The Columbia Bank Adds Two, Promotes One
Anil Pereira and Scott Steele have been named commercial relationship managers in The Columbia Bank’s Commercial Banking Department. Both will serve Frederick County. Pereira comes to the bank from Wells Fargo Bank; Steele was employed by M&T Bank.

In addition, The Columbia Bank promoted Jeff Long to senior vice president commercial relationship manager in its Commercial Banking Department. He will be responsible for developing and managing commercial relationships throughout Greater Baltimore.


Locals Serving in Armed Services
Airman Christopher Sherman, an Elkridge native and Howard High graduate; and Petty Officer 3rd Class Elmira-Rose McComb, a Columbia native and Wilde Lake High School grad, are serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. They work as aviation boatswain’s mate aboard the Norfolk, Va.-based ship.


Couple Enshrined in Champion Hall
The husband and wife team of Cindy and Tim Tutwiler has been inducted into the Champion Realty Hall of Fame for achieving $50 million in sales. With this honor, the Tutwilers join 62 previous recipients whose plaques are prominently displayed in Champion’s administrative offices in Severna Park.


Marriner Promotes Thompson to VP
Marriner Marketing Communications, of Columbia, has promoted Susan Thompson to vice president of production. Thompson has more than 25 years of experience executing integrated advertising and communications programs for business-to-business and business-to-consumer companies.


Sladky Joins Crosby
Lacey Sladky has joined Crosby Marketing Communications, of Annapolis, as an integration director. She will help lead the company’s work with organizations that serve the military and veteran community, including Military OneSource, the Department of Defense’s flagship digital services platform.


Torphy-Donzella Cited by
Chambers & Partners
Elizabeth Torphy-Donzella is one of seven partners at Shawe Rosenthal to be honored by Chambers & Partners as a top individual labor and employment law practitioner. She defends employers in federal and state cases involving employment discrimination, harassment, contracts and torts, and provides human resources counseling.


Spaulding Joins FedData
Linthicum-based Federal Data Systems (FedData) has appointed Charles Spaulding as a senior executive. Spaulding recently retired from the National Security Agency, where he served as technical director of the Systems Engineering and Architecture division.


Alessi Named VP at SC&H Capital
Columbia-based SC&H Capital has hired Michael Alessi as a vice president. Alessi brings more than 20 years of financial experience to the firm and nearly 10 years of specialized practice as an investment banker; he will focus the government contracting and health care markets.


Kittleman Appoints Hejeebu to
Board of Ed
Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman has appointed Ananta Hejeebu to the county’s seven-member Board of Education. Hejeebu, the founder and managing partner of Howard Tech Advisors, serves on the Howard County Transition Commission for Youth with Disabilities and the Howard County Public School System Budget Review Committee.


BGE Names Galambos VP
BGE has named Denise Galambos vice president of human resources. Galambos has worked closely with BGE’s human resources and executive leadership teams since 2003 as the utility’s associate general counsel for labor and employment.


Davis Appointed Arundel’s First Compliance Officer
Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh has announced the appointment of Angela Davis as the county’s first human relations compliance officer. Davis will institute a diversity and inclusion training program for all county employees and provide resources to the community. Since 2004, she has operated The Davis Law Group.


Kittleman Appoints Scott at DCRS
Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman has appointed Deputy Director Jackie Scott as acting director of the Department of Community Resources and Services. Scott has served as deputy director in the department for the past 3.5 years; she has spent most of her career doing policy and legislative work in the areas of public health and human services.


Mayor Appoints Rec and
Parks Director
Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides has appointed Archie Trader as the city’s new recreation and parks director, subject to the approval of the City Council. Trader brings 25 years of recreation administrative and management experience to the position, most recently as the Stanton Center’s manager since 2009.


Centennial Student
Recognized by White House
Centennial High School Senior Tingyu Li has been honored as a U.S. Presidential Scholar by the U.S. Department of Education. The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars recognized Li for her academic accomplishments, as well as essays, school evaluations and transcripts, and community service and leadership.


Borg Named Anti-Trafficking Coordinator
HopeWorks has appointed Charlee Borg as anti-trafficking coordinator. Borg comes to HopeWorks with a background that includes an M.A. in International Disaster Psychology, as well as experience serving survivors of human trafficking from North America, South America and Asia.


CarneyKelehan Names Gorsky
Jessica Gorsky has joined Columbia-based Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr as an attorney, focusing her practice on estates and trusts, and elder law. Prior to joining CarneyKelehan, Gorsky was an attorney for Walsh & Co. In her position, she focused on estate planning, litigation matters, guardianship pleadings, and estate and fiduciary income tax returns.


Loyola Names Hankin
Business Leader of Year
Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management has named Michael Hankin, president and CEO of Brown Advisory, as Business Leader of the Year. Hankin has led Brown Advisory since 1998. Loyola will honor him at the annual Business Leader of the Year dinner on Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, in Baltimore.

Cap Tech Grad Offers
Commencement Address
Jerry Davis, chief information officer and head of the Information Technology Directorate at NASA’s Ames Research Center, addressed the graduating class at Capitol Technology University’s commencement last month. He is a 2003 alumnus of Capitol’s master’s program in network security.