Marian Baldini

has been hired as president and CEO of

KenCrest,

a nonprofit Plymouth Meeting provider of human and social services for people across the age spectrum who have, or are at risk of having, intellectual disabilities and autism. She had been chief operating officer of Jewish Employment and Vocational Services of Philadelphia.

Amy J. Goldberg has been appointed professor and chair of the department of surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, surgeon-in-chief for Temple University Health System, and medical director of perioperative services at Temple University Hospital. She had been interim chair of surgery and general-surgery residency program director.

The Wistar Institute, a Philadelphia nonprofit specializing in basic biomedical research with a focus on cancer and vaccines, has hired Anita Pepper as vice president of development. She had been director of the Pew Biomedical Programs for the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Markeim Chalmers Inc., a Cherry Hill commercial real estate, appraisals, and property-management firm, has promoted Scott Martin to senior vice president of its Healthcare Property Group, from vice president.

Hopeworks 'N Camden, a nonprofit using education, technology, and entrepreneurship to partner with young men and women as they identify and earn a sustainable future, has hired Kevin Aspell as director of business innovation. He had been a principal at OPUS Consulting L.L.C.

Michael Mastaglio has been hired as deputy traffic practice leader at Urban Engineers, a Philadelphia provider of planning, design, and construction services. He had been a consultant project manager for RK&K Engineers L.L.P.

Kimball Communications, Blue Bell, has hired Mark Ladley as public-relations manager. He had been a communications specialist with En Route Marketing.

Mike Cooper has been hired as senior vice president and MidStates public affairs director for Citizens Bank, Philadelphia. He had been director of the Office of Manufacturing and Industry for the City of Philadelphia's Department of Commerce and vice president and industrial market manager for Philadelphia Industrial Development Corp.

Accolade Inc., a Plymouth Meeting company that contracts with self-insured employers and insurers to help beneficiaries navigate the health-care system, has hired Rajeev Singh as CEO and named him a member of the board of directors. He was cofounder, president, and chief operating officer of Concur Technologies, a Seattle-based software-as-a-service travel and expense-management firm. Singh replaces Tom Spann, Accolade's cofounder, who will remain vice chairman and chief operating officer. Michael Hilton, a cofounder of Concur, joins Accolade as chief product officer, and Rob Cavanaugh, a longtime Concur executive will become president of field operations. As part of these new executives joining the company, Accolade will open a new office in Seattle that will serve as dual headquarters location along with Plymouth Meeting.

West Pharmaceutical Services Inc., an Exton manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and health-care products, has hired George L. Miller as senior vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary. Miller had been senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary for Sigma-Aldrich Corp.

Sandmeyer Steel Co., Philadelphia, a family-owned producer of stainless steel and nickel alloy plate products used in capital equipment for the chemical and other process industries, has hired Marcus A. Howard as district sales manager for its Southwest territory. He had been an account manager at Rolled Alloys. - Mike Zebe