June 28, 2008
New clients *Barb Clapp Advertising and Marketing has signed the Historic Charles Street Association, Maryland Pools Inc. and Animal Emergency Hospital to the Lutherville agency's client roster. On the board *The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore named Martin T. Fletcher, managing partner of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, to its board of directors. *Arthur E. Flach, managing partner of Grant Thornton LLP, was appointed chairman of the board of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.
May 18, 2008
LAST YEAR, WHEN THE OWNERS OF Mosaic in Power Plant Live wanted to retool the high-end lounge, they tapped Vincent Martinez for the job. Martinez, a Texas native who managed the Mosaic in Houston, moved to Baltimore in December and oversaw Mosaic's expansion and reopening in March. He now runs the club's daily operations. Martinez lives in Butchers Hill. 1 A six pack "No, not of Natty Boh or Yuengling, but the one I lost because I've been drinking too much of the other kind. It's swimsuit season!
December 12, 2007
Howard County's normally rosy economic outlook remains bright for the long run, but the housing, commercial real estate, and retail portions of the local economy face rough going for the next several years, according to a panel of experts presented by the county Chamber of Commerce. The national economy should remain sluggish for the next year or two, but there won't be a recession, in the opinion of Jeffrey Schappe, BB&T bank's senior vice president and chief investment officer. With low interest rates and no wage inflation despite higher food and energy prices, Schappe said he doesn't believe a recession will occur.
July 15, 2007
Alvin Pederson, an accountant with Arthur Andersen for more than 50 years who was managing partner in the company's Baltimore office in the 1970s, died Tuesday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Copper Ridge nursing home in Sykesville. The former Timonium resident was 82. Mr. Pederson grew up on a farm north of Bottineau, N.D., one of nine children in his family. He attended a one-room schoolhouse. He started school without being able to speak English because his family spoke Norwegian at home.
May 4, 2006
Venable LLP, the law firm that traces a 100-year history to its origins in Baltimore, announced yesterday changes in its highest ranks that elevated Karl A. Racine to managing partner, making him one of only a handful of black lawyers to lead a major firm. Racine replaces James L. Shea, who will succeed Benjamin R. Civiletti as chairman. Civiletti, a former U.S. attorney general, will remain on the firm's board and lead its charitable foundation while continuing his practice. The 470-attorney firm, which is based in Washington and has offices from New York to Virginia, specializes in corporate law, complex litigation, intellectual property and government affairs.
November 30, 2005
Banking and finance SunTrust Bank appointed John M. Seaman as an officer in its Maryland Real Estate Finance Group. He will act as a relationship manager and assist builders, developers and management companies with project financing. Legal and insurance Niles, Barton & Wilmer LLP elected Jeffrey A. Wothers as managing partner of the Baltimore-based regional law firm. He will also chair the firm's management committee. Media Comcast, the White Marsh-based cable provider, named Angela Patrick as vice president for government affairs in its Maryland/Delaware region.