New PositionsRonald Cooper to run Black &...


New Positions

Ronald Cooper to run Black & Decker's accessories division

Black & Decker, the Towson-based international home and professional tool maker, announced the selection of Ronald B. Cooper as president of its accessories division. He will have responsibility for new product development and worldwide strategic planning for home and professional power tool accessories.

Prior to joining B&D;, he was president of PRC Realty Systems. An MBA graduate of the University of Chicago, the California native now resides in Darnestown.

Culinary College makes two appointments

Baltimore International Culinary College has appointed John Hetmanski director of purchasing. He will direct the purchase of all foods and supplies for the school's campus, restaurant and retail operations. A graduate chef and former instructor, he is also a business management graduate of Towson State University.

The hotel and cooking arts school also named Erika Batten a copy writer in its communications department. The University of Maryland College Park journalism graduate will create and edit copy for school publications, advertising and news releases and assist in media and guest relations.

Catholic Review names classified manager

The Catholic Review has chosen Hank Bollinger as classified manager. Formerly with Hamburgers and Saks Fifth Avenue, he also has experience in radio production and copy writing.

He resides in Towson.


Reeves Agency names Hellmann vice president

The Reeves Agency announced the appointment of Barbara Ann Hellmann as vice president and media director for the Baltimore-based marketing communications agency. She was most recently media director for McCaffery & Ratner. She will aid in the firm's national brand and retail portfolios. Gray Kirk/VanSant, advertising and public relations, selected Gail Spiva as vice president and associate media director. A Baltimore resident, she is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

Banking & finance

H. F. Calloway joins Bank of Maryland

Bank of Maryland announced that Hunter F. Calloway, formerly manager of NationsBanks commercial and real estate lending activity in Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania, has joined the bank as senior vice president.

A 26-year veteran of the banking industry, he will have responsibility for the Mason-Dixon Bancshares unit's southern lending division.


Hoehn to develop programs for CMG Health

CMG Health has appointed Karen E. Hoehn director of government programs development for the national behavioral health care firm in Owings Mills. The University of Maryland graduate has a master's degree in public management and was formerly a policy associate with the Mental Health Policy Resource Center. She will consult with, and direct development of proposals to, state and local governments for behavioral health care programs.

Legal & Insurance

Attorneys Per Diem names managing director

Attorneys Per Diem, the Baltimore-based subsidiary of Accu-Staff, announced that Valarie V. Vadala was appointed managing director of its Baltimore office. The University of Baltimore law school graduate joined the firm as a placement coordinator. She was previously a litigator for a local law practice.


Martin Rodgers joins engineering consultants

Rummel, Klepper & Kahl has named Martin C. Rodgers as an associate with the Baltimore- headquartered engineering consulting firm. He will assume responsibility for the firm's gas division at Richmond, Va. The University of Pittsburgh graduate was formerly director of engineering services with North Carolina Natural Gas Corp.

Bolinger named president of CS&D; architects

Cochran, Stephenson & Donkervoet, designer of the nearly complete $150 million expansion of the Convention Center and one of Baltimore's largest architectural firms, has named Michael E. Bolinger as its president.

Bolinger, who has worked at CS&D; since 1969, replaces Richard Donkervoet, the firm's president since 1983. Donkervoet will remain CS&D;'s chairman. Prior to his promotion, Bolinger was a CS&D; senior vice president and its treasurer. He also worked as project manager of the 792,000-square-foot expansion of the convention center.

Cochran, Stephenson & Donkervoet, founded in 1947, has 44 employees and generated billings last year of $7.5 million.

Commercial real estate

KLNB names Maddux, Hodges as principals

KLNB Inc. named Thomas H. Maddux IV and Sam H. Hodges as principals of the Baltimore-Washington commercial real estate firm.

Maddux spent 12 years as a retail real estate specialist with CB Commercial Real Estate Group before joining KLNB in 1991. He has a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Denison University in Granville, Ohio.

A specialist in anchor tenant representation, Hodges has more than 12 years' experience in shopping center leasing. He has degrees in finance and psychology from the University of Oklahoma.

Pub Date: 6/03/96

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