Engineering:Edward V. Lower, a 24-year veteran of Union...

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June 03, 1991


Edward V. Lower, a 24-year veteran of Union Carbide Corp., has been named president and chief operating officer of EA Engineering, Science & Technology Inc.

Lower was most recently general manager of Union Carbide's global metal business and was in charge of the corporation's strategic planning efforts.

Loren D. Jensen is to remain as chairman and chief executive office of the Hunt Valley-based EA Engineering but has relinquished the additional duties of president.

Daniel P. Day has been appointed district group manager of the Canada Life group and pension office in Columbia. Previously he was with Corroon & Black/Stump, Harvey & Cook Inc. in Hunt Valley.

Darryl T. Smith has been appointed general sales manager, aggregates, for Genstar Stone Products Co. His responsibilities include directing the marketing and sales programs for nine aggregate operations in Maryland and Virginia. He has been with the company since 1970, most recently as assistant general sales manager, aggregates.

Glenda G. LeGendre has been appointed the first director of marketing at Weinberg and Green. Previously she was vice president of marketing and planning for Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and marketing manager for Becton-Dickinson Microbiology Systems in Hunt Valley. She is responsible for assisting the law firm in new business development and in communications.

Bill Senge has joined Gray Kirk & Evans as senior art director and Virginia Thawley has joined the media department as the agency's network television buyer. Senge previously worked for Top Banana, VanSant Dugdale and W.B. Doner. Thawley comes from Abramson Associates in Washington where she served as media director for over three years.

Sherry L. Wachter has been named a principal of Yaffe & Co. Inc. She is the corporate administrative manager of the benefit, compensation and human resource consulting firm. Wachter, who joined Yaffe in 1988, has over 19 years of experience in personnel, recruiting and administration.

Arcata Graphics Co., which handles printing for more than 1,200 publishing firms in the nation, has restructured its senior management.

Stephen J. Britt, formerly head of Arcata's operations in Buffalo, N.Y., was named to the newly created position of Publication Group president. Arcata operations in Clarksville, Buffalo, Nashville and San Jose, Calif., will report to Britt.

John F. Boylan, Book Group president, will assume responsibility for the Book Sales Group headed by Robert G. Diforio, senior vice president. Boylan also oversees eight book manufacturing operations.

William J. Hepler has been named executive vice president, strategic planning and marketing.

* Hess and Associates, a communications firm, has opened iBaltimore with a goal of producing corporate publications and periodicals from concept to printing. Steve Hess, president, previously handled printing preparatory services for government and other clients in Washington.

Real estate:

The Prudential Preferred Properties has appointed Robert Molloy, who has five years' experience in real estate, as branch manager of the Ellicott City office.

Jeannie D. Polhaus, an associate with Prudential's Lutherville office, was recently awarded the leadership training graduate award by the Women's Council of Realtors. By completing the 180 required credits to earn the award, she joins 498 designees nationwide.

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