July 2, 2004
The Cordish Co., the Baltimore-based developer credited with projects that have revitalized downtowns around the country, has been embroiled in a dispute over the dress code at its open-air entertainment facility in Louisville, Ky., that reflects a larger debate pitting control of decorum versus potential discrimination. Bowing to community pressure, the Cordish Co. this week lifted part of a dress code for men that prohibited sports jerseys and baseball hats worn backward at 4th Street Live!
November 15, 2006
In a spacious, light-filled office high above the Inner Harbor, Ed Callahan leans back in a plastic chair, flips a fuzz-covered rubber ball from one hand to the other, and grins like a schoolboy. He has reason to feel mischievous. It's not just that the atmosphere here at Planit Agency, the Baltimore advertising firm he co-founded 14 years ago, is fun, though given the pool table in the corner, the pulsing plasma TVs along the walls and the sprightly orange color scheme throughout the place, it qualifies as that.
December 11, 2007
Baltimore-based Under Armour Inc. is planning to add 350 employees at a site in walking distance of its waterfront headquarters, significantly increasing its city work force at a time when it is aggressively expanding into new markets. The sports apparel company expects to open offices in a building now used as a warehouse and freight terminal in Locust Point. Baltimore developer Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse has a contract to purchase the 7.2-acre property, between Beason Street and Key Highway, and wants to do a $14.2 million renovation if it can get zoning approval.
June 27, 2007
Advertising Warschawski has promoted Sara Huber to senior associate for the Baltimore-based marketing and branding agency. Imre Communications LLC announced that Erin Grecu and Eileen Coyne have joined the Baltimore-based brand communications agency as senior account executives. They will be responsible for the planning, development and execution of strategic campaigns for clients in the insurance industry. Banking and finance Sandy Spring Bank Inc., headquartered in Olney, named R. Stephen Geoffray president of its subsidiary Sandy Spring Insurance Corp.
April 19, 2006
Advertising TBC Advertising and Public Relations named Tom Hollerbach as the Baltimore firm's president and chief executive officer. Banking and finance The Bank of Glen Burnie said Rick Sutton has joined the Anne Arundel financial institution as vice president of commercial lending. He is responsible for new business and servicing current customers. SunTrust Bank Maryland named John W. Oakley as a vice president in its retail division. M&T Bank appointed as administrative vice presidents: Craig Hallgren, who is responsible for providing interest rate risk management services to Mid-Atlantic corporate and institutional clients, and Bradley D. Pingrey, who has responsibility for retail banking management in Frederick and Washington counties.
September 2, 2006
An article on Catholic Relief Services in yesterday's editions gave an incomplete description of money pledged to areas bombed in Lebanon. The Baltimore-based agency pledged $1 million of its own money in July and a total of $10 million from the government and other sources in August.