Jeff Sprinkle, chief philanthropy officer the Y of Central Maryland, was recently named a “Fundraising Star” by Fundraising Success magazine. He was selected for his continued effort to engage the public in support of the Y’s mission of providing programs for underserved families. Sprinkle previously spent 33 years with Random House, most recently as vice president of distribution and administration. He also was chair of its United Way campaign.
R. Dane Rianhard of Franklin Morris has been named Person of the Year by the Maryland Association of Health Underwriters. Rianhard is a principal of the Hunt Valley firm and is its director of group benefits. Also, Teresa C. Conto of Independent Benefits Services was named Person of the Year by the Greater Washington chapter of the National Association of Health Underwriters; Ryan Gordon won the award for the NAHU’s Eastern Shore chapter, and Kathleen A. Janocha received the award for the Baltimore chapter. Gordon and Janocha are both employees of WorkforceTactix.
Robert Snyder recently was appointed vice president for corporate development of Data Solutions & Technology, of Lanham. He is responsible for developing and leading DST into new markets and advancing its capabilities in aviation management, renewable energy, and health care IT. Snyder has 20 years of experience in supporting federal government customers in the civil, defense, and Intel arenas, having held corporate leadership positions in both new and emerging small businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies. He is a graduate of Frostburg State University.
Nicholas Finelli has been hired as an associate by Broad Street Realty, a commercial real estate services firm in Bethesda. He will focus on representing tenants and users of office space throughout the Washington, D.C., region, and be responsible for relationship development, market research, lease analysis, financial modeling and lease negotiation. Finelli previously was a property manager with Douglas Development Corp., and then a sales and leasing associate with McShea & Co., where he worked on real estate transactions.