July 31, 1999
Faced with charges of lying about a lucrative consulting deal with former state Sen. Larry Young, the Baltimore Urban League agreed yesterday to pay a $40,000 fine and fund $157,000 worth of organizational changes to settle a suit brought by the U.S. government.The consent agreement, filed in U.S. District Court late yesterday, appears to end one of several probes of Young and the consulting contracts he secured while serving as chairman of a key legislative panel in Annapolis.The agreement bars the Urban League from hiring politicians or appointed officials as consultants to work on federal grants.
October 1, 1990
EA Engineering, Science and Technology Inc., a Hunt Valley-based consulting firm, expects a sharp drop in its fourth-quarter earnings. But its chairman told analysts that revenues should continue to grow by 35 to 40 percent a year.Dr. Loren D. Jensen said that income is expected to fall for the second quarter in a row due to a delay in samples being sent to the company's laboratories from environmental cleanup operations. Those samples, coming mainly from cleanups on military bases, have been delayed because workers have been unable to get the permits necessary to do the work, he said.
May 13, 1991
AccountingSharon L. Garman has been promoted to marketing coordinator at Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman, P.A.At the Baltimore office of Coopers & Lybrand, John Archer as been appointed associate consultant in the firm's Health Care Management Consultant Services Division.Glass, Jacobson & Associates P.A. has appointed Stephen J. Rostek to its para-professional staff.David L. Simms, a specialist in marketing and strategic planning, has been named chief operating officer and acting executive director for the Central Maryland Red Cross and the Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Regional Blood Services.
April 17, 1995
New positions* Advance Business Systems announced that Robert Garci, service technician, and Lisa Alper, executive administrative assistant, have joined the staff of the Cockeysville-based office equipment firm.* Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. named William A. Badger to the staff as a business location consultant.* National Aquarium in Baltimore appointed Kathy Cloyd Sher deputy executive director. She succeeds David M. Pittenger, who was recently elevated to executive director.* Swirnow Building Systems Group of Baltimore has selected Russell A. Boellner and John C. Stahl as vice presidents.
November 11, 1991
Rollins Truck Rental/Leasing in Wilmington, Del., recently acquired the assets of the Baltimore branch of Lendlease Corp. In the acquisition Rollins bought 200 commercial rental vehicles.The Kemplin Group, a Columbia-based business consulting company, recently relocated to the Woodmere office park at 9891 Broken Land Parkway, Suite 300, in Columbia.Employee Benefit Consultants Inc., a benefit administration and consulting company in Towson, recently acquired Atlantic Pension Planners Inc. in Easton.
April 10, 2012
As part of the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship speaker series, Andrew Kreinik, senior growth advisor for the Small Business Development Centers, will speak on "Think Global - SBDC Export Assistance Program" Friday, April 20 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at 9250 Bendix Road North, in Columbia. The focus is on the benefits of exporting for small businesses, support services available and which export activities are making it easier to export. Learn about the resources, financing and cost-free consulting available.
April 6, 1998
Firm is reorganized as Vogel & Associates Inc.Marks & Vogel Associates, Ellicott City-based engineering consultants, has been reorganized as Vogel & Associates Inc.Robert H. Vogel, president, announced the reorganization effective April 1.Custom Telemarketing acquires several clientsCustom Telemarketing Services Inc., a Columbia-based company, has acquired these new clients: Los Angeles County Fairplex Inc. of Pomona, Calif.; H. M. Woggle Bug Inc., a Providence, R.I., manufacturer of children's clothing; Golfland-Roseville, a Roseville, Calif.
January 17, 1998
Larry Young laid the groundwork for a potential court challenge of his expulsion from the Maryland Senate yesterday, but at the same time raised new questions about the outside consulting business he's been running out of his district office.Acting as his own attorney and chief witness, the 48-year-old from West Baltimore repeatedly cited a letter and other evidence he said the Joint Legislative Ethics Committee had failed to consider when deciding to recommend his removal."I believe that this letter completely exonerates me," said Young, citing a Jan. 8 letter written by Coppin State College President Calvin W. Burnett.
March 11, 1993
With rates at a low, adjustable CDs emergeThe toughest thing about selling long-term certificates of deposit is customers' unwillingness to tie up money if they sense that interest rates will rise. That wasn't much of a problem a decade ago, when rates were 20 percent and headed down fast.And it wasn't even a problem for the banks in the last few years, as so many were trying to retrench. They didn't need the deposits because neither they nor their business customers were in the mood to make loans.
September 9, 1991
New positionsUSTravel named Steve Pomranz senior vice president of sales and David Wardell vice president of information systems.E.I. Kane Intermodal Transport Inc., a subsidiary of E. I. Kane Inc., a trucking company devoted to the transportation of steamship containers, railroads, piggyback trailers and truckload shipments, named Ted J. Bembenek Jr. vice president of sales and marketing at its Baltimore headquarters.Bruning Paint Co. named David A. Quinn senior vice president and chief financial officer.