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AirPatrol of Columbia named Cleve Adams CEO. Previously, Adams co-founded Websense and was CEO of Puresight Technology and High Tower Software.

ADG Creative of Columbia named Gregg O’Neill creative director and Todd Fidelman associate creative director. Previously, O'Neill was associate creative director at Mullen; Fidelman was creative director at RedPeg Marketing. ADG also promoted Mary Jacobwitz-Wilcox to associate creative director.


Ausherman Properties of Frederick named John Blumer vice president of leasing. Previously, Blumer was executive vice president of KLNB, managing director of CBRE’s Baltimore office and regional sales director for CoStar Group. Also, Marvin Ausherman, the company's founder and president, was named a trustee of Frederick Community College for a five-year term.


The National 4-H Council of Chevy Chase named Howard W. Buffett a trustee. Buffett is executive director of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation.

Saul Centers of Bethesda promoted Thomas H. McCormick, 61, to president and COO, succeeding B. Francis Saul III as president. Saul will remain as a consultant for up to two years. Previously, McCormick was senior vice president-general counsel. He also is senior vice president, CFO, general counsel and director with B.F. Saul Co., and vice president, general counsel and CFO with B.F. Saul Real Estate Investment Trust. Earlier, he was executive vice president of Chevy Chase Bank. Saul Centers also promoted J. Page Lansdale, 54, to executive vice president-real estate. Previously, Lansdale was a senior vice president. Earlier, he was a senior vice president with Chevy Chase Bank.

First Potomac Realty Trust of Bethesda named Andrew Blocher executive vice president, CFO, effective Oct. 8. Previously, Blocher was senior vice president-CFO at Federal Realty Investment Trust.

Abt Associates of Bethesda named Christopher Lovelace a principal associate in its international health division. Previously, Lovelace was director of health, nutrition and population for the World Bank’s Human Development Network and also worked for the health ministries of Canada and New Zealand. Abt also named Mary Joel Holin division vice president, social and economic policy. Previously, Holin was research director at the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials and a housing and urban development specialist with the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Regional and Urban Development Office for East and Southern Africa.

AMT of Rockville promoted Kathy Walsh to associate.

Choice Hotels International of Silver Spring promoted John Thompson to vice president of shared services. Before joining Choice in 1998, Thompson worked for Orion Industries.

Hope Connections for Cancer Support of Bethesda named the following oncologists to its medical advisory board: John Deeken of McLean, Va., head of the new Georgetown Oncology program at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center; Inger Rosner of Bethesda, assistant professor of surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda; and Andrea Apolo of Bethesda, an assistant clinical investigator with the National Cancer Institute.

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The Central Maryland Regional Transit Corp. named James Perez CEO, effective Sept. 24. Previously, Perez was state public transit manager for the Kansas Department of Transportation and a transit operations specialist for the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System.

DDC Advocacy of Oxon Hill promoted Aaron Guiterman to vice president of interactive strategy from director of interactive services. Previously, he worked for the Glover Park Group, McCann-Erickson and Young & Rubicam.


Legg Mason of Baltimore named Joseph A. Sullivan interim CEO and W. Allen Reed chairman, succeeding Mark R. Fetting in those roles, effective Oct. 1. Fetting will remain a consultant through 2012. Sullivan is head of global distribution; previously, he worked at Legg Mason Wood Walker, Dain Bosworth and Piper Jaffray. Reed has been a director since 2006; previously, he was chairman, president and CEO of General Motors Asset Management Corp. and chairman and CEO of General Motors Trust Bank.

The Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington named Ronald W. Wineholt vice president-government affairs for Maryland, effective Oct. 1, succeeding Lesa Hoover. Previously, Wineholt was vice president-government affairs for the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, director of the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation, and principal staff for the Maryland Senate Finance Committee, House Appropriations Committee and House Ways and Means Committee.

Silberstein Insurance Group of Lutherville promoted Brian C. Morehead to vice president and Jill Lohr to senior account manager, and named Candice Slowik an account coordinator.

Northrop Grumman promoted Teri G. Marconi to sector vice president and general manager of its Naval and Marine Systems Division in its Electronic Systems sector in Baltimore.

Ameritox of Baltimore named A. Scott Walton CEO, succeeding Ancelmo Lopes, who remains a director and special adviser. Previously, Walton worked for LabCorp.

CareFirst of Owings Mills named Deepak Suri vice president, corporate systems and enterprise programs.

Miles & Stockbridge of Baltimore named Marc K. Sloane counsel in its labor and employment practice group. Previously, Sloane was assistant general counsel for Exelon, and also worked for Constellation Energy Group and Baltimore Gas & Electric.

MGH of Owings Mills named Jamie Bloom digital media assistant, Katie Riesenfeld account manager and Courtney Wowk traffic coordinator. Previously, Riesenfeld was an account manager at Groove Commerce.

Gordon Feinblatt of Baltimore named Michael C. Powell managing member and COO. Before joining the firm in 1993, Powell was principal counsel to the Maryland Department of the Environment and an assistant attorney general.

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