Chesapeake Employers Insurance promotes Joan Adelman to Vice President of Legal Services

Joan Adelman was recently promoted to Vice President of Legal Services for Towson-based Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company. Adelman is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the legal department, including supervision of attorneys and the legal department’s appellate practice. She also provides advice to all other Chesapeake departments on a wide range of insurance matters. Prior to her new position, Adelman was Assistant Vice President of Legal Services. She joined Chesapeake … Continue reading

Merritt Properties sees significant growth year-over-year in leasing activity

Merritt Properties, a full-service commercial real estate and property management firm with locations in Maryland and Northern Virginia, ended the fourth quarter of 2016 with 48 new leases totaling 397,249 square feet and 66 renewal and expansion deals totaling 925,213 square feet. Compared to the same period in 2015, Merritt renewed 822,990 more square feet and increased the amount of square footage by 10 percent in new leases. This strong … Continue reading

GBC members named 2017 Top 100 Women by The Daily Record

The Daily Record has announced its 2017 Top 100 Women, honoring 100 recipients who are outstanding leaders. Thirty recipients are from GBC member companies. “Maryland’s Top 100 Women have achieved amazing accomplishments in their careers, but to be honored as a Top 100 Woman requires more than just career success,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, Publisher of The Daily Record, in a statement. “She must be an exemplary citizen, committed to her community, creating … Continue reading

Alaska Airlines continues to grow at BWI Marshall Airport with new service to San Francisco

Starting October 16, airline adds to its transcontinental service Alaska Airlines announced March 9 that it would begin new transcontinental service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and San Francisco International Airport. The new seasonal service is scheduled to start on October 16. “We are pleased that Alaska Airlines continues to expand, offering its renowned customer service to more BWI Marshall Airport travelers,” said Ricky Smith, Chief Executive Officer for … Continue reading

BGE’s President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Woerner to receive Children’s Guild 2017 Sadie Award

Award recognizes people who embody the organization’s vision of making the seemingly impossible possible Baltimore Gas and Electric Company’s (BGE)  President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Woerner will be awarded the Children’s Guild 2017 Sadie Award at the organization’s annual Cabaret for Kids fundraiser on March 11, 2017 at the Hippodrome Theatre’s France-Merrick Performing Arts Center in Baltimore. During the event, an original musical production of Woerner’s life will be … Continue reading

Elliot Hirshman appointed new President of Stevenson University

The Stevenson University Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Elliot Hirshman, Ph.D., will be the University’s sixth president, effective July 1, 2017. He succeeds Kevin J. Manning, Ph.D., Stevenson’s fourth president, who served from 2000-2016, and Claire E. Moore who has served as Stevenson’s Interim President since December 2016. Hirshman joins the University after serving as president of San Diego State University (SDSU) since 2011. Under President Hirshman’s … Continue reading

Port of Baltimore starts 2017 with a record January

New Monthly Records Set for General Cargo and Containers Coming off a record 2016, the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals jumped right into 2017 with a record month in January. The Port handled 923,030 tons of general cargo (cars, containers, farm and construction equipment, forest products, and breakbulk). Most that tonnage was containers which also had a record for one month – 712,386 container tons. “This … Continue reading

Merritt Construction Services wins three associated builders and contractors awards

The Baltimore Chapter of the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), a nonprofit trade association, has named Merritt Construction Services the winner of three Excellence Awards in their annual ABC Awards of Excellence Program. Merritt’s Living Legacy Foundation project received the chapter’s highest Excellence honor, and projects for NAFCO/Congressional Seafood and SC&H Group received Merit recognition. An owner-occupied renovation project, completed in July of 2016, for The Living Legacy Foundation consisted … Continue reading

MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC receives an Excellence in Construction Award

MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC has been awarded an Excellence in Construction Award by the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) for their project at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC). Receiving ABC’s highest award, Excellence, the project was a complete renovation of the 25,000 square foot Humanities Building, situated on campus at 101 College Parkway, Arnold.  The annual Excellence in Construction Awards honors the Nation’s most innovative and high quality construction … Continue reading

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