Brennan, Manna & Diamond

The Akron law firm announced Justin M. Alaburda as partner. He will work on commercial litigation, real estate and construction matters. Also, Kyle L. Gaul was named partner in the firmís litigation, intellectual property and technology and corporate law practice groups.

Cohen & Co. / Cohen Fund Audit Services

The following promotions were announced: Matt Cunningham to director at Cohen & Co., Accounting & Auditing, Akron office; and Richard Boswell to senior staff accountant at Cohen & Co., Accounting & Auditing, Akron office.

Walsh University

Lucia Cirese was named director of alumni relations. She is responsible for alumni relationship building initiatives including the Walsh University International Alumni Association and Board, and will handle outreach to more than 12,000 alumni worldwide.