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March 1, 1993
* Grabush, Newman & Co., a Baltimore-based accounting and management consulting firm, renamed its Management Advisory Services Department to Management Consulting Services.New accounts* The Bomstein Agency, a Washington-based advertising agency, is promoting The Regal Oaks, a town house community in Vienna, Va.* Chesapeake Development Inc., a Towson-based marketing consulting firm, is representing Gichner Systems Group Inc., Logistics Support Division in Hunt Valley.* Coakley and Williams Inc. was named the management company for the Ramada Hotel at 1701 Belmont Ave. in Baltimore.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | March 8, 2013
Joe Mechlinski, CEO and co-founder of Canton-based management consulting firm entreQuest, has worked with more than 400 businesses since starting the company 12 years ago. Last month, he released his first book, "Grow Regardless: Of Your Business' Size, Your Industry or the Economy … and Despite the Government. " Mechlinski — who grew up in Highlandtown and graduated from Patterson High School and Johns Hopkins University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in economics — describes his book as a "how-to guide for growing a small to midsize business in difficult economic times.
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BUSINESS
August 7, 1995
New positions* PHH Corp., the Hunt Valley-based integrated business services company, appointed Terence W. Edwards vice president, investor relations and corporate treasurer.* Presbyterian Homes appointed Gary E. Mohn executive director of its Glen Meadows Retirement Community in Glen Arm.* Baltimore Aircoil Co., a division of AMSTED Industries, chose Christian F. Vissers as senior corporate counsel.* The Becker Group, the Baltimore-based international commercial seasonal/holiday decorating house, announced the appointment of Patrick S. Reid as chief financial officer.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | July 5, 2011
Harts Morrison Brown, a retired management consultant who had been a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died June 24 of lung cancer at the Veteran Administration Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center in Northeast Baltimore. The Woodstock resident, who had lived in Northwest Baltimore and Columbia, was 89. Harts Morrison Brown, the son of a Baltimore & Ohio railroader and a concert pianist, was born and raised in Cincinnati. After graduating in 1940 from Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati, he moved to Philadelphia to be near his mother.
BUSINESS
December 17, 1990
New positionsThe Baltimore Sun named K. C. Burton manager of corporate responsibility, a new position in which he will work to ensure that the newspaper company is responsive to the local community. Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman, a Baltimore-based accounting firm, named Nicholas Witherspoon management information systems supervisor and promoted Lisa Goldman to staff accountant at the Towson office.Grabush, Newman & Co., a Baltimore-based accounting and management consulting firm, promoted Rose Lambert to supervisor; Qasim Collidge to senior accountant; and Darla Hess to staff II accountant.
BUSINESS
December 21, 1992
New positions* The Orkland Corp., a Silver Spring-based information systems and management consulting firm, promoted John L. Bjork to vice president.* Premier Design Systems Inc. in Owings Mills named Rob Warzyniak field service representative.* Ramsay, Scarlett & Co. Inc., a Baltimore-based transportation company, appointed Joseph J. Giancola vice president.* United Artists Cable Advertising, the advertising and sales division of United Artists Cable of Baltimore, promoted Robert C. Morgan to national sales manager.
BUSINESS
April 21, 1996
Hot jobs: Want to go into a field where you're just about guaranteed a job? Try computer animation, says POV magazine, which lists "10 Career Fields To Get Into -- And 10 Career Fields To Dump" in its May issue. Others include on-line content producing, mutual fund managing, industrial environmental work, family medicine, management consulting, intellectual property law, the clergy, interactive advertising and physical therapy. Jobs to avoid: accountant, bank teller, bureaucrat, telephone operator, factory worker, real estate agent, bartender, college teacher, librarian and middle manager.
BUSINESS
September 28, 1992
NEW POSITIONS* National Information Technology Center in Rockville named Sam W. Russ vice president of technology and Gordon Davidson program director of technology transfer and brokerage.* Delsey Luggage Inc., the Jessup-based subsidiary of Delsey S.A., a manufacturer of luggage and business cases based in Paris, appointed Eric Gusman president and Harry M. Fry vice president of sales and marketing.* Nevamar Division of International Paper in Odenton named Jan Adkins public information contact.
