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Ridder appointed managing partner of Ernst Young’s Baltimore office

Jay Ridder

Jay Ridder
has been appointed managing partner of the Baltimore office of Ernst & Young. He succeeds Mark Bartlett, who has served in the role for 12 years and will retire next year. Ridder previously served as the Baltimore office assurance leader, the East Central region insurance industry leader and as Ernst & Young national managed care leader. His experience includes providing assurance, advisory, and transaction services to life and health insurance, property casualty, managed care and asset management companies. Ridder is a certified public accountant.


David D. Schriver Jr. has been promoted to director in the audit, accounting, and consulting department of Ellin & Tucker. Schriver, who has 16 years of experience as a certified public accountant, provides audit, accounting, and tax services for clients in the construction, investment company, manufacturing, wholesale distribution, hospitality, professional services, and not-for-profit industries. He is in charge of the firm’s Frederick office and is a member of its investment company and construction industry services groups. Schriver has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Mount Saint Mary’s University.


Maryland Capital Enterprises, of Salisbury, has added three members to its board of directors: Rosa Rodriguez is the regional manager for Telamon Corp., the state migrant and seasonal farmworker agency. Ronald Molock is a real estate agent with Lacaz Meredith of Long & Foster Realty, in Cambridge, after a career with Conectiv, where he served as president of its credit union. Ira Wolfe is founder and president of Success Performance Solutions, a workforce consulting firm on the Eastern Shore that helps organizations find and hire employees and identify high-potential leaders. Maryland Capital Enterprises is a nonprofit micro-business finance and assistance agency that provides loans and assistance to small businesses on the Eastern Shore.


Paul H. Hayden has been promoted to vice president of the Laurel office of Geo-Technology Associates, a geotechnical engineering and environmental consulting firm. Hayden specializes in brownfield redevelopment and real estate due diligence, and is head of the firm’s brownfield redevelopment group. He works with clients in voluntary cleanups in conjunction with regulatory agencies to complete the redevelopment of brownfield and in-fill sites throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Hayden is on the board of directors of the Baltimore chapter of the Homebuilders Association of Maryland.


Shareese N. DeLeaver has joined Saint Agnes Hospital, of Baltimore, as its public relations manager. She will manage day-to-day public and media relations and provide in-house PR counsel. Most recently, DeLeaver served as the community liaison/public relations manager with CSC. She has served as a media consultant for clients including the U.S. Secret Service, and as a senior account executive at Stanton Communications in Baltimore. From 2002 to 2007 she held communications positions for former Gov. Robert Bob Ehrlich and his Bob Ehrlich for MD Committee, including communications director/press secretary.