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J. Allan Cohen, J.D. ’61, was honored at the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service’s October 2013 Celebrate Pro Bono awards reception for his commitment to providing pro bono legal services.
Richard Dove, LL.B. ’62, spoke on “North Carolina’s Environment in the Eye of the Perfect Storm” in April at Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina.
Alvin Katz, B.S. ’63, was elected to the board of directors for the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools in July.
James Cusack Jr., B.S. ’65, was named a 2014 Influential Marylander by The Daily Record in March.
Francis D. Polk, J.D. ’66, retired as dean and provost of Ocean County College in Toms River, New Jersey, after 25 years.
Dale R. Cathell, LL.B. ’68, published his memoir, Wading Through the Swamp: The Memoirs of a Bad Boy, in June.
Dennis C. Check, B.S. ’68, retired from Brody Transportation in September 2013 and now lives outside of Wilmington, North Carolina, with his wife, Carolyn.
Richard B. Jacobs, B.A. ’70, was recognized by Best Lawyers magazine as the 2013 Lawyer of the Year for family law mediation in Baltimore.
Barry Bondroff, B.S. ’71, received a 2014 Outstanding Director Award from the Baltimore Business Journal in March.
Stuart J. Silberg, B.S. ’71, was appointed to the board of directors of the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation in February.
John H. Price Jr., J.D. ’73, was named a Volunteer of the Year by Senior Legal Services and the Bar Association of Baltimore City in May.
William Dorrill, J.D. ’74, was honored at the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service’s October 2013 Celebrate Pro Bono awards reception.
Meyer Simon, J.D. ’74, recently joined the law firm of Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford in Colmar, Pennsylvania.
John G. Peters Jr., B.S. ’75, received an M.A. in Education from California State University, San Bernardino and obtained a California designated teaching credential. He also co-authored a research study on the Wrap restraint system used by criminal justice professionals.
Frank Borzymowski, B.S. ’77, was named controller for property accounting at Baltimore’s Colliers International in February.
Victor Broccolino, B.S. ’77, retired as president and chief executive officer of Howard County General Hospital in January after 24 years.
Leonard Moodispaw, J.D. ’77, received a Maryland International Business Leadership Award from Baltimore’s World Trade Center Institute in March and was a 2014 finalist for EY’s Maryland Entrepreneur of the Year honor.
Anita D’Armand, B.S. ’78, owns Wilburn and Wyche Tree Farms in Jackson, Mississippi, and also has opened a historic preservation consulting firm.
M. Scot Kaufman, B.S. ’71, MBA ’78, was honored as a 2014 Outstanding Philanthropist at the Association of Fundraising Professionals Maryland Harford County Celebration of Philanthropy in April.
Jeffrey A. Koeppel, J.D. ’78, joined Kirk Halpin & Associates in Howard County, Maryland, in January as a corporate and securities attorney.
Phillip Korb, M.S. ’78, was appointed to the Maryland Board of Public Accountancy by Gov. Martin O’Malley in December 2013.
Steven S. Manekin, CERT ’78, was a featured speaker at both the Maryland State Bar Association’s Solo and Small Firm Conference in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, and the District of Columbia Bar Association’s Business Law Training Series in November 2013.
Andrew Norman, J.D. ’78, joined the Baltimore law firm of Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White in April.
Martin Calambro, B.S. ’80, became managing director, civilian sales, at Force 3, a leading technology integrator in Crofton, Maryland, in December 2013.
Donald C. Fry, J.D. ’80, became a member of the Baltimore-based Center Club’s board of governors in June.
Kevin Cook, MBA ’81, became chief financial officer and treasurer at Booz Allen Hamilton in McLean, Virginia, in July.
Dennis McKernan, B.S. ’81, became chief return on investment officer at Renegade Communications in Hunt Valley, Maryland, in January.
Donald J. Neukam, B.S. ’81, joined Advanced Disposal as vice president of business development and strategic planning in July.
John A. Roberts, J.D. ’81, was named a Volunteer of the Year by Senior Legal Services and the Bar Association of Baltimore City in May.
Davis R. Ruark, J.D. ’81, was recently appointed chief deputy district attorney for the 5th Judicial District in New Mexico.
Arthur Flach, M.S. ’83, was appointed to the Maryland Board of Public Accountancy by Gov. Martin O’Malley in December 2013.
William (Bill) J. Fortin III, B.S. ’79, M.S. ’83, published his novel, Redeye Fulda Cold, in February.
Kenneth D.L. Gaudreau, J.D. ’83, was recently appointed president of the executive board of the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore.
Rose Pulliam, B.A. ’83, retired in August 2012 from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command after 30 years of federal service.
Leonard R. Raley, MBA ’83, president and chief executive officer of the University System of Maryland Foundation, was named the 2014 recipient of the CASE Commonfund Institutionally Related Foundation Award in February.
Audrey Carrion, J.D. ’84, was elected to the board of trustees for the Baltimore Community Foundation in May.
Susan Gainen, J.D. ’84, was named July’s Artist of the Month at the Art Shoppe at Midtown Global Market and the UCare Senior Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Barry F. Levin, J.D. ’84, was named a 2014 Influential Marylander by The Daily Record in March.
Cynthia Raposo, J.D. ’84, was appointed to the board of directors of the Maryland Humanities Council.
Anita Sheckells, B.S. ’84, was named Woman of the Year by the Associated Builders and Contractors’ Baltimore Metro Chapter in February. She also was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women, which recognizes honorees’ professional accomplishments and dedication to the city, in February.
John P. Coleman, B.S. ’85, published the book Historic Amusement Parks of Baltimore in summer 2014.
Michael A. Duff, J.D. ’85, was elected president of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. He is also the senior vice president and general counsel for Penske Truck Leasing Co. in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Jeanette Glose Partlow, J.D. ’85, was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in February.
Edward D. Warren, B.S. ’85, recently joined PBMares in Fairfax, Virginia, as director of practice growth.
Marc Rubin, B.S. ’85, MBA ’86, is the chief financial officer at Canvas, a cloud-based software service in Reston, Virginia.
David H. Stein, J.D. ’86, is listed in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice areas of bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law.
Wayne M. Willoughby, J.D. ’86, was appointed to the American Association for Justice’s Executive Committee and Board of Governors in August.
Kevin Cassidy, MBA ’87, was named director of operations for the Sisters of Bon Secours in Marriottsville, Maryland, in March.
Susan Hazlett, J.D. ’87, was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in February.
Lucy Rutishauser, MBA ’87, was promoted to senior vice president of corporate finance and treasurer of Sinclair Broadcast Group in December 2013.
Kevin Cashen, MBA ’88, was a 2014 finalist for EY’s Maryland Entrepreneur of the Year honor.
David E. Carey, J.D. ’89, was sworn in as associate judge of the District Court of Maryland for Harford County in November 2013.
Denise Bowman, J.D. ’90, was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in February.
Nancy Grodin, MBA ’83, J.D. ’90, was appointed deputy insurance commissioner for the Maryland Insurance Administration in July.
Carolyn Malinowski, J.D. ’90, received the Benjamin L. Cardin Distinguished Service Award from the Maryland Legal Services Corp. in December 2013.
Kathy Tilghman-Kluge, M.A. ’90, published the historical novel Slaves to Freedom in April as an Amazon Kindle book.
Sean Conlon, B.S. ’91, was named divisional vice president and area manager of the Maryland region for Northwest Savings Bank.
Patricia Denny, B.A. ’91, is a licensed massage therapist and director of the MBS Research Foundation, headquartered in Parkville, Maryland.
Louis C. LaPenna, B.S. ’78, MBA ’91, joined the Howard County Economic Development Authority in Columbia, Maryland, as chief financial officer in October 2013.
Marie Nuthall, B.S. ’91, joined the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s Center for Integrative Medicine as an acupuncturist.
Oren Saltzman, J.D. ’85, LL.M. ’91, managing member of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, was appointed to the board of trustees of the Equal Justice Council in March.
William P. Atkins, J.D./MBA ’92, was recently selected as the co-editor in chief of the American Bar Association’s Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook.
W. Craig Engelhaupt, MBA ’92, was appointed M&T Bank’s senior business banking relationship manager for the Chesapeake Region in May.
Adrian S. Johnson, B.S. ’92, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Municipal Employees Credit Union, was honored at the Baltimore Business Journal’s Best in Finance: CFO Awards in June.
Stuart Rienhoff, MBA ’92, was appointed senior director of Cushman & Wakefield’s Baltimore brokerage services practice group in March.
