Changing Places

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Joseph A. Mentz was named general manager at Fort Lauderdale-based ACR Electronics, replacing Paul M. Frank.

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“Joe Mentz brings broad experience and balance to a strong and talented management team,” said Dean Cantrill, vice president of operations for parent company Cobham Mission Systems, in a statement. “Joe is a dynamic, results-oriented professional who will use his 25-plus years experience to guide ACR into its next half century of growth.”

Mentz previously worked as a senior consultant with Simpler Consulting Inc., providing executive consulting on Lean 6 Sigma to clients in commercial, military and healthcare markets. Before that, he held executive management positions with Troxler Electronics Laboratories, a manufacturer of precision analytical instruments, and Columbus Machining, a Tier 1 and Tier 2 supplier of machined castings to the automotive industry.

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Capt. C.D. Dollar, a renowned fishing journalist, conservation writer and professional outdoor guide, joined Annapolis-based PropTalk magazine as new fishing editor.

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Dollar was most recently the managing editor of the Mid-Atlantic edition of The Fisherman, a weekly magazine. Prior to that, he served as communications director for the Maryland Saltwater Sportsmen’s Association after many years as the editor of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s member magazine, Save the Bay.

Dollar is a founding member of the Chesapeake Guides Association and continues to run fishing trips and eco-tours around the watershed.

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