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Ronald A. Starr, B.S. ’69, retired from the Baltimore City Police Department in May 2013 after 38 years of service.
R. Alan Streett, B.A. ’70, was named senior research professor at Criswell College in Dallas, Texas.
David H. Shor, B.S. ’72, produced Sleepless in Seattle—The Musical, which played from late May to late June, at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California.
John Bartkowiak, J.D. ’73, wrote Bardzo Dobry: East Baltimore’s Community (1870-1950) and the Family Bartkowiak, a story of East Baltimore’s Polish community, which was published in October.
Jim Astrachan, J.D. ’74, received The Daily Record’s 2013 Leadership in Law award in November.
I. William Chase, B.A. ’69, J.D. ’74, was appointed chair of the Baltimore County Property Tax Assessment Appeal Board by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley in July, 2013.
Jennifer B. Bodine, J.D. ’75, curated an A. Aubrey Bodine exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Industry from October to February. She also released the book Bodine’s Industry: Dignity of Work in February 2013.
Theresa Nolan, J.D. ’75, married Tom Dugan on July 1, 2013.
Clayton E. Bunting, J.D. ’76, partner at the Morris James Personal Injury Practice Group, was named one of Delaware’s Top Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association.
Susan B. Watson, J.D. ’76, is an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and coaches the Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Team.
Joseph Cassilly, J.D. ’77, received The Daily Record’s 2013 Leadership in Law award in November.
Harold L. Higgins, B.S. ’77, was promoted to chief administrative officer of Worchester County (Maryland) in June 2013.
Kevin Kelehan, J.D. ’77, received a 2012 Howie Award from the Howard County (Maryland) Arts Council in March 2013 for his contributions to the arts in the area.
John W. Debelius III, J.D. ’78, a Montgomery County Circuit judge, was elected vice chair of the Maryland Conference of Circuit Judges in April 2013.
Steven Manekin, CERT ’78, CPA and director in the audit, accounting and consulting department at Ellin & Tucker, was named one of Baltimore’s 2013 Five Star Wealth Managers in the Business Planning/Tax Adviser category by Five Star Professional in Baltimore magazine’s February 2013 issue. He also became a member of the Equal Justice Council of Maryland in October.
David Plymyer, J.D. ’78, was named county attorney of Anne Arundel County (Maryland) in April 2013.
Thomas G. Ross, J.D. ’78, Queen Anne’s County Circuit judge, was elected chair of the Maryland Conference of Circuit Judges in April 2013.
Daniel Anderson, J.D. ’79, married Gregory J. Melanson on Nov. 9 in Washington, D.C.
Don Bales, B.S. ’79, recently retired as an adjunct faculty member after 30 years at Hagerstown Community College in Maryland.
Johnnie A. Brown, M.P.A. ’79, received a 2013 Teaching Recognition Award for the Undergraduate School from the University of Maryland, University College.
Douglas M. Canter, J.D. ’79, joined the law firm of Post & Schell in its Washington, D.C., office and recently published his second personal essay.
Mark Smolarz, B.S. ’79, was recognized by the Baltimore Business Journal as being part of a “CEO/CFO Dream Team of Baltimore” in July 2013.
Harry Storm, J.D. ’79, received The Daily Record’s 2013 Leadership in Law award in November.
William Fitzpatrick, B.S. ’80, formed the business advising and accounting firm of Fitzpatrick, Leary & Szarko in Timonium, Maryland, with Mary-Kay Leary, M.S. ’08.
Clarence H. Hampton, J.D. ’80, was appointed director of civil rights compliance and business opportunities for the Alabama Department of Transportation.
Scott Becker, B.S. ’81, was recognized by the Baltimore Business Journal as being part of a “CEO/CFO Dream Team of Baltimore” in July 2013.
Brian Darmody, J.D. ’81, joined the University of Maryland as associate vice president for corporate and foundation relations in July 2013.
Wendy Rothstein, J.D. ’82, was honored by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of its 2013 Women of Distinction Award winners in November.
Harry Bosk, M.A. ’83, formed The Write Image, a photography and public relations business, in Baltimore in summer 2012.
Arthur Flach, M.S. ’83, was appointed chair of the board of directors for the Junior Achievement of Central Maryland in September.
James K. Frese, M.S. ’83, joined the faculty of Penn State Worthington Scranton as a professor in October.
