Life Technologies Inc., a Gaithersburg-based manufacturer and supplier of life science products and materials, appointed Timothy E. Pierce vice president and general manager, Asia-Pacific Division; Brian Graves vice president, Industrial Bioproducts Division; Rosemary J. Versteegan, vice president and general manager, new businesses; and Henry S. Swoope, vice president of sales and marketing, U.S. Research Products Division.
Loyola College in Baltimore named Alice Steinbach of The Sun and Christopher Corbett visiting journalists.
North Arundel Hospital in Glen Burnie promoted Mary Rogers to nurse manager.
Homewood Hospital Center in Baltimore appointed Dorothy Galdun head nurse, Psychogeriatrics Unit-South Campus, and Nancy Seifert, head nurse, Medical/Surgical Unit-South Campus.
Real estate and development
W. C. Pinkard & Co. Inc., a Baltimore-based real estate firm, named Douglas R. Selin treasurer and assistant vice president. W. C. Pinkard also appointed L. Jamie Smith manager of the Columbia office.
Legal and professional
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, a Baltimore-based law firm, named William B. Whiteford managing partner and head of its Towson office.
Glass, Jacobson & Associates, an Owings Mills-based accounting firm, named Samuel A. Snyder a principal.
Sovran Bank promoted Susan L. Horan consumer banking officer.
Sovran Services promoted Charlene A. Ohearn bank card officer.
Sovran Investment Corp. promoted Kathryn G. Cameron to assistant vice president.
Perkins-De Maris Inc., an Annapolis-based private investment banking firm, apointed Edwin M. Talbott vice president, stockholder and director.
First National Bank of Maryland promoted Paul Corbin senior vice president, asset management division.
Charter Group Inc., an insurance and financial services firm in Towson, appointed G. Kirk Culbertson chief financial officer and controller, and promoted William B. Chambers to vice president to Charter Risk Management, a subsidiary of Charter Group.