On the Move, 8/23: Howard Bank appoints Chick as VP

Erik M. Chick

Erik M. Chick has joined Howard Bank as vice president and relationship manager. He is managing Howard Bank’s real estate portfolio and establishing new real estate and commercial loan relationships in the Baltimore-Washington area. Chick has been vice president of real estate lending and mortgage banker for the Washington Savings Bank in Bowie, senior vice president of lending at Annapolis Community Bank, and vice president of real estate lending at Bank Annapolis. He is chair of the South River Colony Conservancy, a past board member of the YMCA of Central Maryland, and a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity. Chick is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, where he was lacrosse team captain.


BankAnnapolis has selected three new members for its board of directors: Michael S. McHale joined Hospice of the Chesapeake as chief operating officer in 2007 when he moved to Maryland; he became president and CEO in 2010. He oversees 190 hospice professionals. Debbie H. Gosselin has been president of Watermark Cruises, which offers guided walking tours, sightseeing cruises on the Chesapeake Bay, private charter service, and water taxis in the Annapolis harbor, since 1990. Gosselin is also president of Annapolis Landing Marina, and a member of the city’s Maritime Advisory Board; she has held leadership positions on the Maryland Tourism Council, the local chamber of commerce, and the city and county visitors bureau. Jeff W. Ostenso is CEO of Annapolis-based CPS/Gumpert, which specializes in creative design, commercial printing and promotion. Ostenso has served on the boards of businesses and community organizations and co-founded LinkAnnapolis, a B2B networking group. Ostenso and McHale have begun their BankAnnapolis board terms; Gosselin’s will begin Nov. 1.


The Historic Charles Street Association recently elected two new members to its board of directors: Jeff La Noue, a project and sustainability planner at the University of Baltimore, advises the university on real estate projects. His academic background is in economics and urban planning. Mike Mistretta is commercial branch manager for M&T Bank in Baltimore, where he oversees the commercial and retail operations of the flagship Charles Street branch.


The Shoshana S. Cardin School, Baltimore’s only independent Jewish high school, recently named Howard Rosenbloom chair of its board of trustees. Rosenbloom is executive director of the Ben & Esther Rosenbloom Foundation. He also is president of the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, and a board member of the Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies, Hillel’s Board of Governors and The Associated Jewish Federation of Baltimore. In addition, seven new members have been appointed to the school’s board: Dorri Blitzstein, Jacob Danick, Marcy K. Kolodny, Dixie Leikach, Ellen Lightman, Jeffrey Snyder and Dr. Lois Weinstein.


Brian Maloney has been named general manager of Sullivan’s Steakhouse in Baltimore. He most recently was assistant manager of Sullivan’s Steakhouse in Raleigh, N.C. He has been assistant manager of Carolina Ale House in Cary, N.C., and general manager at Damon’s Grills in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina.

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