Business People - Sept. 11

September 11, 2011
  • Kerwin Eshleman
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Accu Auto Care

MAUGANSVILLE — Kervin Eshleman, a technician at Accu Auto Care, recently passed the ASE certification test for diesel engine repair on cars and pickups.

This adds to Accu Auto Care’s already full line of services in gasoline vehicle repair, provided by three master- certified ASE technicians.

Accu Auto Care is at 13702 Railroad St., just across the railroad tracks from the fire hall in Maugansville.

Md. Division of Correction

Md. Division of Correction Commissioner J. Michael Stouffer recently honored several employees from the Maryland Correctional Institution — Hagerstown, Maryland Correctional Training Center and Roxbury Correctional Institution, all of which are south of Hagerstown.

Commissioner citations are awarded quarterly to employees throughout the division who have shown exemplary actions towards its efforts to improve public safety.

Nancy Bolinger, correctional officer II from MCI-H, was honored for going above and beyond her duty while attempting to resuscitate an inmate.

Scott Dunn, correctional officer II, and Steve Thomas, correctional officer sergeant, also of MCI-H, were chosen for the Commissioner’s Citation for their immediate response to an assault. The officers quickly subdued an inmate who was assaulting another inmate.

Harry Edmonds, institutional maintenance supervisor, has ensured the daily maintenance of the 50-year-old infrastructure while also tending to a number of ongoing construction projects on the compound. Edmonds also assisted in the renovation of various areas within the facility.

Jose Rodriquez, correctional officer II, performs multiple functions within MCTC, in addition to the urinalysis work he performs for the Hagerstown region. He also recently initiated the Suboxone drug-testing procedure for the Division of Correction.  

Lt. Douglas Webb is the supervisor in charge of construction at MCTC.  He played a vital role in maintaining security of the institution while coordinating the construction projects there. He provided security orientation to outside contractors and attended construction meetings on various projects. Webb has coordinated security during various construction events that often required closing schools, changing schedules, and rerouting staff and inmate traffic. Webb also dealt with the unexpected interruption to the institution’s power, water and phones.

William “Bill” Campbell, correctional case management specialist II, set a high standard in the transition department at MCTC, and performs many tasks quietly and behind the scenes. He assists in the inmate release process, working to obtain records for inmates to ease their transition. He also provides related data required for management and tracking of vital records.

Kim Myers, psychology associate, helped develop and manage the RCI Special Needs Unit. Myers has formulated policy, developed the unit’s procedure, and oversees all aspects of the unit. She holds weekly meetings to review referrals and interviews the unit’s inmates as part of a team and individually.

Patrick Burns, correctional officer II, is the officer in charge of the Special Needs Unit tier. He interacts with the unit’s inmates, holds them accountable and documents all activities pertinent to their individual treatment plans.

Turning Point Real Estate

FREDERICK, Md. — Herb Patterson has joined Turning Point Real Estate as commercial senior vice president. He brings more than 40 years of commercial real-estate experience specializing in sales, leasing and acquisition.

Some of Patterson’s most noteworthy transactions include his direct involvement in negotiating approximately $207 million in transactions for KB Homes and Centex Homes for the Crown Farm Development in Gaithersburg, Md., and the $29 million redevelopment assemblage sold to REIT Archstone-Smith.

Turning Point is a real estate services company in the Greater Washington metropolitan market.

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