New VP at Hechinger
Carol A. Stevens has been appointed vice president of human resources for Hechinger Co., a Landover-based home improvement center chain.
The Severna Park resident is a veteran of human resources, with experience in several major multinational corporations, including Mobil Oil Corp., Pepsi-Cola Co. and Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States.
Ms. Stevens' appointment comes in the midst of major changes Hechinger Co. The chain is redefining the role of its workforce, and streamlining its focus on front-line employees.
After joining Hechinger in 1988 as director of employment services/employee relations, Ms. Stevens spearheaded community service partnership projects, including a job readiness program for the homeless.
Ms. Stevens is a principal flutist with the City of Fairfax Concert Band. She is a native of the Boston area and holds bachelor's degrees in both business administration and music. Signet Bank has appointed Russel N. Jones to insurance specialist officer in the financial services department, where he sells insurance products.
A resident of Annapolis, Mr. Jones has 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, including positions as group sales manager and brokerage sales manager.
A chartered life underwriter, Mr. Jones studied at Manatee Junior College in Florida.
Handex honors 11 employees
Odenton environmental firm Handex of Maryland recently honored 10 of its employees for their outstanding job performance in the first and second quarters of 1992.
Awards went to: Gina Baker of Pasadena, Richard Beard of Odenton, Nancy Black of Pasadena, Ray Campbell of Dundalk, Lester Duckwitz of Odenton, Steve Forman of Millersville, Jeff Plummer of Glen Burnie, John Stewart of Annapolis, Greg Vukov of Baltimore and Kathy Wehnes of Baltimore.
Jim McCartin of Brooklyn was also honored as a 10-year employee.
Honorees received parchment certificates, letters of commendation and knit shirts with the Handex logo.