Business Notes


September 03, 2006|By Marcia Cephus

Businesswomen to meet Sept. 13

The Maryland Capital Chapter of American Business Women's Association will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Sheraton Annapolis Hotel, 173 Jennifer Road.

Dinner will be served. The cost is $28 for members, $35 for guests. Registration is required by Thursday.

Information: 443-790-1358 or 410-757-7057.

Tech council celebrates growth

The Anne Arundel Tech Council will hold a 200th member celebration at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at Kyma restaurant, 69 West St., Annapolis, to mark the council's 100 percent membership increase from one year ago.

The event is free.

Information: 410-222-7410.

Symphony board names new officers

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's board of trustees has elected 2006-07 trustees and officers.

Anne S. Potter was re-elected chairwoman of the board.

Jean A. Moreau was elected to the office of vice chairwoman, succeeding Kathleen B. Eisenhart, who will continue to serve on the board as a trustee.

Joan E. Leanos was re-elected treasurer. Jon M. Mahan was elected secretary, succeeding Danielle M. Mosley, who will continue to serve as a trustee.

Michael Canet, Harley Flack and John Goldthwait are the newest trustees.

Information: 410-269-1132.

BankAnnapolis hires vice president

BankAnnapolis has hired Cathy Seitz as a vice president in its Business Development Group.

Seitz has worked in the banking industry for more than 15 years, serving as director of Business Development for Absolute Title Group Inc. and providing financial consulting/AVP for Sandy Spring Bank. She has a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Georgia.

She will focus on developing new business relationships for BankAnnapolis.

Information: 410-224-4455.

County purchasing practices noted

Anne Arundel County has been awarded the Outstanding Agency Accreditation Achievement Award for its leadership in the public procurement profession by the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing.

The Outstanding Agency Accreditation Achievement Award is designed as a self-evaluation process. It requires a response to a detailed application and substantial documentation.

The NIGP is an international, nonprofit education and technical organization that represents 2,600 governmental agencies in the U.S. and Canada.

Information: 410-222-1288.

Hotel company names managers

Davidson Hotel Co., operators of Westin Hotel Annapolis, under construction at Park Place in Annapolis, has appointed Lew Lemon as general manager and Sharon McKennon as director of sales and marketing. The 225-room luxury hotel is slated to open in June 2007.

Prior to joining Westin Annapolis, Lemon and McKennon worked as a team for six years at Wyndham Hotel in Washington.

Youth symphony selects conductor

The Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra has named Vladimir Lande its conductor for the coming season.

A native of Russia, Lande has performed as principal oboist with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra and has performed in orchestras under the direction of conductors including Leonard Bernstein, Claudio Abbado and Yuri Temirkanov. He is an artist in residence at St. Mary's College and holds faculty positions at American University and the Washington Conservatory of Music.

CYSO, under the musical direction of Julian Benichou, will be moving into its new home at the newly constructed Indian Creek Upper School in time for its opening rehearsal on Thursday. Interested young musicians are welcome to try out for one of seven ensembles, including two full orchestras, two strings-only orchestras, a wind ensemble and two flute choirs. Information: 410-263- 2664.

Ewing named AAMC director

E. Misa Ewing has been appointed director of operational efficiencies for Women's and Children's Services at Anne Arundel Medical Center. She previously worked as a quality management nurse at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center and as a charge nurse in a neonatal intensive care unit and in clinics in San Diego and Japan, where she served in the Navy.

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