include: Patrick T. Reilly, a member of the casualty department, Pittsburgh; Shannon Fellin, a member of the workers' compensation department, Harrisburg; Thomas A. Specht, a member of the professional-liability department, Scranton; Alan Carroll Nash, a member of the casualty department, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Robert Garcia, a member of the professional-liability department, and Amanda J. Podlucky, a member of the casualty department, in the Orlando office.

- Mike Zebe