Nevins & Associates announced that Pamela Cerrato joined the Hunt Valley marketing agency as an account executive. She assists in media relations, events planning and Web site content management.
Banking and finance
Provident Bank appointed Christopher Mata as a vice president in the commercial banking division of the Baltimore-based regional bank.
Susquehanna Bank named Cherie Mann manager of the bank's Edgewater branch. She is responsible for daily office operations, staff management and the development of retail and commercial sales relationships.
BB&T; appointed Stephen Smith as assistant vice president in the regional bank's Columbia-based commercial lending department.
Hospitality and tourism
The Hilton Columbia announced that David Wilson has joined the hotel staff as chef.
Legal and insurance
Hilb, Rogal and Hobbs said Rod S. Trump joined the international insurance brokerage's Baltimore office as senior vice president.
Ober/Kaler named Richard F. Lindstrom as a principal in the Estates & Trusts Group of the regional law firm's Baltimore office.
Hodes, Pessin & Katz PA admitted Erin C. Thayer to the Towson-based law firm as an associate in its litigation group.
Fishbein & Fishbein PA of Ellicott City announced that Jason C. Ridgell joined the firm as an "of counsel."
The League for People With Disabilities appointed Chuck L. Griffith as director of medical day care and transportation services. He is responsible for development and coordination of services and the management of rehabilitation, education and transportation volunteers and staff.
D. Myers & Sons Inc. said the Baltimore-based women's shoe importer and distributor hired David Zuravsky as division co-manager for its Costablanca shoe.