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By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,SUN STAFF | July 14, 1999
Columbia Bancorp's net income rose 8 percent in the second quarter as commercial lending increased, the Columbia banking company said yesterday.The company, the parent of Columbia Bank with 14 bank offices, reported income of $1.27 million for the three months that ended June 30, up from $1.18 million for the corresponding period a year earlier.The company made 28 cents per diluted share in the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimate by 2 cents per share. The earnings marked a 12 percent jump from 25 cents per diluted share in last year's quarter.
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By Hanah Cho, The Baltimore Sun | July 1, 2010
Sykesville Federal Savings Association announced Thursday that it has changed its name to Carroll Community Bank as part of its conversion to a state-chartered bank. By converting from federally chartered status, Carroll Community can expand its financial services and commercial lending within Maryland's business community, the bank said. The bank, which has two branches in Westminster and Eldersburg, will remain under the same ownership and management. It was founded in 1870.
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January 6, 2008
Clarice A. Jones and John B. Wood II will be married January 12, 2008 at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, MD. She received a BA in Economics from Johns Hopkins University and a MBA from the Robert G. Merrick School of Business, Baltimore, Maryland. The Bride is a Vice President in Commercial Lending with Chevy Chase Bank. She is the daughter of Bessie Jones of Baltimore, MD. The Groom is a Senior Vice President in Commercial Lending with The Columbia Bank. He attended East Carolina University receiving a BA in Finance.
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January 6, 2008
Clarice A. Jones and John B. Wood II will be married January 12, 2008 at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, MD. She received a BA in Economics from Johns Hopkins University and a MBA from the Robert G. Merrick School of Business, Baltimore, Maryland. The Bride is a Vice President in Commercial Lending with Chevy Chase Bank. She is the daughter of Bessie Jones of Baltimore, MD. The Groom is a Senior Vice President in Commercial Lending with The Columbia Bank. He attended East Carolina University receiving a BA in Finance.
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November 7, 1995
Commission recommends judge's reappointmentThe Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission for Carroll County recommended to Gov. Parris N. Glendening last week that Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr. be reappointed to another term in Carroll County Circuit Court.His term officially ended Friday.Judge Burns began serving on the Carroll County Circuit Court in 1979, when he was appointed by Gov. Harry Hughes. He was elected to 15-year term in 1980.Louna S. Primm promoted at Carroll County BankCarroll County Bank and Trust Co. has promoted Louna S. Primm to senior vice president and chief lending officer.
BUSINESS
October 22, 2002
Banking Advance appoints Lawson commercial lending chief Advance Bank appointed Sheila R. Lawson chief commercial lending officer. Formerly a vice president with Harbor Bank of Maryland, she is responsible for the commercial loan portfolio and for developing loan policies, products and services. A graduate of Williams College, Lawson completed her graduate work in business at the Johns Hopkins University. She is an active member of the local chapter of Links Inc. and lives in Westview Park.
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June 12, 2000
Mack Trucks to mark centennial with open house The 100th anniversary of Mack Trucks will be celebrated Saturday with an open house at the Baltimore Parts Distribution Center in Severn. Located at 8000 Telegraph Road, the 127-employee facility, which moved to Anne Arundel County from New Jersey nearly two decades ago, is the world's largest distribution center for Mack Truck parts. It has 5 acres under roof, manages about 42,000 parts and ships an average of 150,000 pounds of parts daily to destinations worldwide.
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January 19, 1997
PeopleMary Ellen Marsalek has been appointed to the post of assistant vice president/market manager at the Commercial and Farmers Bank in Ellicott City. She will be responsible for business development, commercial lending and branch operations at several locations. Kevin Huffman has been promoted to senior vice president. He will oversee the technological aspects of the organization.William J. Allen has been named vice president of residential mortgage lending for the Columbia Bank, a commercial bank headquartered in Howard County.
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By Hanah Cho, The Baltimore Sun | July 1, 2010
Sykesville Federal Savings Association announced Thursday that it has changed its name to Carroll Community Bank as part of its conversion to a state-chartered bank. By converting from federally chartered status, Carroll Community can expand its financial services and commercial lending within Maryland's business community, the bank said. The bank, which has two branches in Westminster and Eldersburg, will remain under the same ownership and management. It was founded in 1870.
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October 13, 1996
Chamber publishes membership guideThe Howard County Chamber of Commerce recently published its annual Membership Directory, a listing of more than 1,000 members.Copies may be purchased for $35. Chamber members automatically receive one copy.Copies of the 1995-1996 directory are $10 while supplies last.The chamber's legislative committee will present "Issues for Legislative Action," the chamber's annual white paper, at a legislative breakfast at 8 a.m. Nov. 20 at the Columbia Hilton.A panel will present the chamber's positions on education, public safety, taxes and budget, transportation and economic development.
