Christopher K. Kyanko, who manages the valuation/litigation and forensic services department of HeimLantz, a business accounting and consulting practice in Annapolis, has joined the editorial advisory board of the National Litigation Consultants’ Review, a technical journal published bimonthly by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. It provides information, guidance, and resources to attorneys, judges, and financial forensics and business valuation experts.
The Maryland Institute College of Art recently was admitted to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful service that achieved measurable results in the community. The Corporation for National and Community Service honors institutions of higher education for their support of volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Two Maryland Institute College of Art-affiliated film projects have been accepted into the Independent Filmmaker Labs Program, which supports first-time feature directors in post-production to complete, market and distribute their films. The films are: “Us Naked: The Adventures of Trixie and Monkey” by director, cinematography and lead editor Kirsten D’Andrea Hollander, producer and cinematographer Scot Hollander, associate editor and cinematographer Kata Frederick, cinematographers Lotfy Nathan, Scott Lowe, Cinnamon Triano and Larry Jackson, location sound recorder Matt Davies, animated text designer Tyler Hach, and sound studio recorder Jon Bevers; and “The Twelve O’Clock Boyz,” by director and producer Lotfy Nathan, editor Patrick Wright, assistant editor Nisha Ramnath, and videographers Larry Jackson, Paul Slupski and Ian Scott. The IFP had supported the production of and facilitated film industry connections for “Music By Prudence,” the MICA-affiliated documentary short subject film that won an Oscar in 2010.
Jay Rausch has been named vice president for strategic alliances by Superior Vision, a managed vision care corporation. Rausch, who will be based in Dayton, has 20 years of growth-oriented insurance sales experience. He most recently worked at Dominion Dental as vice president of business development. Rausch has been a vice president at United Healthcare Dental, GE Financial Assurance, and Safeguard Health Enterprises.