Philip E. (Bud) Martin has been hired as project manager of Mullan Contracting Co., a construction management and general contracting firm based in Lutherville. He previously was project manager for Morgan-Keller, in Frederick. Martin has more than 30 years of diversified construction experience, having worked in project management or superintendent positions with Riparius Construction; Struever Bros., Eccles and Rouse; and BBI Construction Management, managing the construction of commercial office buildings, medical/health care facilities, university construction and biotechnology research projects as well as mixed-use residential communities. He has a degree in construction management from Catonsville Community College. –
The Maryland Hotel and Lodging Association recently presented awards during its 22nd annual Stars of the Industry Awards luncheon: Community Service: Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, Cambridge. Good Earthkeeping: Loews Annapolis Hotel, Annapolis. Prism Award: Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay. Special Event of the Year: Hyatt Regency Bethesda. Manager/Supervisor of the Year: Chara Hutzell, Loews Annapolis. Allied Member of the Year: American Pest. Hotelier of the Year: Joe Dantoni, general manager, Historic Inns of Annapolis. Administrative Employee of the Year: Daisy Villasin, property accountant, Bethesda Marriott Suites. Food and Beverage Employee of the Year: August Oakmon, server, Old Hickory Steakhouse, Gaylord National. Guest Services Agent: Toronda Parker, Hampton Inn and Suites at National Harbor. Maintenance and Engineering Employee of the Year: Mikhail Gertsovich, Holiday Inn Inner Harbor. Roomkeeper of the Year: Edith Cobbs, Renaissance Harborplace Hotel. Sales and Marketing Employee of the Year: Klair Pospisil, Hyatt Regency Baltimore. Security Officer of the Year: Jim Van Horne, manager of safety and security, InterContinental Harbor Court Hotel. Stevan Porter Emerging Leader: John Sciandra, conference services supervisor, Marriott Inn and Conference Center University of Maryland University College, who received a $1,500 scholarship. –
Mike Golden has been named regional president for its Greater Washington, D.C., region by Wachovia. Golden, who has been with Wachovia for 26 years, will oversee 113 retail banking stores in Southern Maryland, the District and Northern Virginia. He had been regional president of Wachovia’s Greater Georgia region, based in Atlanta, since 2009. Greater Washington, D.C., Wachovia retail banking stores will become Wells Fargo stores this fall. –
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recently named William J. (Bill) Toomey II president of the board of directors of the Maryland Chapter. Toomey and is wife, Courtney, are co-chairs of the BB&T Spring Swing benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Toomey is the Baltimore Area executive/senior vice president for BB&T Bank. Courtney Toomey is a resident at Sinai Hospital, in Baltimore. Also, J. MacGregor Tisdale, city president of SunTrust Bank in Baltimore, has been named co-chairman of the chapter’s board of directors, joining Chairman Aris Melissaratos.
Baltimore Humane Society, in Reisterstown, has added three staff members: Jen Swanson is now director of development; she had been development assistant at the Basilica of the Assumption Historic Trust for the previous 10 years. Andrew Mazan is now pet funeral director; he previously worked at Evan’s Funeral Home as a mortician’s apprentice and at Johns Hopkins as a patient care technician. Elizabeth Silber is now director of marketing and public relations; the Towson University graduate has previously worked at Renegade Productions, Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, and Persels and Associates.