Rabbi Jonah Lerner, the regional director of Atlantic Seaboard NCSY, said that he’s customarily very picky when evaluating job applicants. However, when the position of Baltimore chapter advisor opened up, Rabbi Lerner already had an ideal candidate waiting in the wings. In late June, NCSY named Moshe Heideman, 23, to the position. “He’s very confident… Read More
A Pentagon report on the ballistic and cruise missile threat has raised concern with its assessment that “Iran could develop and test an [intercontinental ballistic missile] capable of reaching the United States by 2015.” But analysts caution that this conclusion omits crucial context about Iran’s missile. The National Air and Space Intelligence Center released the… Read More
Former Ohio congressman Eric Fingerhut, who was chancellor of the board of regents for Ohio’s state’s public universities and colleges, is the new president of Hillel. Fingerhut was unanimously chosen by the board of directors of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life on July 14. He is expected to take the helm of the… Read More
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
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
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
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 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
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.
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.