Give It Away

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Kimberly Warren believes women are collaborators at heart. As 2013 co-chairs of The Baltimore Women’s Giving Circle (BWGC), she and Gail Shawe have seen this firsthand. Founded by Shelley Goldseker and Pam Corckran in 2001, BWGC started with funding from the Baltimore Community Foundation (BCF) and 52 women. The Giving Circle remains a fund of… Read More

Do Your Homework

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Howard Ashkin carried insurance with the same company for more than 25 years. He started with car and renter’s insurance while in his 20s, then as life changed, he picked up the phone and called his broker to add new policies. “He had my history and I liked him,” said Ashkin, a Reisterstown resident. “It… Read More

Har Sinai VP Graduates From ACHARAI

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Joseph DeMattos, president and CEO of the Health Facilities Administration of Maryland (HFAM) and first vice president of Har Sinai Congregation in Owings Mills, graduated from the ACHARAI Fellows Program at the Shoshana S. Cardin Leadership Institute in May. ACHARAI’s mission is to enable community leaders to be more informed, thoughtful and effective in the… Read More

Komrad Is Health Professional of the Year

The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Metropolitan Baltimore recently bestowed Dr. Mark Komrad with the Frances J. Lentz Mental Health Professional of the Year Award. This award is given to a mental health professional who reaches beyond the requirements of his or her profession to improve the lives of consumers and their families. Dr. Komrad… Read More

Kernan Hospital Now UMD Facility

Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital will be known as the University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopedic Institute, reflecting its growing prominence in innovative and collaborative research to advance patient care, strong ties to the University of Maryland and continued commitment to the highest-quality patient-focused care. The hospital specializes in advanced rehabilitation services and state-of-the-art technological… Read More

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.

Rooting For B-Rob

Nice to see you, Brian Roberts. It’s been awhile … again. Signed to a four-year, $40 million contract through 2013, Roberts has been a constant source of frustration and skepticism for Orioles fans over the last few seasons. It’s not because he hasn’t played well — it’s because he hasn’t played … period. Injuries have… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More