September 4, 2012
You might never have heard of U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention in Rockville, but after reading this you likely will want to work there. The scientific nonprofit, which sets standards for drug production and quality in the United States, was recently recognized by the Principal Financial Group as one of the 10 "best companies for employee financial security. " The organization's benefits package includes a 10 percent annual contribution to workers' 401(k)s, up to $10,000 in yearly tuition assistance, and health and dental plan options in which the employer pays 100 percent of the premiums for workers and their families.
November 11, 2005
Gladys B. Gaskins, who has managed government workers for nearly 20 years, was named director of Baltimore's Department of Human Resources yesterday by Mayor Martin O'Malley. Gaskins will oversee recruitment, salary and benefits of city employees. Gaskins, who will be paid $127,000 annually, has served as the department's interim director since April, when Elliott L. Wheelan left for a similar job in Richmond, Va. Gaskins served as the department's chief of employee benefits, where she managed the city's $267 million health insurance program, according to the mayor's office.
November 30, 2011
Sarah Dabney, a program manager for InfoTeK Corp., says the Hanover-based engineering and information technology firm has a "family feel. " One of her colleagues, as part of the WorkplaceDynamics survey, wrote, "I feel like a member of the family. " The company, a partnership, likes get-togethers: It holds frequent events for employees and families, including an annual holiday party, and recently treated the whole staff to a Ravens game, munchies included. The idea, said Dabney, who spoke for the company, is that no employees feel they are "out on an island.
September 7, 2008
Advertising * gkv announced the appointments of Meredith Gilbert and Haley Ulloa as assistant account executives for the Baltimore-based marketing firm and named Johnny Vo as associate manager for GKV REACH, the agency's social marketing division. Finance * Wealth Advocacy Partners appointed Stephanie I. Dignan as a financial representative in the Sparks-based insurance and estate planning services firm. She had been with Metropolitan Life and is active with National Association of Female Executives and is a certified financial planner.
October 15, 2002
New positions Kerzel named manager of UB's information office The University of Baltimore announced the appointment of Pete Kerzel as manager of public information. He will be responsible for coordinating media coverage of faculty, staff and student activities. Formerly director of media relations for MedStar Health, Kerzel resides in Catonsville. Finance PSA names consultant on employee benefits PSA Financial Center named Doug Giauque an employee benefits consultant. Among his specialties are qualified pensions, 401(k)
July 24, 2012
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz writes in his op-ed "Keeping public employee benefits in check" (July 22) that the county needs to keep "finding efficiencies to fund additional costs. " Well what about the efficiency of him not double dipping the county pension system to the tune of $168,000 on a provision in the pension guidelines that was meant only to try and retain retiring experienced school bus drivers? After the Sun broke the story, he has remained silent! As a Baltimore County resident and taxpayer, I consider it outright dishonesty to line his personal pockets.