The GBC Check-In: Phil Croskey, BTG Committtee Co-Chair

The GBC spoke with several Bridging the Gap committee members about their thoughts on the GBC’s first annual Bridging the Gap: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit, which takes place on October 21, 2019. Committee Co-Chair Phil Croskey, CEO & Co-Founder, MD Energy Advisors and PointClickSwitch.com, was the first to...
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The GBC Check-In: BTG Committee Member Marco V. Ávila

The GBC spoke with several Bridging the Gap committee members about their thoughts on the GBC’s first annual Bridging the Gap: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit, which takes place on October 21, 2019. Marco V. Ávila, President & Chairman of the Board, Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, shared his views about the upcoming event. GBC: Why is your company excited about the Bridging the Gap Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit? … Continue reading

The Daily Record: Considering transit, again

By Joe Nathanson September 19, 2019 The Greater Baltimore Committee’s recent Transportation Summit once again placed a spotlight on the need for the Baltimore area to invest in infrastructure critical to the region’s economic progress. The program featured a panel of speakers providing national, state and regional perspectives. The larger message was to call for bold action. But there was also recognition of the pragmatism associated with making incremental progress. … Continue reading

GBC’s Transportation Summit 2019 Presentations

Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Rodney E. Slater kicked off the GBC’s 2019 Transportation Summit on Sept. 9, 2019, with a keynote address, touching on such topics as Amtrak’s Acela Express service, the proposed Northeast Maglev, autonomous vehicles and the Red Line mass transit light rail line. “What will be the transportation technology that will give us the oomph to move forward?,” Slater asked, adding that, “This region is at … Continue reading

‘There’s opportunities here for regional collaboration,’ says MTA’s Kevin Quinn at GBC’s Transportation Summit

The Daily Record: Baltimore-area transit expected to reach just 50% of new jobs By Adam Bednar Sept. 9, 2019 The Baltimore region is expected to add a substantial number of jobs over the next 25 years, but many of them are likely to be based in places that transit can’t access, according to speakers at the Greater Baltimore Committee’s Transportation and Mobility summit meeting Sept. 9. While the Maryland Transit … Continue reading

MTA’s Kevin Quinn addresses transit system challenges at GBC’s Transportation Summit

Baltimore Business Journal: Why MTA’s chief says Baltimore employers should stop subsidizing parking By Holden Wilen Sept. 9, 2019 Developers need to take transit into account when building new projects and employers should stop subsidizing parking, the head of the Maryland Transit Administration told business leaders at an event Sept. 9. Kevin Quinn acknowledged the challenges of managing the 12th-largest transit system in the U.S., such as a $2 billion … Continue reading

GBC’s Don Fry talks On the Record about regional transportation with WYPR 88.1 FM

Donald C. Fry, President and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, went on air on WYPR 88.1 FM on Sept. 5 to discuss what’s needed in state transportation funding when it comes to the Baltimore region. During the On the Record episode with host Sheilah Kast, Fry also highlighted the GBC’s 2019 Transportation Summit, which will feature top experts in the field and a session for attendees to ask questions … Continue reading

The GBC Check-In: Chris McDonell

The GBC talked to Chris McDonell, President of McDonell Consulting Group, about why training is important for even experienced sales professionals and why changing perceptions about networking can be beneficial. GBC: In your experience as a trainer, what have you determined to be the most commonly made mistake that even experienced sales professionals make? McDonell: The biggest mistake is assuming. Assuming that they already know where the prospect is going … Continue reading

Dr. Debra L. McCurdy: ‘BCCC has all the right stuff’

With more than 30 years of experience in higher education administration leadership, Dr. Debra L. McCurdy began her tenure on May 1, 2019, as Baltimore City Community College’s 14th president after being unanimously chosen by Baltimore City Community College’s Board of Trustees. She succeeds James H. Johnson, Jr. who served as Interim President for one year, and Gordon F. May who served as President for four years. Dr. McCurdy’s background … Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee to host first Bridging the Gap Summit

The Daily Record: Greater Baltimore Committee to host first Bridging the Gap Summit By Daily Record Staff Aug. 28, 2019 The Greater Baltimore Committee will hold its first Bridging the Gap Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit Oct. 21 at the SMC Campus Center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, 621 Lombard St. The event will feature nationally recognized expert Steve Robbins, who has assisted major corporations, including Disney, Walmart and … Continue reading