*MGH announced the appointments of Lauren Hoffman to junior copywriter, Marilyn Korzybski as a proofreader and Peter Milkman to Web developer for the Owings Mills-based marketing communications agency.
Banking and finance
*The Patapsco Bank appointed William C. Wiedel Jr. as senior vice president and chief financial officer. He formerly was with Provident Bank of Maryland.
*BCSB Bancorp Inc. selected George Engle as vice president/audit manager for Baltimore County Savings Bank. He formerly was controller of Oldcastle Precast Inc.
*WMS Partners LLC appointed Paul A. Speargas as a senior client adviser in the Towson-based investment and wealth management firm.
*Provident Bank named Janice Fundis, financial administration division, Wanda Onafuwa, corporate accounting division, and Joe Ozbolt, credit administration division, as vice presidents within their assigned departments.
*North Oaks named Joan Duhaney director of nursing for the Pikesville continuing care retirement community. She formerly was with Chapel Hill Nursing Center.
*Comcast Eastern Division named Scott Allison senior vice president for the Maryland/Delaware/Richmond region.
*Chimes Maryland/Intervals named Alexis Melin as its chief operating officer. She formerly was a regional director for the Developmental Disabilities Administration of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.