On the Move, 5/12: Antonakos hired as director of philanthropy at Charlestown

Wayne Countryman//May 12, 2011

On the Move, 5/12: Antonakos hired as director of philanthropy at Charlestown

By Wayne Countryman

//May 12, 2011

Jim Antonakos
Jim Antonakos has been hired as director of philanthropy by the Charlestown retirement community, of Catonsville. He will be responsible for all philanthropic efforts, including continuing development of the Benevolent Care Fund and Student Scholars’ Fund. Antonakos previously was health insurance resource manager at Oak Crest for nearly five years. In 2006 he received the Hometown Heroes Chairman’s Award from the Central Maryland Chapter of the American Red Cross for his relief work in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina struck there.


Alysha Davis, a member of the Pikesville High School basketball team, and Michael Wright, a member of the Eastern Technical High School football team, recently received the 71st annual McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards from McCormick & Co., of Sparks. The awards include $36,000 in college scholarship money for each student-athlete.


The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers elected new officers and board members at its May 3 annual meeting: chair, Robert Waldman, Venable LLP; vice chair, Beth Harber, Abell Foundation; treasurer, Vernon Wright, Wright Family Foundation; secretary, Diane Bell-McKoy, Associated Black Charities; and new members Karen Dixon, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, and Patti Sterling, France-Merrick Foundation.


Audra Harrison has been hired as communications manager of Providence Center, provider of services to those with developmental disabilities, in Glen Burnie. Harrison has served as communications director for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton, N.J., on Capitol Hill for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, in politics and government, and most recently for the Maryland Food Bank. Providence Center operates five facilities that provide care and training in programs such as horticultural, woodworking, and pottery.

Real Estate

J. Timothy (Tim) McCann Sr. has been appointed vice president of acquisitions and capital markets of Broad Street Realty, a commercial real estate services firm in Bethesda. McCann has 25 years of capital markets experience. He will be responsible for structured finance, financial analysis, acquisitions sourcing and due diligence, and lender relations. McCann previously held credit and underwriting positions with several commercial real estate firms, including AEW Capital Management, JP Morgan, Ernst & Young and Transwestern. He is a member of The Ivymount School Foundation board of directors.

Residential Care

Matt Rosewag has been promoted to administrator for Renaissance Gardens, the assisted living, long-term nursing care and short-term rehabilitation neighborhood at Oak Crest retirement community in Parkville. He has served at Oak Crest as a staff therapist and assistant administrator and at Silver Spring-based Riderwood — another Erickson Living enterprise — as a rehabilitation manager. Rosewag has a master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore and an MBA from Loyola University Maryland. He serves on the American Physical Therapy Association Continuing Education Committee and on the board of directors of Civic Works, an AmeriCorps program in Baltimore.


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