Warschawski promoted Andrea DiRuscio to senior associate at the Baltimore-based public relations and marketing firm. She is responsible for client servicing, strategic planning, campaign development, media relations and account management.
Profiles Inc. announced that Mia Catalfamo joined the staff of the Hampden public relations agency as a junior account executive.
Villa Julie College selected Brenda Balzer as its new vice president of human resources.
Katzen Eye Group appointed Dr. Tania S. Marcic as director of glaucoma services for the private eye care practice.
Oak Crest Village promoted Colleen LoPresto to executive director of the Parkville retirement community.
Legal and insurance
Baltimore law firm Gallagher Evelius & Jones announced the following elections of partners: Philip F. Diamond and Matthew L. Pirnot of the real estate and business transactions practice and Mark S. Saudek of the litigation practice.
Regional law firm Venable LLP named the following partners: Jeffrey A. Barnes, Kathleen S. Hardway, Colleen M. Mallon and Michael D. Schiffer in the Baltimore office and Anne-Therese Bechamps of the Towson office.
Foundation Coal Holdings Inc. promoted Kurt D. Kost to president and chief operating officer. The Linthicum-based company, which operates over a dozen coal mines, also named James Olsen chief information officer.
Fortisphere, a provider of virtual machine lifecycle management software, appointed Jeff Puffenberger as vice president of business development for the Glenwood-based firm.
KCI Technologies Inc. named Joel S. Keels as a vice president of the Hunt Valley-based engineering and consulting firm.
St. John Properties Inc. appointed Al Cunniff as director of marketing for the Baltimore-area commercial real estate development and management company.