UMD Medical Merges With Upper Chesapeake

The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and the board of directors of Upper Chesapeake Health (UCH) have announced that the merger of UCH into UMMS has been completed. The two health-care organizations began working together four years ago under a strategic affiliation agreement.

Long & Foster Announces Top Employees

Long & Foster’s Pikesville Office announced Pam Wilks as Top Lister and Harriet Charkatz as Top Producer for November.

WPM Named To Top 5 Workplaces

For the second consecutive year, WPM Real Estate Management has been named one of the Top 5 Workplaces in the Baltimore area. WPM employs nearly 500 workers and manages more than 17,000 residential properties while also working with commercial, retail and industrial clients.

Spokes Expands, Hires

The Spokes Agency, a digital marketing advertisement firm based in Mount Washington, has announced the acquisition of Suburban Digital LLC and Mobile Scoops and the appointment of digital marketing expert Jason Cohen as vice president of digital services. Formerly president of Rockit Digital, a company he founded to focus on digital marketing in the mid-Atlantic,… Read More

Health Fix

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State officials say fixing Maryland’s flawed heath-care website and increasing enrollment is their No. 1 priority. “I am frustrated and disappointed with how the launch of the website has gone,” Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said at a recent news conference. He and Gov. Martin O’Malley announced a variety of steps Monday to boost enrollment and… Read More

Firedrive Launches New Site

Firedrive Marketing Group recently expanded its service offerings and launched a new website that includes comprehensive information about Firedrive’s services and its team of experts, detailed case studies and executive insights on the marketing challenges organizations must overcome, as well as information on its newest services — one-on-one executive coaching for in-house marketing leaders and… Read More

New Shock Trauma Tower

The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) recently marked the near-completion of 140,000 square feet of new space designed to care for the region’s most critically ill and injured patients. Home to the world-renowned R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the new construction represents much-needed increased capacity. The original trauma space was designed to serve… Read More

Maryland Live! Hires Morishita

Travis Morishita has been named director of analysis for Maryland Live! Casino. Morishita brings more than 13 years of leadership experience in the areas of accounting consolidations, system implementation and strategic development to his new position at Maryland Live! Casino. Morishita will be responsible for managing the day-to-day analytical needs of the property, including preparation… Read More

Erickson Living Named Top Agency

Erickson Living announced that for the third consecutive year it has been named as a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home-health agencies in the United States. The Erickson Living communities named Top Agencies include Oak Crest (listed among the top 100 agencies), Fox Run and Greenspring (listed among… Read More

U.S. Trust Appoints Sandberg

U.S. Trust has announced that Kirsten Sandberg has joined its Baltimore office as a senior vice president and private client adviser. Sandberg was previously employed by M&T Wilmington Trust in its Baltimore office, where she was a vice president and private client adviser.