Budorick to Succeed Waesche at COPT

Columbia-based Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT) has announced that Stephen Budorick will be appointed president and CEO, after the company’s May 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Budorick, who has served as the company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer since 2011, will succeed Roger Waesche, Jr.

Horizon Foundation Announces Trustees

The Horizon Foundation, of Columbia, has announced two new members have joined its board of trustees: Stacie Hunt, president and CEO of Leadership Howard County, and Tracy Miller, attorney and owner of Tracy Miller Law. The new trustees will serve four-year terms on the board of the foundation.

UHY Advisors Appoints Mohn

UHY Advisors has appointed Harold Mohn as its new managing director. With more than 25 years of experience, Mohn focuses the core of his practice on wealth management, tax efficient strategies, business succession, estate planning and 401(k) planning matters.

CRTC Elects Trio to Board

The Annapolis-based Chesapeake Regional Tech Council (CRTC), has welcomed three new members to its board of directors: Trish Farrell, vice president, MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services; Lyle Fowlkes, director of government relations, Alexander & Cleaver; and Kathleen Booth, owner and CEO, Quintain Marketing.

Marriner Marketing Promotes Four

Marriner Marketing Communications, of Columbia, has announced the promotions of Trey Buckingham to director of digital art and technology, Bill Coveney to director of digital content and insights, Mike Sidlowski to senior art director and Jessica Painter to associate art director.

Knott Cited by NAIOP

James Knott, Jr., was recently honored as Chapter President of the Year by the National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP). Knott is the first NAIOP Maryland President to be recognized for this award in its more than 30-year history and, when elected in 2013, was the youngest professional to hold the title of president.

Maryland Live! Adds Haynes

Maryland Live! Casino has announced Tony Haynes as the new director of finance. Haynes comes to the area from the Hollywood Casino in Columbus, Ohio, where he oversaw all casino financial aspects of the $2.5 billion operation.

UCC Names Lynch Board Chair

Unified Community Connections (UCC) named Penny Lynch chair of the board. Professionally, she chairs the special education department at Francis Scott Key High School in Union Bridge, Md.

King Joins Carney Kelehan

Angela King has joined Columbia-based Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, and will focus her practice on education law. Prior to joining the firm, King was a legal fellow in American University’s Office of General Counsel and, most recently, worked for the Educational Opportunities Section of the U.S. Department of Justice.

MTC Names Roche

The Maryland Tourism Coalition (MTC) has named Wini Roche as the organization’s new executive director. Roche will administer day-to-day operations for the organization, which includes managing all communications activities, growing membership and lobbying local, county and state officials.

Crosby Promotes Inglesby

Crosby Marketing Communications, of Annapolis, has promoted Amy Inglesby to vice president, director of integration management. She will continue to lead Crosby’s team of integration managers who oversee the planning and execution of fully integrated marketing programs.

Van Kirk Sign Off From CCMIT

Howard Van Kirk, director of operations at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute of Technology (CCMIT), has retired after 37 years of service. Van Kirk grew up just six blocks from the center and began working there part-time as a high school junior; a walkway on the campus will be named and dedicated in his honor for his many contributions to the organization.

Perkins Joins DHS

Dimensions Healthcare System (DHS) has hired executive vice president and chief operating officer Dr. Sherry Perkins. She will have system-wide responsibility for all hospital operations and will also play a key role in the transformation of the system, as DHS builds a new regional medical center.

AACC Chief Diversity Officer Honored

James Felton, III, chief diversity officer at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC), was selected as a Black History Hero by the Md. Washington Minority Companies Association as part of the Maryland Live! Casino’s Black History Month Celebration. Felton works with minority businesses through his work with county chambers of commerce.

CIHH Appoints Morrison

Brian Morrison has been appointed director of chiropractic services for the Center for Integrative Health & Healing (CIHH), the clinical practice of the Center for Integrative Medicine. Morrison, who is also a clinical instructor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, additionally owns Morrison Chiropractic, which has two locations in Howard County.

Wofford Joins HCAC

Katie Wofford has joined the Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) staff as gallery and programs assistant. She has worked at the University of Maryland’s Art & Learning Center and interned with Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, N.Y.; Maryland Art Place, Baltimore; and the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

Sanders Selected at Miller’s Grant

Mark Sanders has been chosen as the executive chef at The Lutheran Village at Miller’s Grant. Sanders is a certified executive chef trained at the American Culinary Federation. He has more than 20 years of experience at country clubs in Atlanta; Naples, Fla.; and New York; and most recently served as the executive chef at the City Club of Washington, in the Nation’s Capital.

Ignacio New at Leadership U

Meg Ignacio has been hired by Leadership Howard County as the director of Leadership U. Meg has an extensive background managing and serving several community nonprofits, schools and youth sports programs. She is taking over as recruitment begins for the upcoming Leadership U class of 2016.

Howard Bank Adds Barnes

Howard Bank has hired Wade Barnes as senior vice president and director of product and delivery innovation. Barnes previously worked for 1st Mariner Bank, where he had served in various roles; in this newly formed position, he will direct product management initiatives.

Calder Joins True Title

True Title has added Mary Calder, past president of the Howard County Association of Realtors, as executive vice president of operations. She joins the firm after working at Continental Title Co. for the past two years.

ACED Honors Phillips, Jr.

KCI Technologies has announced that Senior Vice President Charles Phillips, Jr., has been presented with a Community Service Award by the American Council of Engineering Companies/Maryland. Phillips has been an active member of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce for more than 15 years.