Robert Graybill, B.S. ’93, was a 2014 finalist for EY’s Maryland Entrepreneur of the Year honor.
Karen Pecora-Barbour, MBA ’93, was named one of The Daily Record’s 2014 Most Admired CEOs in September.
Thomas E. Santarlas, M.S. ’93, earned a doctorate degree in criminal justice and currently serves as deputy chief of police in Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida.
Timothy J. Tosten, M.P.A. ’93, was appointed the associate director for program and employee services at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, in April.
Caroline Ciraolo, LL.M. ’94, was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in February.
Debra Davis, J.D. ’94, was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in February.
Nancy Egan, J.D. ’94, was appointed director of government relations for the Maryland Insurance Agency in May.
Lawrence Greenberg, J.D. ’94, was named a 2014 Influential Marylander by The Daily Record in March.
Eileen Levitt, MBA ’94, was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in February.
Annette Quigley, B.S. ’94, was named regional producing sales manager for First National Investment Services and obtained the certified financial planner professional designation.
Anthony B. Timpano, J.D. ’94, joined Alliance Entertainment as vice president of business and legal affairs in April.
Laurie Farrell, B.S. ’95, is president-elect of the board of directors of the Public Relations Society of America’s Maryland Chapter.
Rodney Hillman, MBA ’95, was appointed president and chief operating officer of Brekford in Hanover, Maryland, in December 2013.
Michael Campbell, J.D. ’96, was elected president of the board of directors of the Child Center and Adult Services in Gaithersburg, Maryland, in October 2013.
William H. Cole IV, M.A. ’96, joined the Baltimore Development Corp. as president and chief executive officer in August.
Joshua C. Delaney, J.D. ’96, received the Hammergren-Dunlap Distinguished Service Award for Exemplary and Meritorious Service to Juvenile Justice and Detention Services from the National Partnership for Juvenile Services in October 2013.
William McComas, J.D. ’96, was named partner at the law firm of Bowie & Jensen in Towson, Maryland, in February.
Barbara Bechberger, B.A. ’91, J.D. ’97, was awarded a Maryland Pro Bono Service Award by the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service in June.
Larry Feldman, J.D. ’97, was honored at the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service’s October 2013 Celebrate Pro Bono awards reception.
Adam T. Sampson, J.D. ’97, leads Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler’s new Towson, Maryland, office.
Melissa M. Boyd, J.D. ’99, was elected vice chair of the Montgomery (Pennsylvania) Bar Association’s Family Law Section in November 2013.
Jeanie S. Ismay, J.D. ’99, joined the Leder Law Group, where she will be litigating toxic tort matters.
Thomas J. Jones, J.D. ’99, is an international/operational law attorney at the Navy’s International and Operational Law Division at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
Ryan C. McLean, J.D. ’99, was appointed a public utility law judge by the Maryland Public Service Commission in May.
Robert W. Smith Jr., B.S. ’99, was named senior vice president of global human resources for Papa John’s in May and serves as a board member for the Kentucky Restaurant Association.
Anita Brightman, M.A. ’00, is vice president of the board of directors of the Public Relations Society of America’s Maryland Chapter.
Patricia M. Muhammad, J.D. ’00, published her scholarly paper, “The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: A Legacy Establishing a Case for International Reparations,” in the Columbia Journal of Race and Law in 2013.
Buthaina Shukri, M.S. ’00, was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at Union College in Schenectady, New York, in November 2013.
Joseph H.D. Solomon, J.D. ’00, is chief of response operations at U.S. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina, where he oversees all maritime law enforcement, search and rescue, and pollution response operations conducted off the North Carolina coast.
James Wellschlager, B.S. ’00, joined the investment sales team at Baltimore’s Jones Lang LaSalle in February.
Jamie C. Dembeck, B.S. ’98, M.S. ’01, was promoted to vice president, human resources at Sinclair Broadcast Group in Baltimore in February.
Jennifer L. Meade, J.D. ’01, opened the Law Office of Jennifer Meade in Baltimore in 2014. Her practice focuses primarily on criminal law.
Lisa Olivieri, J.D./MBA ’01, was appointed director and shareholder of Baltimore’s Thomas & Libowitz in August.
Kimberly L. Battaglia, B.A. ’93, J.D. ’02, was elected equity member at Pessin Katz Law in Towson, Maryland, in June.
