ADVO Inc., a direct marketing firm in Columbia, named Laura Tarabini regional marketing manager.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers named Col. J. Richard Capka Baltimore district engineer.
Baltimore Magazine appointed Lois Perschetz style editor. Ms. Perschetz was senior editor of Women's Wear Daily and W.
Ruppert Landscape Co. Inc. in Ashton announced these appointments: Phil Key, corporate sales representative; John Hipp, Maryland landscape management sales coordinator; Chuck Whealton, area manager; Fred Key and Donna Gignac members of the accounting department.
Executive Dynamics Inc., an executive and professional recruitment consulting company in Linthicum, appointed Judith Lambert and Herb Green vice presidents-account executives.
Common Sense Productions, the Baltimore-based production company for The Glass Half Full, a training program for care givers of Alzheimer's patients, named Peg Bowden sales consultant.
Paging Network of Maryland Inc. in Baltimore named Steve Weidner vice president and general manager.
Long Island Rail Road in New York named Parvesh Swani vice president and general manager -- freight. Mr. Swani, of Baltimore, previously was a principal of Transmode Consultants Inc. in Washington.
R.E. Michel Co., a Baltimore-based distributor of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment, parts and supplies, named Becky Gilbert and Tony Todd regional branch managers of the North Carolina region.
First National Bank of Maryland has promoted Brian S. Shores to vice president, First National Mortgage Corp., and Jeffrey D. Cornelius and
Marcia M. Cloud as vice presidents, Trust Division.