Sponsor Spotlight: Accenture

Tell us about your company … what would you like GBC Members to know? Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Our 710,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries and 40 industries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, … Continue reading

Member News: $400K grant funds new scientific instrument to expand cell biology research at Loyola

Four faculty members from Loyola University Maryland’s biology department received a $412,470 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to acquire a specialized cell sorting instrument and launch an innovative flow cytometry core facility that will support Loyola research as well as other local universities and biotech startups. The technology will enable Loyola faculty and students to advance research in many areas of biology including stem cell biology, cancer, and immunology. Click … Continue reading

Member News: MARC Named to Newsweek’s List of America’s Best Addiction Treatment Centers 2022

On Tuesday, August 16th, Newsweek released its list of America’s Best Addiction Treatment Centers. For the third year in a row, Maryland Addiction Recovery Center was named as a top treatment center in the state of Maryland and throughout the nation. As an organization, MARC is also humbled and proud to say that in 2022, we were named the top treatment center in the state of Maryland, ranked Number One … Continue reading

Member News: Real estate attorney Gemar Patterson joins Kramon & Graham

Kramon & Graham, a leading Maryland-based law firm providing litigation, real estate, and transactional services, announced today that Gemar T. Patterson has joined the firm as an associate. Gemar will work with clients on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisition and development of raw land, complex financings, acquisition and leasing of office buildings, shopping centers and industrial sites, and dispositions and negotiation of commercial home builder agreements. For more information … Continue reading


McDaniel College introduces the McDaniel Environmental Center (MEC), an outdoor learning lab developed by students to engage in hands-on educational opportunities in agriculture, conservation, and environmental sciences, as well as community building. The McDaniel Environmental Center’s 58 acres consists of 30 acres of forested land, 20 acres of fields, and eight acres of student farming land, which provides McDaniel students with opportunities to engage in research and course-based experiences, lab-based … Continue reading

Member News: Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company’s CEO Thomas Phelan to Retire in 2023

Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company, Maryland’s leading workers’ compensation insurer, announces that Chesapeake’s CEO Thomas Phelan has shared with the Board of Directors his intention to retire in 2023. Chair of the Board Suzanne Thompson spoke on behalf of the Board of Directors:  “We would like to express our appreciation for Tom’s strategic vision and leadership as CEO over the last 15 years and his innumerable contributions to the organization, deep … Continue reading

Member News: DLA Piper to Relocate Back to Downtown Baltimore

DLA Piper, a global law firm, announced it will move its Baltimore area office back downtown after more than two decades in Baltimore County. The firm, which has roots in Baltimore, plans to relocate to 650 S. Exeter St. Learn more: https://www.baltimoresun.com/business/bs-bz-dla-piper-move-harbor-east-20220829-zrtv3wvopzfg7nyj7qx4i5gs3a-story.html

Member News: Registration for the Amazon Accelerate Seller Conference is now open

Want to grow your business or learn more about selling in Amazon’s store? If so, then Amazon Accelerate 2022 is the event for you. This premier annual seller conference, taking place on September 14 and 15, offers a unique experience for all attendees, whether attending in-person in Seattle or virtually from anywhere. You’ll hear directly from Amazon senior leaders about the new products, tools, and resources Amazon is launching to … Continue reading

Member News: Chesapeake Employers Insurance Announces Election of 3 Board Members at 2022 Annual Policyholder Meeting

Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company, Maryland’s largest writer of workers’ compensation insurance, announced the election of Sally Jameson, Keturah Harley, and Franklin J. Hajek, Jr. to the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Each member will serve a 5-year term. The election took place on June 30, 2022, during the company’s annual policyholder meeting. Read more: https://www.ceiwc.com/PDFs/News-and-Media-Releases/CEIC-Announces-Election-of-3-Board-Members-at-2022-Annual-Meeting.pdf