Sontiq Named Customer Service Department of the Year

Sontiq, an enterprise high-tech security and identity protection company, announced on Aug. 20, 2019, that its brands, EZShield and IdentityForce, have been recognized as a Gold Winner in the Globee Awards, a “Global Business Awards” program open to all organizations worldwide — large, medium, small, & startups, public and private, for-profit, non-profit, and government. “As a standout, award-winning Customer Service Department, our dedicated team of support and identity resolution experts are … Continue reading

AT&T Invests More than $250 Million Over 3-Year Period to Boost Local Networks in Baltimore Area

AT&T invested more than $250 million Baltimore area wireless and wired networks during 2016-2018. These investments boost reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. We’ve also improved critical services that support Public Safety and first responders using the FirstNet communications platform. AT&T’s wireless network covers more than 99% of all Americans and has become the fastest wireless network in the nation, according to the first quarter 2019 … Continue reading

CCBC offers information sessions on College Promise scholarships

More students now can attend Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) tuition-free as a result of expanded eligibility requirements for College Promise scholarships. High school graduates with a 2.3 GPA who completed high school between 2015-2019 may qualify. Household income requirements are $85,000 or less for the Baltimore County College Promise scholarship and $150,000 (two-parent household) and $100,000 (single-parent) or less for the Maryland College Promise scholarship. The scholarship covers … Continue reading

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond launches Investment Connection

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond has launched Investment Connection. The online platform leverages the Richmond Fed’s convening power to provide community development organizations in Maryland and the District of Columbia with an opportunity to present Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) proposals to financial institutions and other funders for potential financial support. The website portal is open and proposals will be accepted beginning August 12. Learn more here.

Former Board Chair (1990-92) Mathias J. DeVito Passes Away

Mathias J. DeVito, a former Rouse Company president who restored financial stability to the developer of Columbia, died of kidney failure July 24 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Ruxton resident was 88. To view the obituary, visit the Baltimore Sun’s website. Source: Baltimore Sun  

MacKenzie Management Adds Stonewood Business Center to Portfolio

MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, the full-service property management arm of MacKenzie Ventures, is pleased to announce they have been awarded the property management and maintenance services assignment for Stonewood Business Center in Columbia, Maryland.  Situated at 7165, 7175, 7185, and 7195 Oakland Mills Road just off Snowden River Parkway, the project includes four flex buildings totaling nearly 150,000 square feet.  The project is owned by J2J, LLC. MacKenzie Management Vice … Continue reading

CCBC Extends In-Person Registration Hours for Fall

Community College of Baltimore County has extended its in-person registration hours to allow greater flexibility in registering for the fall semester. CCBC’s fall credit classes begin Aug. 26 for the full semester and first 7-week session. A 12-week session is available starting Sept. 9, with a final 7-week session starting Oct. 16. For information about extended hours, please visit their website.   Source: Community College of Baltimore County

RCM&D Self-Insured Services Company (SISCO) Celebrates 40 Years

RCM&D Self-Insured Services Company (SISCO) celebrates 40 years of providing best-in-class claim administration services. During this time, SISCO has become an industry leader, boasting an average client retention rate of 95 percent. Founded in 1979 as a subsidiary to RCM&D, SISCO was formed to provide a comprehensive and innovative solution for organizations seeking a self-insured alternative in workers’ compensation and required claim administration services. “SISCO was built on the principle … Continue reading

The Baltimore Sun: Tradepoint Atlantic chosen as Maryland’s 1st staging area for offshore wind energy

The following article appeared on on July 23, 2019. Tradepoint Atlantic in Baltimore County will become the site of Maryland’s first offshore wind staging center thanks to a new partnership with Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind. Both companies shared the announcement at a press conference Tuesday at the former Sparrows Point steel mill, which was acquired by Tradepoint for redevelopment into a distribution hub. Ørsted’s staging center plans to use … Continue reading