Weber Shandwick announced that David Aglar joined the staff as an account supervisor. The company also said that Benjamin Domanico was named a Web site designer for Screengrab, the communications firm's interactive media unit in its Baltimore office.
Medicalliance Inc. has selected Eleanor O'Rangers as vice president of scientific strategy and business development for the subsidiary of Columbia MedCom Group, the Howard County-based medical communications agency.
Banking and finance
Chesapeake Bank of Maryland appointed Tom Ahearn as senior vice president and chief lending officer, Joanne Sheckells as vice president for residential and commercial lending and Tracey Jessilonis as manager of the Baltimore-based bank's Pasadena branch.
Northwest Biotherapeutics Inc. appointed Anthony P. Deasey as senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer, as well as being named to a seat on the Bethesda firm's board of directors.
Legal and insurance
McGuireWoods LLP named John J. Semeniak, capital markets department, and Ben Yhim, business and securities department, as associates in the regional law firm's Baltimore offices.
Offit Kurman announced that Michael P. Donnelly was named a partner and Stanley Todman an associate in the Howard County offices of the Baltimore-Washington-Philadelphia law firm.
US Lacrosse appointed Coleen Sperry Aungst as public relations coordinator, Selina Adger as group registration associate and Sarah Frederick as financial development associate for the Baltimore-based sports governing body.
Macfadden and Associates Inc. named Jim Carroll director of marketing and communications for the Maryland-based information technology and program management services company.
CH-IV International appointed Arthur A. Ransome as vice president and general manager of its Hanover operation and Michael H. Diemert as vice president and general manager of its Houston operation.
Duke Realty Corp. promoted Brian Strohl to director of design and construction for the Baltimore office of the national construction, property management and leasing firm. He will oversee development planning, pre-construction, contracts, cost control, scheduling, client relations and closeout documents.