AccountingBernard Leibtag is named manager of the Tax...

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January 09, 1991


Bernard Leibtag is named manager of the Tax Department at Kamanitz, Uhlfelder & Permison. He will be responsible for the management of the department.

At McCormick & Co. Inc., Gregory Naylor is named manager-internal audit. He will be responsible for planning and supervising financial and operational audits at corporate headquarters and the operating units. He joins the company from USF&G Corp., where he served for four years as assistant vice president/controller in the Financial Services Division. He was also previously audit manager in the Baltimore office of Ernst & Young, and worked as tax accountant and manager of accounting for Alexander & Alexander Inc.


Valerie Mitchum-Williams is promoted to vice president of operations and sales, and Steven A. Kim is named vice president of financial growth and development for Fox Communications Corp.


Gary D. Kennedy is named president and chief executive for PRC Inc., a McLean, Va.-based software-producing subsidiary of Towson-based Black & Decker Corp. He succeeds Scott Thompson, who becomes chairman.


Stephen A. Newhouse is appointed executive vice president of Dalsemer, Catzen & Associates Inc., a Baltimore-based facilities planning and construction management firm. For the last five years, the firm has specialized in implementing major corporate relocations in the Baltimore area. Todd L. Parchman joins the Investment Banking Department of Ferris, Baker Watts Inc. as senior vice president and manager of the department. He previously worked at Signet Banking Corp., where he founded its investment banking subsidiary in Richmond, Va.

Douglas M. Schmidt joins the department as vice president. He previously worked in the Mergers and Acquisition Department of Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. in New York.

R. Mark Rust is named an associate with the firm.

At Signet Bank, James E. Sedlar is promoted to vice president in the bank's Real Estate Division. He originates and administers residential construction and development loans. He joined the bank in 1989. Mary S. Morrow is named director of systems and administration for national accounts at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland. She was previously vice president of sales and marketing for Health Line Inc., a subsidiary of Blue Cross. She has been with the health insurer since 1972.

William J. Neugroschel is named vice president for corporate development of Glass Mental Health Centers Inc., a provider of psychiatric services. He will be responsible for all corporate development and growth activities at the center, including strategic and operational planning, certificates of need, real estate and facilities development and new business development.

He was previously vice president for planning and development of Meridian Healthcare in Towson, where he managed the firm's health planning and real estate development.

At New Beginnings treatment facilities on the Eastern Shore, Charles J. Hooker 3rd is appointed executive director. New Beginnings at White Oak treats chemically-dependent adolescents, while New Beginnings at Warwick treats adults with substance-abuse problems. Sherry L. Platt is named sales director of Landmark Homes' single family homes communities at Arborwood in Owings Mills and Padonia Woods in Timonium. She will be responsible for the overall sales duties for the two communities, which includes marketing, management and the details of financing and settlement. Hanan Y. Sibel, chief executive officer of Chaimson Brokerage Inc., is named general chairman of Israel Bonds of Maryland.

Orville A. Wright, chief financial officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland's Individual Market Division, is named to the board of Meals on Wheels, a volunteer network that provides food services to the elderly and disabled.

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