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.
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.
February 21, 2002
An article Tuesday mentioned Arthur Andersen, the accounting firm, as an example of a firm that used to recruit at the Johns Hopkins University but isn't doing so this year. Actually, the entity referred to is the management consulting branch of Andersen, which is now an independent company known as Accenture.
October 28, 2002
Columbia resident is interim director of STTAR Center Dawn Fisk Thomsen, a Columbia resident, is serving as interim executive director of the STTAR Center (formerly the Sexual Trauma Treatment, Advocacy and Recovery Center) in Columbia. She is president and founder of DFT & Associates Inc., a management consulting firm for nonprofit organizations that specializes in executive transitions. The former executive director, Cheryl DePetro, resigned after eight years with the center and moved to New Hampshire.
April 5, 1993
In the "On The Move" feature of yesterday's Business section, the photographs of E. James Frack of Walpert, Smullian & Blumenthal and James E. Frantz of Agency Services Inc. were transposed.The Baltimore Sun regrets the errors.New positions* Agency Services Inc. in Baltimore named James M. Schafle executive fice president; James E. Frantz, vice president of operations; and Nicolaus Sakiewicz, vice president of sales and marketing. * Walpert, Smullian & Blumenthal, a regional accounting/management consulting firm, named E. James Frack principal.
October 6, 1994
Louis Willemin elected bar group presidentLouis P. Willemin, Howard County deputy district public defender, has been elected president of the Howard County Bar Association for the 1994-1995 term.Mr. Willemin received his law degree in 1978 from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he was associate editor of Maryland Law Review. Susan Wade has joined ERIS Enterprises, a management consulting and training firm in Columbia, as an associate in its training materials desktop publishing staff.
September 30, 1991
New positionsMaryland School for the Blind, a private, non-profit, state-aided residential school in Northeast Baltimore, announced the following appointments: Dr. Richard M. DeMott, deputy superintendent; Maynard Simmons, director of the newcomer/Andrews Program; Donald Ouimet, principal of secondary/vocational education; Barbria Bacon, principal of preschool/elementary education; David L. Evans, chief financial officer; Ann M. Poskocil, chief development officer.Maryland...
December 16, 1993
Straight Shots studio has new accountsStraight Shots Product Photography, a Columbia-based photography studio, has announced the following accounts: Studio Graphics, Marten Graphics, Watermark Communications, and Lougee and Greenberg Advertising and Public Relations, all of Columbia, and Oltjen Design & Associates in Ellicott City.Caras & Associates announces new clientsCaras & Associates, a Columbia-based management consulting firm that specializes in participative management systems has announced five new clients.
November 23, 1997
Post-grad IOU: A lot of people leave college and grad school with some big promissory notes attached to their diplomas. Nolo Press, a publisher of self-help law materials, says nearly 45 percent of undergraduates use student loans to finance at least part of their education, and the average undergrad leaves school owing about $11,000.Post-showroom costs: If you're thinking of plunking down a lot of money for a big or expensive car, you'd better be prepared to be doing a lot more plunking long after you drive that baby out of the showroom.