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On the Move, 9/27: Lanes named principal by Hord Coplan Macht

Helen E. Lanes

Helen E. Lanes has joined Hord Coplan Macht as a principal. Lanes will lead the Baltimore architectural firm’s interiors studio. Her more than 20 years of experience includes working with such health care providers as Johns Hopkins Hospital, Howard County General Hospital, Inova Health System, Adventist Health, St. Agnes Hospital, Prince William Health System, and the National Institutes of Health. Lanes most recently worked in Perkins+Will’s Washington, D.C., office. Lanes is a Certified Healthcare Designer and LEED Accredited Professional.


Rick Gebert recently became Grant Thornton LLC’s Southeast region managing partner, responsible for the firm’s Baltimore office, among others. Gebert previously was the firm’s Philadelphia office managing partner, Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd.


NAMI Maryland received a Transformation Legacy Award from the Mental Hygiene Administration on Sept. 8 for its five-year effort in the Mental Health Transformation State Incentive Grant project to transform the state mental health system. NAMI Maryland members served on the official advisory group, the Transformation Working Group chaired by the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene secretary, and on many of its workgroups. In addition, NAMI Maryland received two grants from the Maryland Transformation program: the Engaging Consumers and Family Members in the Transformation Process Project, and the Healthy Hearts and Minds program.



Alysia Marcoux has been appointed Merrill Edge Financial Solutions Advisor by Bank of America for customers in Columbia and Ellicott City. She will meet with customers in the Columbia Mall, Thunder Hill and Saint John’s Plaza Bank of America banking centers, working primarily with customers who have up to $250,000 to invest.



The Printing and Graphics Association MidAtlantic added five members to its board of directors in September: Matthew Anson, Bindagraphics, of Baltimore; Michael Cooper, Lindenmeyr Munroe, of Odenton; Matthew Flippen, Westland Printers, of Laurel; Ron Patton, Standard Graphics Mid-America, of Arlington, Va.; and John Snyder, HBP/Balmar, of Hagerstown. PGAMA is the trade association for printing and graphic communications firms and suppliers in Maryland, D.C., Northern Virginia and Southern Pennsylvania.



Bridgette Benoit has returned to Ruppert Landscape, of Laytonsville, as the company’s controller. She had been the company’s assistant controller before it was sold in 1998. Since then, Benoit has been a JD Edwards conversion team leader, information systems manager, regional controller and controller. She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Maryland.



Eleana Collins has been hired as a junior associate by Warschawski, of Baltimore, after finishing the firm‘s three-month assistant associate program. Collins previously interned with Global Sources, a business-to-business media company headquartered in Hong Kong.