Financial services:Craig Martin is named treasurer for...

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November 19, 1990

Financial services:

Craig Martin is named treasurer for Citibank, Maryland. He will be responsible for funding and interest risk management. He was previously vice president at Maryland National Bank. Before that, he managed money market trading and domestic funding at First National Bank of Maryland.

At Signet Bank, Linda B. Krueger is promoted to public affairs officer. She joined the bank's Training Department in 1988 and advanced to sales training specialist the same year. S. Nelson "Sandy" Weeks joins the Baltimore-Washington law firm of Frank, Bernstein, Conaway & Goldman as a partner and co-chairman of the Business Department. He will also serve as a member of the firm's management committee.

He most recently served as an executive vice president of Maryland National Bank.

Before that, he was a partner in the Baltimore firm of Miles & Stockbridge, where he specialized in tax exempt financing and commercial and real estate lending. He was also chairman of the firm's Tax Exempt Financing Group and a member of the firm's policy committee.

He is a former Maryland Assistant Attorney General who represented the state's budget and fiscal agencies from 1971 to 1973.

At Levan, Schimel, Richman, Belman, Abramson & Scanlan, Ellen L.S. Koplow and David R. Sonnenberg are named members of the firm. Koplow specializes in business law. Sonnenberg specializes in civil litigation. Barbara A. Halsted is named an associate with H. Chambers Co., a Baltimore interior design and planning company. She will provide interior design expertise in custom yachts, country club projects, corporate office space and residential projects. Previously she was president of Halsted Interiors Inc. of Annapolis.

At Findings, a new Rita St. Clair interior design boutique, Marilyn Esham is named manager. She will be responsible for inventory control, direct customer relations and advertising and promotion of the shop, which is on Charles Street.

To your health:

Kathy Hausman, a registered nurse, joins Harbor Hospital Center as director of organizational development for the Department of Nursing. She will oversee nursing education, among other things.

At the Columbia-FreeState Health System, Dr. Daniel W. Killingsworth joins the Annapolis Regional Medical Center as an ophthalmologist. He was previously an instructor of cornea service at the Eye Foundation Hospital and University of Alabama.

At the Columbia Regional Center, Dr. Orest Bartoszyk is named a physician in the division of cardiology within the Internal Medicine Department. He was previously clinical assistant professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.


Herma J. Hightower is named the new director for the Baltimore District of the Internal Revenue Service. She succeeds Phil Brand, who is named assistant commissioner, taxpayer services, at the IRS national office in Washington.

She will oversee the 1,727 employees and be responsible for the overall direction of federal tax administration in Maryland and the District of Columbia. She joined the IRS in 1978 as a special assistant to the district director in Phoenix. She was previously deputy associate superintendent of schools for the state of Arizona.


Michael S. Barron is promoted to tax manager for Russell Coburn & Co. He has been with the Columbia firm for six years. Gigi Guzman is named chief information officer for GITECH Inc., a Towson-based software house that specializes in the areas of health, research database and voice integrated systems for general business.

She will be responsible for the company's development and programming of voice systems, database systems and custom software.

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