Samuel C.P. Baldwin, J.D. ’84, was honored as one of St. Mary’s Ryken High School’s 2013 Pillars of the Community in February in Leonardtown, Maryland. This honor recognizes individuals who are or have been champions of a consistent ethic of life that embodies the school’s vision and ideals.
Russell P. Butler, J.D. ’84, was named chair of the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s Victims Advisory Group in December 2012.
Douglas Deschner, B.S. ’84, was inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in July 2013.
Susan R. Gainen, J.D. ’84, had a solo show of “The Lost Cave Paintings of Saint Paul” at Hopkins, Minnesota’s Hopkins Center for the Arts in summer 2013.
Barry F. Levin, J.D. ’84, was elected managing partner for Saul Ewing in Baltimore.
James MacAlister, J.D. ’84, received The Daily Record’s 2013 Leadership in Law award in November.
Denise Stevenson Parker, B.S. ’84, is employed as a manager at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
Aaron S. Schwartz, J.D. ’84, was promoted to partner at Ingerman & Horwitz in Baltimore in July 2013.
Robert DeAlmeida, M.S. ’85, CEO of Towson’s Hamilton Bancorp, became chair of the Maryland Bankers Association in June 2013.
Edward J. Hanko, B.S. ’85, was named special agent in charge of the FBI’s Philadelphia Division in March 2013.
James List, J.D. ’85, received The Arc Baltimore’s Volunteer Service Award in May 2013.
Reid Roberts, MBA ’85, was named partner in the accounting firm of Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates in Baltimore.
Martin Wong, J.D. ’85, joined Think Finance in Ft. Worth, Texas, as the chief integrity officer in May 2013.
Patricia M.C. Brown, J.D. ’86, is the new board chair of the United Way of Central Maryland.
Robert N. Grossbart, J.D. ’86, was elected to the board of directors of the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service in April 2013.
James W. Hagen, B.S. ’86, was appointed inspector general of audit for the National Credit Union Administration in June 2013.
James S. Litsinger, B.S. ’86, vice president and chief financial officer of nonacute services for Adventist HealthCare in Rockville, Maryland, was recognized for 10 years of employment and service to the company.
Neal J. Patterson, B.A. ’86, co-authored (with Kathy Wielech Patterson) the book Food Lovers’ Guide to Baltimore, published in May 2013.
Meryl Burgin, J.D. ’87, was promoted to executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of CareFirst in January 2013.
David M. Drake, MBA ’87, joined Gilchrist Hospice Care, based in Hunt Valley, as director of development in May 2013.
Daniel Guy, J.D. ’87, was sworn in as special trial judge of the U.S. Tax Court in May 2012.
Fred S. Hecker, J.D. ’87, received the Pro Bono Resource Center’s Lee A. Caplan Pro Bono Award at the Maryland State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in June.
Douglas Doerfler, CERT ’77, B.S. ’88, is the president and chief executive officer of MaxCyte in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and the new chair of the Tech Council of Maryland.
Phil Phillips, MBA ’88, was appointed president and chief executive officer of Patapsco Bancorp and the Patapsco Bank in August.
Karen Stout, MBA ’88, was named a national co-chair of the Implementation Steering Committee of the American Association of Community Colleges’ 21st-Century Commission.
Colleen McKenna-Slavin, M.A. ’89, was elected vice president of programming for the board of directors of the American Marketing Association’s Baltimore chapter in April 2013.
Robert Santoni Jr., B.S. ’89, was named a 2013 Innovator of the Year by The Daily Record in August.
John M. Stouffer, B.S. ’89, started a new position as warden of Roxbury Correctional Institution in Hagerstown, Maryland, in October.
John C.M. Angelos, J.D. ’90, was appointed to the board of directors of The Baltimore Station in January 2013.
Brian Schwartz, B.S. ’90, joined PwC in Baltimore as a partner in the risk assurance practice in August.
Michael C. Smith, M.S. ’90, financial manager at the Maryland Department of Housing, married Susan L. Lexer on April 20, 2013.
G. Matthew Immler, B.S. ’79, J.D. ’91, retired as chief of the Boynton Beach, Florida, Police Department in July 2013 and is now the Boca Raton (Florida) Police Department’s legal adviser and training administrator. He also recently published the book Survey of Law for Florida Police Chiefs and Command Officers.
Catherine Curran O’Malley, J.D. ’91, District Court of Maryland associate judge, was named to Sun Magazine’s 2013 list of 50 Women to Watch. These women were selected as “the most intriguing, powerful and memorable personalities making an impact on the Baltimore region.”
Mark Scurti, J.D. ’91, was appointed by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley as a Baltimore City District Court associate judge.
Anthony Kevin Shea, J.D. ’91, was appointed administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in June 2013.
Robert Anbinder, J.D. ’92, became vice president of the Bar Association of Baltimore City in May 2013.
Christopher Benzing, B.S. ’92, was promoted to business manager of KidzTable and senior director of FoodShare/Mobile Clothing Bank at St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore.
Colleen Ferg Helmlinger, B.A. ’86, J.D. ’92, became partner with the Bel Air (Maryland) law firm of Snee, Mahoney, Lutche & Helmlinger in January 2013.
Casey L. Jones, B.A. ’92, joined Standard Parking Corp. in July 2013 as vice president of institutional services.
Sheldon H. Laskin, LL.M. ’92, cycled 145 miles from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, Maryland, on the annual Rails to Trails Conservancy Allegheny Passage in summer 2013.
William J. McCarthy Jr., J.D. ’87, LL.M. ’92, was recognized by the Baltimore Business Journal as being part of a “CEO/CFO Dream Team of Baltimore” in July 2013.
Brett Newberger, B.S. ’92, was promoted to partner at Glass, Jacobson & Associates in Owings Mills, Maryland, in August.
Paul Purdum, B.S. ’92, was appointed assistant director of purchasing at the Community College of Baltimore County in April 2012.
Jonathan Brice, B.A. ’93, began a new position as deputy assistant secretary in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education for the U.S. Department of Education in October.
Barry Flax, J.D. ’93, is a principal and an executive vice president/executive committee member with the public adjusting firm of Goodman-Gable-Gould/Adjusters International in Baltimore.
David Gildea, J.D. ’93, managing partner of Smith, Gildea and Schmidt in Towson, Maryland, received The Daily Record’s 2013 Most Admired CEOs award in July 2013.
Mark A. Steinberg, B.S. ’93, became a stockholder at Hertzbach & Co. in Owings Mills, Maryland, in March 2013.
Deborah E. Swarey-Hudson, MBA ’93, was promoted to deputy county administrator for Charles County (Maryland) in August.
Thomas P. Dwyer, J.D. ’94, joined Pepper Hamilton in Philadelphia as a partner in the firm’s corporate and securities practice group in July 2013.
William C. Holzman, J.D. ’94, was promoted to vice president of retail leasing for Baltimore’s St. John Properties in May 2013.
David Hruda, J.D. ’94, joined the board of directors of the College of Southern Maryland Foundation in February 2013.
Kevin Dunbar, MBA ’95, president and CEO of the Dunbar Cos., received The Daily Record’s 2013 Most Admired CEOs award in July 2013.
William Dunn, J.D. ’95, received The Daily Record’s 2013 Leadership in Law award in November.
Teresa Mallonee, B.S. ’95, was promoted to assistant vice president of operations for Baltimore’s St. John Properties in June 2013.
Cynthia Rosenberg, B.A. ’80, M.S. ’82, J.D. ’95, was elected chair of the Washington, D.C.–Maryland–Virginia Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association in July 2013.
Robert A. Scott, J.D. ’95, was elected president of the board of directors of the Loading Dock, a nonprofit building-materials reuse center in Baltimore, in May 2013.
Bruce M. Ambler Jr., J.D. ’96, is the chief operating officer for Grosvenor Fund Management in Philadelphia.
Lawrence J. Dulski Jr., MBA ’96, received the 2012 Finance Leader of the Year honor for Marriott International’s Eastern Region.
Rodney E. Hill, J.D. ’96, was named chief of internal affairs for the Baltimore Police Department in May 2013.
Ronald Holinsky, J.D. ’96, joined Lincoln Financial Group as vice president and chief compliance officer in September.
David A. “Skip” Prichard, J.D. ’96, was named chief executive officer of OCLC in Dublin, Ohio, in July 2013.
Jeffrey Pruitt, B.S. ’96, founded Baltimore’s J S Pruitt Builders in 2005.
Eduardo M. Simoniello, MBA ’96, was promoted to vice president of Greif’s Latin American operation in August 2012.
Martin Dorsey, J.D. ’97, was appointed by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley as a Baltimore City District Court associate judge.
David Ellin, J.D. ’97, was named to The Daily Record’s 2013 VIP List of very important professionals age 40 and under in June 2013.
Victoria L. Gruber, J.D. ’97, chief of staff to Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, was named to Sun Magazine’s 2013 list of “50 Women to Watch.”
Adam T. Sampson, J.D. ’97, joined Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler as special counsel in October.
Jovi B. Bohan, B.S. ’99, was elected a director of Invotex in Baltimore in October.
Melissa M. Boyd, J.D. ’99, served as one of the commentators for the Superior Court of Pennsylvania en banc session in October.
Thomas B. Giannini, J.D. ’99, is the chief executive officer of Ampslam, an independent music-sharing community that provides musicians a free platform to promote and share their music.
Stephen S. Haigley, M.S. ’99, is executive director of Baltimore’s Native American Lifelines, a nonprofit dedicated to providing substance abuse prevention, mental health treatment, case management, outreach services, health education, disease prevention and dental services to Native Americans.
David Huff, B.S. ’99, was honored at the Spirit of Service Recognition Ceremony in May 2013 for his service to the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of the Inspector General as well as for his support of various community endeavors.
Greg P. Jimeno, B.A. ’96, J.D. ’99, became the 82nd president of the Anne Arundel (Maryland) Bar Association in June 2013.
Scott A. Shail, J.D. ’99, was named partner at Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein in June 2013; he works at the firm’s Charlotte, North Carolina, office.
Jason Vettori, J.D. ’99, was named partner at Smith, Gildea & Schmidt in Towson, Maryland, in March 2013.
Stanley D. Brown, M.A. ’00, retired in November 2012 as dean of the academic support and learning resources division at Baltimore City Community College and recently participated on a panel at the college on Academic Success Strategies for African-American Male College Students.
Jonas Jacobson, J.D. ’00, formed the government relations firm of Perry, White, Ross & Jacobson in Annapolis, Maryland, with three of his colleagues in July 2013.
Andrew C. Katz, B.S. ’00, was hired as assistant administrator of Beth El Congregation in Baltimore in November 2012.
Nicole Pastore Klein, J.D. ’00, was appointed by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley as a Baltimore City District Court associate judge.
Andrew H. Segall, MBA ’00, was named to The Daily Record’s 2013 VIP List of very important professionals age 40 and under in June 2013.
James Wellschlager, B.S. ’00, was promoted to managing director at Cassidy Turley in Baltimore in August.
Barbara J. Wilkins, J.D. ’00, was appointed government relations officer for Anne Arundel County (Maryland) by Laura Neuman, county executive, in July 2013.
Andres Zapata, M.A. ’00, was named to Baltimore magazine’s 40 Under 40 list in October. This honor recognizes up-and-comers in the fields of business, tech, nonprofit, politics, science and the arts.
Ronald J. Allen, J.D. ’02, joined SuperReview in Houston, Texas, as regional sales director.
H. Briggs Bedigian, J.D. ’02, was named 2012 Maryland Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Maryland Association for Justice in March 2013.
Nancy Grimm, J.D. ’02, and William H. Dorrill, J.D. ’74, recently formed the Law Office of Grimm and Dorrill in Timonium, Maryland.
Scott Handwerger, M.S. ’02, was named partner at the accounting firm of Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates in Baltimore.
Jessica K. Hensley, M.A. ’02, joined Systems Alliance in Hunt Valley, Maryland, as a user experience architect and designer in August.
Chad Kornke, M.S. ’02, was promoted to vice president of accounting and finance for Algeco Scotsman in May 2013.
Dennis M. Robinson Jr., J.D. ’02, was named to The Daily Record’s 2013 VIP List of very important professionals age 40 and under in June 2013.
Edwin Harrison Stone Jr., J.D. ’02, joined ConnectYourCare as general counsel in July 2013.
Lindsay Buscher, M.P.A. ’03, was named to Baltimore magazine’s 40 Under 40 list in October.
Joseph Koff, MBA ’03,
was named vice president of training and development for Sinclair Broadcast Group in Baltimore in November.
Jeannette M. Pessaro, B.S. ’00, M.S. ’03, is a teacher and internship manager for the Baltimore Liberation Diploma Plus alternative school in Baltimore.
