Daniel Deegan

Appointees enrich Hofstra’s Center for Entrepreneurship

By GREGORY ZELLER // They’re powering up at Hofstra University’s three-year-old Center for Entrepreneurship, where a transfusion of fresh blood is kicking innovation to new levels. The center has tapped a diverse and experienced group of business and economic leaders to serve on a new Advisory Board, providing everything from financial support to program-development guidance to student mentoring. Mentoring, obviously, is also the primary focus of the center’s first-ever “mentor in residence.” Chris Lopinto, president…


Uniondale law firm tightens name, broadens focus

By GREGORY ZELLER // From the Addition by Subtraction Department comes Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP, the Uniondale law firm formerly known as Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana. The 42-year-old firm announced its tighter handle Tuesday, part of rebranding initiative that also includes a new logo, a clever tagline (“Firm Advantage”) and fresh marketing and advertising initiatives, as well as a redesign of the firm’s website (coming soon). Partner John Terrana, chairman of the…