William S. Kelly, one of the founding partners of The Kelly Group in Bel Air, was recently named a 2011 Five Star Wealth Manager by Baltimore magazine. Kelly is a CPA and CFP with more than 30 years in accounting, and tax and financial planning experience. The Kelly Group, which provides financial guidance to individuals and businesses, recently expanded its offices with the historical renovation of the Proctor House at 54 E. Gordon St.
At its annual fundraising gala on May 21, Chase Brexton Health Services, of Baltimore, will honor David H. Shippee, who retired as CEO at the end of April. Shippee was with Chase Brexton for 20 years. He is a former president of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers. Also being honored at the gala is a patient, Dorothea Townes, who has gone from homeless and seriously ill to employed and healthy in six years.
Kelly Mansfield Brown has been appointed associate dean for external affairs of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. She previously was assistant dean of development and alumni relations at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in College Park. Brown also served as director of development at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum and the University of Maryland’s Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. She earned her bachelor’s degree in American history from Johns Hopkins. During the 1990s she worked in development and alumni relations at the university’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C., and at JHU’s Center for Talented Youth in Baltimore.
Howard County General Hospital, of Columbia, has received the Sustained Improvement Award, which recognizes progress in implementing systems showing sustained and consistent reductions over a period of 18 to 24 months in combating health care-associated infections, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The not-for-profit hospital is a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Rachel Wiederhold has joined the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, of Columbia, as the program manager for communications and mission engagement. She will lead internal and external communications, including maintaining donor relations, websites and blogs. Wiederhold also will run the YACS B’more survivor support social group and Half Full Triathlon registration, and organize a Screw Cancer fundraiser in Baltimore. She has 10 years of human resources experience, having worked for several mid-sized to large organizations.