Economic Progress Institute

Two Rhode Islanders have been named to the board of directors of the Economic Progress Institute.

Carolyn Mark, an East Greenwich resident and chair of the School Committee, is the former president of R.I. National Organization for Women.

Eric Hirsch, of Scituate, is a professor of sociology at Providence College whose research has focused on homelessness and urban sociology. He is a longtime advocate for the homeless and is the former government-relations chair and board member of the Rhode Island Coalition to Reduce Homelessness.

Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center

Steve Tetzner, of Narragansett, has been appointed to the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center’s board of directors for a two-year term. He is president of Homestar Mortgage in Providence.

OM Financial Group

Joyce M. Falls, of Smithfi eld, has been promoted to director of administration and will oversee the processing of all new business generated by the executive benefi ts programs OM Financial offers credit unions. Falls has close to 25 years of experience in fi nancial services and has been with OM Financial since its inception in 2000.

The Town Dock

Ryan G. Clark, of Saunderstown, has been promoted to president and chief executive offi cer. He has worked in the family seafood business for 21 years, most recently serving as vice president.

Vector Software

Jeffrey Fortin, of Portsmouth, has been named head of product management. He comes to Vector Software after serving more than 16 years at Wind River as director of product management and director of fi eld engineering.