BUSINESS
September 16, 1991
New positionsParagon Computer Services Inc., a computer systems and management consulting company based in Ellicott City, appointed M. Jennifer Church principal.John E. Harms Jr. and Associates Inc., an engineering, planning and surveying services consulting firm in Pasadena and Columbia, named Robert H. Vogel branch manager of the Columbia office. William H. Noyes, vice president, is also development business coordinator.Mega Marketing Inc., a Timonium-based marketing management consulting firm, named Matthew Zirpoli vice president of sales and marketing.
NEWS
March 15, 2006
Awards Lockheed Martin announced that Stephanie Hill, director of its Baltimore-based Maritime Systems & Sensors unit, was named alumni of the year at the Black Engineer of the Year conference in Baltimore last month. Hilton honored Dalila Sosa, assistant general manager of its Hampton Inn & Suites Arundel Mills/BWI, with its Spirit of Pride award. Banking and finance The Columbia Bank appointed Angie Harcum vice president of cash management for the Howard County-based regional bank.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,jacques.kelly@baltsun.com | August 18, 2009
Raymond Michael Blank, a management consultant who believed that teamwork and not executive bonuses made for good business practice, died Aug. 10 of a protein disease, amyloidosis, at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Fells Point resident was 76. Born in Baltimore and raised on Park Heights Avenue, he helped his father run his Atlantic Richfield filling stations - at Pratt and Light streets and another near old Oriole Park on Greenmount Avenue. When the ballpark burned in 1944, the family changed business strategies, and Mr. Blank worked at the High Hat bar in East Baltimore, which his father owned.
NEWS
March 15, 2006
Awards Lockheed Martin announced that Stephanie Hill, director of its Baltimore-based Maritime Systems & Sensors unit, was named alumni of the year at the Black Engineer of the Year conference in Baltimore last month. Hilton honored Dalila Sosa, assistant general manager of its Hampton Inn & Suites Arundel Mills/BWI, with its Spirit of Pride award. Banking and finance The Columbia Bank appointed Angie Harcum vice president of cash management for the Howard County-based regional bank.
NEWS
January 25, 2003
Elsewhere Giovanni Agnelli 81, the patriarch of the Fiat auto company whose jet-set lifestyle, vast financial network and aristocratic air became symbols of Italy's postwar rebirth and prosperity, has died in Rome after suffering from prostate cancer. Company officials would not specify when he died. While Italy worked to remake itself after defeat and disaster in World War II, the ruggedly handsome businessman became its monied symbol. Mr. Agnelli was known for his glamorous lifestyle.
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By Rhoda Fukushima and Rhoda Fukushima,KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE | October 10, 1999
Patrick Murphy's resume is not that of your typical management consultant.He has taught, but never taken, a business class. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Botswana. He is a former Trappist monk.But tapping his spiritual foundation, Murphy tries to help successful corporate big shots craft mission statements aimed at reconnecting who they are with what they do. He encourages them to view a company as community, and draw up "strategic plans" for their lives. His questions to these power brokers are simple, their answers complex.
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,SUN STAFF | March 20, 1997
Small, urban businesses can grow by capitalizing on the advantages of the inner city, rather than counting on government subsidies.That's the essence of an economic development strategy gaining momentum across the country and taking hold in Baltimore through a management consulting firm created and run by local business people.The newly formed Baltimore Advisors Inc. hopes to help promising, city-based businesses become more competitive by tapping the expertise -- and pocketbooks -- of partners from the corporate world.
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By Tanya Jones and Tanya Jones,SUN STAFF | August 29, 1996
Anne Arundel's school construction staff is stretched too thin to properly manage its $120 million program, juggling too many projects while long-range planning falls by the wayside, according to a consulting company.The prescription? Hire more project managers and a person specifically assigned to long-range planning.Those findings did not surprise Superintendent Carol S. Parham or Board of Education President Joseph H. Foster."I felt that it was time for us to step beyond any intuition that we might have," Parham said of her decision in November to hire the consultants.
NEWS
January 25, 2003
Elsewhere Giovanni Agnelli 81, the patriarch of the Fiat auto company whose jet-set lifestyle, vast financial network and aristocratic air became symbols of Italy's postwar rebirth and prosperity, has died in Rome after suffering from prostate cancer. Company officials would not specify when he died. While Italy worked to remake itself after defeat and disaster in World War II, the ruggedly handsome businessman became its monied symbol. Mr. Agnelli was known for his glamorous lifestyle.
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