GBC President and CEO Don Fry was the featured speaker at the CEO Club of Baltimore’s February meeting on February 1, 2018. Watch the Q&A, which features Fry discussing topics including GBC’s history, Baltimore’s economy and the 2018 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly.
Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald C. Fry appeared on Maryland Public Television’s Your Money & Business program on February 8, 2018. Fry discussed what business leaders are looking for during the 2018 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly. Watch the segment.
What follows is a statement from Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald C. Fry, responding to Amazon briefing Baltimore officials on its HQ2 bid. “It’s clear that Amazon was impressed with Baltimore’s proposal and the many positive assets of high value in the city,” said Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald C. Fry. “The GBC and leaders throughout the city will continue to highlight and promote these strengths … Continue reading →
Editor’s note: The following commentary was recorded at WBAL News Radio 1090 on January 11, 2018. Listen to the commentary. The Maryland General Assembly opened the 2018 legislative session with its usual pomp and circumstance. But behind the upbeat tone, uncertainty looms on the horizon. Why? It’s election year. Politics is always in play during any legislative session but it has a stronger presence with election day ahead. The less … Continue reading →
Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald C. Fry, responding to Mayor Pugh’s decision to make a change at the top level of the Baltimore Police Department said: “The Greater Baltimore Committee agrees with Mayor Catherine Pugh that public safety, reducing violent crime and homicides, and restoring trust between the neighborhoods and Baltimore Police Department must be the city’s top priority. The most basic responsibility of government is to provide … Continue reading →
Editor’s note: The following commentary appeared on thedailyrecord.com on January 18, 2018. Gov. Larry Hogan provided some glad tidings to the business community just after the Christmas holiday by announcing that his administration had identified more than 650 state regulations that are outdated and would be repealed, streamlined or otherwise updated. The Maryland Regulatory Reform Commission, appointed by the governor in 2015, did the heavy lifting, analyzing the state’s large … Continue reading →
What follows is a statement from Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald C. Fry on Baltimore not making list of 20 finalists for Amazon HQ2. “The Greater Baltimore Committee and the entire business community are very disappointed that Baltimore was not selected for Amazon’s list of 20 finalists for a new second headquarters. Baltimore put together a very strong and competitive package that included an unparalleled location in Port … Continue reading →
Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald C. Fry has been named a Power 10 honoree by the Baltimore Business Journal. The Power 10 honorees are a group of leaders who are making a significant impact on their companies and communities, according to the BBJ. Donald P. Hutchinson, a former GBC CEO, is receiving the Baltimore Business Journal’s inaugural CEO of the Year award. Hutchinson will be recognized as the 2018 Lifetime … Continue reading →
The Greater Baltimore Committee announces its 2018 Legislative Priorities for the 2018 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly. View the priorities here.