People on the Move


January 14, 2003

New Positions

Abbott is Comcast VP, Chesapeake Group chief

Comcast Cable Communications appointed Bruce D. Abbott vice president and general manager of its Chesapeake Bay Group cable system.

He is responsible for employee management and customer service as well as business growth and new products in Calvert, St. Mary's and southern Anne Arundel counties, including Annapolis.

Abbott is a graduate of the University of Wyoming and was formerly with Susquehanna Communications.


Schrider is promoted at Sandy Spring Bank

Sandy Spring Bank, a subsidiary of Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. promoted Daniel J. Schrider to executive vice president and chief credit officer.

Schrider, who holds an M.B.A. from Mount St. Mary's College, joined the Olney-based bank in 1989. He has served as a retail banking officer, commercial lender and manager of the commercial and credit services division.

He is a graduate of the American Bankers Association's Stonier Graduate School of Banking and Graduate School of Commercial Lending.

Schrider serves on the board of the Maryland Title Center and is a member of the Maryland Industrial Development Financing Authority.

Boyd joins Mercantile as senior vice president

Mercantile Bankshares Corp. announced that William B. Boyd joined the Baltimore-based financial organization as a senior vice president.

He is in charge of business development for the bank's private wealth management group.

Boyd was formerly with Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, where he was managing director and head of the corporate and executive services group.

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