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Author Archives: Wayne Countryman

On the Move, 10/12: Pitchford named CFO of Katzen Eye Group

Melissa J. Pitchford has joined Katzen Eye Group as its chief financial officer. Since becoming a CPA in 2001, she worked her way from in-charge accountant to shareholder at Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman, where she also was chair ...

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On the Move, 10/11: Weinstein named co-office managing principal by Reznick Group

Ira Weinstein, a principal with Reznick Group, became co-office managing principal for the accounting firm’s Baltimore office on Oct. 1. Weinstein succeeds Gary Perlow, who was named regional managing principal–East Region’s of Baltimore, Bethesda, Boston, and Tysons Corner, Va., offices. ...

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On the Move, 10/10: Meisel named chairman of Jemicy School’s board of trustees

Michael Meisel has been named chairman of The Jemicy School’s board of trustees. Meisel has been involved with the Owings Mills school for the past decade, both as a parent and as a member of the board, for which he ...

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Grasmick appointed to Maryland School for the Blind’s board of directors

Nancy S. Grasmick has been appointed to the board of directors of the Maryland School for the Blind. Grasmick, who recently retired as Maryland State Superintendent of Schools after nearly 20 years in the position, began her career in education ...

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Jaar appointed chairman of National Kidney Foundation of Maryland medical advisory board

Dr. Bernard G. Jaar has been appointed chairman of the medical advisory board of the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland. Dr. Jaar is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, ...

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Lessman Katz joins Gordon, Feinblatt

Martha Lessman Katz has joined Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander, of Baltimore, as a member of the firm’s intellectual property & technology and business law practice groups. Lessman Katz advises domestic and international clients regarding privacy and data security ...

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On the Move, Oct. 3: Lee elected president of American Society for Surgery of the Hand

W.P. Andrew Lee, professor and director of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, was recently elected president of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is the first plastic ...

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Katzenberger wins award for volunteer work that recalls her granddaughter

Debi Katzenberger recently received a Spirited Women in Balance Award from Morton’s The Steakhouse and MyCity4Her.com at their event to support the Central Maryland chapter of the American Red Cross. Katzenberger is a supervisor at CareFirst BlueCrossBlueShield, where she has ...

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On the Move, 9/29: Faridi named chief science officer at McCormick

Hamed Faridi, a food scientist and researcher for 14 years at McCormick & Co., has been named to the company’s new position of chief science officer. Faridi leads McCormick’s research and development, including its U.S. Technical Innovation Center. He was ...

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On the Move, 9/28: Lines named director of financial planning and analysis by Roadnet

Dan Lines has been named director of financial planning and analysis by Roadnet Technologies, a Baltimore-based international fleet management software company. He previously worked in the restructuring and transaction advisory groups of Alvarez & Marsal, and in the mergers and ...

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