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By Alan J. Craver and Alan J. Craver,Staff writer | May 19, 1991
The former owner of a Bel Air radio station was approved as the county's new director of economic development Tuesday night, despite someCounty Council members' concern over his level of experience and ties to former state Delegate William H. Cox Jr.James D. Fielder Jr., 42, won the council approval by a 5-1 vote after answering questions on his experience, ideas for economic development and his relationship with Cox, a Bel Air realty agent.He started work Wednesday. The job had been vacant for about fourmonths.
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By Dan Connolly, The Baltimore Sun | August 4, 2014
WASHINGTON - When the Orioles were discussing trades last month with various teams, they fielded requests targeting their top four pitching prospects: right-handers Kevin Gausman, Dylan Bundy, Hunter Harvey and left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez, who they ultimately dealt Thursday to the Boston Red Sox for reliever Andrew Miller. But there was another wave of inquiries this summer, too. According to multiple sources, teams asked about the availability of several Orioles position prospects, including Triple-A Norfolk outfielder Dariel Alvarez and first baseman Christian Walker, Double-A Bowie outfielder Mike Yastrzemski and Low-A Delmarva catcher Chance Sisco.
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By James M. Coram and James M. Coram,Staff Writer | June 17, 1992
County Economic Development Director Dyan L. Brasington will quit her job this fall to move to Camp Lejeune, N.C., where her husband, a veteran of Desert Shield, has been reassigned.Despite having been director for little more than a year, Brasington won praise from the business community."She did as much in a year and a half as others might have done in three," said Earl Armiger, president of the Chamber of Commerce."She came here at a very, very critical time," Armiger said. "Howard's economy was stagnant.
SPORTS
By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | November 14, 2013
Brian Graham, the Orioles' director of player development, has won this year's Sheldon “Chief” Bender Award presented by Minor League Baseball for meritorious service in player development. Graham, 53, rejoined the Orioles in 2008 as a special assignment coach in the minors and in 2009 became coordinator of minor league instruction. He was promoted to development director before last season. He has spent 32 years in professional baseball, including six with the Orioles. In 2000, he was part of Mike Hargrove's coaching staff.
FEATURES
By Linell Smith and Linell Smith,Sun Staff Writer | February 5, 1995
Donna C. Wilson, a former executive with Avon Products, has been named director of development and visitor services at the Walters Art Gallery.In her new position, Ms. Wilson will coordinate all fund-raising and visitor-service activities and also oversee annual giving, grant applications, membership, special events and rentals, graphic design and publications, marketing and public relations and the government liaison office of the museum.At Avon Products, she was senior director of marketplacedevelopment and director of new business development and also directed the firm's international business planning.
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By Patrick Gilbert and Patrick Gilbert,Sun Staff Writer | April 1, 1995
Shortly before he left Baltimore County government eight years ago, Robert L. Hannon put together a deal that was supposed to turn 400 acres of Sparrows Point land donated by Bethlehem Steel Corp. into a business park.Now he'll get a chance to finish the job.Mr. Hannon has been named economic development director by County Executive C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger III. It will be Mr. Hannon's second time around in the critical post.Currently executive vice president of the Baltimore Development Corp.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | July 6, 2005
Frederick Theobald Wehr, a retired development director for the old Church Home and Hospital and a part-time aviator who once flew under the Bay Bridge, died of cancer Monday at his Roland Park home. He was 79. Born in Baltimore and raised in Ruxton, he was a 1943 graduate of the Gilman School. He enrolled at Princeton University but almost immediately entered the Navy's accelerated officer training program and spent three years in the Navy during World War II, serving as the navigator on the Herbert J. Thomas, a destroyer in the Pacific.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | July 23, 2004
John T. "Jack" Lyburn Jr. is leaving the county's employ within two months, but he will continue his efforts to attract and retain businesses as a consultant to Carroll's Industrial Development Authority, a private group that conducts real estate transactions for the county. Budgets for several of the county's major industrial undertakings - notably the Warfield Project in Sykesville and the Technology Park in Westminster - include money for consultant fees, said Arthur Peck, chairman of the development authority.
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By Erik Nelson and Erik Nelson,Staff writer | February 13, 1991
Filling an 11-month vacancy, County Executive Charles I. Ecker yesterday named as economic development administrator a political castoff from the state's biggest economic engine, Montgomery County.Eckerselected Dyan Lingle Brasington, who left her job as Montgomery County's economic development director when her boss, Executive Sidney Kramer, was voted out of office last fall."Their loss is our gain," Ecker said. The executive said he had talked to Kramer, who had "the highest praise" for Brasington's work under his administration.
NEWS
July 21, 1995
David E. Forester, Rouse Co. vice president and senior development director, was misquoted in yesterday's Howard County edition of The Sun. Explaining the timing of Columbia's development and the roads that serve it at a meeting Wednesday night, Mr. Forester said, "It's very rare to have the public facilities built ahead of development." The Sun regrets the error.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 29, 2012
David K. Reeves, a retired development director and fox hunting enthusiast, died Nov. 23 of a stroke at Princeton Hospital in Princeton, N.J. The former Baltimore resident, who lived in Princeton, was 86. The son of an insurance executive and horseman and a homemaker, David Kenny Reeves was born in Baltimore and raised in a home on Greenway in Guilford. He attended Gilman School and graduated in 1944 from the Canterbury School in New Milford, Conn. He served in the Army Air Forces at the end of World War II. Mr. Reeves entered Princeton University at the end of the war and earned a bachelor's degree in history in 1949.
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October 2, 2012
Katye Byram , of Stevenson, was recently hired by Baltimore School for the Arts as Development Associate. Prior to BSA, Byram owned Winters Media Group, a printing company in New York City that specialized in marketing solutions. Byram has also served on the Walters Art Museum Women's Committee and over the past few years, Byram has served on The SEED School of Maryland's Board. As Development Associate for the school, Byram will coordinate a portion of administrative development work as well as events.
SPORTS
By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | July 17, 2012
With all the talk of the biomechanical magic Orioles pitching development director Rick Peterson is performing throughout the minor leagues, the jury is still out on whether his approach is working with the organization's young pitchers. Peterson was hired by Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette to help develop the organization's pitching with his unique scientific approach. Right-hander Chris Tillman is the first poster boy of Peterson's work. He joined the Orioles after building an impressive resume at Triple-A Norfolk.
NEWS
By Jon Meoli, jmeoli@tribune.com | July 16, 2012
Cordish Companies and Heritage Properties recently served up another alteration on Towson Circle III, the $85 million development in downtown Towson. Renderings of the project at last month's Greater Towson Committee meeting were titled "Towson Square" — instead of the long-referenced Towson Circle III — and Taylor Gray, development director at Cordish, confirmed to the Towson Times on last week that the project had indeed been re-branded. "It was never intended to be Towson Circle III," Gray said.
SPORTS
By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | July 3, 2012
Right-hander Chris Tillman was a little tired from an early-morning cross-country flight from Triple-A Norfolk, but he was more than happy to be back in an Orioles uniform. Tillman (8-8, 3.63 ERA at Norfolk) was expected to be activated after Tuesday's game and will start Wednesday afternoon's series finale against the Mariners, making his first big-league start since Aug. 11. “This is what I've worked all season for,” Tillman said. “I've gotten in a good routine and it's working well.
SPORTS
By Dan Connolly, The Baltimore Sun | October 27, 2011
For the first time since embarking on a search to find a new top executive, the Orioles are looking inward. On Friday, the team's committee will interview John Stockstill, the club's player-development director, for the position vacated when president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail stepped down this month. Stockstill, 51, joined the Orioles in December 2005 to be in charge of pro scouting and was given the title of international scouting director when the club began focusing efforts overseas in 2008.
NEWS
By Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun | August 11, 2011
The developers of an 88-acre redevelopment project north of Johns Hopkins Hospital tried for the second time in two weeks Thursday night to present area residents with a new plan for refurbishing their neighborhood with a new park, pharmacy, school and other amenities — and once again were met with skepticism. The residents questioned whether their needs were being considered in the project that began more than a decade ago and has razed a large portion of the neighborhood and relocated those who lived there.
NEWS
By Raven L. Hill, The Baltimore Sun | May 10, 2011
A former state official with ties to Pennsylvania and New York has been tapped to serve as Baltimore County's next director of economic development. Daniel C. Gundersen, a senior advisor for Philadelphia-based Econsult Corporation, was nominated Tuesday for the position by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. Gundersen would replace David Iannucci, whom Kamenetz declined to reappoint in December. Gundersen served as the state's assistant secretary for business development from 2000 to 2003.
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