Baltimore-based Groove was recognized as “Design & Development Firm of the Year” during the third annual Baltimore Innovation Awards. Other award winners included Tech Community Leader of the Year: Jen Meyer for updating the Betamore vision;
Scientist of the Year: Hal Weaver of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory for his involvement in Pluto research; Artist/Creative Group of the Year: Light City Festival; Tech Startup of the Year: Citelighter; and Tech Business of the Year: Mindgrub. See the full list of winners here.
Allyson Lauer joined The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore as membership sales and marketing manager, responsible for growing and supporting the Zoo’s 12,000+ member families.
At MGH three are hired and two promoted. The new employees are Ryan Maloney, digital media specialist; Allison Randall, senior interactive art director; and Kim Short, public relations account executive. Promotions: Lindsey Halpin, to account director, and Marah Schmitz to account manager.
GKV in Baltimore announced three new hires: Katie Wilkens, digital marketing analyst (left); Karen Kowalewski, assistant account executive (center) and Courtney Dick, digital project coordinator (right).
Baltimore agency Vitamin and five-year client Saint Agnes Hospital will provide an inside look at an integrated marketing campaign to promote the hospital’s Comprehensive Breast Center during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The presentation, hosted by the PRSA Maryland Chapter, is scheduled for Oct. 21 at Erickson Living in Catonsville. Presenters will include: Kirstan Cecil, director of marketing and communications, Saint Agnes Hospital; Justin Blome, marketing manager, Saint Agnes Hospital; Amanda Karfakis, President/CEO, Vitamin; and, Nikki Bracy, senior account executive, Vitamin.