Above the Fray

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Although much attention in recent weeks has been focused on the strained political relationship between Israel and the United States, cooperation between the defense establishment of the two nations continues to be close and, if the Feb. 4 Senate Armed Services Committee hearings on President Barack Obama’s nomination of physicist Ashton Carter to replace Defense… Read More

Tryko Assumes Management of Rock Glen Property

Six months after acquiring Rock Glen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore, Tryko Partners, LLC has assumed operational management for the 120-bed property at 10 North Rock Glen Road. The firm will immediately launch a $1 million upgrade and repositioning at the facility, which has been renamed Westgate Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. According to… Read More

MVLS Welcomes New Board Members

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS), the largest provider of pro-bono legal services to low-income Marylanders, announced two new members to its board of directors. MVLS’s board of directors helps to advance the organization’s mission of closing the justice gap in the State of Maryland. The Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service elected two new members to its… Read More

Promotions, New Staff at Komen

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Komen Maryland announced two promotions and a new staff member at the affiliate. Kim Schmulowitz, who has been with the organization in a variety of capacities since 2010, is the new communications and marketing director. Sarah Cordi, who began working with the affiliate in September 2014, moves into the position of development manager. Laura Pichotta… Read More

Lenrow to be JHU Alumni President

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Jay L. Lenrow of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC, has begun serving a two-year term as president of the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Council. “I am thrilled to take on the challenge of leading the council, which organized more than 500 alumni events in 17 countries around the world last year,” Lenrow said. “My… Read More

Baltimore Executive Coaching Firm Launched

A new Baltimore-based executive coaching firm called ProtÈgÈ Executive Coaching & Consulting, LLC, has been launched to meet the coaching needs of area executives and to provide expert management consultation. Seven highly recognized and accomplished business leaders have joined forces to support area executives, using their decades of leadership and mentoring experience. They have experience… Read More

Bayshore Announces New Partnership

Andrew S. Parker, Steven J. Sless and Ian B. Sandler have partnered with Bayshore Mortgage Funding to launch their reverse mortgage division. Previously employed by Maverick Funding, DBA Reverse Mortgage Network and Great Oak Lending Partners, they played a key role in building both companies into top 10 Reverse Mortgage lenders. “Bayshore Mortgage Funding is… Read More

Friedman Named to Sinclair Board

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. announced that Howard E. Friedman has been appointed to its board of directors. Friedman will stand for re-election to the board at Sinclair’s next annual meeting of shareholders. David Smith, chairman of Sinclair’s board, said, “Howard, a native of Baltimore, will provide the kind of experience and knowledge that will add… Read More

Renbaum Joins Carroll Bank

Carroll Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of Carroll Community Bank, announced the appointment of Barry J. Renbaum to its board of directors. Renbaum was the co-founder and co-manager of Custom Savings Bank, a $350 million federal savings bank that consistently outranked its peer institutions in terms of profitability and asset quality. He is a magna… Read More

Lawrence Joins BBBSGC

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake announced that Michelle Lawrence has been hired as director of marketing and communications, a first-of-its-kind role for the organization. Lawrence comes to Big Brothers Big Sisters from the second-largest running organization in the country, Atlanta Track Club. She brings with her a variety of experience developed in… Read More