Keith L. Powell has been elected a partner at Frank, Bernstein, Conaway & Goldman. He is based in the Baltimore office. Other new partners include J. Bradford McCullough and John C. Monahan, who practice in the firm's Bethesda office, and Amy L. Edwards and Murray I. Litmans, who practice in the newly opened Washington office.
Charles A. Neustadt has formed a consulting firm specializing in management of public facilities and the coordination of celebrity entertainment, conventions and trade shows, talent bookings and show production. Neustadt is the president of Charles A. Neustadt & Associates, located in Baltimore. Previously he managed the Baltimore Arena, the Baltimore Convention Center and the Atlanta Fair and Exposition Center.
Tish H. Williams has been appointed national events marketing manager for the Baltimore-based RP Foundation Fighting Blindness. Before joining the national eye research foundation, she was executive director of the Lauderdale County Tourism Commission in Meridian, Miss.
Aline B. Leo, a fund-raising and marketing professional from California, has been hired as director of the Women's Division of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. She was marketing representative for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of Los Angeles.
CHG Health has hired Henry A. Boyd as vice president of finance. Most recently he was executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Physicians Health Plan Inc. in Lansing, Mich. CMG provides care in the fields of mental health and chemical dependency through various managed care arrangements.
The Blum Group has named Diane Macklin director of promotion and public relations. Previously she was public relations and marketing director for Domino's Pizza. Caryn Collier has become an account executive. She was the special events supervisor for the National Aquarium.
Gerard L. Elias has been promoted to senior vice president of the Special Credits Division at the First National Bank of Maryland.
At Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc., Kyle Prechtl Legg has been named senior vice president with responsibilities in the firm's mutual fund management department. Previously she was a principal with Alex. Brown & Sons.
: Shelley Schonberg has been promoted to director of marketing for the McCormick/Schilling Division of McCormick & Co. Inc. Barbara G. Deane has been promoted to manager-human relations for McCormick/Schilling field sales. David M. Creighton has been promoted to group brand manager-dry seasoning mixes and specialty brands for the division. Mark E. Severn, who joins McCormick from Westinghouse Electric Corp., has been named purchasing manager for the division.
Robert E. MacDonald has been named director of marketing, international business development, at the Maryland International Division, part of the state's Department of Economic and Employment Development.