The Security Analysts Society recognized 13 people who recently received the designation, Chartered Financial Analyst. That certification is given by the Association of Investment Management Research in Charlottesville, Va., after a multi-year program and a series of tests.
The new CFAs are: Charles E. Knudsen 3rd of First National Bank of Maryland; Beryl Bugatch of Ferris Baker Watts Inc.; Rachel A. Haas of Axe-Houghton Management Inc.; Charles A. Morris and Paul D. Houk of T. Rowe Price Associates; Clyde L. Randall 2nd of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co.; Brian D. Selby of the York Bank; Christopher E. Vroom and John G. Larkin of Alex. Brown Inc.; Kara M. Cheseby of Legg Mason Inc.; James H. Weber; Nathan Sax of Legg Mason Capital Management Inc., and Florence C. Falatko of USF&G Inc.
To your health
Dr. Robert G. Hennessy is named president of the St. Agnes Hospital medical staff after serving a one-year term as president-elect. He is chief of the section of neurological surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners.
In the hospital's Medical Intensive Care Unit, Dr. Susan D. Stasiewicz is named director. She was previously associate medical director of the Intensive Care Unit at Sinai Hopsital.
Dr. Keith Falcao is appointed chief of the hospital's new Section of Endoscopic Surgery. The section is within the hospital's Department of Surgery.
Jeffrey J. Nobers is named public relations account supervisor with Richardson, Myers & Donofrio. He will be responsible for the development and implementation of public relations programs for Air Products and Chemicals Inc., and Lukens Steel Corp. He was previously senior account supervisor with the Pittsburgh office of Hill & Knowlton. Before that, he held positions with the Pittsburgh offices of Ketchum Communications, Burson-Marsteller and Marc Advertising.
Stephen H. Fisher is named a partner with Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman, a Baltimore-based public accounting and consulting firm. He is director of the the firm's Management Information Systems Division, and works in the main office in Towson. He has been with KAWG&F for ten years.
Joseph Sweigart is promoted to in-charge accountant for the firm. His specialties include pension accounting and corporate consulting in the Construction Group. He has been with the firm for three years.
At Glass, Jacobson & Associates, Bart W. Scheffel becomes a stockholder. He joined the firm in 1984 and has 10 years of experience in public accounting.
At Friedman & Fuller, Allan Greenberg is named a supervisor in the Auditing/Accounting Division.
Richard F. Williams joins the staff of Gaudreau Inc., a Baltimore-based architectural and engineering firm, as project architect. He was previously with the DeWolff Partnership in Rochester, N.Y.
Financial services: Carol Eisman joins Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc. as an investment executive in the Pikesville office. She previously held positions with Tucker Anthony and E.F. Hutton.
Paul J. Michaud is named vice president, chief financial officer for AAI Corp., a subsidiary of United Industrial Corp. He will be responsible for all accounting, finance, management information systems and contract functions at the company and its subsidiaries. He previously held a similar position at Bell Aerospace Textron. He has also held senior financial management positions with General Electric, Pratt & Whitney and B.F. Goodrich.
On the board
On the board: Michael J. Agetstein, an officer in the Tax Department of the certified public accounting and management consulting firm Grabush, Newman & Co., is elected chairman of the board of directors of the Metro Crime Stoppers Inc.
Jerry Benesch, also with the firm, will serve as assistant treasurer for the board.
Metro Crime Stoppers is a citizens' volunteer organization that supports law enforcement agencies in solving crimes in the community.
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