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By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | December 6, 2011
Center Stage officials announced Tuesday that they have hired a new managing director with impressive credentials as a fundraiser — Stephen J. Richard, who planned and managed the recent $125 million campaign to renovate Arena Stage in Washington. Artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah will continue to determine the company's overall vision onstage and off, while Richard will be in charge of the management, fundraising and organizational responsibilities that can make those ideas reality.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 15, 2014
William S. Jeffries, who rose from a clerk at Alex. Brown & Sons to managing director and partner in the venerable Baltimore financial firm, died Aug. 8 of complications from dementia at Arden Courts of Towson. The longtime Ruxton resident was 88. "Bill was the consummate professional and gentleman. He was boss, mentor, confidant and as the years passed, a wonderful lifelong friend to so many of us at Alex. Brown," said Mike Connelly, a retired managing director and partner at Alex.
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By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | August 24, 2010
Debbie Chinn will step down from Center Stage after a whirlwind two years as managing director of Baltimore's largest and best-known regional theater — a decision she says she initiated. Chinn, 53, announced her resignation Tuesday during a meeting of Center Stage staff. "There were gasps," she said, adding that she will leave at the end of December. "These are extraordinary times that require bold decisions," Chinn said. "I've been thinking about this for quite some time and became convinced that Center Stage should be free to chart its own course without being confined by past practices — even if that meant reconsidering my own position.
HEALTH
By Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun | October 30, 2013
David C. Hodgson was appointed chairman of the boards of trustees at Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Health System Corp. and Johns Hopkins Hospital, Hopkins officials said Wednesday. He has been a member of the Hopkins Medicine board of trustees since July 2010 and has served as chair of the board's nominating committee and as a member of the international board. Hodgson is managing director of General Atlantic LLC, a global private equity investment firm where he's been for more than 30 years.
NEWS
By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 25, 1996
William D. Crump, who rose from part-time usher to managing director and president of the Lyric Theater, died Sunday at the Charlestown Retirement Community of cancer. He was 89.He was known as "Buddy" to performers, governors, mayors and members of Baltimore society, whom he escorted to their private boxes. To the staff, he was "Mr. Crump."A draftsman by trade, Mr. Crump began working as a part-time usher at the Lyric in 1932 "because he wanted to hear the music without buying a ticket," said his daughter, Karen L. Davison of Bunker Hill, W.Va.
NEWS
March 5, 2008
Gardner selected for Rep Stage job Rep Stage, the professional theater in residence at Howard Community College, has announced the hiring of Lee Mikeska Gardner as managing director. Gardner has been interim managing director since July. He previously held the position of grants writer and consultant from January to July last year. Before he came to the Rep Stage, Gardner spent six years as managing/producing director with the Washington Shakespeare Theatre Company, six years with Shenandoah Playwrights Retreat as associate artistic director and resident director and 12 years with the Wooly Mammoth Theatre Company as assistant to the artistic director, artistic associate, and founder and director of the Theatre School at the Wooly Mammoth.
BUSINESS
By David Conn and David Conn,Staff Writer | March 10, 1993
Alex. Brown Inc. said yesterday that it was expanding its asset management business in Europe by purchasing ......TC London-based investment firm.The three professionals of Jamestown Securities Ltd. have become the staff of the newly created Alex. Brown & Sons Holdings Ltd., the Baltimore-based company said. William J. Tyne Jr. of Jamestown has been named managing director, while John Loudon, previously a managing director with N.M. Rothschild & Sons Ltd., was appointed chairman of the company.
BUSINESS
September 24, 1990
Upcoming guests and topics on "Wall $treet Week With Louis Rukeyser," produced by Maryland Public Television. It airs at 8:30 p.m. Fridays on Channels 22, 26 and 67 and is repeated Saturdays at noon on Channel 26 and Sundays at 12:30 p.m. on Channels 22 and 67.SEPT. 28: "Are Pollution Control Stocks a Waste?" -- Guest: Kenneth C. Leung, managing director, Smith Barney Harris Upham & Co. The outlook for the environment and waste management companies with a top analyst in the field.OCT. 5: "Where Does the Market Go from Here?"
