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On the Move, 6/14: Thompson named VP by Colliers International

M. Lindsay Thompson

M. Lindsay Thompson has been named vice president of engineering and project management of Colliers International, a commercial real estate firm based in Columbia. Thompson will oversee, coordinate and manage capital project development as well as manage the engineering department. She previously was senior project manager for Daft McCune Walker Inc. Before that, she served as project liaison for the Sheppard Pratt Health System. Thompson is on the board of the Greater Towson Committee and chairs the Transportation and Placemaking Committee. She is also a board member for Catonsville Rails to Trails. Thompson, a LEED Accredited Professional, has an MBA from Loyola University Maryland.

Accounting

Chuck Faunce has joined the Owings Mills office of Gorfine, Schiller & Gardyn as a director in the business valuation department. He has 15 years of experience providing valuation consulting in financial and tax reporting compliance, economic damages analysis and expert testimony, and side transaction analysis. Faunce was recently elected to the Business Valuation Committee of the American Society of Appraisers, and provides pro bono services as an economic evaluator to Maryland Industrial Partnerships.

Clifton Gunderson has named three new partners for the firm’s Baltimore office. John Kraft, a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Health Care Financial Professional who joined the firm in 1992, specializes in health care auditing, accounting and consulting with an emphasis on Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement for hospitals, home health agencies, federally qualified health centers, residential treatment centers and alcohol and drug treatment centers. He has a bachelor’s degree from Towson University, where he is a member of the Accounting Advisory Board. Andrew Ranck, a CPA, has 15 years of experience with the firm, specializing in health care and government related compliance audit engagements with an emphasis on Medicaid and Medicare managed care organizations, cost reports and program integrity. Owen Ward has 11 years of experience with the firm, where he specializes in audit, accounting and consulting services for manufacturers, wholesale distributors and contractors. He has a bachelor’s degree from Towson University and is a CPA. Ward is the finance chairman and second vice president of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Baltimore.

Boards

Mike Maiorana, regional president of Verizon Wireless for Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, has recently been named to the boards of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Virginia Technology Council. As regional president of Verizon Wireless, Maiorana is responsible for regional sales, marketing, customer service, retail stores and expansion of the wireless network.

Education

The Community College of Baltimore County presented Outstanding Student Awards during its School of Health Professions Student Recognition Ceremony recently at the Essex campus. Dental hygiene: Brittany Ruzicka; emergency medical technology: Kathleen Miller; massage therapy: Kimberly Drechsler, Jocelyn Clayton and Judith Goyette; medical laboratory technology: Laura Maskovyak and Alayne Biscoe; mortuary science: Margaret Hicks, James Kalbskopf, Eliza Feller and David Meador; nursing, CCBC Catonsville: Scarlette Frazier, Debra Blye, Martha Hatfield, Mary Haber, Danielle Houston, Karen Roberts, Steven Jacobson, Emma Jauquet, Megan Johnson, Michelle Lima and Carol Schroder; nursing, CCBC Essex: Walter Wilson, Genevieve Breaux, Danielle Cabral, Jeong Chae, Kimberly Fuhr, Evan Hansen, Angela Kurek, Molly Lemanski, Carolyn Magee, Anh Nguyen, Alison Olszewski, Amanda Yates and Jacquelyn Zinkhan; nursing, CCBC evening/weekend: Daniel Hadley, Amy Roby and Isabella Pettijohn; occupational therapy assistant: Vastina Mayes, Linda Eichenthal and Gladys Stiltner; physician assistant: Alissa Berliner, Allison Kirby, Michael Velaetis, Caitlin Beane, Brandon Custer and Jill Knellinger; practical nursing: Meredith Burruss and Heather Haskey; radiation therapy: Kallistos Philippou; radiography: Roya Nafisi and Jennifer Carter; respiratory care therapy: Karoline Dos Sontos, Benjamin Mellies and Jennifer Quinn.