Carol Macht, founding member and senior principal of Hord Coplan Macht, of Baltimore, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Macht’s primary design focus is on public open spaces, campus landscapes, and residential gardens. She is also a vocal advocate for creating livable and sustainable neighborhood spaces.
The Rev. Brian F. Linnane, president of Loyola University Maryland, has been elected chairman of the board of the Maryland Independent College and University Association. Others on the board include: vice chair, Thomas Powell, president of Mount St. Mary’s University; secretary/treasurer, Weymouth Spence, president of Washington Adventist University; member at large, Roger Casey, president of McDaniel College; and capital projects committee chair, Ronald Volpe, president of Hood College. Fr. Linnane was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood in 1986. He served at the College of the Holy Cross as assistant dean and associate professor of religious studies. He is on the board of trustees of the College of the Holy Cross and the Institute of Christian and Jewish Studies, and the board of directors of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Fr. Linnane is president of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, a representative to the American Council on Education Board of Directors for the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, and a member of the Basilica of the Assumption Historic Trust Board.
Ten medical physicians with The Retina Group of Washington were elected for inclusion in the 2011-12 edition The Best Doctors in America: Daniel M. Berinstein, Potomac; Gordon A. Byrnes; William F. Deegan III; Richard A. Garfinkel, Potomac; Michael M. Lai, Bethesda; Robert P. Murphy, Bethesda; Michael H. Osman, Potomac; Michael B. Rivers; Reginald J. Sanders, Chevy Chase; and Manfred A. von Fricken.
Michael Fox has been named chief strategy officer and senior vice president for corporate business development of White Oak Technologies. The Silver Spring firm provides technical solutions for the intelligence community. Fox will guide White Oaks’ plans for growth in the federal government marketplace. He previously held a similar position with Attain LLC. Before that, Fox spent more than two decades at SRA International Inc.
Warschawski, of Baltimore, has been selected as a national finalist for Small Firm of the Year by PR News for the fifth consecutive year. For the past 10 years it has been ranked as one of the top 30 Best Agencies to Work For in the U.S.