On the Move, 7/21: Gould elected secretary of National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters

Jeffrey B. Gould

Jeffrey B. Gould recently was elected secretary of the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters. Gould is a vice president of American Claims Management Services, a public adjustment and loss consulting firm headquartered in Towson that serves clients nationwide. He has been a member of the NAPIA board for three years. Gould became a public adjuster in 1994 and joined American Claims Management Services after serving five years as assistant legislative auditor for the Maryland General Assembly. The Baltimore native studied accounting at the University of Baltimore and became a Certified Public Accountant after receiving a bachelor’s degree from Tulane University.


Janeen M. Armstrong recently was named a stockholder by Stoy, Malone & Co., a Towson-based accounting and financial planning firm. Armstrong joined the firm 1993. She has accounting experience at national and local accounting firms in providing audit, accounting and tax services. Armstrong is a Certified Public Accountant.


Herb Retsky has been named Man of the Year by Har Sinai Congregation’s Brotherhood. Serving as secretary of and preparing breakfasts for Brotherhood, and serving as an usher during services, are among his volunteer activities for the congregation in Owings Mills. Retsky also served on the congregation’s board of trustees for three years, the Brotherhood executive board of trustees for seven years and the religious services committee for five years. He retired in 1994 as the senior group leader at Westinghouse Electric Corp., where he worked for 35 years. Retsky has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Johns Hopkins University.

The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland recently presented these awards to individuals for their efforts: Community All-Star Awards: Community and Patient Services – Cele Johnson; Liberty Mutual Golf Tournament – Ryan Legge; Santé: Spoil Your Palate – Carey Williams; Downstate Delaware Kidney Walk – Winifred Jackson; Baltimore Kidney Walk – Jessica Perrine; Salisbury Kidney Walk – Marie Pellecchia; Western Maryland Kidney Walk – Roger Jacobs; Annapolis Kidney Walk – Leigh Schaum; Rappel for Kidney Health – Jayne Charles. Premiere Awards: Outstanding 3rd Party Fundraiser: Ballers Invitational Golf Tournament: Kathy Loftin; Medical Advisory Board Award – Dr. David Klassen; Foundation Partner of the Year Award – Charles T. Bauer Foundation, presented to Janet Hartman; Linda Cameron Award for Patient Services – Marlene Manfra; President’s Award – Christopher Simon; and Volunteer of the Year Award – Dr. Mary “Tessie” Behrens.


The Fannie Mae Help the Homeless Program will once again make Volunteers of America Chesapeake a beneficiary of its Help the Homeless Walkathon. In 2010, Volunteers of America Chesapeake raised approximately $22,000 through this event to benefit its 14 area homeless facilities throughout Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. This year’s Walkathon will take place Nov. 19 on the National Mall in Washington.