Press Release: Greater Baltimore Committee Search for New CEO Narrowed to Diverse Pool of 30 Candidates

Media Contact: Mark Guidera, V.P., Communications & Marketing, GBC, 443-898-2320 (BALTIMORE) The Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) has selected approximately 30 candidates to be interviewed to fill the open Chief Executive Officer position. Over 400 individuals from across the country received information to explore the opportunity, which was then narrowed to the candidates now moving into interviews with the GBC’s search committee. The GBC’s search committee, a 14-member group comprised of … Continue reading

News Coverage: Merger of business groups good for Baltimore area

As the elected leaders of the Baltimore region’s two largest jurisdictions, we applaud the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore and the Greater Baltimore Committee for putting their individual perspectives and approaches aside to come together in a forward-thinking, unified approach (”Business advocacy groups Greater Baltimore Committee and Economic Alliance will merge,” Jan. 26). Our region has considerable assets that have functioned independently for decades. When a region and its assets … Continue reading

Press Release: Statement of Calvin Butler, GBC Board Chair, Regarding the Tragic Shooting Death in Downtown Baltimore

Media Contact: Mark Guidera, V.P., Communications & Marketing, GBC markg@gbc.org or 443-898-2320 “Yesterday’s shooting death of a motorist in downtown Baltimore is tragic and unacceptable, and another wake-up call that we can’t wait another day to address the issue of public safety in our community. As business leaders, we know that employment is a critical solution. The GBC is committed to continuing our efforts to work with city officials, business … Continue reading

News Coverage: Baltimore’s Transit Future Campaign Announced

The June 27, 2022 launch of the Baltimore’s Transit Future campaign was covered by a number of news outlets in the Baltimore region. These include: The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore’s business leaders launch campaign to push for public transportation improvements Maryland’s transportation future may be decided by this year’s election The time is now to build better transit for Greater Baltimore  The Daily Record: GBC, Greater Washington Partnership launch transit campaign … Continue reading

Press Release: Baltimore Business Leaders Unite to Accelerate the Delivery of a Transformed Transit System

Media Contact: Mark Guidera, V.P., Communications & Marketing, GBC markg@gbc.org or 443-898-2320 The Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) and the Greater Washington Partnership (the Partnership) have launched a campaign to rally support among leaders in the Baltimore region to provide a transformative transit system to better serve existing riders and successfully compete in the global economy. The campaign, called Baltimore’s Transit Future, will be a key focus of both organizations throughout … Continue reading

GBC News: Merger of Greater Baltimore Committee and Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore Approved at 67th Annual Meeting

At its 67th Annual Meeting on May 25 Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) members approved a merger with the Economic Alliance of (EAGB). The merged organization will operate as the Greater Baltimore Committee and focus on collaboration and equity the Greater Baltimore region while also marketing the region’s assets. More than 550 attended the annual event, the first in-person GBC Annual Meeting since May 2019. “With this merger, we open a … Continue reading

Press Release: Merger of Greater Baltimore Committee and Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore Approved

May 26, 2022 Press/Media contact: Mark Guidera, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, markg@gbc.org or 443-898-2320 Last night, at its annual meeting, the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) members formally approved its merger with the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB). The merger brings together two storied regional organizations to create a singular vision for how Baltimore will compete and thrive on regional, national, and global stages and the strategic role business … Continue reading

News Coverage: Don Fry reflects on two decades with the Greater Baltimore Committee

Coming to the end of a two-decade tenure as president of the Greater Baltimore Committee has sparked a lot of reflection for Donald C. Fry. The 66-year-old has helmed the downtown business group through Baltimore’s economic ups and downs, a global pandemic, crime and image woes, the Freddie Gray unrest, the decline of Harborplace and an exodus of top corporations like T. Rowe Price Group Inc., Transamerica and Bank of America … Continue reading

Press Release: Greater Baltimore Committee’s Annual Meeting to Feature Merger Vote, Announcement of New Public Safety Initiative and Tribute to Donald C. Fry, Retiring June 1

May 23, 2022 Press/Media contact: Mark Guidera, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, markg@gbc.org or 443-898-2320 What: The Greater Baltimore Committee’s membership will vote on a proposal to merge the organization and the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore at its 67th Annual Meeting. GBC Board Chair Calvin Butler will speak on the newly merged entity’s vision and its priorities for the year ahead, which will include an emphasis on collaboration and … Continue reading