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By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | December 24, 2010
Two directors have been named to the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond's Baltimore office. Samuel L. Ross, chief executive of Bon Secours Baltimore Health System, was appointed for a three-year term starting Jan. 1. One of the seven current directors, meanwhile, was appointed to a new term. William B. Grant is the chief executive of First United Bank & Trust in Western Maryland. jamie.smith.hopkins@baltsun.com http://twitter.com/realestatewonk
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | October 3, 2014
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore on Friday named Joel Tinsley-Hall as its new executive director, effective immediately. The decision comes amid tensions between the community and the center, and after a community-led interview of Tinsley-Hall last month became contentious at times. Tinsley-Hall, 39, is an 8-year Army veteran and a former supervisor of the University of Maryland's Harbor City Unlimited residential rehabilitation program for patients with mental illness.
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January 19, 2012
At its December meeting, the Laurel Board of Trade directors elected the following members as officers and directors for 2012: The officers elected are chairman, Matthew Coates, Photography By Madison; president, Michelle Arsenault, Stitching Pretty; vice president, Bernie Robinson, PNC Bank; and treasurer, Jan Able, retired from PNC Bank. The following members were elected directors: Laurie Blitz, Laurie's Something Special Coffee; Lee Brangan, Patuxent Financial Group; Don Henyon, retired from Citizens National Bank and a life member; Marilyn Johnson, the Marilyn Johnson Sewing and Creative Fabric Studio; Sean LeVere, Latin Image Studio; Bob Mignon, Minuteman Press; Kriss Phipps, Reality Inc.; Deborah Randall, Venus Theatre; Marvin Rogers, Laurel Mill Playhouse; Joe Tredway, Tredway's/PG Office Supply; and Kelly White, Revere Bank.
NEWS
October 1, 2014
Secret Service director Julia A. Pierson did herself no favors this week when she appeared before a House subcommittee to explain why her agency so badly bungled the job of protecting the president. There's no excuse for the repeated lapses in security that put the president's life at risk, nor for the agency's attempts to hide the seriousness of the incidents afterward. Ms. Pierson finally acknowledged that today when she submitted her resignation as head of the agency. In the days leading up to her departure, Ms. Pierson had promised a thorough internal investigation of the matter, but that's not good enough.
BUSINESS
By Eileen Ambrose, The Baltimore Sun | June 6, 2013
Legg Mason Inc. has expanded its board of directors, adding two independent members, the Baltimore based money manager announced Thursday. Joining the board are John V. Murphy, a formerly of Korn/Ferry International, and John H. Myers, a retired president and CEO of GE Asset Management. These addition increase the board to 16 members. Legg hired Korn/Ferry last year to assist in its quest for a new CEO and Murphy had worked on the search. In a regulatory filing, Legg said that it paid Korn/Ferry about $900,000 and Murphy left the company at the end of December.
SPORTS
By Sports Digest | August 2, 2011
Soccer Tournament directors group names Waxler CEO Louise Waxler , a longtime official in the Baltimore-area soccer community, has been named president and CEO of the National Association of Tournament Directors, a professional association that unites tournament directors of all sports for the purpose of leveraging buying power and knowledge. Waxler began her career with the Soccer Association of Columbia in 1985 as director of the Columbia Invitational Soccer Tournament and served in that capacity until joining the Maryland Soccer Foundation in 2006 as director of soccer programs.
BUSINESS
By Hanah Cho, The Baltimore Sun | February 22, 2012
Constellation Energy Group's three directors have been named to serve on Exelon's board of directors once the merger between the two energy giants is completed Constellation Energy Group's three directors have been named to serve on Exelon's board of directors once the merger between the two energy giants is completed, according to documents filed Wednesday. Ann C. Berzin, a Constellation director since 2008; Yves C. de Balmann, a director since 2003; and Robert J. Lawless, a director since 2002, are to join Constellation Chief Executive Officer and Chairman Mayo A. Shattuck III, who was previously named as executive chairman of the board.
BUSINESS
By Eileen Ambrose, The Baltimore Sun | July 12, 2013
When T. Rowe Price Group looked to add a director to its board last month, the Baltimore money manager chose someone with widespread name recognition: former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine. Earlier this year, Price added another notable figure to its board: Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, whom Time magazine named last year as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Price is by no means alone in appointing high-profile or so-called celebrity directors.
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January 31, 2012
Del. Steve DeBoy, who represents Arbutus, Lansdowne and part of Catonsville in District 12A, has been named to the board of directors for the Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. Barry Williams, a Lansdowne High graduate who is now director of the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks, will preside as chairman of the 86-member Scouts board for a second term. Williams is the nephew of Margaret Williams, a black Cowdensville resident who sued to gain entrance to all-white Catonsville High School in 1936.
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October 7, 2011
United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland, a nonprofit organization with locations in Arbutus and Halethorpe to support individuals with disabilities achieve independence and productivity, name these women to its board of directors: • Vanessa Jones, a Gwynn Oak resident, who works as a credentialing assistant program manager for the Maryland State Department of Education's Office of Child Care. She formerly held the position of education coordinator for the Baltimore City Child Care Resource Center Head Start.
