Financial services:Joseph M. McFarland is promoted to vice...

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September 26, 1990

Financial services:

Joseph M. McFarland is promoted to vice president and controller of First National Mortgage Corp., the mortgage-banking subsidiary of the First National Bank of Maryland.

He previously managed accounting systems in the bank's Financial Accounting Department.

At Signet Bank, Leslie D. Gallina is promoted to assistant vice president in the bank's processing center where she is the officer in charge of the encoding unit.

She worked in check processing and operations for five years before joining the bank in 1989 to manage the central receiving, proof and proof training areas.

Margaret J. Moulton is promoted to assistant vice president in the bank's Institutional Trust Department where she sells employee benefit and other institutional and corporate trust services.

She joined Signet in 1988 as a personal trust officer after working for Maryland Financial Group as a financial planner, and the Woods Group Inc. and Western Union as a sales officer. Brock Abernathy, formerly the president of Abernathy and Constantini Advertising, has joined Maleson Advertising as an account manager.

He will bring to Maleson two accounts, the Fenwick Inn of Ocean City and ATC Cellular Phones.

He previously was the general sales manager for WBFF Fox 45 Television.

At Barry Blau & Partners Inc., Beverly Karras is promoted to vice president, production director; ABERNATHY T.J. Scott is promoted to vice president, associate creative director; Karen Detert is promoted to vice president, management supervisor and Gary Brick is named account supervisor. All will work in the firm's Baltimore office.

Karras joined the firm as a production manager, and most recently worked as production director. Before that, she was manager of the Direct Mail Production departments for MacDantz Direct and Richardson Myers & Donofrio.

Scott was previously a package designer at Sandra Sanoski Studio in Chicago. Detert was previously vice president, account supervisor for Barry Blau.

Brick will handle the firm's Citicorp CHOICE Visa account. His previous experience includes a position at W.B. Doner. Kate M. Sellers is appointed deputy director of the Walters Art Gallery. She will help oversee all external affairs at the museum and carry out various specific administrative responsibilities. Sellers will continue to be responsible for her duties as director of development and communications, a position she has held since 1987.

At the plant:

Jacqueline Logan is promoted to assistant brand manager-spices for the McCormick/Schilling Division of McCormick & Co. Inc. She joined the company in 1987 as a sales analyst and most recently worked as marketing research associate.

Daniel V. Ford is promoted to national sales manager, non-grocery for the division. He will be responsible for all non-grocery business and non-grocery brokers. He joined McCormick in 1976 as sales representative and most recently worked as regional manager, special markets, Eastern region.

At Baltimore Specialty Steels Corp., Theodore J. Zabora joins the company's Human Resources Department as manager-compensation and benefits. He will be responsible for the design, development and administration of all compensation and benefit programs. He will also manage the human resources information system.

Roy W. Galloway is named manager-TQS project. He will be responsible for implementing the Total Quality System.


Janet Leanza is named supervisor and Adrienne Sappington is promoted to manager at the Towson office of Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman, P.A.

Leanza, who has been with the firm for four years, specializes in construction and the catering industries.

Sappington specializes in assistance to personal service corporations.

Samuel A. Snyder has merged his practice with and become a principal in the accounting firm of Glass, Jacobson & Associates.

He has 16 years public accounting experience. Thomas Rango is named director of leasing for the Candler Building, located on Market Place at Pratt Street near the Inner Harbor.

He is to direct all leasing efforts for the building and act as a liaison with Coldwell Banker, the exclusive leasing agent for the project. The building is managed by Beacon Management Co.

He previously was a development project manager for Rowes Warf and South Station in Boston, two mixed-use develRANGO opments of The Beacon Companies, a Boston-based commercial developer.

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