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By Michael Dresser, Baltimore Sun | February 9, 2013
Three months after a disappointing election showing for Maryland's Republican Party, Alex X. Mooney is stepping down as chairman. The former Frederick County state senator announced his plans Saturday in a leter to the state party's central committee. Mooney said "it is time for me to pursue other ventures. " The anouncement comes after a grueling election year in which Maryland Republicans -- in addition to absorbing an expected shellacking in the presidential race -- lost one of their two remaining congressional seats and saw three party-supported referendum efforts go down to defeat.
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By Luke Broadwater and The Baltimore Sun | September 25, 2014
If a hotly debated Federal Hill beer garden were to open in time for Oktoberfest, it would have to do so without the beer. By a 2-1 vote Thursday, Baltimore's liquor board declared invalid a liquor license for Crossbar Der Biergarten, saying it expired in 2009 and the owners would not get a "hardship extension. " "The sale of liquor is a privilege, not a right," said board chairman Thomas Ward, who called past extensions of the proposed bar's license "illegal" decisions that the current board had a "duty to correct.
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BUSINESS
By Natalie Sherman | June 3, 2014
The chief investment officer and chairman of T. Rowe Price will step down next year as portfolio manager of one of the company's biggest investment funds. Brian C. Rogers, who has managed the Equity Income Fund since its start in 1985, will remain with T. Rowe in his capacity as CIO and chairman of the board of directors, the firm said in a news release. He is also stepping down as co-portfolio manager of the Institutional Large-Cap Value Fund. “While he is not retiring, in reflecting on this milestone he has decided this will be an opportune time to hand over his portfolio management responsibilities,” the company said in a press release.
NEWS
September 22, 2014
Last week, Jim Perdue spoke at a Maryland Chamber of Commerce event to complain about the regulatory environment in the state where his company roosts. "The problem is, we have no seat at the table in Maryland," the Perdue Farms chairman said, according to the Baltimore Business Journal. "Even if we have an onerous thing that happens in Virginia or Delaware, we can sit at the table and at least express our opinion. " Wow. Just wow. No doubt there are a lot of corporate CEOs out there who are nodding their heads in agreement at Mr. Perdue's chirping.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2011
David John Preller Sr., a Baltimore attorney who had been chairman of the old Maryland Board of Motion Picture Censors, died Jan. 6 of a massive stroke at St. Joseph Medical Center. The longtime Brooklandville resident was 87. Mr. Preller, the son of grocers, was born in Baltimore and raised on Kennedy Avenue. After graduating in 1941 from City College, he went to work at the old Glenn L. Martin Co. plant in Middle River. Mr. Preller enlisted in the Army Air Forces in 1943, and after being trained as a B-24 Liberator Bomber nose gunner, he was assigned to the 15th Air Force 464th Bomb Group in Italy, where he completed 50 missions over Germany.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 25, 2012
Richard Paul Sullivan , a former chairman and CEO of Easco Corp. who had been active in Republican state politics and civic affairs, died Sunday of cancer at his Owings Mills home. The longtime Guilford resident was 79. Mr. Sullivan, whose father was president of the American Girl Shoe Co. and whose mother was a homemaker, was born and raised in Newton, Mass. After graduating in 1950 from St. Sebastian's School in Milton, Mass., he earned a bachelor's degree in 1954 in marine engineering from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
NEWS
June 19, 2014
The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation recently announced Mark Butler, president and CEO of Ollie's Bargain Outlet, as its chairman of the board of directors. "We are very proud and eager to have Mark Butler as our new chairman," Steve Salem, president of the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, said. "Mark and his wife Betty's passion for giving back has been vital to our success in helping thousands of underprivileged youth across the country. We have the utmost faith that Mark's leadership will help the Ripken Foundation soar to new heights.
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By Adam Sachs and Adam Sachs,Staff Writer | July 2, 1993
The board of trustees of the Enterprise Foundation yesterday named F. Barton Harvey III as chairman and chief executive officer. The Columbia-based foundation assists nonprofit groups nationwide to produce affordable housing.Mr. Harvey, 44, assumes his new position Oct. 1 at the foundation launched by Columbia's developer, James Rouse, and his wife, Patty, in 1981.Mr. Rouse will then become the founder-chairman of the Enterprise Foundation. Mr. Rouse retired as the chief executive officer two years ago, but has continued his role as chairman of the board, a position he has occupied since founding the foundation.
BUSINESS
By William Patalon III and William Patalon III,SUN STAFF | November 20, 1998
Charles P. McCormick Jr. and spice giant McCormick & Co. were inducted into the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame last night, joining the likes of Alonzo Decker and Black & Decker Corp. and the principals of real estate agency O'Conor, Piper and Flynn.The induction came at a ceremony at Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn during which McCormick, known as "Buzz" to his friends, also was given the Businessman of the Year Award."It will be a very proud evening for our chairman and our entire organization," company spokesman Mac Barrett said before the event.
