Linton S. Marshall 3rd has been elected the 84th president of the Building Congress & Exchange, the 104-year-old trade association for the construction industry. Linton is president of Marshall Craft Associates Inc. which specializes in architecture, interior design and planning.
Signet Bank has promoted Dayna D. Stueck, real estate finance representative, to an officer. Stueck, who joined the bank in 1989 as a commercial-management associate, works in the residential construction financing department. Stueck holds a bachelor's degree in marketing and international business from Syracuse University and a degree in accounting from the University of Baltimore.
Paul Walter, senior partner with Tydings & Rosenberg, was recently appointed to the Governor's Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission and will serve as chairman of the subcommittee on education. The commission was created to develop strategies to reduce illegal drug use and alcohol abuse. Walter was assistant attorney general of Maryland from 1971 to 1977. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland and Harvard Law School.
Dr. Gary L. Smith has been named successor to Dr. Carl O. Bostrom, the previous director of the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) of Johns Hopkins University. Smith will become APL's sixth director on July 1, 1992. Smith, 55, joined APL in 1970 and has served as associate director since January. APL conducts scientific research ands develops technology primarily for the U.S. Navy.
Stephen S. Williams has been named senior research chemist for the flavor and analytical sciences group of the corporate R&D laboratories of McCormick & Co. Inc. Williams will work in the group's flavor research section investigating the flavor chemistry new and existing food products. He spent the last three years as senior scientist at Thomas J. Lipton Co. in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Born in Tokyo, Williams earned his degrees in food science from Louisiana State University.
* David J. Shade and Stephen A. Noll have been named assistant treasurers at Crown Central Petroleum. Besides continuing to be western division controller in Belaire, Texas, Noll will be responsible for accounting matters for Crown's two refineries in Texas. Shade, manager-corporate credit, will be responsible for cash management and payroll at the company's headquarters in Baltimore.
Mike Gonick was appointed account supervisor with Hottman Edwards Advertising Inc., a full-service advertising, marketing, public relations and direct response agency. Gonick was previously general sales manager with WLIF Radio, Baltimore, and he will service several of Hottman Edwards' clients. Gonick holds a degree in communications management from Ithaca College.
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