The Land Development Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland has announced the winners of its Excellence in Community Development Awards. Individual Awards of Excellence: Developer of the Year: Bob Goodier, Goodier Builders; Lifetime Achievement: Eliot Powell, Whitehall Development; Consultant of the Year: Sean Davis, Morris & Ritchie Associates; Rising Star: Dan Whitehurst, Clark Turner Signature Homes. Project of the Year: Maple Lawn — Developer: Greenebaum & Rose Associates; Builder: Bozzuto Group, NV Homes, Mitchell & Best, Miller & Smith; Engineer: Gutschick, Little & Weber. Excellence in Community Development Awards: Walnut Grove — Developer: Goodier Baker; Builder: various custom homes; Engineer: GLW; Financing: Sandy Spring Bank. Tanyard Springs — Developer: Lennar; Builder: Lennar and Ryan Homes; Engineer: Land Design; Financing: Lennar. Clipper Mill — Developer: BB&T; Builder: Integrated Construction Management; Financing: BB&T. Marea St. Michaels — Developer: Elm Street Development; Builder: Keswick Homes; Engineer: Lane Engineering; Financing: The Talbot Bank. Shipley’s Grant — Developer: Bozzuto Homes; Builder: Bozzuto Homes; Financing: PNC and M&T Bank. Briar Knoll — Developer: Gaylord Brooks Realty; Builder: various custom builders; Engineer: G.W. Stephens and Associates; Financing: Susquehanna Bank.
Sharon Paul, leader of Gross Mendelsohn & Associates’ technology solutions group, was elected to the Edward A. Myerberg Senior Center board of directors. The center is a multipurpose senior center providing programs and support services for older adults in Northwest Baltimore. Paul has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and computer information systems from Stevenson University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Microsoft Certified Professional. Gross Mendelsohn is a full-service CPA and consulting firm, in Baltimore.
Stephen Tossey of Century Engineering, headquartered in Hunt Valley, has earned the Building Energy Modeling Professional certification from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. The certification program attests to ability to evaluate, choose, use, calibrate and interpret the results of energy modeling software when applied to building and systems energy performance and economics. Century Engineering provides engineering, surveying and construction inspection services to government agencies and industries.
Marjorie Cota has joined Mind Over Machines, of Owings Mills, as vice president of market development. Cota most recently served as vice president of business development for Community Analytics, a social network-focused research company, and as director of sales and marketing for the Mergis Group, a national recruiting firm. She serves on the membership committee for the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.