BUSINESS
By Peter H. Frank | November 16, 1990
The votes are in. The "First, Non-Annual (Hopefully!) -- Guess the Next USF&G CEO Contest" is over. The winner?Well, no one knows for now. No one, that is, except the directors of USF&G Corp. and the next chairman and chief executive of the large Baltimore-based insurance company.Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. analyst G. Alan Zimmermann in New York began the "Guess the Next USF&G CEO Contest." The prize for naming longtime leader Jack Moseley's successor is a dinner for two or "any other form of evening entertainment you can sell us on."
BUSINESS
By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | August 25, 2014
Former Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Ben Carson has been named chairman of the board of Frederick biotechnology company Vaccinogen Inc., which also announced Monday it received a commitment of up to $80 million from a Swedish investor. The company is readying for clinical trials of OncoVAX, a cancer treatment it has shown to prevent recurrence in colon cancer patients. An investor group known as The Investment Syndicate, led by Swedish entrepreneur Anders Halldin, invested $10 million in Vaccinogen and pledged $70 million more in four installments, contingent on the company hitting certain milestones.
NEWS
July 28, 2014
It didn't take Democrats much time to denounce Rep. Paul Ryan's latest plan for addressing poverty in this country. The main feature of the Republican's proposed "Opportunity Grant" would be to roll a lot of social welfare programs together and leave it mostly to states to decide how the money is spent, which sounds a great deal like the block grant proposals of the past. Critics included Maryland's own Rep. Chris Van Hollen, ranking member on the House Budget Committee, who said the former vice presidential nominee has used the mantra of "reform" as a cover to cut safety-net programs.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | July 15, 2014
Dr. James W. McCauley was sworn in July 1 at the Harford County courthouse as a new member of the Harford Community College Board of Trustees, serving as representative for county council District F. The HCC board also announced the re-election of Dr. James J. Valdes as chairman and Richard D. Norling as vice chairman. McCauley, a Havre de Grace resident, earned a B.S. in geology from St. Joseph's College in Indiana and an M.S. in mineralogy and Ph.D. in solid state science (crystallography)
NEWS
June 19, 2014
The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation recently announced Mark Butler, president and CEO of Ollie's Bargain Outlet, as its chairman of the board of directors. "We are very proud and eager to have Mark Butler as our new chairman," Steve Salem, president of the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, said. "Mark and his wife Betty's passion for giving back has been vital to our success in helping thousands of underprivileged youth across the country. We have the utmost faith that Mark's leadership will help the Ripken Foundation soar to new heights.
BUSINESS
By Natalie Sherman | June 3, 2014
The chief investment officer and chairman of T. Rowe Price will step down next year as portfolio manager of one of the company's biggest investment funds. Brian C. Rogers, who has managed the Equity Income Fund since its start in 1985, will remain with T. Rowe in his capacity as CIO and chairman of the board of directors, the firm said in a news release. He is also stepping down as co-portfolio manager of the Institutional Large-Cap Value Fund. “While he is not retiring, in reflecting on this milestone he has decided this will be an opportune time to hand over his portfolio management responsibilities,” the company said in a press release.
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | May 17, 2014
Banking industry veteran and native Baltimorean Scott Wilfong got involved with the Living Classrooms Foundation to help improve lives in some of East Baltimore's neediest neighborhoods, including Perkins Homes, the Fayette Street corridor and McElderry Park. Wilfong, chairman, president and CEO of SunTrust Bank Greater Washington/Maryland, began eight years ago working with the foundation's Children's Target Investment Zone initiative, in which the foundation, area public schools and other groups offer East Baltimore residents job training as well as training in work readiness, financial literacy, computer literacy and other life skills.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 28, 2013
Robert A. "Cappy" Moncure, a retired civil engineer who had been chairman of the board and executive vice president of Century Engineering Inc., died Aug. 18 from complications of a stroke at his Mays Chapel home. He was 89. The son of a chemist and a homemaker, Robert Ambler Moncure was born in Lynchburg, Va., and raised on the family's dairy farm in Stafford, Va. After graduating from Stafford High School in 1942, he began his college studies at Virginia Military Institute, and then left in 1943 to enlist in the Marine Corps.
NEWS
By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | April 19, 2014
In true-blue Maryland, where Democrats outnumber Republicans more than 2 to 1, life can be difficult in the GOP. But not in Anne Arundel County, where Republicans have had a measure of success - and are looking for more. "We're a bastion of red in a sea of blue," said Nathan Volke, chairman of the county Republican Central Committee, as party activists gathered at a Glen Burnie banquet hall last week for their annual Lincoln-Reagan Day Celebration. The idea was to rally everybody for the coming elections.
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | March 21, 2014
The chairman of the Baltimore City liquor board will step down from his post to take a position on the Orphans' Court. Stephan Fogleman, who was confirmed Friday by the Maryland State Senate, expects to be sworn in as a judge within the next 30 days. He will serve the remainder of the term and plans to run in the June primary for the next four-year term. Fogleman said he wants to make the experience for families that come before the probate court as smooth as possible, saying "It can be a very difficult time for families.
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