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

Rosenberg, Gomola Make Move

Family law attorney Ellen P. Rosenberg has joined Wright, Constable & Skeen LLP as part of the Baltimore law firm’s family law group. She will bring attorney A. Michelle Gomola, who worked as an associate at the Law Office of Ellen P. Rosenberg P.A. with her. Rosenberg brings decades of litigation experience and is well… Read More

Israelson Joins AiP Board

Ellen Israelson, the vice president of philanthropic services and chief marketing officer at Jewish Communal Fund, has been elected to the national Board of Trustees of The Association of Advisors in Philanthropy. AiP is a prestigious member organization whose mission is to transform philanthropy through collaboration. The organization empowers financial advisers, lawyers, accountants, bankers, trust… Read More

JWGF Awards $100K

Baltimore City was the big winner of grant money awarded from the Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation of Baltimore, a program of Associated Women within The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. A total of $108,600 was granted to seven organizations that improve the lives of women and girls, six of which are located in Baltimore… Read More

Benchworks CEO Is Entrepreneur Finalist

Ernst & Young has announced that CEO Thad L. Bench Sr. of Benchworks is a finalist for the 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the Maryland Region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities…. Read More

ACP Awards Levine

Myron M. Levine, the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s associate dean for Global Health, Vaccinology and Infectious Diseases, has been awarded the American College of Physicians Award for Science for Outstanding Work in Science as Related to Medicine. The American College of Physicians is the national organization of internists. Levine received the award April… Read More

Komen Maryland Announces Grant Recipients

Susan G. Komen Maryland awarded more than $1 million to 17 grant programs in Maryland for the 2016 fiscal year, with priority given to programs that provide screening and diagnostic services as well as survivor support. An additional $460,000 will go to support peer-reviewed scientific research funded by Susan G. Komen. Komen grant programs support… Read More

Applefeld Reappointed ABA Insurance Coverage Co-Chair

David B. Applefeld, litigation section chair of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC, has been reappointed for a third term as co-chair of the Construction Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee. Applefeld, who also is a member of the ABA’s Tort and Insurance Practice Section (product, general liability and construction law… Read More