The Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure recently awarded $204,738 to the University of Maryland School of Nursing to continue funding an initiative to advance education and practice in the treatment of breast cancer. Now in its sixth year, the project has progressively expanded to several disciplines, institutions and clinical partners. New partners, as of June, are the Salisbury University nursing program and the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center of the University of Maryland Medical Center. UMSON’s existing partners are the nursing programs at Bowie State University and Coppin State University, as well as the School of Pharmacy and the School of Social Work at the University of Maryland campus in Baltimore.
Andrew Jones has joined United Capital Business Lending, of Hunt Valley, as vice president, business development officer, Southeast Region. Jones worked most with MD Johnson Inc., of Stuart, Fla., and Falcon Financial, of Stamford, Conn. He has also held management sales positions at SunTrust Banks and Barnett Banks. United Capital Business Lending, which recently acquired the small business lending operations of Butler Capital, is a subsidiary of BankUnited.
Jessica Bizik has been hired as senior associate of Warschawski, of Baltimore. She will take a leading role in social media activities for the agency and help to develop integrated marketing campaigns for consumer and B-to-B clients. Bizik has worked as editor of Log Home Design, Washington Flyer and STYLE magazines. She also produced custom magazines for Hilton, the American Diabetes Association, CVS, Pitney Bowes and the University of Maryland Alumni Association. Bizik was a founding editor at e-newsletter publisher Backwire.com and played a role in launching SLICE, a personalized infotainment service for Cricket phone subscribers. She helped to develop a social networking community at Girlslife.com. Most recently, Bizik created Facebook and Twitter campaigns for the Maryland Athletic Club.
Larry Snowberger has been hired as director of dining services of Charlestown retirement community, in Catonsville. Snowberger has 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including the last 16 years specializing in senior living services as a director, regional director and executive chef. Since 2007, he has been the assistant director of dining services at Riderwood, a sister Erickson Living community in Silver Spring.