On the board:
Louis Thalheimer, president of American Trading and Production Corp. in Baltimore, has been named to the board of directors of Signet Banking Corp., which has its headquarters in Richmond, Va.
Philip W. Taff, chief financial officer of Baltimore-based American Trading and Production Corp., was named to the board of Crown Central Petroleum Corp. of Baltimore.
Vashti Cook Goldstein of Woodlawn received the first Valued Hours Award from the board of directors of the Fullwood Foundation Inc. Ms. Goldstein is the department chairman of business education at Perry Hall High School.
Whitmore Printing of Annapolis won eight awards, including two Best of Category awards, at the Printing Industries of Maryland's 14th Annual Print Quality Awards banquet.
Ken Shaffer of Severna Park has been elected a member of the Top Hat Club of Honeywell's Commercial Buildings Group for 1991.
Noble Steed Associates, a Baltimore-based advertising and marketing agency, has been awarded a Bronze medal in the New York Festival's TV & Cinema Advertising competition for 1991.
Malynda Hawes Madzel was awarded the first annual "Living the Dream" award for business from the Martin Luther King Jr. Howard County Holiday Commission. Ms. Madzel is president of Custom Telemarketing Services Inc. of Columbia.
Gail Kaplan has been named a "Woman of Excellence" for 1992 by the Baltimore Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. Ms. Kaplan is vice president of Classic Catering People.
Hartz & Co. has been honored with the "Apparel Industry Magazine" Gold Star award. Hartz is a Frederick-based clothing manufacturer.
Open for business:
Bruce E. Friedman, an attorney, opened new offices at 10019 Reisterstown Road in the St. Thomas at Owings Mills office building.
Harkins Builders Inc. of Silver Spring has been awarded a $17.9 million design/build contract by the University of Maryland at College Park for the student and faculty service building and parking garage.
The Bomstein Agency in Washington has been selected to provide advertising services for the Harmon Companies, residential developers in Maryland and Virginia.
Richardson, Myers & Donofrio of Baltimore is the new advertising agency of record for Baltimore's WBSB-FM (B-104).
GTS Duratek of Columbia won a $14 million contract to provide health physics, chemistry, and decontamination support for the decommissioning of the Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant located near Wading River, N.Y.
Pell Communications Inc. of Cockeysville has been named agency of record for Levin/Brown & Associates Inc.
The Associated Marine Institutes named Robert S. Weaver president. Mr. Weaver is recognized as a national expert in community-based juvenile corrections and the treatment of serious and violent juvenile offenders.
Security Trust Company, N.A., a subsidiary of MNC Financial Inc., announced that Charles Terzi has been named chairman of the Southeastern Securities Transfer Association's Operations Committee. Mr. Terzi is vice president of Shareholder Services Group.
Executive Women's Network elected the following to its executive committee for 1992: president, Susan Souder of Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander; first vice president, Patricia W. Garrity of Willse & Associates Inc.; second vice president, Becky Mangus of Becky Mangus Associates; treasurer, Pamela Gilmour of First Financial Group; secretary, Sheela Murthy of Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander.
Mark L. Wasserman has been named to the board of the International Visitors Center of Maryland. Mr. Wasserman is secretary of Maryland's Department of Economic and Employment Development.
The First National Bank of Maryland appointed John L. Kellermann III vice president in the commercial finance division.
Niles, Barton & Wilmer, a Baltimore-based law firm, named R. Wayne Pierce partner and Charles A. P. Christianson and Gina M. Harasti associates.
Hammerman Associates Inc., a Columbia-based microcomputer consulting and training firm, named Robert Filloramo director of sales.
EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., a multidisciplinary professional services consulting firm in Sparks, appointed Gary B. Banko manager of regional marketing for mid-Atlantic operations.
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. of Towson named Len Cannatelli vice president. He will be responsible for West Coast operations.
John E. Day Associates Inc., general contractors in Monkton, named Linda Szafarz project manager.
Storage-USA Management Corp. of Columbia, a management company specializing in self-storage, named Karl Haas president.
Atlantic Builders Group Inc., a design and contracting company based in Baltimore, named Grayson B. Childs director of projects and Joseph Welkie Jr. director of construction.
Advertising and P.R.:
Adams Sandler Inc., an advertising and public relations firm in Rockville, named Joel Mooy senior art director.