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New positions:

Jack & Jill Ice Cream Co. in Bensalem, Pa. promoted Alan Drazen to senior vice president and Frank Tummarello to senior vice president of sales.

Greiner Inc., an architectural, engineering and planning firm in Timonium, promoted Michael D. Steer to deputy division director for Air/Marine Transportation.

DeWalt Industrial Tool Co. Inc., a Hampstead-based division of the Black & Decker Corp., named John W. Allenbach eastern regional sales manager and David E. Pruitt account executive for Maryland, Delaware, Washington and Harrisburg, Pa.

National Association of State Aviation Officials in Silver Spring appointed Kelli Schmitt director of administration.

Custom Telemarketing Services in Columbia promoted Terry Abrahamsen to evening supervisor, Norma McDiarmid to senior telemarketing representative and Marcella Hydock to administrative assistant. The company also named Scott S. Dornbirer marketing representative.

Keller Benefit Services, a Bethesda-based employee benefits and human resources company, named Marti Hopler consultant.

GeneSys Data Technologies in Hunt Valley promoted Warren Updike to director of operations.

Premier Design Systems, an Owings Mills-based desktop computer dealer, appointed David A. Valente to the sales staff.

Financial services:

The Bank of Baltimore appointed E. Wayne Edwards senior vice president for commercial real estate.

Baltimore Life Insurance Co. named David C. Griggs district manager of the Baltimore district.

First Advantage Mortgage Corp. in Columbia named Natalie Bennett mortgage loan originator.

United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co. in Baltimore named Warren E. Coupland executive vice president, field operations.

Signet Bank promoted Patrick Mackesey to vice president of the consumer real estate telemarketing production office.

First Virginia Bank-Maryland promoted John D. Yaremchuk to president and chief executive officer.

Real estate:

Long & Foster Realtors in Towson named Marie Manlich associate.

Smithy Braedon, a commercial and industrial real estate firm in Baltimore, named Brent M. Fish sales and leasing representative.

Advertising, public relations:

Gray Kirk/VanSant, an advertising agency in Baltimore, promoted Margot Amelia to senior vice president.

On the board:

MicroProse Inc., a Hunt Valley-based producer of entertainment software for personal computers and video game systems, elected James M. Dale and Albert J. Wettlaufer to its board of directors. Mr. Dale is president and chief operating officer of W. B. Doner & Co., and Mr. Wettlaufer is chief executive officer and president of Visix Software Inc.

News in brief:

The Prudential, a provider and administrator of health benefits, consolidated its mid-

Atlantic group operations to the Baltimore office, headed by Barbara B. Hill.

The MAXIMA Corp., a Lanham-based telecommunications and computer services company, acquired the Communications Resource Group Inc., a telephone service/product company in Columbia.

Anne Arundel Financial Planning moved to 1406-B Crain Highway, South, Suite 303, in Glen Burnie.

Migliara/Kaplan Associates, a market research firm, relocated its headquarters from Towson to Park Center Court in Owings Mills.

New Perspectives, a counseling and consulting group in Owings Mills, relocated to 6 Park Center Court at McDonogh Crossroads in Owings Mills.

Public Relations Counsel, a public relations, marketing and editorial services firm in Randallstown, changed its name to Waller Communications Ltd. Michael A. Waller is principal.

Both Ends Ltd., a card and gift shop on Cathedral Street in Baltimore, relocated to 516 N. Charles St. in Baltimore.

Carolina Fitness Equipment, a Charlotte, N.C.-based retailer of home and commercial fitness equipment, relocated its Timonium store to 9709 York Road in Cockeysville.


Harkins Builders in Silver Spring was ranked the 26th largest residential builder in 1991 by Builder Magazine.

Scott Thompson of Pasadena, Baltimore/Washington territory manager for Kraft Foodservice, won the company's highest national sales award.

Robert W. Costos, vice president of Merrill Lynch in Baltimore, was named one of the top 10 outstanding brokers by Registered Representative Magazine, a trade magazine for the retail securities industry.

Montgomery County High Technology Council received the Friend of Career and Technology Education Award from the Career and Technology Education division of the Montgomery County Public Schools.

Karl Porter, a sales associate in the Sykesville office of Long & Foster Real Estate Inc., was recognized by the company as a multimillion dollar producer.

Benjamin Kuntz was honored by The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore for his work as chairman of the 1992 annual campaign. Mr. Kuntz is vice president of American Office Equipment Co.

Margaret Rome, a sales associate with O'Conor Piper and Flynn Real Estate, recently completed the Floyd Wickham Master's Sales Academy Training Program.

Joe Colligan of Abingdon was named sales professional of the year by the Thomas J. Lipton Co., an Englewood Cliffs, N.Y.-based producer of food, beverage and snack products.

New accounts:

Hartt and Co., a Baltimore-based advertising and public relations agency, won a contract to provide public relations services in addition to the advertising work the agency is currently doing for Owings Mills Town Center.

Parks & Ottenheimer, a Baltimore-based marketing and advertising firm, is producing a radio campaign for Chesapeake Office Supply of Baltimore.

Clean Venture Inc. in Linthicum won a $133,127 contract for the cleaning of a storm drain system at the Dundalk Marine Terminal.

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