Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas Inc., a New York-based consulting engineering company with an office in Baltimore, named Kenneth Merrill construction manager for the Baltimore Metro subway extension from Charles Center to Johns Hopkins Hospital.
University of Baltimore named Dorothy Umans admissions director.
Hagstrom Interiors Ltd. in Baltimore appointed Donna Blades interior designer.
R.E. Michel Co. Inc., a Glen Burnie-based distributor of air-conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment, appointed Ed Curtis director of dealer relations.
McCormick & Co. Inc., a Sparks-based producer of seasonings, flavorings and specialty foods, appointed David B. Keller manager-internal audit and promoted Sarah A. Riley to manager-information science and data security administration for Corporate Research and Development.
Richard D. Poole Inc., a York, Pa.-based general contracting and construction management company, named Peter B. Tracy project manager.
Advertising and P.R.:
Eiisner & Associates Inc., a Baltimore-based advertising agency, named Lisa Clayton print production manager.
KLNB Management Services, the property management subsidiary of Kayne/Levin/Neilson/Bavar Realtors in Baltimore, named Donna K. Leanos property manager, specializing in retail properties.
O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Real Estate appointed Paulette E. Shaduk sales manager of the Towson/Loch Raven office.
The Prime Group Inc., a Chicago-based developer of manufacturer's outlet shopping centers, appointed Alan J. Schiff director of tourism and group sales. Mr. Schiff works out of the Baltimore office.
Covenant Life Insurance Co. in Towson named C. David Glaeser representative.
Maryland Casualty Co. in Baltimore appointed Grover E. Czech vice president, government affairs.
National Association of Catering Executives, Baltimore Chapter, elected the following to the board of directors: president, Jerry Edwards, president of Chef's Expressions Catering; vice president, Larry Frank, director of catering for Hyatt Regency; secretary, Barbara Schofield, director of catering for Tremont Suite Hotel; treasurer, Rebecca Curtis, catering coordinator for Chef's Expressions; public relations, Susan Aronoff, special events coordinator for Taylor Rental; program chair, Lois Stern, vice president for Baltimore Entertainment Connection; membership, Dulaney Noble, president of Gala Cloths by Dulaney; and affiliate representative, Tony DePalo, president of DePalo & Sons.
Maryland Professional Photographers Association named Gary D. Lloyd chairman of the board.
William Fitzell was named Quality Dealer of the Year by the Maryland/Delaware Independent Automobile Dealers Association. He is general manager of McKeithan Sales & Service Inc. in Towson.
Saul I. Gass won the George E. Kimball service medal from the Operations Research Society of America. He is professor of management science and statistics at the University of Maryland Business School.
North Arundel Hospital's Public Relations Department won a Print Quality Award from the Printing Industries of Maryland for a color brochure designed for the hospital's Silver Anniversary Ball.
Delta Graphics in Timonium won a Best Catalog Award in the Continuing Professional Education State Society National Awards Competition, sponsored by the American Institute of CPAs. The catalog was designed for the Maryland Association of CPAs.
Morris & Ritchie Associates, a Bel Air-based land development and engineering group, won an Achievement Award for Marketing from the Professional Services Management Association.
Open for business:
Westview Mall in Catonsville announced the opening of the following restaurants: Ocean City Fries; King's Court Restaurant, a cafeteria serving steak, chicken and seafood; and Slider's Hamburgers.
Environmental Control & Abatement Inc., a St. Louis-based environmental contracting firm, opened an office in Baltimore at 3601 Commerce Drive, Suite 107. Jean Eddy is regional manager.
Heirloom Jewels, a jewelry store that specializes in antique and estate jewelry, recently relocated to The Village of Cross Keys in Baltimore.
Medical Communications Network Inc., based in Baltimore, opened an office in Richmond, Va.
Executive Publishing & Advertising Group in Baltimore is representing the Chesapeake Golf Association.
Ceiling Seal Inc., a Columbia-based ceiling tile and resurfacing company, won contracts with the following firms: Manor Care in Silver Spring; Sequoia Management Co. in Arlington, Va.; Washington Gas Co. in Springfield, Va.; Government Services Agency in Washington; and Jaffe Construction Co. in Rockville.
Edward Segal Communications in Washington provided media relations services for the fourth annual "Bea Gaddy 1991 Thanks for Giving Campaign" in Baltimore. The project provided a traditional Thanksgiving dinner to homeless, needy and elderly people in Baltimore.
Robert G. Kramer & Associates Inc., an Annapolis-based disability management and compliance company, won a contract from the National Council on Disability to monitor the implementation of the Americans With Disabilities Act, which guarantees employment rights for people with disabilities.
Schwarz Purcell Architects of Annapolis and John E. Harms Jr. and Associates Inc. of Pasadena were hired by the Calvert County Department of Planning and Zoning to develop a Town Design Master Plan for Huntingtown.