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On the Move, 8/1: Wiseman elected chair of Harford Chamber of Commerce

Steven L. Wiseman

The Harford County Chamber of Commerce has elected the following officers for the 2011-12 year: chair: Steven L. Wiseman, CPA, vice president, Wiseman Associates; chair elect: Robin Sommer, owner, Images of Sommer; vice chair, administration: Brenda Morrison, vice president for marketing, development and community relations, Harford Community College; vice chair, finance: Paul Balsamo, CPA, president, Balsamo, Stewart, Lutters & Ruth; past chair: Eric McLauchlin, partner, Shaffer, McLauchlin & Stover.

Awards

Pepsi Beverages Co. sales representative Nancy Bollinger of Baltimore was honored recently as one of PepsiCo’s top sales performers worldwide, with induction into the PepsiCo President’s Ring of Honor. Bollinger has been with Pepsi since 1990.

Health Care

Mark Katlic, M.D., has been named chief of surgery at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Dr. Katlic previously was director of thoracic surgery at Geisinger Health System, Northeast, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. His pioneering work in video-assisted thoracic surgery under local anesthesia and sedation resulted in nearly 400 published cases in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery in 2010. He also performs the full range of open thoracic surgery, including complex lung, esophageal and tracheobronchial procedures. Dr. Katlic recently published a book, “Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Elderly.” A second edition of his previous book, “Principles and Practice of Geriatric Surgery,” has just been released. He earned his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore.

The Maryland Hospital Association, of Elkridge, has added four staff members: financial analyst Rachel Schaaf previously was a case mix coordinator at the University of Maryland Medical System and a senior financial analyst at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She has a bachelor’s degree in health care management and business administration from Towson University; policy analyst Katie Wunderlich previously focused on state agency budgets as a policy analyst with the Maryland General Assembly. She also has been director of government relations for the Madison Services Group; Kathleen Imhoff is the new executive assistant to the president. She most recently was assistant to the headmaster at the Gilman School in Baltimore. Imhoff has also been staff assistant to the Office of the Vice President of the U.S. under George H.W. Bush, and confidential assistant to then-Associate Attorney General Rudolph Giuliani at the U.S. Department of Justice; controller Shana Simpson previously managed accounting and financial reporting for Berks County, Pa. She also was a senior finance manager at Pall Trincor and a general accounting manager at Akrion Systems. She is a CPA.

Nonprofits

Hank Greenberg recently was appointed senior state director of AARP in Maryland. Greenberg will lead AARP’s advocacy, outreach and education work in Maryland. He will head a staff and volunteers working on issues important to Marylanders 50 and older, including utilities regulation, long-term care and caregiving, health care reform, retirement security, volunteerism and healthy aging. Greenberg joined AARP as the ASD Advocacy for the Maryland State Office in 2007. Before that, he managed government affairs for the Office of the Attorney General of Maryland. Greenberg is a founder and past president of the Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition.