WBAL NewsRadio: Don Fry on the importance of 3 Baltimore area companies making the Fortune 500 list [Audio]

For the first time in almost a decade, greater Baltimore has a presence on the Fortune 500 list of the largest public companies. Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald C. Fry talks about the impact of this announcement.

Governor Larry Hogan/Mayor Scott lift COVID-19 restrictions effective July 1

Mayor Scott stressed that Baltimoreans remain civil to everyone regardless of whether they choose to continue or refrain from wearing masks after July 1.  Continue reading

Baltimore Sun: RBC Wealth Management is latest to move offices from downtown Baltimore to Harbor Point

“Like many cities, Baltimore is fortunate to have a number of business hubs that are attractive to growing business operations, including Harbor Point and the central downtown area,” Don Fry said. “Taken as a whole these hubs make up a thriving economic ecosystem in the city.” Continue reading

Don Fry Commentary in The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore region should celebrate its return to the Fortune 500 — then get to work leveraging it

The 2021 Fortune 500 list has not one but three Baltimore area companies on it: McCormick & Co. Inc., Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. and T. Rowe Price Group Inc. Continue reading

The Daily Record: Baltimore police leader urges reformers to move carefully

Baltimore City Police Commissioner Michael Harrison cautioned that calls for defunding or dramatically reforming the police department need to be tempered with realistic expectations about how to maintain important services. Continue reading

Baltimore Police Commissioner Harrison on addressing calls for police reform

“Many of the suggestions that we made came from Baltimore’s consent decree,” said Commissioner Harrison. “We have the most progressive and comprehensive and expansive consent decree in all of America.” Continue reading

Baltimore Sun: Baltimore business leaders call for greater push against racial, social injustice

The GBC and many of its business members have taken steps in the past year to begin to close inequity gaps and engage more segments of the city and region, Calvin Butler said. Continue reading

GBC’s 66th Annual Meeting places emphasis on Racial Equity and Social Justice

“These are challenging times but promise lies ahead. This is an ideal time for you to become involved with the GBC.”–GBC President & CEO Don Fry Continue reading