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Sydney Montgomery | Markham Law


Sydney Montgomery joined Markham Law Firm and focuses her time on family law cases. In addition to her legal work, Sydney is also the owner and founder of S. Montgomery Admissions Consulting, an independent educational consulting company serving high school, ...

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Suzi Padgett | Long & Foster


Suzi Padgett, vice president and branch manager of Long & Foster Real Estate’s Columbia office, was recognized for her leadership and community involvement with the 2019 Realtors Community Service Award from Maryland Realtors. Padgett received the award at the annual ...

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Wendy Krouse | Howard Bank


Wendy Krouse, a vice president and commercial banker with Howard Bank, was named to the board of directors for the Central Maryland Chamber of Commerce. Krouse will support the chamber in its efforts to promote business in Central Maryland using ...

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Douglas B. Riley | BaldwinLaw


Douglas B. Riley, a trial lawyer with the Baltimore firm of BaldwinLaw LLC, was appointed to the board of trustees of the Community College of Baltimore County by Gov. Larry Hogan. Riley has a 40 year history of trying cases ...

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Deborah St. Lawrence Thompson | Nelson Mullins


Deborah St. Lawrence Thompson, a partner in the Baltimore office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, was chosen for recognition in Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation list. Thompson was selected for inclusion in the general commercial litigation ...

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Laura Karey | Jemicy School


Laura Karey was named director of enrollment management and financial aid at Jemicy School, which educates above-average to gifted college-bound students with dyslexia or other language-based learning differences. Karey joined Jemicy in 2011 as an associate director of admission at ...

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Ciara Wake | Northeast Maglev


The Northeast Maglev today announced that Ciara Wake has joined the team as marketing and communications coordinator. In her role, Wake will be responsible for executing marketing and communications promoting a high-speed rail solution in the Northeast Corridor using Superconducting ...

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Mary Goles | Maller Wealth Advisors


Mary Goles, chief administrative officer for Maller Wealth Advisors, a full-service financial planning and investment management company, became a financial paraplanner qualified professional. FPQP designees studied and passed an exam about the financial planning process, disciplines and concepts, terminology and ...

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Vikas Bhalla | Choice Hotels International


Vikas Bhalla was appointed to the new position of chief transformation officer with Choice Hotels International Inc. As a key member of Choice Hotels’ senior executive leadership team reporting directly to President and CEO Patrick Pacious, Bhalla will advance the company’s data-driven ...

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