Atlantic Federal Savings Bank has promoted Gail E. Smith to vice president, deposits, and Cecilia M. Fedarcyk to assistant secretary and branch manager of the West Road office in Towson.
Randall L. Effner has been admitted as a partner in the Baltimore office of Clifton, Gunderson & Co. His continuing responsibilities include special audits and consulting in matters related to the banking industry.
Richard P. Sullivan, president of Ferris, Baker Watts Inc., has been elected chair of the board of directors of United Way of Central Maryland.
Arnold Williams, a certified public accountant who is a managing partner of Abrams, Foster, Nole & Williams, has been elected treasurer of the board. Ernest R. Grecco, president of the Metropolitan Council of AFL-CIO Unions, has been elected the board's secretary.
The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc. has named seven new board members. They are Errol L. Reese, president of the University of Maryland at Baltimore; Jack Elsby, owner of the Brass Elephant Restaurant; Ernest Freeman, director of the Department of Planning; Rex Rehfeld, a broker with Gruntal & Co.; Milton Rosenbaum, president of the Market Center Merchants Association; Janet Marie Smith, vice president of planning and development for the Baltimore Orioles; and Alan Villaverde, general manager of the Stouffer Harborplace Hotel.
The partnership is a non-profit organization that seeks to create a cleaner, more prosperous and vibrant downtown Baltimore. Chaselle Inc. has named Kelley Wall corporate manager of data processing and Ann Brown, educational consultant. The company is a distributor of teaching aids, curriculum materials, arts and crafts and school supplies.
Joan Fishbein Feldman, an attorney, and Nancy Checket Diamond, a public relations consultant, recently founded Cambridge Communications Inc., a firm specializing in desktop publications and promotional marketing.
Feldman, who is also a certified public accountant, was formerly associated with Irvin L. Fishbein, Esquire, and the law firm of Venable, Baetjer & Howard. She is the president of Cambridge.
Diamond, vice president, was formerly director of publications for the Sandler Group, writer and publicist for the Baltimore Office of Promotion, and communications coordinator for the National Aquarium in Baltimore.
Lynn Wintriss, a specialist in estate and trust administration and income, gift and estate tax planning, has been appointed chair of the Trusts and Estates Department at Semmes, Bowen and Semmes.
Harold D. Jopp Jr., who has a doctorate in educational leadership, has been named director of the Graduate Studies Program at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland in Baltimore. Jopp, a licensed attorney, is former acting associate executive director of the Maryland State Board for Community Colleges and a former dean at the University of Delaware. He was associated with Chesapeake College in Chestertown for 14 years and has written or edited various publications about the Eastern Shore.
Dick Shope has joined Coopers & Lybrand as an associate in the Management Consulting Services Department. His responsibilities will emphasize management of accounts receivable for clients in the health-care industry.
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