LifeBridge Names Marketing VP

Deborah Hollenstein has been named as LifeBridge Health’s new vice president, strategic marketing and communications. Hollenstein oversees all marketing, communications and public relations for the LifeBridge Health system, including budgets, strategy and implementation of initiatives and programs.

Hollenstein most recently served as vice president, marketing and planning, for Tanner Health System in Carrollton, Ga.

Winsky Named CEO

Renee M. Winsky was named Leadership Maryland’s President and CEO. She will replace Nancy Minieri, who founded the organization in 1992 and announced in March that she will retire at the end of this year.

Winsky, of Davidsonville, was previously the executive director of the Chesapeake Innovation Center, a technology business incubator in Annapolis.

Rosenberg To Chair AILA-DC

Rourke & Rosenberg, a Baltimore-based immigration law firm, announced Cynthia B. Rosenberg, a partner in the firm, has been elected chair of the Washington, DC-Maryland-Virginia Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA-DC).
Rosenberg, a native of Baltimore, has practiced immigration law for over 17 years, and previously worked for Piper & Marbury and Weinberg & Green as a legal assistant in the fields of immigration and labor/employment law.

YWGCRealty Earns Awards

Prudential Homesale YWGC Realty’s Clarkview Road office was recently recognized by The Prudential Real Estate network with two awards. The office was ranked as the second most successful Prudential Real Estate office of its size (minimum of 76 agents) in the southern United States in total number of closed sales and the total amount of gross sales revenue during the first quarter of 2013.

According to MLS records, Prudential Homesale’s Clarkview Road office is the single most successful real estate office in the greater Baltimore area.

CCBC Receives Financial Reporting Honor

The Community College of Baltimore County has received a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report for the 15th consecutive year. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a governmental agency and its management.

OurCrowd Launches Tmura Initiative

OurCrowd, the leading equity crowd funding platform for accredited investors, announced that as part of its commitment to social responsibility, it will require its Israeli portfolio companies to commit a portion of their equity to Tmura – The Israeli Public Service Venture Fund.

Tmura is a non-profit organization that enables early-stage companies to donate equity stocks and stock options, and the actual contribution will be realized when the company makes an “exit” or goes public. OurCrowd is the first funding platform in the world to require its companies to make this type of commitment as a condition to closing funding rounds.

BBJ Honors Carroll Hospital

Carroll Hospital Center has been recognized as one of the healthiest employers in the Baltimore region and surrounding area after being named a winner of the Baltimore Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers Award.

The hospital ranked third among employers with 500 to 1,499 benefit-eligible employees for developing numerous policies and initiatives to promote the health and wellbeing of its staff. The hospital also ranked fifth overall among all employers who participated in the BBJ’s Healthiest Employers Award contest.

In a separate ceremony, the hospital was recognized as one of the best places to work and officially presented with four Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) awards during the AWE’s Annual Awards Luncheon held in May. The hospital was named a quadruple winner by the AWE and presented with the Workplace Excellence Award, the Health & Wellness Trailblazer Award, the EcoLeadership Award and the Diversity Champion Award.

Krieger Opens At Northwest

The LifeBridge Health Krieger Eye Institute opened a new office and optical shop at Northwest Hospital. This is a full-service location that offers patients a complete range of ophthalmic subspecialties, as well as general eye care and vision screenings. The office is staffed by several ophthalmic subspecialists, an optometrist, and certified ophthalmic assistants and technicians. The ophthalmologist on site, Parvathy Pillai, will practice general ophthalmology, treat inflammatory eye conditions and perform cataract surgery. Other conditions treated by the Krieger Eye Institute include glaucoma, pediatric ophthalmology, retinal detachment, macular degeneration, corneal transplant, and aesthetic eyelid and facial surgery.

Erickson One Of Best Places To Work

Erickson Living, a nation-leading developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities, was named as one of the best places to work in IT by IDG’s Computerworld. Erickson Living was ranked 13th this year, up from 93rd on last year’s list.

Radding Returns To MSBA Board

Andrew Radding, a member of the law firm of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, was installed for a second term on the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) Board of Governors. A member of the MSBA’s Criminal Law & Practice Section Council, Radding focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense, complex commercial litigation, civil and domestic litigation, and representation of professionals in courts and administrative tribunals.