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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. […]

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CarneyKelehan partner Meachum dies

Thomas Meachum, managing partner of the Westminster office of Columbia-based Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, died March 12 at his home in Westminster. His real estate and business law practice with CarneyKelehan spanned 26 years. Meachum began his career in the Maryland attorney general’s office, then the Howard County Office of Law. He held […]

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Offit Kurman appoints Bukowitz as CEO

Offit Kurman, which operates an office in Columbia, has promoted Aaron Bukowitz from COO to CEO, marking the first time that a non-lawyer business professional has held the latter role at the firm. Also, Robert Skinner, who has held the position of chief administrative officer, has become the firm’s new chief operating officer. The firm also named Principal and […]

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Howard Board of Ed renews Martirano’s contract

The Howard County Board of Education recently voted to renew the contract of Superintendent Michael Martirano through the 2025-2026 school year. The superintendent’s current four-year contract was set to expire on June 30, 2022. The superintendent sought a contract that aligned to the terms of the current contract and did not seek an additional increase in salary. […]

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Friend named Executive Director of MITAGS

The Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) and Maritime Conference Center (MCC) has appointed Eric Friend as its new executive director. Originally wanting to fly after studying at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Friend’s ambitions quickly changed after spending his cadet time at sea on International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots (MM&P) vessels. After graduating from […]

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Kittleman certified for public campaign finance in Howard

Allan Kittleman announced that his campaign has been officially certified by the Maryland Board of Elections to participate in Howard County’s public campaign finance program, the Citizens’ Election Fund. The Howard County’s Citizens’ Election Fund seeks to end undue influence in politics by limiting donations from individuals to $250 for the entire election, as well […]

Posted inTransportation

Metro General Manager Wiedefeld to retire

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) General Manager Paul Wiedefeld suddenly announced his retirement in June while the agency continues its efforts to return its sidelined 7000-series trains to service. He served as executive director of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport from 2002 to 2005, then again from 2009 until he was dismissed by Gov. Larry Hogan in […]