JCS Names Pressman to Board

Mark Pressman, executive director of North Oaks, a senior living community in Pikesville, has been named to the board of directors for Jewish Community Services of Baltimore. JCS is a nonprofit human-service agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore.

 
For the past four years, Pressman has served on JCS advisory councils — first, the special needs council, and more recently, the economic services council. The JCS board membership is a two-year term.

 

Adelberg, Rudow Attorneys Named Best Lawyers

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The law firm of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC has announced that four of its members have been included in the 2015 “The Best Lawyers in America.”

The attorneys are Michael G. Hendler, who was was named the family law Lawyer of the Year; Marc B. Noren, who was listed in the field of family law; F. Kirk Kolodner, who was listed in the field of litigation for trusts and estates; and David B. Rudow, who was listed in the fields of corporate law, tax law and trusts and estates.

The 2015 edition includes 52,488 attorneys in 137 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

 

Huber Joins CohnReznick

William (Bill) Huber has joined CohnReznick, the 10th-largest accounting, tax and advisory firm in the U.S., as a managing director with its advisory group, specializing in management, risk and technology services.

Working from the firm’s Baltimore office, Huber brings more than 20 years of experience developing business and IT strategies to drive competitive advantage. “Bill possesses a depth of industry expertise that is essential for a business’ strategic growth,” David Rubin, principal of CohnReznick Advisory Group, said. “With his broad exposure in the IT arena, he will be an asset to organizations that want to align IT with their needs.”

Orso Joins Bello Machre Board

Bello Machre has announced the election of its newest board member, David Orso, whose civic mindedness and business perspective will further strengthen the board leadership and Bello Machre’s commitment to enriching the lives of people with developmental disabilities.

Orso is the owner and founder of The David Orso Group of Century 21 New Millennium, one of the top-ranked real estate firms in Anne Arundel County. In addition, Orso is ranked No. 15 among all Century 21 agents worldwide. He was a founding board member of The First Tee of Baltimore, an organization dedicated to connecting with underprivileged youth in the city through golf to provide a healthy outlet and curriculum based on life skills. He also serves on the Building Traditions Society Board at Anne Arundel Medical Center

Zeta Beta Tau Honors Dogoloff

Former Phi Sigma Delta Fraternity executive director Lee I. Dogoloff received the Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity’s Man of Distinction Award at 2014 International Convention and Leadership School in Washington, D.C. Dogoloff joined the Epsilon Chapter of Phi Alpha Fraternity at the University of Maryland, College Park as a freshman in the fall of 1957. Two years later, Phi Alpha merged with Phi Sigma Delta Fraternity. Dogoloff held chapter leadership positions including vice president as an undergraduate.

Upon graduation in 1963, he became alumni adviser for his chapter and later was asked to join the National Executive Council of Phi Sigma Delta. He became executive director of Phi Sigma Delta in 1967 and served in that position through the 1969 merger with ZBT, a process with which he was deeply involved.

In the decades since, Dogoloff has become an expert in drug abuse issues and policy setting at the local, state and federal levels of government. He currently maintains a clinical practice specializing in the treatment of drug, alcohol and general mental health problems and holds an advanced clinical practice license in both Maryland and Delaware.

Rabbi Moskowitz Joins N.Y. Temple

Baltimore-native Rabbi Susie Heneson Moskowitz has been named senior rabbi of Temple Beth Torah in Melville, Long Island, succeeding Rabbi Marc Gellman, who was the congregation’s senior rabbi for the past 33 years. Rabbi Moskowitz is the third senior rabbi of the 550-family Reform Congregation since it was founded in 1969. For the past 18 years Rabbi Moskowitz has been a part of Temple Beth Torah’s clergy team, serving first as rabbi educator and then as associate rabbi.

“Rabbi Moskowitz has made so many contributions to Temple Beth Torah over the years, from growing our religious school to starting Mishpacha University, a learning experience for families. She has increased membership through her creative programming and social and community service events. Her compassion, innovation, leadership and creativity made her the perfect choice for our new senior rabbi,” said Sandy Berland, Temple Beth Torah president.

Prior to coming to Temple Beth Torah, Moskowitz was family educator at the Reconstructionist Synagogue of the North Shore, where she implemented one of the first UJA-Federation Continuity grants. She also served as assistant rabbi at Temple Beth El of Great Neck following her ordination from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati in 1991.

Center Club Launches Campaign

The Center Club, Baltimore’s premier private business dining club, announced the launch of a new membership campaign — Connect at the Club.

The new membership campaign coincides with changes and updates to The Center Club’s menu and bar offerings, decor and activities.

“There’s never been a better time to join The Center Club,” Kevin Bonner, general manager of the club, said. “With the changes and additions to our dining and bar menus, updated programs, and new Intraclubs, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy.”

JWI Awarded Jewish Social Change Grant

Jewish Women International, the world’s leading progressive Jewish women’s organization, is set to bring its award-winning Safe Smart Dating program to additional college campuses, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Jewish Social Change Matching Fund. Safe Smart Dating, an innovative workshop created in partnership with Sigma Delta Tau and Zeta Beta Tau, helps college students define, identify and prevent dating abuse and sexual violence on campus.

Understanding that Jewish organizations have played a role in some of the most significant social change, seven foundations, the Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation, the Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, the Naomi & Nehemiah Cohen Foundation, the Dorot Foundation, the Walter & Elise Haas Fund and the Righteous Persons Foundation, in partnership with the Jewish Funders Network, created this matching fund to encourage and support work that addresses the root problem of injustice and help move toward change using a uniquely Jewish perspective.

Safe Smart Dating is the first national program on dating abuse and sexual assault for the Greek community on college campuses. It was piloted last year with SDT and ZBT chapters at the University of Pennsylvania, George Washington University and Purdue University.

Schline Named MacKenzie Partner

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC announced that Donald K. Schline has been named partner and is now a senior vice president/principal of the company.

As the leader of MacKenzie’s investment sales team, Schline specializes in the acquisition and disposition of office, industrial, retail and multifamily assets in the Mid-Atlantic region. Under his direction, the team has advised clients on investment strategies in excess $850 million.

State Police Name Forensics Lab Director

Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Marcus L. Brown announced a veteran forensic scientist with a broad range of expertise including DNA technology has been appointed as the new crime laboratory director.

Daniel E. Katz has been appointed director of the Maryland State Police Forensic Sciences Division. He has worked in the Forensic Sciences Division since May 2007. Since January 2014, he has served as acting director of the Forensic Sciences Division, following the retirement of its former director, Teresa Long. The State Police Forensic Science Laboratory conducts a full-range of scientific and forensic analyses. The lab not only analyzes evidence from Maryland State Police cases, but also provides services for any requesting police department in the state.