Dorothy Forcina, of Yorktown Heights, was recently appointed by Mercy College as the college director of corporate partnerships. Forcina is the former managing director of the Westchester County Association (WCA).
Michael J. Burke recently joined the White Plains office of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott L.L.C. as a member in the firm’s product liability group.
Most recently, Burke worked at Pillinger Miller Tarallo L.L.P. Prior to joining private practice, he represented Westchester County in various types of litigation and governmental matters as an assistant county attorney.
Burke has a Juris Doctorate from the Fordham University School of Law and an undergraduate degree from Skidmore College.
Richard Gordon recently joined Citrin Cooperman and Company L.L.P. as partner in the business management and family office sector of the entertainment, music and sports practice.
The company, an accounting and wealth management firm with an office in White Plains said, through a spokesperson, that Gordon specializes in providing one-on-one business advisory services to individuals, businesses and middle-market companies.
Wendy Aglietti of Bedford was recently elected chairwoman of Guiding Eyes for the Blind’s board of directors. Aglietti has been a board member of the guide dog school in Yorktown since 2007 and has been at the forefront of fundraising efforts for the renovation and expansion of the Canine Development Center in Patterson, a project estimated at $8 million.
The facility will soon undergo a major transformation in order to support the school’s newest initiative, (STEP) Successive Training and Enrichment Program, which focuses on helping puppies learn at earlier ages than ever before, preparing them better for guide-dog training. Guiding Eyes is less than $1 million away from achieving the $8 million goal. Aglietti has a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Boston University.