Emily Girch has joined the tax department of Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates, of Baltimore, as a senior accountant. Girch graduated from American University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in accountancy.
Rob Ryan, managing director in the Baltimore office of RSM McGladrey Inc. and McGladrey & Pullen LLP, providers of assurance, tax and consulting services, recently received one of the firms’ annual Achievement Awards. Ryan was recognized with the Unity Award for his work to actively partner with other groups within McGladrey, as well as McGladrey Alliance partners, to forge collaborative, successful teams.
Terry Squyres has been elected to the board of trustees of the Contemporary Museum, in Baltimore. Squyres is an associate principal at GWWO Architects, where she is also a member of the firm’s management team. She is a LEED-accredited professional recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council. Squyres holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.
Dr. Scott Sherr has joined the internal medicine/primary care practice of Dr. Simon Scalia at Mercy Canton Family Care, in Baltimore. Sherr received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Maryland Medical System.
Robert M. Aydukovic has been appointed executive director of the Maryland Center for Construction Education and Innovation, a nonprofit that works to strengthen the state’s construction industry, by Gov. Martin O’Malley. Aydukovic has 20 years of experience in economic development and in Maryland’s construction and real estate industries. He has a master’s degree in real estate development from Johns Hopkins University. Aydukovic most recently served as principal and owner of Downtown Development Advisors, and as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Baltimore. MCCEI was established in 2009 at Towson University as a public-private partnership of state government, universities, community colleges and secondary schools to promote the economic vitality of construction in Maryland, serve as resource for industry, education, and government, and position construction as a career of choice.