Cathlene Cruz of Highland Mills was recently appointed by Rockland Community College (RCC) as director of admissions. Previously, she served as director of RCC’s liberty partnerships program from 2007-2012, and is the first director of admissions appointed in several years.
Under Cruz’s leadership, the liberty partnerships program, which provides academic and student support for educationally at-risk students from middle school through 12th grade, became a model for other state funded programs.
Cruz has a B.A. in sociology and philosophy from Lehman College and a master’s degree in school counseling from Long Island University.
Clarissa M. Goins of Poughkeepsie was recently promoted by Riverside Bank to compliance officer and assistant treasurer. She was hired at Riverside Bank in 2007 as staff auditor and has more than 18 years of experience in the banking industry.
Goins has a Bachelor of Science degree in business with a concentration in finance from SUNY College at New Paltz and an M.B.A. in management from Mount Saint Mary College.
Giuseppe Doddo of Marlboro was recently appointed by Ulster Savings Bank as a business development specialist.
Doddo will offer the bank’s comprehensive business solutions throughout Ulster, Dutchess and Orange counties. He brings several years of branch management experience to his new position.
Vincent J. Monte recently joined the sales team of Rand Commercial Services’ (RCS) New City office. RCS is an independent commercial real estate brokerage in the Hudson Valley.
Monte has been involved in the commercial real estate and title insurance business since 1966 and is president of The Monte Group and Vincent J. Monte Inc. He attended SUNY Rockland and New York University School of Commerce and The Real Estate Institute, concentrating in title insurance practices, procedures, underwriting and claims administration.