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Think exec Mullin named chapter director of BRTC

Think Systems, a national management consulting firm, announced that Ed Mullin has been named chapter director of the newly launched Baltimore Regional Tech Council (BRTC). The BRTC will operate as a chapter of the Montgomery County-based Maryland Tech Council. Mullin, a CIO and CTO consultant with Think, will lead an organization focused on driving innovation through advocacy, education, workforce development, cost […]

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Local exec releases new book on Cybersecurity

Sunil Raina, president of TeamLogicIT, of Ellicott City and Linthicum, has released a new book on Cybersecurity and will direct all of the royalties to St. Jude’s Children’s hospital. The co-authored book, “CYBER STORM: How to Protect Your Business From a Breach and the Resulting Cyber Storm Of Fines, Lawsuits & Customer Loss,” is being launched on Amazon.com. “This is […]

Posted inHoward County

Books in Bloom to feature Bernstein

The Downtown Columbia Partnership (DTC Partnership) and The Howard Hughes Corp. have announced that Washington, D.C.-native Carl Bernstein the author and Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter who famously broke the Watergate story – will headline the sixth annual Books in Bloom Festival. The 2022 event opens in Downtown Columbia on May 15, continuing the festival’s focus on activism […]

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Ex-MITAGS chief Paine receives lifetime achievement award

Glen Paine, retired executive director of The Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) and Maritime Conference Center (MCC), received the annual lifetime achievement award from The Marine Society of The City of New York. Paine dedicated 23 years at the helm of MITAGS-MCC before retiring in January, leading the organizations to become a world-class maritime institution and expansive […]

Posted inEducation

Sheares Ashby to succeed Hrabowski at UMBC

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents has named Valerie Sheares Ashby the next president of UMBC. She begins her presidency on Aug. 1, when she will replace the retiring Freeman Hrabowski. Since 2015, Ashby has served as dean of Duke University’s Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, which enrolls 80 percent of Duke’s […]

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CMC hosts Spirit of Community Awards

The Central Maryland Chamber (CMC) announced its 2022 Spirit of Community Award winners at the event held at Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland on March 28. The Awards celebrate the individuals and businesses who make notable contributions to the region. This annual event honors educators, businesses, public safety officers and military personnel for their community […]

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RAM honors restaurant, foodservice industry standouts

The Columbia-based Restaurant Association of Maryland (RAM) celebrated those in the restaurant and foodservice industry at its 2022 Awards Gala held at the Maryland Live! Casino, in Hanover. More than 600 guests attended the event. Among the evening’s celebrations, RAM recognized the winners of their three honors, along with announcing the winners for favorite industry professionals […]

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MCC cites Scully, Fry, Hogan, Manivannan

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce (MCC) will induct two of Maryland’s business leaders into the Maryland Business Hall of Fame at their annual event, Inspire MD, on May 12 at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. In addition to these honors, the organization will present Gov. Larry Hogan with the 2022 Public Service Award and an up-and-coming Maryland executive with the Rising Star Award. […]