Working with film industry to be focus of Nov. 19...

Business Digest

October 19, 1998

Working with film industry to be focus of Nov. 19 session

The Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce will sponsor "How To Do Business With Maryland's Film Production Industry" from 8 a.m. to 11: 45 a.m. Nov. 19 at the Holiday Inn Columbia, 7900 Washington Blvd.

Topics will include products, personnel and services needed in the industry, opportunities available for Maryland businesses and how the procurement process works.

Speakers will include Michael B. Styer, director of the Maryland Film Office; Jed Dietz, president of the Producers Club of Maryland; Rita A. O'Brennan, president of Flite 3 Studio; Stuart -- Cooper, president of Cooper Productions; and independent film producers Darryl Wharton and Skizz Cyzik.

The cost is $25 for chamber members; $35 for nonmembers. Reservations are required.

Information: 301-725-7010 or 410-792-9714.

Goodier Builders relocates its corporate offices

Goodier Builders has relocated its corporate offices to the Hawthorn Executive Park on Charter Drive in Columbia.

The company, which has been building single-family homes in Howard County since 1985, has expanded to Baltimore County with two-car garage townhouses in the Owings Mills area.

The move increases office space and places Goodier near its River Hill model and home sites.

Chamber of Commerce announces several awards

The Howard County Chamber of Commerce announced these awards at its meeting last month: US Foodservice was named Business of the Year; Airport Shuttle, Small Business of the Year; Howard County YMCA, Non-profit Business of the Year; and Victor Broccolino of Howard County General Hospital, Business Person of the Year.

Edward L. Waddell, outgoing president of the chamber, presented the awards.

People

Nancy D. Spicer, CPA, has been named director of finance for the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants Inc. The Ellicott City resident was hired to help the association

operate according to a business -- rather than a nonprofit -- model. Spicer, who has a background in private industry, will be responsible for managing financial and accounting functions, business and strategic planning, operational management and liaison with other organizations.

Tamara M. Cursey has been promoted to assistant vice president for acquisition, development and construction lending for Columbia Bank, a full-service commercial bank with headquarters in Howard County. She will be based in the bank's Ellicott City headquarters.

John Crovo president of Watermark Communications, a Howard County graphics communications company and a 20-year resident of the county, has been named director of communications for Howard County Chamber of Commerce.

Pub Date: 10/19/98

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