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Featherstone Foundation Awards $90,000 in College Scholarships to 30 Exceptional Baltimore Area Students

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Friday, September 23, 2022

BALTIMORE, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation , an award-winning nonprofit, touts its Featherstone College Scholarship Award recipients.

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  • BALTIMORE, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation , an award-winning nonprofit, touts its Featherstone College Scholarship Award recipients.
  • This year, 30 exceptional Featherstone Scholars will receive $3,000 merit-based scholarships during a special awards ceremony on Friday Sept. 23 at noon.
  • "She reinforces our values that higher education is a gateway to economic opportunities for all," said Juliana Lopez, executive director, William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation.
  • Since 2017, the Featherstone Foundation has provided more than $236,000 through 98 scholarships to students from 20 countries who now attend 12 institutions.

Capital Square Promotes Jeffrey A. Gregor to Chief Legal Officer

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Monday, February 14, 2022

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Square , a national investment sponsor specializing in tax-advantaged real estate offerings, announced today that it has promoted Jeffrey A. Gregor to chief legal officer.

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  • RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Square , a national investment sponsor specializing in tax-advantaged real estate offerings, announced today that it has promoted Jeffrey A. Gregor to chief legal officer.
  • "I have worked with Jeff Gregor for over 20 years, first at the Hirschler Fleischer law firm, where we led the Real Estate Securities Practice Group, and, then, as legal counsel to several sponsor firms in the same business niche as Capital Square," said Louis Rogers, founder and chief executive officer of Capital Square.
  • Capital Square has grown rapidly under Jeff's leadership and the legal team of three lawyers and two paralegals he has assembled.
  • Jeff and his legal team give Capital Square a competitive advantage over our competitors."

Marion Ticknor Joins DMI as Chief People Officer

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DMI , a global digital transformation solutions company, announced today that it has named Marion Ticknor as Chief People Officer, effective January 3, 2022.

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  • BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DMI , a global digital transformation solutions company, announced today that it has named Marion Ticknor as Chief People Officer, effective January 3, 2022.
  • In her role at DMI, Ticknor will build upon the innovative culture at the company with a focus on adapting to the changing needs of the workforce in a high-growth global environment.
  • Ticknor has more than 20 years of experience driving innovative people-focused strategies and programs built upon a strong culture and engaged leadership.
  • Prior to joining DMI, Ticknor served as chief people officer at KeyW, a national security solutions provider, where she set the direction for human resources, recruiting and corporate communications.

Bruce Kistler Joins Okapi Partners as Managing Director

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Monday, August 23, 2021

NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Okapi Partners LLC , a proxy solicitation and investor response firm that advises corporations, institutional investors, private equity firms and investment management companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Kistler as a Managing Director in the firm's Corporate Governance Team.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Okapi Partners LLC , a proxy solicitation and investor response firm that advises corporations, institutional investors, private equity firms and investment management companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Kistler as a Managing Director in the firm's Corporate Governance Team.
  • Mr. Kistler is the latest senior advisor to join Okapi Partners as demand for investor-centric ESG advisory services continues to grow.
  • Mr. Kistler joins Okapi Partners after nine years with Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) Corporate Solutions.
  • "Both our corporate and investor clients continue to seek our strategic advice that will help them and their advisors navigate the ever-changing corporate governance landscape," said Bruce H. Goldfarb , President and CEO of Okapi Partners.