Raffel HealthCare Group Inc., a long-term care management company in Catonsville, appointed Grace B. Smith human resources director, Susan K. Pruitt assistant director of operations and Noralynn Marsalek assistant controller.
Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore named Walter Jura vice president of professional services.
Tri-Home Health Care & Services, a regional provider of home health care services, appointed Kathy Lesko director of rehabilitation services.
Henning & Cole Therapy Associates, a regional provider of physical, speech and occupational therapy services, named Robert C. Bickel staff physical therapist in the Edgewood office.
UNC Inc., an Annapolis-based aviation company, named Frederick Lind vice president, marketing-accessory/engine overhaul.
Airwork, a Millville, N.J.-based division of UNC Inc. in Annapolis, promoted Dennis DiMarco to vice president, marketing programs and named Michael K. Moore vice president of sales and marketing.
Boy Scouts of America, Baltimore Area Council, appointed Erik L. Nystrom executive director.
McCormick & Co., a Sparks-based producer of seasonings, flavorings and specialty foods, promoted Robert J. Murphy to vice president and general manager of the Food Service division.
National Ecology in Timonium named Coleman Horner staff electrical engineer.
Delta Graphics, a Timonium-based graphic design firm, appointed Lucy Clark graphic designer and Dominae Leveille computer graphics artist.
A K Robins, a manufacturer of food processing equipment in Baltimore, named Stephen M. Ward sales manager.
Friedman & Fuller, an accounting and management consulting firm in Rockville, appointed Donald L. Hill business development officer.
Maryland Department of Economic & Employment Development named Colonel Wilson R. Rutherford III deputy director for administration for the Maryland International Division. Colonel Rutherford is retiring as logistics officer for the Army VII Corps in Stuttgart, Germany.
Annapolis Associated Architects Inc. appointed Richard J. Storck associate.
National Store Fixtures, a Columbia-based manufacturer of store fixtures for the home center industry, promoted Robert Leech to vice president of sales.
Thulman Eastern Corp., a distributor and manufacturer of fireplace products in Elkridge, appointed Rod Hempel director of new product development.
Maryland Magazine named D. Patrick Hornberger editor-in-chief and co-publisher. The magazine was recently acquired by Strategic Media Partners Inc. from the State of Maryland. Mr. Hornberger was publisher and editorial director when the magazine was under state ownership.
Fidelity and Deposit Companies, a Baltimore-based group of insurance and bonding companies, elected Richard F. Yaezel senior vice president and member of the executive staff, and promoted Jadon H. Smith to resident vice president of the Los Angeles branch.
PSA Pension Services in Lutherville and Columbia named Elizabeth H. Sheldon pension administrator.
The Bank of Baltimore named Robert C. Brennan senior vice president/commercial lending and promoted Betty J. Nolte to vice president of human resources.
First National Bank of Maryland named the following vice presidents: Hal S. Taylor, Montgomery County Region; Thomas P. McLoughlin, Commercial Finance division; Elizabeth M. Pendleton, Trust department; Lowell H. Patterson III, Transportation division; and Timothy A. Knabe, Communications Lending division.
Life Insurance Co. of Virginia named Charles J. Bieckert Jr. and Edward E. Huff representatives.
Signet Bank in Baltimore appointed Carol L. Dyer assistant vice president in the residential construction financing department.
Legal and professional:
Venable, Baetjer and Howard & Civiletti, a law firm in Washington, named Jeffrey J. Peck of counsel.
Stout, Causey & Horning, an accounting firm in Timonium, promoted Jeffrey T. Klacik to senior accountant.
Fedder and Garten, a Baltimore law firm, named Brian J. Gibbons a member of the firm.
Advertising, public relations:
Cornerstone, a Baltimore-based advertising agency, appointed Andrew Malis account supervisor.
Image Dynamics, a Baltimore-based advertising and public relations company, named Anita G. Galloway account executive.