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,SUN STAFF | March 16, 2003
As a retiring professional athlete, Blast captain Lance Johnson already has plans to sharpen his golf game. It's not to pass the time or fuel his competitive drive, but more out of necessity as he prepares to move full time into his next playing field - the world of banking. "What I've been told, when you're out golfing, people tend to let their guard down a little bit. So it's not so much a business meeting as it is two friends playing a round of golf - that's where you can create some good business opportunities," he said.
BUSINESS
October 22, 2002
Banking Advance appoints Lawson commercial lending chief Advance Bank appointed Sheila R. Lawson chief commercial lending officer. Formerly a vice president with Harbor Bank of Maryland, she is responsible for the commercial loan portfolio and for developing loan policies, products and services. A graduate of Williams College, Lawson completed her graduate work in business at the Johns Hopkins University. She is an active member of the local chapter of Links Inc. and lives in Westview Park.
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By Bill Atkinson and Bill Atkinson,SUN STAFF | March 21, 2001
Bank of America Corp. said yesterday that it has named William R. Lorenz president of its greater Baltimore operations. Lorenz, 43, will be responsible for leading the bank's management team in the Baltimore region in a range of business development and community activities. He also will continue to run Bank of America's commercial bank operations in Maryland, Washington and Virginia, which target medium-size companies and has $4.5 billion in loans and 3,000 clients. "My role would be to make sure our presence and strategy ... is really executed in a consistent way," said Lorenz, who sits on several local boards, including that of the Children's Cancer Foundation.
NEWS
June 12, 2000
Mack Trucks to mark centennial with open house The 100th anniversary of Mack Trucks will be celebrated Saturday with an open house at the Baltimore Parts Distribution Center in Severn. Located at 8000 Telegraph Road, the 127-employee facility, which moved to Anne Arundel County from New Jersey nearly two decades ago, is the world's largest distribution center for Mack Truck parts. It has 5 acres under roof, manages about 42,000 parts and ships an average of 150,000 pounds of parts daily to destinations worldwide.
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,SUN STAFF | July 14, 1999
Columbia Bancorp's net income rose 8 percent in the second quarter as commercial lending increased, the Columbia banking company said yesterday.The company, the parent of Columbia Bank with 14 bank offices, reported income of $1.27 million for the three months that ended June 30, up from $1.18 million for the corresponding period a year earlier.The company made 28 cents per diluted share in the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimate by 2 cents per share. The earnings marked a 12 percent jump from 25 cents per diluted share in last year's quarter.
NEWS
March 22, 1999
PeopleCarolyn West Price, president of IMPACT Marketing and Public Relations in Ellicott City, was the 1999 winner of the Equal Business Opportunity "Outstanding Individual Achievement Award" -- one of four awards presented at the ceremony Feb. 18. Selected by a panel representing private businesses and Howard County business organizations, Price was honored for business achievement, community support and involvement, leadership and evidence of equal business...
NEWS
July 21, 1996
Holmes, Thomas join Union National BankUnion National Bank has hired two new employees for its Westminster and Eldersburg offices.Robert Holmes will be the manager of the commercial lending department at the Westminster branch. He will be responsible for business development, department growth goals and profitability of the commercial lending area.Gary Thomas will work at the new Eldersburg branch, where he will be responsible for growth and business development in southern Carroll County.
BUSINESS
October 14, 1996
New positionsTNT Logistics appoints Wade to technology postTNT Logistics, an Australian-based transport services company with U.S. headquarters in Linthicum, has appointed Fred K. Wade director of information services. He will have management and oversight responsibility for the firm's technology group.A University of Maryland graduate, he holds a master's degree in technology management.McKenzie is sales chief at Play N' LearnPlay N' Learn, a playground equipment and specialty toy company based in Columbia, named I. Gordon McKenzie as its general sales manager.
NEWS
January 19, 1997
PeopleMary Ellen Marsalek has been appointed to the post of assistant vice president/market manager at the Commercial and Farmers Bank in Ellicott City. She will be responsible for business development, commercial lending and branch operations at several locations. Kevin Huffman has been promoted to senior vice president. He will oversee the technological aspects of the organization.William J. Allen has been named vice president of residential mortgage lending for the Columbia Bank, a commercial bank headquartered in Howard County.
BUSINESS
October 14, 1996
New positionsTNT Logistics appoints Wade to technology postTNT Logistics, an Australian-based transport services company with U.S. headquarters in Linthicum, has appointed Fred K. Wade director of information services. He will have management and oversight responsibility for the firm's technology group.A University of Maryland graduate, he holds a master's degree in technology management.McKenzie is sales chief at Play N' LearnPlay N' Learn, a playground equipment and specialty toy company based in Columbia, named I. Gordon McKenzie as its general sales manager.
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