SPORTS
October 20, 2001
Auto racing NASCAR: Named Gary Nelson managing director of competition, Kevin Triplett managing director of business operations, John Darby Winston Cup Series director, Brian DeHart Busch Grand National Series director and Joe Garone Research and Development Center director. Baseball Blue Jays: Sent P Kevin Beirne, P Matt DeWitt and IF Ryan Freel outright to Triple-A Syracuse. Mets: Named Matt Galante third base coach, Tom Robson bench coach and Mike Herbst assistant trainer. Announced John Stearns and Bobby Floyd will not return as coaches next season and have been offered other jobs within the organization.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sloane Brown | November 19, 2000
The parking lot at Sheppard Pratt's Conference Center was full. And that was just at the 6 p.m. start time of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society's "ArtWeek 2000" Preview Party. Three hours later, when the party ended, almost three-quarters of the show's more than 125 pieces of art displayed blue dots on their labels indicating they'd been sold. "This is a 'snooze you lose' kinda deal," music director Tom Hall explained, "It's an 'attention Kmart shoppers' thing. We have the blue dot specials."
ENTERTAINMENT
By Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun | July 25, 2013
Single Carrot Theatre, one of Baltimore's most successful out-of-the-mainstream companies, has named Kellie Mecleary as interim artistic director, effective Aug. 1 and continuing through July 2014. She succeeds longtime Carrot member Nathan Cooper, who is heading off to start a theater career in Bulgaria. Mecleary has spent the past two years with Center Stage as senior artistic fellow. She has an M.A. in Performance Studies from New York University, a B.A. in English and Theater from Goucher College.
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By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | January 27, 2012
Even in his first job, Stephen Richard showed a flair for devising unorthodox methods of helping a cash-strapped California theater festival make ends meet. "In Los Angeles in the early 1980s, it was kind of the custom that when a rock group went off tour, the crew got a bonus by selling the equipment off the back of the truck," he said during an interview in his new work space at Center Stage . "Their wasn't much market for used stuff, and it was kind of expected. They'd back the truck right up to our door.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | December 6, 2011
Center Stage officials announced Tuesday that they have hired a new managing director with impressive credentials as a fundraiser — Stephen J. Richard, who planned and managed the recent $125 million campaign to renovate Arena Stage in Washington. Artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah will continue to determine the company's overall vision onstage and off, while Richard will be in charge of the management, fundraising and organizational responsibilities that can make those ideas reality.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | November 11, 2011
Mary Suzanne Beck Keech, a corporate managing director of Studley Inc., a Washington commercial real estate firm, who was also an active alumna of Garrison Forest School, died of cancer Monday at Georgetown University Hospital. The former Catonsville resident had celebrated her 46th birthday last month. The daughter of Rea Keech, a former Buick automobile dealer, and Mary Keech, a Talbots Cross Keys sales associate, Mary Suzanne Beck Keech was born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | August 24, 2010
Debbie Chinn will step down from Center Stage after a whirlwind two years as managing director of Baltimore's largest and best-known regional theater — a decision she says she initiated. Chinn, 53, announced her resignation Tuesday during a meeting of Center Stage staff. "There were gasps," she said, adding that she will leave at the end of December. "These are extraordinary times that require bold decisions," Chinn said. "I've been thinking about this for quite some time and became convinced that Center Stage should be free to chart its own course without being confined by past practices — even if that meant reconsidering my own position.
NEWS
By Nicole Fuller, The Baltimore Sun | June 23, 2010
A veteran Annapolis official will be named to the city's No. 2 post Thursday, as his successor prepares to step down. Mayor Joshua J. Cohen is expected to announce at a Thursday afternoon news conference that Michael D. Mallinoff, the director of the Department of Neighborhood and Environmental Programs, will be the new city manager, according to government sources. Mallinoff was city administrator for about six years ending in 1995, though the position was recently renamed "city manager" as the Annapolis city council tweaked its government structure in response to dissatisfaction over the job performance of the departing administrator, Douglas E Smith.
BUSINESS
By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | June 14, 2010
The co-founder of a 280-employee accounting firm in Sparks who was fired from his management role last month has sued the company and the remaining owners, alleging that they ousted him to gain control of his ownership stake on the cheap. Thomas E. Stout, who had been the managing director of SC&H Group and helped found the firm in 1991, asked for $15 million in damages — plus $45 million in punitive damages from each of the owners — in a suit filed Friday in Baltimore County Circuit Court.
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