Berit Killingstad, special event coordinator of the Children’s Guild, in Baltimore, has graduated from Leadership-Baltimore County, which seeks to prepare participants for leadership positions on boards and provide the foundation for personal and career growth. Killingstad has been IEP coordinator, state assessment coordinator, transition coordinator and instructional coach at The Children’s Guild, which provides academic and therapeutic services for children and adolescents who are traumatized, autistic and with multiple disabilities causing emotional, behavioral and learning problems. Killingstad has also held leadership positions at Overlea High School, Holabird Middle School, Sparrows Point Middle School, Hereford Middle School and Westminster High School. She has been a fundraiser for the Multiple Sclerosis Society and a board member for Powell Recovery Centers. Killingstad has a master’s degree in special education and a bachelor’s degree in physical education from McDaniel College.
Matthew Gagnon has been hired as director of risk management and internal controls assurance of ClearView Consulting, in Baltimore. Gagnon is responsible for providing technical oversight for all risk management engagements, including internal audit, IT audit, internal controls consulting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. His 20 years of experience include 12 years in internal audit leadership positions, including seven years as a chief audit executive. Gagnon has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Towson University.
Maureen Harrigan has joined the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University as associate dean for finance and administration. Harrigan was previously chief financial officer of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine; from 2001 to 2007, she was an analyst in the University Office of Budget and Management Analysis. Earlier, Harrigan managed corporate philanthropy at Agilent Technologies in Wilmington, Del., and spent 18 years at Hewlett-Packard in operations, planning, and project management positions.
Jennifer Harrington has been named vice president of clinical and support services at Anne Arundel Medical Center, in Annapolis. She oversees laboratory, environmental services, security, radiology, rehabilitation, pharmacy, and food and nutrition services. Harrington previously was vice president at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore, responsible for rehabilitation, radiology, sleep services, and multispecialty services. Harrington’s degrees include a master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
Anjana P. Jindal, a board-certified ophthalmologist, has joined Katzen Eye Group. Dr. Jindal’s specialty is the medical and surgical management of glaucoma. She has been assistant professor of clinical ophthalmology and co-director of research at Temple University, assistant professor of ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University, and staff ophthalmologist at Wills Eye Institute as well as had private practices as an ophthalmologist. The Baltimore native has bachelor’s and medical degrees from George Washington University. Dr. Jindal completed her internship at the Georgetown/Washington Hospital Center and her residency at George Washington University Hospital, where she was chief resident her final year.