Caroline H. Worrall has been promoted to chief operating officer of MEDVAL, of Columbia. She had joined the company as chief financial officer in 2008. Previously, Worrall was the interim-CFO for BreakAway Ltd, a video games developer, and spent four years as the CFO for Reactive NanoTechnologies, a high-tech startup. She has 10 years of experience as a senior executive in small to mid-sized businesses developing technologies and services for both the private and government sectors. In 2004, Worrall was named finalist for the Maryland Entrepreneur of the Year by the Technology Council of Maryland. Worrall is on the Community Advisory Board for WYPR and the board of directors for the Maryland Steeplechase Association. MEDVAL serves attorneys, carriers, and TPAs in complying with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act for complex personal injury and workers’ compensation claims.
Arun Subhas recently was promoted to partner in Ernst & Young’s tax practice, in Baltimore. He routinely advises his clients on tax matters, including accounting methods, mergers and acquisitions, international tax, tax controversy and tax compliance. Subhas also has extensive experience in assisting with financial accounting for income taxes. He is a certified public accountant and holds a master’s degree in taxation from the University of Baltimore. Subhas serves on the board of directors of the Maryland Food Bank.
Jay Van Deusen, owner of Van Deusen Construction Co. and Rainbow International of Northeast Maryland, has been named president of the Rotary Club of Bel Air. Van Deusen had served during the past year as president elect of the 50-person organization, which recently announced that it will provide a $ 25,000 grant to the Harford Family House in Aberdeen, for rehabilitating housing for the group.
Volunteers of America Chesapeake recently announced its 2011 board of directors: Karen M. Dale, executive vice president, D.C. Healthcare Systems; Carlos Duran, president, Men of their Word and chapter director, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference; D. Dusky Holman, partner, Smith, Gildea & Schmidt; Donald R. Kann, principal in charge, Kann Partners; Rev. Kathleen Kline Chesson, senior pastor, First Christian Church of Falls Church; Brock Landry, partner, Venable; Kyle Lorton, sales director, W.R. Grace; Vernand Morency, chairman and CEO, Morency Enterprises; Rajani Nelamangala, vice president, planning and technology, URAC; Alvin Nichols, principal, NICHOLS Creative Development; M. Craig Pascal, senior vice president, community development specialist, BB&T; Russell K. Snyder, president and CEO, Volunteers of America Chesapeake; Teresa Stanley, South Hampton Roads organizer, Virginia Organizing; Tom Turnbull, chief operating officer, healthcare and housing, Volunteers of America; and Greg Tutino, managing director, Ronald Blue and Co. Turnbull will serve as chair of the board of directors for a two-year term, Nichols as vice chair, Dale as treasurer, Holman as secretary, and Snyder as president.
Renegade Communications, of Hunt Valley, has named John Moran and Rick Zelman as national account directors. Moran has 30 years of experience in the cable television, satellite and telecommunications industry, including as a cable TV operator and programmer. Zelman worked extensively in advertising within the fashion industry as a founding principal and partner of The ZR Group.