Israel promoted to executive VP by Columbia Bank
Brian K. Israel has been promoted to executive vice president of commercial lending by Columbia Bank, a full-service commercial bank with headquarters in Howard County.
The Ellicott City resident will oversee business development activities for small- to medium-sized businesses in Howard, Anne Arundel and Carroll counties.
A former senior vice president of commercial banking, Israel has been with Columbia Bank since 1997.
Johnson joins PCA Group as a staff accountant
Sharon Kathryn Johnson has joined the PCA Group as a staff accountant in the accounting and auditing division. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina.
The PCA Group, which is based in Columbia, was established in 1995 by partners James Peacock, David Condron and Jennine Anderson.
The organization has expanded its mission as an accounting firm to include a full range of business services.