Valerie Ervin, M.P.A. ’02, became the executive director of the Center for Working Families, the education and issue advocacy arm of the Working Families Party, a New York-based nonprofit group, in February.
Nancy Grimm, J.D. ’02, was honored at the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service’s October 2013 Celebrate Pro Bono awards reception.
Aryan Kushan, J.D. ’02, was appointed adjunct faculty/professorial lecturer of law at American University Washington College of Law in May.
Christopher Marasco, B.S. ’02, began a three-year term on the board of trustees of the Community Foundation of Howard County, Maryland, in October 2013.
Melissa McNair, J.D. ’02, recently became a partner in the firm of Budow and Noble in Bethesda, Maryland.
Timothy Tilghman, M.A. ’02, spoke on the bicentennial of the Battle of Caulk’s Field to the Kent Community Breakfast Group in Chestertown, Maryland, in August.
Renee Lane-Kunz, J.D. ’03, was named president of the Association of Legal Administrators’ Maryland Chapter in May.
Michelle A. Brady, J.D. ’04, is an international training adviser with the International Development Law Organization and is working to help build capacity and empower Afghan justice professionals to institutionalize rule of law and criminal justice reforms.
Georgette Kiser, B.S. ’89, MBA ’04, was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in February.
Kimberly White, B.S. ’04, joined Colliers International in Baltimore as a senior lease analyst in July.
Susan Hussey, J.D. ’05, joined the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center as vice president of human resources in May.
Janice Jackson, B.A. ’02, M.S. ’05, was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in February.
Kathleen Lyon, J.D. ’05, was named a 2014 Influential Marylander by The Daily Record in March.
Carol Persson, LL.M. ’05, was promoted to member at Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler in Baltimore in July.
Matthew Pivec, B.S. ’05, joined Keller Williams Realty in Bel Air, Maryland, in January.
Gregory E. Rapisarda, J.D. ’05, was elected partner at Saul Ewing in January. He works in the firm’s Baltimore office.
Jeffrey D. Renner, J.D. ’05, was recently elected a principal of Miles & Stockbridge in Baltimore.
Bonnie J. Schupp, D.C.D. ’05, had her artwork installed in the lobby of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Alpha Commons building in Baltimore in 2013.
Marie Vasbinder, MBA ’93, J.D. ’05, was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in February.
Michael J. Brashears, B.A. ’06, joined the global accounting and reporting group at Morgan Stanley in New York City in spring 2013.
Bradley A. Marcus, J.D. ’06, was promoted to counsel at BuckleySandler in Washington, D.C., in January.
Victoria Sulerzyski, J.D. ’06, was appointed chief of staff for Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Mary Ellen Barbera in January.
Stephen W. Erhart, J.D. ’07, joined the law firm of Wilson & Parlett in December 2013.
Maria McKenna, J.D. ’07, was selected as a Leading Lawyer in the May 2014 issue of What’s Up! Annapolis magazine.
Helen Smith, J.D. ’03, LL.M. ’07, joined Fedder and Garten Professional Association in Baltimore as a shareholder in the firm’s estate planning group in May.
Jake Smith, B.S. ’07, opened Churchill Auto Care in Frederick, Maryland.
Lisa Sparks, B.A. ’05, J.D. ’07, received an Adjunct Faculty Award from the University of Baltimore School of Law in April.
Alaina L. Storie, J.D. ’07, joined Turnbull, Nicholson & Sanders as an associate in March.
Daniel Weimer, B.S. ’07, was promoted to a manager in the audit department at Arthur Bell in Hunt Valley, Maryland.
Bridget K. Weininger, M.A. ’07, joined Visit Baltimore in Maryland as director of meetings and conventions marketing in November 2013.
Cylia Lowe, J.D. ’03, M.S. ’08, is president-elect of the Junior League of Baltimore. She also was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in February.
Byron Macfarlane, J.D. ’08, was named to the Baltimore Business Journal’s 2013 list of 40 Under 40 honorees.
Thomas Stahl, J.D. ’08, received the Howard County (Maryland) Bar Association’s 2014 president’s award in July in recognition of his dedication, service and support.
Craig A. Vollmer, B.S. ’08, was appointed assistant vice president at T. Rowe Price in Baltimore in December 2013.
Caron A. Brace, M.P.A. ’09, was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 20 in Their Twenties list in June.
