Jeannie Howe took over as executive director of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance on Jan. 3, succeeding J. Buck Jabaily, who left to create the Baltimore Open Theatre. Howe, who has 20 years of experience in leadership positions with nonprofit organizations, has served as president of the Everyman Theatre board of directors. More recently, as a consultant, she led the Capital Campaign, which has raised nearly $17 million for the theater company’s move downtown next season. As founder and president of BayCliff Associates since 2008, Howe has been a management and fundraising consultant. Before that, she spent 10 years with the Marrow Foundation (now Be the Match Foundation) in Washington, D.C., in positions including vice president and chief development and program officer. She is a founding member of the Baltimore Book Festival Leadership Committee and serves on the Parent Advisory Group for Baltimore School for the Arts. Howe has a B.A. in theater from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and an M.A. in theater from Miami University in Ohio.
Paula Carmody, Maryland People’s Counsel, recently was elected to a one-year term as president of the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates. The nonprofit organization represents consumers in state and federal utility proceedings. Carmody was an assistant attorney general in the Consumer Protection Division, Office of the Attorney General of Maryland, from 2004 to 2007. She also has been an assistant people’s counsel with the Office of People’s Counsel, the managing attorney of the Baltimore office of the UAW-GM Legal Services Plan, and a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Bureau, in Maryland.
Peter J. Stephan, vice president, relationship manager in the Annapolis office of Howard Bank, has been elected president of the Anne Arundel Commercial and Industrial Association, which serves commercial real estate professionals. He previously was vice president of AACIA. Stephan is also a member of the board of directors of the Touchdown Club of Annapolis.
Stephen Endres has been appointed chief financial officer of Mid-Atlantic Properties, a Towson-based development and property management firm. Endres, who has nearly 25 years of experience in accounting and real estate finance, most recently was CFO for Nottingham Properties; before that, he was CFO for James F. Knott Realty. Endres has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Baltimore. He serves on the boards of two nonprofit organizations and volunteers at the Christopher’s Place Employment Agency.
Alan R. Fish, associate vice chancellor for facilities planning and management at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was appointed vice president for real estate and campus services, a new senior position overseeing real estate, facilities, transportation and other services at Johns Hopkins University. The appointment took effect Jan. 3. Fish had been at Wisconsin-Madison since 1989, serving as associate vice chancellor for nearly nine years. He previously was associate athletic director and administrative officer for intercollegiate athletics at Wisconsin-Madison. Fish has also worked in budget and policy positions in the Wisconsin state government.
Corey Powell, senior development manager of Enterprise Homes, of Columbia, has been named one of Biznow’s 35 Under 35: Rising Stars of Commercial Real Estate. Powell joined Enterprise Homes in 2007 as an associate development manager. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in architecture, with a concentration in urban design, from the University of Maryland, College Park. Powell is a LEED Accredited Professional and has served as a guest lecturer for the University of Maryland’s Architecture Program.