NEWS
By Justin George and The Baltimore Sun | September 27, 2014
Rumors often circulated that Tom Clancy's thrillers were so detailed in their descriptions of military and covert operations that the FBI had investigated the Baltimore novelist to determine his sources for works such as "The Hunt for Red October. " After Clancy's death in October 2013, The Baltimore Sun submitted a Freedom of Information Act request for any FBI files on Clancy. The FBI sent back 46 pages, including several redacted pages of background checks federal authorities had conducted.
FEATURES
By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | September 24, 2014
The pent-up frustration in Baltimore's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community with the center founded decades ago to serve their needs was on full display Tuesday night, when several local activists grilled a candidate for the center's open executive director position. Joel Tinsley-Hall, 39, a black Baltimore native and Army veteran with a husband and children, an active church life and a history working with mentally ill adults and youth, at times found himself on the defensive during the more than one-hour interview session on the second floor of the Waxter Center in Mount Vernon, where the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore, or GLCCB, is located.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | September 22, 2014
The acting executive director of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore has dropped her bid to become the organization's permanent head, even as the search to fill the spot continues. Kelly Neel's announced departure from the GLCCB, effective Oct. 3, surprised the group's board of directors, which had short-listed her as a finalist among a narrowing pool of contenders for the permanent job, said Mike McCarthy, the board's president. McCarthy said there were "points of contention" between the board and Neel, but he didn't think "it was at the level that she felt her value was questioned.
BUSINESS
By Kevin Rector and The Baltimore Sun | September 13, 2014
More than a million visitors were expected to land in Baltimore this past week to commemorate the bicentennial of the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner," many of them from out of state and in need of a place to stay. Across the city, hotels have pushed deals and patriotic specials, leaned on their staffs to memorize long lists of Star-Spangled Spectacular events, and brushed up on their own place in Baltimore history in an attempt to lure the War of 1812 buffs streaming into town.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun | September 12, 2014
Douglas W. Henley, former executive director of the War Memorial and a Carroll County restaurateur, died Wednesday at his Mount Airy home of pancreatic cancer. He was 67. Douglas Wade Henley was born in Baltimore and raised in Mount Airy. After graduating in 1965 from Mount Airy High School, he enlisted in the Navy, where he served as a machinist's mate third class until being discharged in 1969. From 1998 until retiring in 2012, Mr. Henley was the executive director of Baltimore's War Memorial.
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By Mary Johnson, For The Baltimore Sun | September 12, 2014
At Bay Theatre's Wine and Words production of "Four Weddings and an Elvis," a staged reading by Bay's brilliant team of actors on Sept. 8, the capacity audience discovered that life sometimes imitates art. The "Four Weddings" became five, with the fifth a real-life wedding ceremony in which Bay's co-founder and artistic director, Janet Luby, married longtime love Stephen Strawn in a ceremony on stage. The nuptials came with much applause and best wishes from at least 250 audience and family members in attendance, turning the show into a true wedding party.
BUSINESS
By Peter H. Frank | March 22, 1991
The directors of Alex. Brown Inc., meeting for the last time before the annual shareholders meeting in May, voted yesterday to reduce the size of its board and give a majority of the seats to outside executives.Details of the shift within the Baltimore-based investment banking firm are not expected to be released until the issuance next month of the company's proxy statement, which would outline the plan for shareholder approval.However, the company's chief operating officer, A. B. Krongard, confirmed that about five Alex.
NEWS
December 11, 1994
Western Maryland College recently named Sharon Bean and Gail Cohen Shaivitz associate directors of major gifts to oversee the school's fund-raising efforts.Before coming to WMC, Ms. Bean was assistant director of annual and special gifts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., and membership and marketing director of the Capital District YMCA in Albany, N.Y.She also has worked as development manager of the American Heart Association in Fairfield County, Conn.In 1991, she was named Employee of the Year for her work in building grass-roots volunteer organizations as community manager of eastern Fairfield County.
NEWS
By Pamela Wood and The Baltimore Sun | September 11, 2014
Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides says he's making progress on filling a number of key vacancies in city government positions and will have nominees for a new city manager and city attorney by Sept. 22. Because of a series of firings and resignations since Pantelides took office in December, the city government is without a permanent city manager, city attorney, planning director, transportation director, and recreation and parks director. The new city manager will have a hand in hiring new directors for recreation and parks and planning and zoning, Pantelides told members of the city council Monday night.
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | September 8, 2014
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts was confirmed Monday by the City Council for a full six-year term. Batts has led the city's police force since October 2012, when he was selected to fill the unexpired term of the previous commissioner, Frederick H. Bealefeld III. His appointment was confirmed unanimously on a voice vote without discussion. He will receive a salary of $201,700, reflecting an $8,000 raise. Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young said Batts has made "some improvements" and that he was especially pleased with the commissioner's efforts to put more police in neighborhoods.
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