Karen Ellsworth, LL.M. ’09, was named treasurer for the Business Women’s Network of Howard County (Maryland) Scholarship Foundation in August 2013.
Michael Izzo, MBA ’09, became the new vice president of bridge development at Baltimore’s Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani in January.
Kathleen Roth, J.D./MBA ’09, joined the Nashville, Tennessee, law firm of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis as an associate in December 2013.
Alexander J. Weiss, MBA ’09, received two national sales awards from Henry Schein, including Rookie of the Year 2013 for North America and CAD-CAM Champion 2013.
Justin Codd, B.A. ’08, M.A. ’10, became director of Web and electronic communications at the Maryland Institute College of Art.
Brian Hammock, J.D. ’10, was appointed resident vice president of government affairs at Baltimore’s CSX Corp. in June.
Jin Luo, B.S. ’02, MBA ’10, was promoted to assistant manager of taxes and corporate disbursements at the New York Life Insurance Co. in February.
Nicole Soraruf, J.D. ’10, joined Ober|Kaler in Baltimore as an associate in the finance group in July.
Susan Francis, J.D. ’11, was promoted to deputy director at the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service in Baltimore in May.
Victoria Garcia, B.A. ’09, M.P.A. ’11, was appointed as the new property manager of the Morris H. Blum Senior Apartments by the Housing Authority of Annapolis, Maryland, in December 2013.
Kaleigh A. Hunt, M.S. ’11, married Mark Hunt IV Oct. 18, 2013.
Christine Lincoln, M.F.A. ’11, was named the 2014 Poet Laureate for York, Pennsylvania, in March.
Sean O’Donnell, M.A. ’11, was commissioned as second lieutenant in the Maryland Army National Guard in June.
Patrice M. Clarke, J.D. ’12, was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 20 in Their Twenties list in June.
Phillip Dawalt Jr., D.P.A. ’12, was promoted to full professor at Ivy Tech Community College in Anderson, Indiana, in May 2013.
Phineas M. Deford, MBA ’12, married Nicole McCarus June 21 in Baltimore.
Joshua M. Greenfeld, J.D. ’12, was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 20 in Their Twenties list in June.
Jade Greer, B.S. ’12, was named to the Baltimore Business Journal’s 2013 list of 40 Under 40 honorees.
Joseph H. Joice, MBA ’12, received SmartCEO’s 2014 Baltimore Executive Management Award in March for his work at United Sortation Solutions.
Gregg H. Mosson, J.D. ’12, completed his first year as an associate attorney at Lebau & Neuworth, where he practices plaintiff-side employment law and Social Security disability. He also published an article on “Maryland’s Lien for Unpaid Wages Law” in a special 2014 issue of the Maryland Association of Justice’s Trial Reporter.
Melissa M. O’Toole-Loureiro, J.D. ’12, joined Goodell DeVries in Baltimore as an associate.
Aditya Raval, MBA ’12, joined GKV in Baltimore as a digital analyst in November 2013.
Rachel M. Severance, J.D. ’12, was named to The Daily Record’s 2014 20 in Their Twenties list in June.
Michael R. Bealefeld, B.A. ’13, was awarded a 2014 James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation in June.
Charles Lamari, B.A. ’08, J.D. ’13, joined Lerch, Early & Brewer in Bethesda, Maryland, as a community associations attorney in May.
Robert W. Landolt, J.D. ’13, opened a solo practice in Columbia, Maryland, focusing on family law, personal injury and criminal defense.
Dalene A. Radcliffe, M.A. ’08, J.D. ’13, joined Niles, Barton & Wilmer in Baltimore as an associate in the litigation department in December 2013.
CarlaJean Valluzzi, M.F.A. ’13, was one of 78 poets from seven countries selected to participate in the Found Poetry Review’s OULIPOST project in April.
Timothy R. Wagner, J.D. ’13, joined Ober|Kaler in December 2013 as an associate in the tax group.
Brett A. Weil, M.S. ’13, was promoted to vice president at greeNEWit in Columbia, Maryland, in February.
Dustin Fisher, M.F.A ’14, published his first book, Daddy Issues: Tales of an Average Guy and His Daughter Learning How to Raise Each Other, in May.
Solomon Scott, B.A. ’14, joined the Baltimore advertising firm idfive as a Web developer in July.