McElrath Joins Myerberg Center

The Edward A. Myerberg Center has appointed Mark McElrath as its director of development, said the center’s executive director David Golaner. McElrath coordinates all fundraising activities for the Myerberg Center, including the center’s annual campaign and spring fundraising event. “Mark will continue to strengthen our relationships with our donors and supporters throughout the community,” said… Read More

Schwartz Honored by Maryland Zoo

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore has announced the The Michael D. Hankin Award for Conservation was awarded to Laurie Schwartz, president of The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore. The award, named for former chairman of the zoo’s board of trustees Mike Hankin, was created by The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in 2005 to recognize individuals who… Read More

Spiegel Honored for Plastic Surgery

The June issue of “Plastic Surgery Practice,” the leading plastic surgery trade publication, names Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel as one of the 15 most influential people in plastic surgery in 2015. Spiegel lectures widely in the field of Jewish ethics as it relates to facial plastic surgery and is considered a world expert in the field… Read More

Gordon Feinblatt Honored

The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC announced that the firm was top-ranked by Chambers & Partners in its 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for its health care and real estate practices in Maryland. Seven Gordon Feinblatt attorneys were also ranked in their individual areas of practice: Timothy D.A. Chriss… Read More

Chason Named Chair of Feinblatt Group

The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC announced that Todd R. Chason has been named chair of the firm’s Environmental and Energy Practice Group. He is also member of the firm’s Government Relations Practice Group. Chason works with developers, builders and other businesses to achieve energy and environmental- related business objectives, often incorporating both legal… Read More

Berkshire Hathaway Honored

In a new report, real estate publication RealTrends ranked area realtor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty as a leader in 11 separate categories. Berkshire Hathaway Homesale was ranked as the No. 12 realtor based on the company’s delivery of mortgages, settlement services, home warranties and property/casualty insurance. RealTrends also ranked Berkshire Hathaway Homesale as the… Read More

Ayers Saint Gross Named Next Head

Baltimore-based design firm Ayers Saint Gross named Luanne Greene, principal and director of the campus planning studio, the firm’s next president, effective Jan. 1, 2016. She will be the first woman to lead the firm in its 100-year history. In her new role, Greene will lead the management team with a focus on implementing the… Read More

State Adds Two to Education Board

The Maryland State Board of Education welcomed two new members, Chester E. Finn Jr. of Montgomery County and Andy Smarick of Queen Anne’s County. They were appointed by Gov. Larry Hogan to fill two seats on the 12-member board vacated by the departures of Charlene M. Dukes and Donna Hill Staton, whose terms ended in… Read More

Profiles Names New Executives

Profiles, Inc., the Baltimore-based communications and marketing company celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2015, announced the promotions of Amy Burke Friedman to president and Jamie Watt Arnold to senior vice president. Founder and owner Amy Elias will assume the title of CEO. “Today, we recognize Amy and Jamie’s enormous contributions to the company,” said Elias…. Read More

Harrison Named to CIJE Board

The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education, which partners with Jewish day schools to provide engaging curricula, teacher training and advanced technology as well as vital support in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects, announced that philanthropist and businesswoman Dr. Lynne B. Harrison has been named to its national board. Harrison is founder and… Read More