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On the Move, 3/8: Howard appointed director of development by Morgan State University

Donna Howard

Donna Howard has been appointed director of development by Morgan State University. Howard has served in similar capacities during her career, including as the United Negro College Fund’s national director of individual and planned giving, director of development at the University of Maryland’s School of Social Work, and Cheyney University’s director of annual giving.


Martek Biosciences Corp., of Columbia, which develops, produces and sells products from microbial sources that promote health and wellness through nutrition, has been inducted into the Small Business Innovation Research Hall of Fame, a program under the U.S. Small Business Administration. The program encourages small businesses to explore the potential profit of their technologies.


Art Yonowitz, managing director of tax services in the Baltimore office of RSM McGladrey, has been named tax leader for the office. Yonowitz provides tax advice to mid-market to large public and private companies across many industries on due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, internal restructurings, and reorganizations, federal, state, local and international tax minimization strategies. He studied accounting at Loyola University Maryland.


Arthur E. “Gene” Severance II has joined the staff of the University of Maryland School of Social Work in the new position of director of finance and operations. He had spent more than 20 years at the School of Medicine, most recently as associate administrator of the Department of Pathology. Severance previously worked as business manager of the Department of Information Services at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. He earned a master’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park.


Three nonprofit organizations are receiving Prudential CARES Volunteer Grant Awards because of the work of Prudential employees who volunteer. Don Gaumer is a volunteer for the Eastern Garrett County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department Co., which will receive $1,000. James Eaton is a volunteer with the Monocacy Youth Charitable Organization, which also will receive $1,000. Receiving $250 is Aberdeen Lions Charities, in honor of Prudential retiree Angela Johnson.