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EzStorage of Columbia named Kenneth L. Hankin, formerly its CEO, a director; said President Todd M. Manganaro also assumed CEO duties; promoted CFO George E. Abdow to senior vice president and Controller Kevin J. Radcliffe to chief information officer; and named Kris E. Wojciechowski controller.

CCS Mid-Atlantic of Columbia named Jessica Kim head of its technology training center for education, corporate and government clients. Previously, Kim was an elementary school teacher.

Davis, Agnor, Rapaport and Skalny of Columbia named Megan O’Connor of Laurel an associate lawyer in its litigation practice group. Previously, O’Connor was a contracts administrator with Northrop Grumman.

Maxim Healthcare Services of Columbia promoted Jeremy Goldberg to vice president of Maxim Staffing Solutions. Previously, Goldberg was director of Maxim Physician Resources. Also, Christopher Powell was promoted to COO of Maxim Staffing Solutions. Previously, Powell was regional accounts manager. Maxim also promoted Nancy Roy to vice president of clinical services for Maxim Staffing Solutions and Marc Fucci to director of correctional health care for Maxim Staffing Solutions.


Post-Newsweek Media of Gaithersburg, parent of The Gazette, named Denise Konate of Germantown a human resources generalist.

Sunpeaks Ventures of Silver Spring named Eric Clarke CFO. Previously, Clarke worked for MedStar Health.

Kinetic Analysis of Silver Spring promoted Steven Stichter to CEO from COO, succeeding Jan Vermeiren, who becomes chairman. Previously, Stichter was a project manager with the Organization of American States.

BroadSoft of Gaithersburg elected John D. Markley Jr. chairman. Markley is managing director of Bear Creek Capital Management.

BioHealth Innovation of Rockville named Daniel J. Abdun-Nabi and Jens Eckstein directors. Abdun-Nabi is president and CEO of Emergent BioSolutions of Rockville; Eckstein is president of SR One of Cambridge, Mass.

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs of Bethesda promoted Trevor Williams to nonprofit audit principal and Elinor Litwack to client services supervisor.

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Chi-Lai Poon, a business and marketing analyst with Array Information Technology of Greenbelt, won the 2012 Distinguished Young Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association Award.


Syndicus of Annapolis named John Sipes director of recruiting and resource management. Sipes is a retired Navy commander.

Patient First of Glen Allen, Va., promoted Jennifer Taylor to regional director of medical support for its Maryland centers. Taylor joined Patient First in 2009 as a full-time registered nurse at its Laurel center and later was director of medical support at its Odenton center.

Synergy Financial Group of Towson named Joe Sclafani a financial consultant specializing in retirement income planning. Previously, Sclafani worked for Woodbury Financial Services.

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs of Waldorf named Patrick Day general manager, succeeding Joel Seiden, who remains in a business development role. Previously, Day was general manager of the Lansing (Mich.) Lugnuts and also worked for the Charleston (W.Va.) Alley Cats, Montgomery (Ala.) Biscuits and Muskegon (Mich.) Lumberjacks.

DLA Piper named Susan Chai a lawyer and George Stauffer a senior lawyer in its insurance and reinsurance sector and litigation practices in its Baltimore and Washington offices, respectively. Previously, Stauffer was deputy general counsel and Chai was assistant general counsel, both with Maple Life Financial. Earlier, Stauffer was an associate at Mayer Brown and Crowell & Moring.

Mid-Atlantic Properties of Towson named Derrek Myers director of finance in its accounting department.

The Board of Garrett County Commissioners named Michael Koch director of the county Department of Economic Development. Koch is co-owner and board president of FireFly Farms.

AVF Consulting of Towson named Dacia Y. Thomas senior accountant. Previously, Thomas was senior accountant at Patrick Communications, and a staff accountant with United Healthcare and Impact Innovations Group.

Kelly & Associates Insurance Group of Hunt Valley named Shawn Flattery Brashears vice president of Kelly Exchange Services. Brashears will continue as director, business development and operations, with Kelly Marketing Services.

Lakes Entertainment of Minneapolis named Scott Just general manager of Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort in Flintstone. Previously, Just was vice president of gaming for Lakes Entertainment and also worked for IGT and Harrah’s.

Medifast of Owings Mills named Joseph Kelleman, its director of finance-supply chain, interim CFO, following the resignation of Edward J. Powers. Previously, Kelleman was global operations controller-CDIY Business at Stanley Black & Decker.

T. Rowe Price Group of Baltimore named Freeman A. Hrabowski III a director. Hrabowski is president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation of Owings Mills named Phillip Rowland-Seymour of Baltimore a program associate. Previously, Rowland-Seymour was a program assistant at the Annie E. Casey Foundation and also worked for Baltimore City Public Schools, the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona, and Syracuse (N.Y.) University.

The Rusty Scupper of Baltimore named Emily Smith sales manager. Previously, Smith was sales and marketing assistant and senior reservationist for Morton’s Steakhouse, and a mortgage banker for American Bank/The Federal Savings Bank.

Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler of Baltimore promoted Carol Ghingher Cooper to member.

The Daily Record of Baltimore named David B. Simon editor, succeeding Tom Linthicum. Previously, Simon, 36, was a senior writer in medicine and biological sciences for the University of Chicago; managing editor for news and opinion at The Gazette; assistant city editor for the Frederick News-Post and Carroll County Times; and a reporter with the Queens (N.Y.) Chronicle.

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