Williams Celebrates 20 Years

Williams Asset Management, one of Maryland’s premier wealth management firms for both individual investors and organizations, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. “Since starting my firm in 1994, my goal was to build a comprehensive wealth management firm that wasn’t necessarily the biggest, but instead earned a quality reputation for being responsive, dedicated and results-oriented…. Read More

Habitat for Humanity Merger

The boards of directors of Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake and Sandtown Habitat for Humanity have agreed to a merger. The decision to merge was announced in a joint statement from Habitat Chesapeake board chair Michael Brennan and Sandtown Habitat’s board chair Bert Hash, Jr. “By combining the resources of these two strong Central… Read More

Kornblatt Co. Turns 50

On June 26, the Kornblatt Company celebrated its 50th anniversary at its newly renovated St. Paul Conference Plaza Center. Through the past five decades, the venerable real estate company has developed several downtown Baltimore structures, including the Paca Pratt building, St. Paul Plaza and 25 South Charles. It currently manages St. Paul Plaza. Chairman David… Read More

Goldseker Awards BCF $1.5M

The board of directors of the Goldseker Foundation has announced the largest grant in the foundation’s 39-year history: $1.5 million to the Baltimore Community Foundation and its affiliated entities, Healthy Neighborhoods, Inc. and the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance. The Goldseker Foundation’s grant support of BCF began in 1979 and has exceeded $4 million over the… Read More

Forever Strong Comes to Columbia

Dr. Josh Bross, owner of Elite Chiropractic & Sport, has announced that the personal training system, Forever Strong, is now available at Elite Chiropractic & Sport in Columbia. Forever Strong, part of Kelly Scott’s Forever Strong fitness system, is a powerful strength-building, fat-burning and muscle-toning program proven to increase energy and endurance. Until now, it… Read More

LifeBridge’s Meltzer Honored

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The Gold Heart Award, the American Heart Association’s highest national recognition for volunteerism, was presented to Neil Meltzer, president and CEO of LifeBridge Health for his two decades of exceptional leadership and advocacy at the annual Gold Heart Banquet in Dallas. Only two people in the country were selected to receive this 2104 distinction. Meltzer… Read More

Hopkins Nursing Receives Grant

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is one of only 14 nursing schools nationwide to be among the first to receive a grant from a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program to increase the number of nurses holding doctorates. As an inaugural grantee of the Future of Nursing Scholars program, JHSON will select a nursing… Read More

The Associated Names Neumann, Baum

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The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore has named Mark D. Neumann as its chair of the board. Neumann, who began his two-year term on July 1, will be involved with planning and budgeting, funding and leadership development. The Associated provides the fundraising and infrastructure for many agencies and programs serving the overall Baltimore Jewish… Read More

Thayer Promoted at KatzAbosch

The partners of KatzAbosch are proud to announce that Arlene Thayer, AAAMP, has been promoted to executive vice president. Thayer has been with the firm for 11 years and is its chief operating officer, working mostly with shareholders and department heads on running the firm as a strategic administrator. In her new role as executive… Read More

Back Talk

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Akiva Shmidman has been a practicing physical therapist since 2003, first in New York and now for the past nine years in Baltimore. The 36-year-old Pikesville resident, who specializes in sports medicine, has seen his share of patients with lower back pain. The BeActive brace, a product Shmidman invented to help these patients, will soon… Read More