El Al Wins Innovation Award

El Al Israel Airlines’ Cockpit, a digital program for supporting and accelerating startups in the fields of aviation and travel, won first prize in an international competition held by the Airline Passengers Experience Association (APEX) in the category “Best Achievement in Passenger Experience 2015.” The airline launched the Cockpit program to create an opportunity for… Read More

Loveland Named to MD Chamber Committee

Tom Loveland, founder and CEO of Mind Over Machines, was named to the executive committee of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. Loveland brings more than 25 years of experience as both an entrepreneur and a passionate voice for technology in Maryland to his new leadership role in the state’s top business advocacy organization. The Maryland… Read More

Davidson School Receives $5M Grant

The William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education of the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) received a $5 million two-year grant from the William Davidson Foundation. Offering residential and online masters and doctoral degrees, The Davidson School is affordable and accessible thanks to a wide range of merit-based scholarships made possible through the William Davidson Foundation…. Read More

MPT Head Honored

Larry D. Unger, president and chief executive officer of Maryland Public Television, was named one of Maryland’s most admired CEOs for 2015 by The Daily Record. Unger is among 32 award recipients in categories covering private companies, public companies, nonprofit organizations and government entities. The 2015 honorees, selected by a panel of business and legal… Read More

MileOne Names Marketing Head

MileOne Automotive Group, which has 76 dealerships in the Mid-Atlantic region, named Mark Westerman chief marketing officer. Westerman will lead MileOne’s marketing efforts, while assisting in fueling MileOne’s continued growth. Westerman previously worked as executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Ascend One Corporation, a Columbia, Md., based holding company for businesses in the… Read More

Best Lawyers Named

The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC announced that Sheila K. Sachs has been named 2016 Baltimore Lawyer of the Year in the area of family mediation law; Michael C. Powell has been named 2016 Baltimore Lawyer of the Year in the area of environmental law; and Ned T. Himmelrich has been named 2016 Baltimore… Read More

BHC Names President, CEO

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Kyri Jacobs was named president of Bonnie Heneson Communications (BHC), a full-service marketing communications firm headquartered in Owings Mills, and Bonnie Heneson was named CEO. The shift comes as BHC celebrates 25 years of business this year. Heneson, who has more than 35 years of experience in the field, founded BHC in 1990. Jacobs joined… Read More

Firm’s Attorneys Make Moves

The regional law firm of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC announced that member Andrew Radding was elected to a second term on the Criminal Law Section Council of the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA). Radding focuses his practice on white-collar criminal defense, complex commercial litigation civil and domestic litigation and representation of professionals in… Read More

Shriver Concerts Name Director

The board of directors of Shriver Hall Concert Series — one of the nation’s pre-eminent classical music presenting organizations — named Catherine Cochran as the series’ new executive director. Cochran comes to Shriver Hall from the renowned 92nd Street Y in New York City, where she served in a variety of roles over the past… Read More

Shapiro Turns 100

Shapiro, a customhouse broker and freight forwarder that supports many large commercial clients that import their goods through the Port of Baltimore, celebrated its 100th anniversary on Aug. 12. The company was founded in 1915 by Sam Shapiro, who opened the first office at 29 S. Gay Street. Developing European foreign partnerships helped to build… Read More