Joseph C. Rosalski, B.A. ’03, is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Baltimore and taught the history of Baltimore in fall 2013.
Granville Templeton III, J.D. ’03, founded 1sqbox, an educational software and hardware development firm in Baltimore.
Alana Alsop, M.A. ’04, is the senior marketing manager for technical publications at Pepco Energy Services in Arlington, Virginia.
Tracey Barbour-Gillett, M.P.A. ’04, was elected president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s Rho Xi Omega Chapter in Baltimore for 2013.
Katrina J. Dennis, J.D. ’04, was named partner at the law firm of Kramon & Graham in Baltimore in July 2013.
Chrysovalantis Kefalas, J.D. ’04, began a detail as deputy speechwriter for U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in September.
Dean Merritt, J.D. ’04, was installed as secretary of the Bar Association of Baltimore City in May 2013.
Marta Pincheira, MBA ’04, was appointed by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to the Indiana Commission for Women in October.
Gregory Garrett, J.D. ’05, was named partner at Tydings & Rosenberg in Baltimore in January 2013.
Bruce Hammonds, B.S. ’71, D.H.L. ’05, joined the board of directors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County in Vero Beach, Florida, in August.
Allison R. Baumbusch-Ernst, B.S. ’04, M.A. ’06, was recognized by the Baltimore Business Journal in October for her two project designs that won Certificates of Excellence in Graphic Design USA’s 2013 American Graphic Design Awards competition.
Bonnie Faust, M.B.A. ’07, was named vice president for patient care and chief nursing officer for CaroMont Health in Gastonia, North Carolina, in July 2013.
Patricia Langley, B.S. ’07, is an accounting manager with Corman Construction in Annapolis, Maryland.
Jim Liang, J.D. ’06, LL.M. ’07, was named to the Lawyers of Color Inaugural Hot List in July 2013.
Kimberly Neal, J.D. ’07, was named to The Daily Record’s 2013 VIP List of very important professionals age 40 and under in June 2013.
Matthew D. Porter, J.D. ’07, is managing member of Patuxent Financial Partners, a comprehensive financial planning and independent investment advisory practice he opened in Columbia, Maryland, in 2010.
Tara K. Shoemaker, J.D. ’07, and her law firm, Tara Shoemaker & Associates, received the Small Firm Award at the Maryland Pro Bono Service Awards in July 2013.
Gregory Skipper, MBA ’07, joined the board of directors of Blue Water Baltimore in February 2013.
Lisa D. Sparks, B.A. ’05, J.D. ’07, joined Wright, Constable & Skeen in Baltimore as an associate in April 2013.
Emily Cheng, B.S. ’08, joined Invotex in Baltimore as a senior consultant in its insurance practice in November.
Derek J. Howell, J.D. ’08, is the current chair of the Republican Central Committee of Harford County, Maryland, and is running for the Maryland Senate for 2014.
Michael R. Hudak, J.D. ’08, was installed as chair-elect of the Bar Association of Baltimore City’s Young Lawyer’s Division in May 2013.
Jeffrey Lawson, M.S. ’08, was appointed to Towson University’s Accounting Advisory Board in September.
Tracy Sorzano, LL.M. ’08, was named to The Daily Record’s 2013 VIP List of very important professionals age 40 and under in June 2013.
Frank van Vliet, MBA ’08, was appointed by the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Baltimore to its board of directors in August.
Ashley (Wetzel) Bashur, J.D. ’09, was promoted to the position of senior associate at WilmerHale in Washington, D.C., where she is a member of the securities litigation and enforcement practice group.
Karen Ellsworth, LL.M. ’09, joined the board of the Coalition of Geriatric Services in Ellicott City, Maryland, in January 2013.
Megan Goffney, M.P.A. ’09, became the director of homeless services for the Community Assistance Network in Baltimore in May 2013.
Monica Kushner, B.A. ’09, is employed with People Encouraging People in Baltimore and is working on her licensure for addiction counseling.
Cristine M. McCubbin, M.S. ’09, joined Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates in Baltimore as a senior accountant in July 2013.
Abioye Oyewole, J.D. ’09, was sworn into the Washington, D.C., Bar in May 2013 and has been collaborating on a special project for the Register of Copyrights to revise the Compendium of Copyright Office Practices.
