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Signs By Tomorrow of Columbia named Chelsea Hunt of Mount Washington marketing support representative and Cheryl Clowes of Eldersburg corporate accounts manager. Previously, Hunt worked for Kollman and Saucier; Clowes worked for Skyline Maryland, Skyline Corporate Offices and Atlantic Exhibits.

M&T Bank of Buffalo, N.Y., named Craig A. Gajewski business banking relationship manager in its Columbia office. Previously, Gajewski was a business banker at Capital One Bank.

Bank of America of Charlotte, N.C., promoted Jeff Wood of Clarksville to president of its Greater Washington, D.C., market, succeeding William Couper, who was the bankís mid-Atlantic president. Wood also is managing director and Washington complex director for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. He is a former Navy commander and flight officer.

Chrysalis Holdings of Fulton named the following directors: retired Marine Gen. James Jones, retired Army Lt. Gen. Benjamin C. Freakley and Jerry L. Johnson, a principal partner at Heffler, Radetich & Saitta in Philadelphia.

Howard Bank of Ellicott City named Sean Heffernan of Timonium a vice president and relationship manager with its new Baltimore division. Previously, Heffernan was a vice president and middle market relationship manager at M&T Bank, and a commercial banker at the Columbia Bank and Mercantile Safe Deposit and Trust.

The Horizon Foundation of Columbia named Ian Kennedy of Columbia communications director. Previously, Kennedy was deputy chief of staff to Howard County Executive Ken Ulman.

Prudential PenFed Realty named Evan Langert a broker and lawyer in its Columbia office. Previously, Langert worked for Glenborough Realty Trust.

Message Systems of Columbia named Rich Bowman vice president of customer success in its San Francisco office. Previously, Bowman worked for iPass, Tumbleweed and Axway.


Kaplan University in Rockville named Terrence Trafton of Columbia an admissions adviser. Previously, Trafton worked for the University of Phoenix.

SnailWorks of Gaithersburg named Mary Louise Delarosa a developer and test engineer, and Carly Lewis to its client services and support team.

The Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association named Dean A. Manson its 2012 Outstanding Legal Officer and Jeffrey Lobb its 2012 Outstanding In-House Counsel. Manson is executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Hughes Network Systems of Germantown and its parent, EchoStar. Lobb is assistant general counsel with Choice Hotels International of Silver Spring.

The Corporate Volunteer Council of Montgomery County elected Laura Rowles, director of marketing and events for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce, vice president of communications.

Koolspan of Bethesda named Eric Ashman leader of its team developing secure mobile communications software. Previously, Ashman was director of engineering for mobile advertising in the location and commerce division of Nokia, and also worked for Acuity Mobile, Proteus, Mars Music and USWeb/CKS.

AIIM of Silver Spring named John Newton chairman. Newton is co-founder, chief technology officer and chairman of Alfresco of London.

American Capital Mortgage Management of Bethesda named Devang Doshi vice president, agency mortgage investments. Previously, Doshi was vice president, global securitized markets in the fixed-income global capital markets group at Citigroup.

Discovery Networks International of Silver Spring promoted Deena Edwards to senior vice president of global branded solutions. Edwards joined Discovery Communications 18 years ago.

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Array Information Technology of Greenbelt named Chuck Gillies director of quality assurance. Previously, Gillies was quality manager for Boeing and corporate quality director for Access Systems.


Ziger/Snead Architects of Baltimore promoted Nicole Lamont to associate from office manager and Katelin Etoh to associate from marketing director.

Todd Schubert, senior vice president with Transamerica's financial solutions group in Baltimore, was elected a board member of the American Bankers Insurance Association.

Continental Realty of Towson promoted Anne Angel of Baltimore to vice president, residential division, from director of marketing and training.

The Zolet Lenet Group at Morgan Stanley in Lutherville named Robert Friedman of Owings Mills group administrator in its wealth management team. Previously, Friedman was complex service manager for the Baltimore Complex.

Cerecor of Baltimore named James Vornov senior vice president, clinical development and regulatory affairs, and John Kaiser vice president of commercialization and business development. Previously, Vornov was global therapeutic area leader, central nervous system, at Parexel International and also worked for MGI Pharma. Kaiser is co-founder and CEO of Denysias Bioscience, was vice president of commercial and business development at Acadia Pharmaceuticals, and also worked for Eli Lilly & Co.

Ayers Saint Gross of Baltimore named Hyeon Ju Son a staff architect. Previously, Son worked with RMJM Architects, Centerbook Architects and Samoo Architects.

SECU of Linthicum named Krystal Delaney of Glen Burnie assistant manager of its University of Maryland, Baltimore, branch. Previously, Delaney was an assistant manager at TD Bank and also worked for SunTrust Banks and the Regulus Group.

C.J. Persson, an associate with Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler of Baltimore, was named vice chairman of the business law committee of the Bar Association of Baltimore City.

The Community Foundation of Harford County in Bel Air elected the following officers for two-year terms: Jayne Klein, president; Ken Ferrara, vice president; Kathleen Beck, secretary; and Ed Kouneski, treasurer. Klein owns a private dietitian practice in Bel Air. Ferrara is is vice president and executive director of the Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation. Beck is vice president-wealth management for PNC Financial Services. Kouneski is CFO at Manekin.

WYPR of Baltimore promoted Joel McCord to news director. McCord had been a reporter for the radio station since 2003. Previously, he was a project manager for Four Rivers, a reporter and editor for The Baltimore Sun and a reporter for Capital Gazette Newspapers.

Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White of Baltimore named Jamison White and Alex Brown partners.

Brown Advisory of Baltimore named Christopher Bartlett a partner. Previously, Bartlett was head of global equity sales and trading at Wells Fargo and also worked for First Union and Alex. Brown & Sons.

Guy Flynn, a partner in DLA Piperís Baltimore office, was elected to the board of governors of the Center Club in Baltimore.

Melissa Pitchford, CFO of Katzen Eye Group of Lutherville, was elected president and chairwoman of the Maryland Medical Group Management Association.

The Chesapeake BaySavers Foundation of Annapolis named Alex Bourelly and Jane DeLashmutt board members. Bourelly is a litigation partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Baker Botts. DeLashmutt of Annapolis works for her family business, Knapps Narrows Marina and Inn in Tilghman.

Roadnet Technologies of Towson named Valerie Kent marketing manager.

Greenberg Gibbons of Owings Mills named Tracey Holehan vice president, leasing. Previously, Holehan worked for CBRE and Cordish Cos.

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg of Baltimore promoted Michael Hardy to partner, and Sheelagh M. Allston, James E. Crossan and Sedica Sawez to counsel of the firm.

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