Greater Baltimore Committee and Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore Plan to Merge

    For Release: January 26, 2022 Media Contact: Mark Guidera, 443-898-2320 or Greater Baltimore Committee, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore Announce Roadmap for Merger  Partnership will drive meaningful progress and vision for the Greater Baltimore region and residents   Baltimore, Md. – Today, the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) and the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB) announced plans for a merger that will result in a new, unified approach for … Continue reading

2022 Greater Baltimore Member Directory

The “go-to” source for GBC member information!   The 2022 Greater Baltimore Member Directory is your source for exclusive members-only information about GBC members. It also is the go-to source for valuable information about the organization and its diverse activities. Read it today  

GBC Media Release: Donald C. Fry, President & CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, to Retire This Year

For Release: January 19, 2022 Media Contact: Mark Guidera, Donald C. Fry, President & CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, will retire on June 1 after 23 years of service at the widely respected independent, private-sector organization. “I’ve been blessed and honored to have served with so many of the top leaders in the private sector over more than two decades and worked closely on a number of major … Continue reading

Leadership Café: State Senate President Bill Ferguson Discusses What to Watch For in 2022 Session

The top economic priority for the upcoming 2022 Maryland General Assembly session, which will commence on January 12, will be ensuring the state’s economy remains competitive and supporting policies that promote workforce development and educational pathways that lead to careers, said Maryland State Senate President Bill Ferguson during a virtual Leadership Café event hosted by Goucher College and the Greater Baltimore Committee on January 4. Senate President Ferguson explained that … Continue reading

Maryland’s HBCUs Fuel Economy, Innovation and Upward Mobility

This commentary appeared in The Daily Record on December 16, 2021. Last December, Mackenzie Scott, the philanthropist and ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, donated $85 million to three of Maryland’s four Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or HBCUs. The recipients of the generosity were Bowie State University, Morgan State University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES). The gift generated a lot of buzz. But truth be told, … Continue reading

GBC and BDC Honor 12 Companies with Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards as ‘Exemplary’

The Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) and the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) honored 12 businesses December 16 at the annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards, held virtually this year. During the event, the 47th, guest speaker Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott said, “These businesses exemplify everything that is great about Baltimore.” The awards, he said, highlight “Private industry coming together with and for the community to advance the greater good and build a … Continue reading

2021 Mayor’s Business Recognition Award Winner Project Descriptions

Ascension Saint Agnes At the beginning of the pandemic, Ascension Saint Agnes (a faith-based healthcare organization delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable), stepped up to assist in many capacities. They partnered with Baltimore City Health Department to vaccinate over 1,600 first responders at the hospital, and increased access for seniors and other vulnerable populations through mobile vaccination clinics in … Continue reading

Regional Workforce Development Initiative Continues to Advance

The Implementation Workgroup appointed to oversee the implementation of the GBC’s Regional Workforce Development Initiative has approved a four component strategy that together will encompass all 69 recommendations found in the Preparing for the Future:  A Regional Workforce Development Initiative report. These four components include: Centralization of Information Website Apprenticeship Awareness Campaign Stakeholder Education & Engagement Advocacy and Outreach for Policy and Program Reforms The Regional Workforce Development Initiative is … Continue reading

Maryland General Assembly Votes to Override Governor Larry Hogan’s Veto of the Transit Safety and Investment Act

On Tuesday, December 7, 2021, the Maryland General Assembly voted to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of legislation to provide a minimum capital funding level for the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) each year for five years and protect MTA’s operating funds from reductions during the same time period. The provisions of House Bill 114 and Senate Bill 199 of the 2021 Regular Session – Transportation – Maryland Transit Administration Funding … Continue reading