At the plantFrederick H. "Fritz" Schwarz is named director...

on business people

January 23, 1991

At the plant

Frederick H. "Fritz" Schwarz is named director of vendor development for the global sourcing team of McCormick & Co. Inc. He will be responsible for the spice commodities sesame seed and capsicums. He joins the company after three years as chairman and president of International Business Development Corp. Before that, he was senior vice president of Agribusiness Corp. of America. He also served as director-international business development-protein technologies for Ralston Purina Co.


Kevin Quelet joins Morris & Ritchie Associates Inc., an engineering, surveying and planning firm, as a manager in the Water Resources Group. He will direct, design and document production of storm water management and sediment control projects.

Architecture and interior design

Teri Lura is named interior designer for Kennedy Architects Inc., a Baltimore-based architectural and interior design firm. She will manage projects in the expanded Architectural and Interior Design Department, offering services to the firm's clients.

She was previously an interior designer at Design Group International, where she completed projects for Marriott Corp., Johns Hopkins University and Harrison's at Pier 5, among others.

M. Patricia "Pat" Turnbaugh is named director of the continuing studies program at Dundalk Community College. In her new position, she will develop liaisons between the continuing studies program and the credit program. She will also develop a marketing strategy that will create new continuing studies programs and coordinate the division's outreach projects.

She was most recently continuing education program director of the Sheppard Pratt National Center for Human Development. Joel B. Charkatz is named a partner in the Baltimore-based public accounting and consulting firm of Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman. He specializes in manufacturing, real estate and wholesale industries.

Kathryn Rorke joins the firm as a staff accountant.


Both Charkatz and Rorke work at the main office in Towson. Chemicals: Barry W. Preston is promoted to chemist at the J.M. Huber Corp.'s Chemicals Division. He joined the company 14 years ago, and will continue to provide research and development of polymer additives for the Technology Department.

Financial services

Mark I. Preston rejoins Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc. as senior vice president and director of investor services. He joined the securities brokerage and financial services firm in 1973, and was senior vice president for sales management before serving as senior vice president and national sales manager for First Albany Corp..

At NCNB National Bank of Maryland, Linda C. Sokolowski is named vice president, human resources. She joined NCNB, formerly CentraBank, in 1976 as a personnel assistant.

Kimberly G. Cresic, Marie T. Ourand, Howard E. Stone and Gail D. Houser are named assistant vice presidents for NCNB. Cresic manages the Credit Documentation Center and Ourand works as a training manager in the Marketing Department. Stone is branch manager in the Loch Raven office and Houser is a commercial banking relationship manager.

Terry Flannery is promoted to senior property manager and Lucy Crosby Price is named manager, lease administration for The KMS Group, a Constellation Co. Ron Walther is named senior project manager in the Columbia-based company's Construction Department and Connie Epperlein is promoted to manager, tenant design. In the Legal Division, Terri Peders is named senior paralegal.


Lisa G. Renshaw, a finalist in the 1990 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, is selected as one of Inc. Magazine's 11 national honorable-mention entrepreneurs. She is the owner and operator Penn Parking Inc., which runs four local parking lots. At age 21, she became associated with the parking facility while it was in bankruptcy in 1983. The Entrepreneur of the Year program is sponsored by Ernst & Young, Inc. Magazine and Merrill Lynch. In Maryland, the Baltimore Business Journal joins the national group in sponsoring the event.

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