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On the Move, 6/27: Roussey named associate executive director of Oak Crest

Mark Roussey

Mark Roussey has been named associate executive director of Oak Crest retirement community, in Parkville. From 1988 to 2002, Roussey was part of the leadership of Allegis Group. He has also served on the staff at Mountain Christian Church in Fallston, launched an IT services firm and, most recently, was director of talent acquisition with Proteus Technologies. Roussey has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Towson University.


Craig Williams, of Salisbury-based Becker Morgan Group, recently received the American Society of Architectural Illustrators AIP26-Koichi Yasuda Juror Award for his 3D illustration titled “Red.” In addition, his illustration titled “Hopper Remix” received the ASAI AIP25-Robert Greenstreet Juror Award and is being featured on the national American Institute of Architects website.


John J. Brown Jr. has been hired as chief estimator by Manekin Construction, of Columbia. In addition to advising on building systems, materials selections and methods for project delivery, Brown oversees subcontractor bidding; determines final pricing, and assists in the subcontractor award process. He instructs estimating classes for Howard Community College, the Small Business Resource Center and the American Subcontractors Association , as well as the American Society of Professional Estimators, where he earned his professional estimator certification and served as president.


Brian D. Voss has been named vice president of information technology and chief information officer of the University of Maryland. He will begin working in August. Voss is the first-ever vice chancellor for information technology at Louisiana State University, where he has worked for the past six years. Before that he spent nearly 20 years at Indiana University. Voss has collaborated with other higher education institutions and organizations, particularly on issues of cybersecurity and cyberinfrastructure.

Aaron Harris has joined Stevenson University’s marketing and public relations office as director of digital broadcast media. Harris had worked at Maryland Public Television for the past 14 years as a producer of local and national programs. Before that, he worked in radio at WQSR FM, 98 Rock, and WBAL AM as a sports and talk show producer with the Orioles Radio Network, Sportsline, the Dan Rodricks Show, and the Ron Smith Show. Harris is a graduate of Towson University.


Jo Mercer has been appointed manager of the Nutrient Management Program within the Maryland Department of Agriculture Office of Resource Conservation. Mercer fills the position left vacant when Fred Samadani retired after 21 years with the department. Mercer will oversee six regional field offices that certify and inspect for, and enforce provisions of, Maryland’s nutrient management law. Before joining the department as education and outreach coordinator in 2007, she spent nearly 25 years in Extension work, mostly with the University of Delaware Cooperative Extension. Mercer holds a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Delaware.