BB&T and SunTrust Complete Merger of Equals to Become Truist

Truist Financial Corporation announced the completion of the merger of equals between BB&T Corporation and SunTrust Banks, Inc., that went into effect on Dec. 6, 2019. Truist is the sixth largest U.S. commercial bank, serving approximately 10 million consumer households and a full range of business clients, with leading...
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GBC Member Companies Named as Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for 2019

The Greater Baltimore Committee congratulates the following member companies for being named among the Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for 2019. Large Employers FutureCare  KCI Technologies Inc.  Kennedy Krieger Institute RK&K LLP  University of Maryland, Baltimore County Whitman, Requardt and Associates Midsize Employers Advance Business Systems AECOM  Continental Realty Corporation...
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The Baltimore Sun: Maryland, CSX find $103M in extra funding to let ‘double-stacked’ freight move through Howard Street Tunnel

By Colin Campbell and Jeff Barker  December 5, 2019 After months of negotiations, the state of Maryland and CSX Transportation have come up with the more than $100 million in additional funding needed to move forward with the expansion of the Howard Street Tunnel — a long-sought project expected...
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Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts Accepting Applications for the 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) continues to accept applications for the 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade on Monday, January 20, 2020 at noon. The parade celebrates the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with community-based civic organizations, high...
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Chesapeake Employers Insurance Declares Additional $20 Million Corporate Dividend

The Board of Directors of the Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company is pleased to declare $20 million in corporate dividends for 2020 and 2021 to qualifying policyholders based on their safety performance. This is in addition to the $20 million dividend the company declared in October 2017. In all, the...
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Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Sets Goal to Raise $7,500 for #GivingTuesday

Girl Scouts of Central Maryland has set a goal to raise $7,500 for its #GivingTuesday fundraiser. The goal amount is enough to cover the cost of membership for 300 girls. “ provide a place for every Girl Scout to explore her potential, where she can fail and try again,...
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Howard Community College wins 2019 Baldrige National Quality Award

The United States Department of Commerce has announced that Howard Community College is a winner of the 2019 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in the category of education. The award is the nation’s only presidential-level honor for performance excellence in organizations. “With an emphasis on efficiency and best practices,...
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McDaniel College Announces Eight New Undergraduate Majors

McDaniel College is adding eight new undergraduate majors beginning Fall 2020. The new bachelor’s degrees include actuarial science, applied mathematics, biochemistry, biomedical science, criminal justice, health sciences, marketing and writing and publishing. “These new majors reflect innovative curricular changes that will further enhance the quality of our academic program,”...
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The Daily Record: Md. Lawmaker Wants Developer Campaign Cash Curbed in Howard Co.

By Adam Bednar   November 13, 2019    A Maryland lawmaker intends to keep pushing legislation intended to ease development pressure on Howard County by restricting builders’ ability to dole out campaign contributions. Del. Warren Miller, a Republican, said he plans to press a bill restricting developers’ ability to furnish...
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GBC Announces 45th Annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Award Winners

Each year, the Mayor of the City of Baltimore joins with the Greater Baltimore Committee and the Baltimore Development Corporation to recognize businesses that have demonstrated significant corporate leadership and service to improve the quality of life in Baltimore. The awards are given for specific activities or projects that...
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