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American Spine named Mike Yuan a staff physician in its Frederick office.

Frederick County Bancorp of Frederick, parent of Frederick County Bank, named Ellis R. Barber of Middletown a director. Barber is founder of Cindell Construction and CCS.


The Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association of Columbia named the following officers for 2012-13: Rod Staatz, president and CEO of SECU of Linthicum, chairman; Chris Conway, president and CEO, Educational Systems Federal Credit Union of Greenbelt, vice chairman; Rob Windsor, president and CEO, First Financial Federal Credit Union of Lutherville, treasurer; and Theresa Mann, president and CEO, Partnership Federal Credit Union of Washington, D.C., secretary.


Supernus Pharmaceuticals of Rockville named Stefan Schwabe executive vice president of research and development and chief medical officer. Previously, Schwabe was COO at DemeRx and also worked for Ciba-Geigy, Novo Nordisk, Johnson & Johnson, Novartis and Sanofi.

Gov. Martin O'Malley named the following judges in Montgomery County District Court: Jeannie Eun Kyung Cho, John Christian Moffett and Karla Natasha Smith. Cho is a partner with Hall & Cho and a former assistant state's attorney in Howard and Montgomery counties. Moffett has been in private practice in Montgomery County since 1987 and previously was a partner with Moffett & Junkin, Rubloff & Moffett, and Clogg, Hollis & Moffett. Smith is a prosecutor in the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office.

Payroll Network of Rockville named Steve Ashman an information technology specialist in its technology and product integration department; Iryna Askirka a tax accountant in its payroll tax network department; Debbie Brooks a client service analyst in its client service team; Chanele Clark a payroll implementation specialist in its accounts installation management department; Suleman Khan an operations accountant in its technology and product integration department; Zack Kline a district sales manager; and Brenda Wisor a client service analyst.

BioHealth Innovation of Rockville named Ethan Byler director of innovation programs and Amanda Wilson operations manager. Previously, Byler was manager of engineering for global development at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; business manager of the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center of Bucks County and the Institute for Hepatitis and Virus Research; and coordinator of the Keystone Innovation Zone program. Wilson was communications and events manager for Rockville Economic Development Inc.

Richard E. Morris, senior vice president at Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell of Bethesda, was a member of Enterprise Worldwide's Vision Group.

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) named the following to the county's Workforce Investment Board for three years: Ayana T. Lambert, deputy general counsel with Percontee of White Oak; Andrew S. Platou, senior manager with Snyder Cohn of North Bethesda; and Barbara Ebel, labor exchange administrator with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation's Montgomery County One-Stop Career Centers in Wheaton and Germantown.

TLC — the Treatment and Learning Centers of Rockville named Geoffrey S. Platnick of Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker in Potomac a trustee; and Karin Belsito of the Pediatric Care Center of Bethesda a member of its medical advisory board.

Prince George's

Prince George's County Financial Services Corp. named Dipti Patel a commercial loan officer. Previously, Patel was loan underwriter for the energy efficiency program with the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.


Hannah More School Foundation of Reisterstown named Drew Cook of Baltimore and Laurens MacLure Jr. of Reisterstown trustees. Cook is vice president of Berman McAleer of Timonium. MacLure is a director of the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation of Towson and former president and CEO of RWD Technologies.

The Maryland Bankers Association named Michael L. Middleton board chairman. Middleton is CEO and chairman of Community Bank of Tri-County in Waldorf.

Erickson Living of Catonsville promoted Scott Gensler to vice president of business. Previously, Gensler was vice president of financial planning, analysis and reporting.

The Department of Natural Resources named Evan Thalenberg of Annapolis to its Maryland Oyster Advisory Commission. Thalenberg is founder of Chesapeake BaySavers.

PinnacleCare of Baltimore named Todd Martin chief sales and marketing officer. Previously, Martin was senior vice president and general manager of national accounts at Medco Health Solutions, senior vice president and general manager for Aetna/US Healthcare NYLCare Health Plans, senior vice president of field management for Caremark Prescription Service and sales director for Cigna.

Warschawski of Baltimore promoted Erin Prosser to director.

McDaniel College of Westminster named Richard M. Smith coordinator of its new graduate program in public administration. Smith is an assistant professor of sociology.

Erickson Living of Catonsville promoted Clara Parker of Severna Park to executive director of Charlestown, its continuing care retirement community in Catonsville. Previously, Parker was vice president-regional finance director. Earlier, she was senior finance director for the American Red Cross.

CSA Medical of Baltimore named Ellen Sheets chief medical officer and Paul Manberg vice president of clinical, regulatory and quality. Previously, Sheets was chief medical officer and vice president of North American research and development at Qiagen; and chief medical officer at Predictive Biosciences and Hologic. Manberg was vice president of clinical research, regulatory and quality systems at Aspect Medical Systems; vice president of clinical research and regulatory strategy with Covidien; and vice president, research and development at Ares-Serono Laboratories.

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland in Owings Mills named Ryan Branon of Lutherville a director. Branon is a sales manager with Advance Business Systems in Cockeysville.

Harris Jones and Malone of Baltimore named Caitlin McDonough an associate, specializing in government affairs.

Barcoding of Baltimore named Don TenEyck strategic account manager, and Angela Gifford and Zach Lander-Portnoy sales representatives. Previously, TenEyck was a senior account executive at Honeywell Scanning & Mobility; Gifford was an account manager with Rutherford & Associates; and Zach Lander-Portnoy was a junior advisor for Chapin Davis Investments.

The Chesapeake Regional Tech Council of Annapolis named Gretchen Snow membership and marketing manager and promoted Melissa Murphy to operations coordinator. Previously, Snow was an event planner for Annapolis Sailing Cruises and also worked in special events at the National Gallery of Art.

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