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The Federal Reserve Board of Governors and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Va., named Anita G. Newcomb a director in its Baltimore office. Newcomb is president and managing director of A.G. Newcomb & Co. of Columbia.

Berman, Goldman & Ribakow of Columbia named Roman Sherbakov audit manager, Mark Lindsey director of business development, and Jaime Rand and Lauren Hibbard staff accountants.

NAIOP Maryland of Elkridge named Christopher Smith a director. Smith is general counsel for Manekin of Columbia.

Howard Bank of Ellicott City promoted Tracy Hall of Millersville to vice president, manager of its Annapolis branch. Previously, Hall was manager of its Hickory Ridge and Maple Lawn branches. Earlier, she was an assistant vice president and commercial manager with M&T Bank, and an assistant vice president and business banking specialist at Provident Bank.


America’s Remote Help Desk of Eldersburg named Jeff Monier an information technology sales representative. Previously, Monier was a senior account executive with Qwest Communications and also worked for USN Communications, Prism Communications and MCI Telecommunications.


WilmerHale promoted Lillian Howard Potter of Silver Spring to special counsel in its Washington, D.C., office.

Host Hotels & Resorts of Bethesda named Struan B. Robertson executive vice president, chief investment officer. Previously, Robertson was co-head of global real estate investment banking at Morgan Stanley.

Radio One of Silver Spring named Samuel Rogers vice president of national sales. Previously, Rogers was market manager with Cumulus Radio and CBS Radio.

BroadSoft of Gaithersburg named Paul Magelli a director. Magelli is CEO of Pervasive Health of Chicago.

AMT of Rockville promoted Douglas Badger to associate.

James P. Rathvon of Bethesda and Cristen S. Rose of Kensington joined Paley Rothman of Bethesda and created a regulatory law and litigation practice group. Previously, Rathvon was general counsel for the Chemical Producers and Distributors Association and a partner at DLA Piper. Rose also was a partner at DLA Piper.

Thales Communications of Clarksburg named Todd Borkey chief technology officer and vice president of strategic initiatives. Previously, Borkey was chief technology officer at DRS Defense Solutions and director of business development for Northrop Grumman’s Government Systems Division. He also worked for AT&T Bell Labs and Sandia Labs.

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Melwood of Upper Marlboro named Carol Ann DeSantis president and CEO. Previously, DeSantis owned and operated a management consulting firm, and was executive vice president, public affairs and communications, at the Casey Family Programs Foundation, and secretary of the Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth and Families.

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Metropolitan Washington of Lanham installed the following officers: president, Brooke Greer, president of W.L. Gary; president-elect, Joe Cuti; secretary-treasurer, Sean Duffy of H&D Mechanical; and immediate past president, Craig Sasser of Limbach Co.


Cassidy Turley promoted Jarred Testa to senior vice president principal in its Baltimore office.

Stoney River named Mehrez Ayari general manager of its Towson restaurant.

Kennedy Krieger Institute of Baltimore named the following directors: Judy Woodruff, a journalist with “PBS NewsHour”; Anthony Rosso, partner with Venable; James Pitts, retired corporate vice president and president, electronic systems, Northrop Grumman; Ken Schuberth, a physician with Maryland Pediatric Group; Ed Walker, chief strategy office, life and protection division of Transamerica; and Mary Ann Scully, president and CEO of Howard Bank.

Cushman & Wakefield named Susan Homberg of Towson a director in its Baltimore brokerage services practice group. Previously, Homberg was a vice president at Manekin and also worked for JPB Enterprises and Merry Go Round Enterprises.

Aams Express and Petroleum & Resources of Baltimore named Mark E. Stoeckle CEO, succeeding Douglas G. Ober, who is retiring. Previously, Stoeckle was chief investment officer, U.S. equities and global sector funds with BNP Paribas Investment Partners. He also worked for Liberty Financial, MFS Institutional Advisors and Bear, Stearns.

Producers of Columbia named Justin Sweeney a motion graphics designer. Previously, Sweeney was a graphics designer with WBAL-TV.

The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland in Lutherville named Diana Mitchell of Baltimore development manager. Previously, Mitchell was coordinator of community safety programs for the Charles Village Community Benefits District.

Katzen Eye Group of Lutherville named Dale Goff of Hampstead director of information technology services. Previously, Goff was a service delivery manager at MedStar Health and information technology director at MidAtlantic Cardiovascular Associates.

De Novo Attorney Services of Towson named Teresa L. Leatherwood a workflow coordinator.

Citybizlist named Raymond Bolger as commercial real estate editor for Baltimore.

The Maryland-D.C. chapter of NAIOP elected the following officers for 2013-14: president, Robert E. Schofield, vice president of Akridge; secretary, Anne B. DuMont of Boston Properties; and treasurer, Douglas C. White of Glass Jacobson.

Miles & Stockbridge named Jeff Gordon a principal in its Baltimore and Washington, D.C., offices.

The Maryland Sheriffs’ Association of Annapolis named Karen J. Kruger executive director. Kruger is a member of Funk & Bolton in Baltimore. Earlier, she was a senior assistant county attorney in Harford County and an assistant attorney general, representing the Maryland Transportation Authority Police.

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