Steve Meszaros has been appointed executive vice president, regional manager, of Yerman Witman Gaines & Conklin Realty, the residential real estate division of The Strata Group in Baltimore. He has also worked as a vice president for Equitable Trust. Meszaros has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Baltimore and a master’s degree from the Rutgers University School of Banking. He is a member of the board of directors of the National Association of Realtors, and immediate past president of the Maryland Association of Realtors, where he now serves on the executive committee and the board of directors. Meszaros is also a past president of the Carroll County Association of Realtors.
Baltimore Reads recently elected three members to its board of directors for three-year terms: Wendy Odell Magus, vice president for marketing at Kiddie Academy and former senior director of marketing at Sylvan Learning; Scott A. McWilliams, chief operating officer for Management Resources Group Inc., who previously worked at Deloitte Consulting, Constellation Energy Group, Trigen Energy Corp. and Baltimore Aircoil Co. McWilliams holds an executive MBA from Loyola University Maryland and a bachelor’s in civil engineering from Johns Hopkins University; Trent Stroup, director of information systems for development and alumni relations at Johns Hopkins University, previously was a computer engineer for the Department of the Navy. He is also the president and co-founder of The Stroup Kids for Kids Epilepsy Foundation.
Barbara Berg, health education coordinator for Hadassah of Greater Baltimore, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Hannah More School Foundation, which raises money for Hannah More School. She has been a medical management consultant at Colon-Rectal Surgical Associates and as coordinator of the law and health care program at the University of Maryland School of Law. Berg is a member of the Baltimore County Schools Health Advisory Board and secretary for the American Jewish Committee.
Renee A. Leduc Clarke recently joined I.M. Systems Group Inc., of Rockville, as director of international environmental strategy and government affairs. She will assist in developing and implementing strategies related to climate, weather and natural resources management policies, and will communicate with federal executive branch and congressional leaders. Leduc Clarke most recently worked at the U.S. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, where she advised two presidential administrations on technology policy issues and advocated for NOAA’s programs with Congress and abroad. IMSG is committed to helping governments worldwide meet the challenges of climate change.
Denise Foster has been promoted from executive director of state and member services to vice president of state and member services of PJM Interconnection, the grid operator for 54 million people in 13 states, including Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Before joining PJM, Foster held leadership positions with Exelon Generation and the Exelon Power Team. Before that, she was senior counsel in the law department at PJM Interconnection, and an assistant consumer advocate with the Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate. Foster has a bachelor’s degree from Hood College.