Ersin Sezmis, MBA ’09, moved to Istanbul, Turkey, to continue his career as a senior export sales specialist for Borusan Mannesmann, the country’s leading steel pipe manufacturer.
Adam Trice, M.F.A. ’09, performed in an integrated concert with his band, Red Sammy, and with UB Professor Steve Matanle at UB in April 2013.
Lauren E. Berry, B.S. ’10, is a crime scene investigator with the Prince George’s County (Maryland) Police Department.
Elizabeth Cowan, J.D. ’10, married Brandon Mourges, J.D. ’09, on April 6, 2013.
Michael R. Dodd, J.D. ’10, was named to The Daily Record’s 2013 VIP List of very important professionals age 40 and under in June 2013.
Daniel D. Phillips, J.D. ’10, welcomed son John Daniel Phillips on May 9, 2013.
Thomasina Poirot, J.D. ’10, received MyCity4Her’s 2013 Spirited Woman Rising Award in September. This award honors women ages 21-35 who are starting to make their mark on the Baltimore community and/or on the business world.
Adam Robinson, M.F.A. ’10, received the Baltimore City Paper’s Best Publishing Company honor in September for his company, Publishing Genius.
Erica Marie Strausner, J.D. ’10, member of the Maryland bar and associate attorney at Lessans, Praley & McCormick, is engaged to Jeremy John Ernst.
Marie Fabienne J. Amisial, M.S. ’11, works for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as a health policy analyst for Medicaid recipients in the Office of Eligibility Services.
Emily Chiarizia, J.D. ’11, received MyCity4Her’s 2013 Spirited Woman Rising Award in September.
Adam D. Shutz, B.A. ’11, and his partners received the Baltimore City Paper’s Best Little Magazine honor in September for their literary magazine, Artichoke Haircut.
Phillip R. Dawalt Jr., D.P.A. ’12, was interviewed for the online magazine ElderBranch about his dissertation on the collaboration between emergency managers and people with disabilities in planning and responding to disasters.
Dexter A. Dickey, D.P.A. ’12, was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tennessee, in February 2013.
Abby Ferretti, M.F.A. ’12, received the 2012 MLK Community Service Award from Johns Hopkins Medicine in January 2013 at its 31st annual commemoration of the civil rights leader.
Tricia M. Ghent, B.A. ’12, was married in September 2012.
Christine R. Hogan, J.D. ’12, is a new associate attorney at Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler in Baltimore.
Joseph Koehler, M.S. ’12, joined Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates, in Baltimore as a semisenior accountant.
Emily Margolis, B.S. ’12, is an associate account executive at Renegade Communications in Hunt Valley, Maryland.
Gregg H. Mosson, J.D. ’12, published the law review article “Robosigning Foreclosures: How It Violates Law, Must Be Stopped, and Why Mortgage Law Reform Is Needed to Ensure the Certainty and Values of Real Property” and co-authored an article on the Employee Retirement Income Security Act for the November/December Maryland Bar Journal.
Jeffrey Peyton, J.D. ’12, joined Ober|Kaler’s finance group in Baltimore as an associate in November.
Jana L. Ponczak, J.D. ’12, recently opened the Law Office of Jana L. Ponczak in Pikesville, Maryland.
Erica Ritchie, J.D. ’12, married Arthur Redmond on Feb. 15, 2013, after winning WBFF Fox 45’s Wedding in a Week contest.
Deanna Robertson, B.S. ’12, is working as a licensed sales associate at Koch Allstate Insurance Agency in Baltimore.
Rachel Severance, J.D. ’12, joined Niles, Barton & Wilmer in Baltimore as an associate in the litigation department.
Adam Smith, J.D. ’12, joined the law firm of Hyatt & Weber in Annapolis, Maryland, as an associate.
Tina H. Smith, B.S. ’12, joined the Maryland Department of Health of Mental Hygiene as the equal employment opportunity compliance officer in February 2013.
Efrain Solis, B.S. ’10, M.S. ’12, after a year in Singapore, moved to Los Angeles to start a new role with Cedars-Sinai Hospital as a lead performance improvement facilitator.
Keenen Geter, B.A. ’13, was appointed to the board of directors for the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship in Baltimore in October.
Jessica C. Moore, M.F.A. ’13, recently joined Holland & Hart in Denver as a graphic designer.
Jordan R. Watts, B.S. ’13, was named outreach coordinator for the International Book Bank in Baltimore.