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On the Move, 3/17: Grodin joins Katzen Eye Group

Dr. Michael H. Grodin

Dr. Michael H. Grodin, board-certified vitreo-retinal specialist and surgeon, has joined the retina team of Katzen Eye Group. He specializes in the diagnosis, management and surgical treatment of all vitreo-retinal disorders. Dr. Grodin’s postdoctoral ophthalmology training was completed at Michigan State University with a vitreo-retinal surgical fellowship at The National Retina Institute in Towson. Katzen Eye Group has offices in Lutherville/Towson and at Mercy Medical Center.


Tom Liebel, of the Baltimore firm Marks, Thomas Architects, has been selected for Fellowship by the American Institute of Architects. Liebel has worked on a number of projects that integrate sustainable design and historic preservation in the Baltimore area. He has a master’s degree in liberal arts from Johns Hopkins University. Liebel has published a book, “Industrial Baltimore,” and serves on Baltimore’s Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation, the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission, and the boards of directors of AIA Maryland and AIA Baltimore.


Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, of Rockville, a not-for-profit health plan and care provider, recently received a Regional Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Award from the Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition and the District of Columbia Breastfeeding Coalition.

Obrycki’s Crab House at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has been named the second-best regional restaurant in concept among U.S. airport restaurants by Frommer’s Travel Guides.


ADG Creative, of Columbia, has added five staff members: brand strategist Ken Joy, a graduate of the Maryland Institute of Art, has supervised creative teams on creative and strategic projects; copywriter Matt McDermott, who has 10 years of advertising experience, sits on the board of the American Advertising Federation’s Baltimore chapter. He has degrees in English and mass communications from Towson University and a master’s in teaching from Johns Hopkins University; project manager Anjeanette Agro, who has nearly 20 years of industry experience in the public and private sector, has a degree in fine arts in graphic design; graphic designer Kathryn Gruver has a bachelor’s degree in studio art from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a master certificate in graphic, web, and multimedia design from the Computer Career Institute at Johns Hopkins University; developer Robert North, who has a background in software engineering and development, design, coding, testing, debugging, and maintenance, is studying information technology and art at University of Maryland University College.


Jeannette M. Mills, senior vice president of customer relations and account services, has been named chief customer officer of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. Mills, a graduate of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, has an M.B.A. from Loyola University. Since joining BGE in 1988 Mills has held leadership positions in gas business operations and planning, business transformation, gas and electric new business, electric system planning, customer operations, resource management and project engineering. In 2009 she was named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women and received the Black Engineer of the Year Pioneer Award. Savoy Magazine recognized her in 2008 as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America for her dedication to work and commitment to the community. Mills serves on the boards of Medifast, the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Foundation, Voices for Children (Howard County’s court-appointed special advocate program) and the Creative Alliance. She also is a member of the advisory board of the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.