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New positionsHuman Genome promotes Ruben to VP...


New positions

Human Genome promotes Ruben to VP for research

Human Genome Sciences Inc. promoted Steven M. Ruben to the new position of vice president, research. Ruben was the first person hired by HGSI to hold the job title of scientist.

Before joining HGSI, he was with the Roche Institute of Molecular Biology. He earned his doctorate in cell and molecular biology from the University of Cincinnati, has published many scientific articles and is a co-inventor of several HGSI patents.

HGSI also promoted Timothy A. Coleman to director, protein development, and A. Anders Brookes to director, intellectual property. Both positions are new. Ruben, Coleman and Brookes all hold doctorates.

Yellow Transportation names Hartman senior VP

Yellow Transportation hired Ronald Hartman, former general manager of the state Mass Transit Administration, as senior vice president for business development for the Baltimore-based operator of taxi, limousine, tour and motor coach services. He will oversee development of new business as well as design and staffing of the firm's new customer relations division.


McKee is project architect with Kann & Associates

Kann & Associates, Baltimore-based architects, hired Gary McKee as a project architect. He will specialize in health care and educational projects. The Oklahoma State University graduate is involved with the renovation of Stoneleigh Elementary School in Baltimore County.

Banking and finance

Levy, Selby take posts at Key Bank & Trust

Key Bank & Trust named Melaine A. Levy senior loan executive and Peggy Forthuber Selby manager of the Owings Mills-based financial institution's Cockeysville branch.

Levy, assigned to the commercial lending division, is a graduate of Towson University and a member of several professional and community business groups, including the Women Entrepreneurs of Baltimore and the Pikesville Chamber of Commerce.

Selby, formerly a financial specialist and customer service manager with First Union Bank, lives in Baltimore and attended Florida State University and the American Institute of Banking.

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