#b#New in Town#/b#

RX Logix, 500 College Road East, Suite 20, Princeton 08540; www.rxlogix.com.

RX Logix, an IT company serving the pharmaceutical industry, has moved into 1,500 square feet of space on College Road East. The deal was brokered by Vinny DiMeglio of Colliers.

#b#Grant#/b#

Soligenix (SNGX), 29 Emmons Drive, Suite C-10, Princeton 08540; 609-538-8200; fax, 609-452-6467. Christopher J. Schaber, president and CEO. www.soligenix.com.

The biopharmaceutical company has received $617,000 from the state business tax certificate transfer program, a state incentive program which allows unprofitable small tech companies to sell tax credits gained from net operating losses and research to other corporations.

Soligenix also recently announced the success of an animal study of “innate defense regulator” technology against a disorder called macrophage activation syndrome. MAS is a rare and potentially fatal complication of childhood immune system disorders. The company said its early animal study showed the drug was effective against MAS in mice compared to a placebo.

#b#Name Changes#/b#

Patheon Biologics LLC, 201 College Road East, Princeton 08540; 609-919-3300, Jeffrey Strand, senior director, site operations. www.gallusbiopharma.com.

Gallus BioPharmaceuticals, a drug manufacturer with facilities on College Road East and St. Louis, has been acquired by North Carolina-based DPx Holdings, and is now part of DPx’s company Patheon pharma services.

The manufacturing facility occupied by Patheon has changed hands many times since it was built by biotech startup Cytogen in 1981 (U.S. 1, April 14, 2014.)

Patheon now has four facilities in the United States, the Netherlands, and Australia, and employs 550 people. The Princeton facility specializes in mammalian cell culture derived products.

#b#Management Moves#/b#

Biltmore Capital Advisors, 33 Witherspoon Street, Princeton 08542; 609-688-8701; fax, 609-688-8704. D. Tyler Vernon, www.biltmorecapitaladvisors.com.

Biltmore Capital Advisors, a financial advisory company, has hired Donald R. Chambers to be its new CIO. Chambers was associate director of programs at Chartered Alternative Investment Association, based in Massachusetts, before joining Biltmore. He previously director of equities and director of alternative investments at New-York-based Karpus Investment Management and a risk management consultant for the Bank of New York.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. Chambers, a prominent expert, professor, and author of numerous books about investing, financial economics, and alternative investments join Biltmore Capital,” said Tyler Vernon, Biltmore’s chief executive officer.

#b#Crosstown Moves#/b#

The Ayers Group, a Division of Kelly Services, 101 Carnegie Center, Princeton 08540; 609-955-3382; fax, 609-720-7783. Larry Thomas, executive career consultant. www.ayers.com.

The Ayers Group, a staffing and consulting company, has moved from 7 Roszel Road to shared office space at 101 Carnegie Center. Phone number is new.

Burkewood Creative, 743 Alexander Road, Suite 1, Princeton 08540; 609-520-0090; fax, 609-520-0091. Burke Wood, managing director. www.burkewood.com.

Burkewood Creative, an ad agency, has moved from 5 Mapleton Road. All other contact information the same.

Hamilton USA, 600 College Road, Princeton 08540; 609-349-7708, Jane G. Walsh, director of administrative services. www.hamiltongroup.com.

The insurance company has moved from 301 Carnegie Center to Forrestal Center.

Vertiv Inc., 5 Vaughn Drive, Suite 310, Princeton 08540; 609-897-9534, Krishna Ghanta, founder and CEO. www.vertiv.com.

Vertiv, a finance technology solutions company, relocated to 3,500 square feet of office space from Carnegie Center in a move brokered by Vinny DiMeglio of Colliers International.

Bentley Community Services, 4064 Route 1, Princeton 08852; 908-227-0684, Dorothy Stearns, executive director. www.bentleycommunityservices.com.

Bentley Community Services, a food pantry and charity group, is moving from Belle Mead to a larger location on Route 1 North in Monmouth Junction. The nonprofit, founded and run by Dorothy Steans-Holmes and Brant Holmes, provides food, basic necessities, household goods, and adult education to families in need.

The group is looking for volunteers to man the new facility and is especially looking for people with trucks, vans or large SUVs.

#b#Leaving Town#/b#

AdSEND/Vio Worldwide, 200 American Metro Center, Hamilton. www.adsend.com.

The administrative office of the digital advertising validation and delivery company has moved to Manhattan to consolidate with its sales team already located there.

#b#Deaths#/b#

Leonardo Coppola, 36, on January 17. He had been owner and chef at Padrino’s in Hamilton, Leonardo’s II in Lawrence, and Leonardo’s Mediterranean Grill in Hamilton. He was shot in a Florida mall when he protected a woman from her husband, who opened fire and ultimately killed himself.

Thomas P. Troy Sr., 75, on January 16. He worked for Bell Telephone, Lucent Technologies, and AT&T, and retired from the State of New Jersey Division of Taxation.

John Phillip Braytenbah, 66, on January 15. He was founder of Bray Enterprises Inc., a painting and historical restoration company, and was an accomplished pianist.

Catherine Carter-Romero, 49, on January 14. She was the director of creative services at Rider.

Gail Edwards, 75, on January 14. She was a music teacher at Villa Victoria Academy and in the Northern Burlington, Ewing, Princeton, and Lawrence school systems.

Robert M. Foy, 55, on January 10. He was an architect at Educational Testing Service.

Jon K. Clemens, 76, on January 7. He retired as CEO of Sharp Laboratories and previously worked at Chronar and Sarnoff.

Alton Tomlinson, 83. A long-time Princeton resident, he was an executive for IBM and served as a stand-in for Walter Matthau in the film “IQ.”

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