CHAMPION ASSOCIATES

THE BALTIMORE SUN

Champion Realty welcomes two new sales associates to its Annapolis-Arnold office at 438 Revell Highway, Annapolis.

Dave and Mona Lacovey, both professional sales associates, hold numerous company honors as members of county's Distinguished Sales Achievement Club.

Dave Lacovey has been a residential resale agent who expanded into land development.

Mona Lacovey has been a licensed real estate agent for four years. She is currently working to attain her CRS designation and a marketing degree from the University of Maryland. Her specialty is residential sales.

The Lacoveys have been residents of Annapolis for 17 years.

MCCRONE EXPANDS

McCrone Inc.'s construction services department has recently expanded, adding four new members to its team. McCrone is an engineering, environmental consulting, land planning and surveying firm with headquarters in Annapolis.

Harvey S. Ragland, Jr. is a new construction inspection supervisor. With over 27 years of engineering and construction management experience, Ragland attended Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, N.C., as well asthe College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.

A construction inspector at McCrone, Mark A. Kuchta is a member of the American Concrete Institute and the Washington Area Council of Engineering Laboratories. A certified concrete tester and soils technician, Kuchta is experienced in site inspection and concrete design and analysis.

Steven L. Simpson, also a construction inspector, is an experienced residential and commercial construction manager, with experience on roadway, building, water and wastewater facility projects.He has been responsible for job layout, communications with local, state and federal authorities and coordination of subcontractors.

Ragland, Kuchta,and Simpson are all currently working on the Cobb Island WastewaterTreatment Facility in Charles County.

Thomas J. DiLego joined thedepartment as construction engineer. A graduate of civil engineeringfrom Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass., DiLego is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is experienced in civil/site development, waste and wastewater treatment facilities and storm water management. His current projects include the computerized tracking of all construction service projects, including the water treatment plant at the Stevensville Educational Complex in Queen Anne's County.

In other activity at McCrone:

* Virginia L. Dadds, engineer in training, has joined the Annapolis headquarters of McCrone Inc. asan engineer in the developmental engineering department.

Dadds holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Maryland. She is experienced in civil/site development, stormwater management, water and wastewater management and road design plans. She is currently working on the South River Colony Commercial Complex in southern Anne Arundel County.

A resident of Centreville, Dadds is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Prior to joining the Annapolis office, Dadds was an engineer in the Centreville office of McCrone Inc.

* Todd R. Mohn, and Robert J. Ward recently joined McCrone Inc., at its Annapolis Headquarters.

Mohn, an engineer in training, has joined the engineering, environmental consulting, land planning and surveying firm in its development engineering department.

A graduate of Purdue University, Mohn received his bachelor of science degree in land surveying and civil engineering.He is experienced in civil/site development, storm water management,utility and landscape design, and sediment and erosion control. He is currently working on Raven's Ridge, a residential subdivision in southern Anne Arundel County.

Mohn is a resident of Centreville and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Ward joined the development engineering department of McCrone, bringing with him abachelor of science degree in civil engineering technology from Old Dominion University, as well as extensive experience in civil/site development, water and wastewater management, storm water management and soil and erosion control. Currently he is working on the Cromwell Business Park in northern Anne Arundel County and Bella Vista, a residential subdivision in the southern part of the county.

Prior to joining the Annapolis office, Ward was an engineer in McCrone's Elkton office.

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CAPTION: Robert J. Ward (left), a civilengineer, and Todd R. Mohn, an engineer in training, have joined McCrone Inc. at its Annapolis headquarters.

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WACKER RECEIVES AWARD

George Wacker, an associate technical director and head of the ship materials engineering department at the David Taylor Research Center in Annapolis, has received a Presidential Rank Award for meritorious service.

Wacker is one of 326 executives to receive the award out of 7,800 senior executives in the federal government.

For 20 years, Wacker has guided over $500 million of materials research and developmentprograms that provide the major thrust in Navy materials technology development. Programs have included metals, composites, welding technology, anti-fouling paints and environmental protection.

The senior executive has been cited for spearheading the development of new materials usage in Navy surface ships and submarines and the development of cost-reduction technologies within the Navy.

He is acknowledged as the dean of applied research in Navy materials and is the recipient of over 30 awards for leadership in materials technology.

Wacker has been employed at the David Taylor Research Center since 1965.His federal career began in 1957 at the Naval Applied Science Laboratory in Brooklyn, N.Y. He has a bachelor's and master of science degree in metallurgical engineering from the Polytechnical Institute of Brooklyn.

MOUL JOINS PSC

David E. Moul, certified public accountant of Design Teams Inc., was recently elected to the board of directors for the Profit Sharing Council of America at its 43rd annual conference in Washington.

Established in 1947, the Profit Sharing Council of America is a nationwide non-profit association of over 1,200 companies with profit-sharing and 401 (k) plans.

DTI companies havebeen members of over 10 years. Moul, a 10-year trustee for the profit-sharing plan, attended the council's first annual conference in 1980.

Moul received his bachelor of science degree in accounting from Rider College in Lawrenceville, N.J. He has 23 years' experience in theaccounting profession and is a member of the Maryland Association ofCPAs. He serves on the executive committee of the group's county chapter.

A chief financial officer of DTI, Moul is a trustee and planadministrator of the profit-sharing plan.

WOODIE RECERTIFIED

Training consultant Carolyn Woodie has met the requirements to continue her designation as a WordPerfect Certified Instructor.

Woodie is an independent computer training consultant and one of only 175 WordPerfect Certified Instructors in the United States and Canada. First certified in 1989, Woodie provides customized office automation analysis and training on the WordPerfect products for firms throughout Maryland.

Recent clients include Bethlehem Steel Corp., Martin-MariettaCorp., Westinghouse Electric Corp. and Allied Signal/Bendix Corp.

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CAPTION: CAROLYN WOODIE WordPerfect instructor

YANIGA NAMED DIRECTOR

Sherry Yaniga has been named director of the new Managerial Assessment of Proficiency (MAP) training program at Anne Arundel Community College.

The two-day program for managers and supervisors uses a video-based, computer-scored assessment of 12 supervisory and managerial competencies to pinpoint weaknesses and then incorporates role-playing to strengthen managerial skills.

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CAPTION: SHERRY YANIGA Directs training at AACC

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