New positionsRuss Cipolla vice president at JP...

People on the Move

November 03, 1997

New positions

Russ Cipolla vice president at JP Foodservice

JP Foodservice has named Russ Cipolla vice president of training. He will oversee sales and management training for the Columbia-based national distributor of restaurant food and supply products.

Cipolla, who has been with the company for 11 years and is a graduate of Millersville University in Pennsylvania, had been president of the firm's Baltimore branch.

Ivan Rubin a director with Martek Biosciences

Martek Biosciences Corp. announced that Ivan Rubin was appointed director of business development and strategic planning.

Formerly a vice president with Merck & Co., he will assist in the commercialization of the firm's nutritional products.

Castleman, North promoted at Sheraton Inner Harbor

Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel appointed Dennis Castleman director of sales and marketing and Phyllis North director of revenue management.

Castleman is a a 17-year Sheraton employee -- seven at the Inner Harbor property. A Burtonsville resident, he is active in the local chapters of the National Association of Catering Executives and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

North formerly was the hotel's beverage outlet general manager. He lives in Mount Washington.

Hamilton Associates names Walter Overfelt controller

Hamilton Associates chose Walter A. Overfelt as controller. A Towson University graduate, he is a certified public accountant.

He was a senior accountant and network administrator for the Baltimore firm of Coyne & McClean before joining the Owings Mills-based filter and respirator test equipment manufacturer.

Advertising and PR

Eisner & Associates names 2 senior account executives

Eisner & Associates has hired Stephanie Garfield and Dean Johnson as senior account executives at the Baltimore advertising agency.

Garfield, a graduate of the University of California Los Angeles, was formerly with Rubin Postaer & Associates. Johnson, a graduate of Loyola College, was previously with the agency of Lassalle Alt-schul.

Melissa Hoelting joins Howard & Associates

Lawrence Howard & Associates named Melissa D. Hoelting an account executive. She will oversee development and execution of public relations campaign development.

A graduate of Colorado State University, she was with Burns Marketing & Communications prior to joining the Reisterstown-based advertising and marketing firm.

Health care

Maryland Health Partners name Clay president

Maryland Health Partners named Gerald Clay president of the corporation, which manages mental health benefits for Maryland's Medicaid program. He will direct all clinical and administrative functions for the organization.

Before joining the Columbia-based division of Green Spring Health Services, he was the executive deputy commissioner for the New York State Office of Mental Health.

Kent named vice president at Hopkins Medical Services

Johns Hopkins Medical Services Corp. selected William M. Kent as vice president and chief operating officer. Most recently, he was director of administration for the outpatient center.

The Baltimore resident holds a master's degree from the Washington University School of Medicine and is active in several professional associations, including the Medical Group Management Association and the Society for Ambulatory Care Professionals.

How to be listed

Businesses may submit, by mail on company letterhead, news of personnel changes.

Items should include description of job responsibilities and professional, personal and educational background of the appointee.

A nonreturnable photo, with subject's name, title and company printed on its back and attached to the release, may be included. Include name and phone number of a contact person. Items selected will run two to six weeks after submission. Send to:

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Pub Date: 11/03/97

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