April 1, 2013 |
A Maryland man pleaded guilty last week to charges that he helped organize a commercial prostitution scheme throughout Virginia, including Manassas and Woodbridge. Angel Campos Tellez, 27, pleaded guilty last week in U.S. District Court in Alexandria to transporting individuals to engage in prostitution, according to a news release. He also uses the names "Israel Campos Martinez," "Abel Cruz Bonilla," and "Abel Campos," prosecutors said. The conviction means that Campos Tellez, an illegal immigrant...
March 3, 2013 |
VATICAN CITY — At the conclusion of a news conference here late last year, reporters rushed the stage in the hopes of getting a word with Marc Ouellet, a Canadian cardinal who even then was topping many short lists to be the next pope. As the reporters called "your eminence" and waved business cards in the air, he politely smiled, stepped back and disappeared through a door, stage left. Ouellet, who had come to talk about the church in the Americas, apparently had little interest in...
February 24, 2013
Position: Chief executive of Deltek, a Herndon company that provides software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors. (Deltek provides content for Capital Business ). Corkery has led financial operations at various telecom companies, including AT&T and Nextel during its merger with Sprint. As chief financial officer at Deltek, he led the company through three acquisitions in nine months and will now lead the company as chief executive.
February 22, 2013 |
Name: Vincent DeMarco Occupation: President, Marylanders To Prevent Gun Violence Age: 55 Hometown: Baltimore How come you're not drinking coffee? This is my drink, hot chocolate with soy milk. I use coffee, only as a drug if I have to drive late at night. Tell me what you're working on in Annapolis this session. This is a big week for us, for Marylanders to Prevent Gun violence, we're promoting lifesaving gun violence prevention laws.
February 17, 2013
In business, you never want to miss an opportunity — however small — to make a good impression. Here are four questions about best practices for behavior at business events, with answers from Protocol Partners' specialists. — S.H . When exchanging business cards, how should you position the card? A. Hold the card so the text is facing the recipient. B. Hold the card face down. C. Hold the card sideways. At a business luncheon, where should the guest of honor be seated?
November 18, 2012 |
Lobbyists from Drinker Biddle's government affairs team — including chair Ilisa Halpern Paul, Julie Allen and Erin Morton — share some of their tips for how business owners can most effectively lobby members of Congress and their staff. Do: • Learn the acronyms of congressional staffers you'll be meeting with: COS is chief of staff, LD is legislative director, LA is legislative assistant, LC is legislative correspondent • Treat all staffers with the same respect. "Today's staff assistant could be...