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Jones receives Woman of the Year Award

Gladys Jones

Gladys Jones, director of administrative services for the Prince Frederick campus of the College of Southern Maryland, has received the Concerned Black Women of Calvert County’s Harriet Tubman Woman of the Year Award. Jones was recognized for her years of service to the community. She is the chair of the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the United Way of Calvert County Finance Committee, the 5th Congressional District Women’s Network Advisory Committee and the Calvert County Compensation and Review Board, and is secretary of the National Congress of Black Women, Calvert County chapter. Jones has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Sojourner-Douglass College. She has worked at the College of Southern Maryland since 1992.


Reznick Group recently appointed two new principals in its Baltimore office: Adam Kleeman is a CPA with 18 years of experience providing audit, accounting and consulting services in the commercial and multi-family real estate industries. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland. Lucas Matesa is a CPA with 12 years of experience providing audit and accounting advisory services to clients including real estate developers and investors, with a focus on multi-family and commercial real estate financed through low-income housing tax credits and historic tax credits. He has a bachelor’s degree from Mount St. Mary’s University.


Brad Callahan, CEO of Travel Advantage Network, of Millersville, recently received the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland. Callahan was recognized for his volunteer contributions, having just finished his second three-year term on the BBB’s Board of Directors, including his role as an advisor to the Executive Committee. He also recently received the Spirit of the University award from Towson University for his volunteer work, which includes serving on the Founder’s Fund for four years. Callahan’s Travel Advantage Network, a wholesale-priced vacation accommodations program, encourages volunteerism and community giving; each month, its employees band together to raise funds, provide volunteer labor hours, and advance awareness for charity. A different charity is selected every month.

Harbhajan (Harry) S. Ajrawat has been sworn in as president of MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society. In 2006 Dr. Ajrawat joined several other urologists to form MidAtlantic Urology Associates, headquartered in Greenbelt, where he is president and CEO. He has served as president of the Prince George’s County Medical Society, the Indian American Medical Society of Greater Washington, and the Indian American Urological Association of North America.


Robert M. Infussi Sr. has joined CampaignON, of Towson, as senior political advisor. CampaignON, which officially launched in November, melds integrated software technology, creative marketing, and battle-tested strategic advisory services into a single package dedicated to local and state candidates. Infussi has managed winning campaigns, secured campaign funds and mapped strategies for candidates and incumbents on both sides of the political aisle. He has served as chief of staff for two county executives in Maryland, and worked on the staff of a third as deputy director of economic development. In the mid-1990s, Infussi coordinated constituent services as district director for then-Rep. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. in Maryland’s 2nd Congressional District, and later served as political advisor to Ehrlich during his successful campaign for governor.


Anne Arundel Community College has been named to a national, nonprofit, nonpartisan advisory board created to form a dialogue with and build successful strategic partnerships between national business leaders and higher education institutions. Andrew L. Meyer, vice president of learning at AACC and the college’s representative on the new board, said the Community College Advisory Board will be a forum where higher education and national business leaders can interact, learn and share best practices on solutions that provide working students with the skills and education needed to succeed. Meyer has served in leadership roles on the boards of the National Council for Continuing Education and Training, and the Global Corporate College, and is the AACC representative for the League for Innovation in the Community College. He also is active in the Fort Meade Alliance, the Anne Arundel County BRAC Task Force and the Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation.