McCormick partners with IBM on AI to develop new flavors

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on www.bizjournals.com on February 4, 2019. By Holden Wilen That new McCormick & Co. Inc. seasoning you buy for your summer cookout may have been created by a computer. Hunt Valley-based McCormick is partnering with IBM Corp. to use artificial intelligence in flavor and...
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GBC members named 2019 Influential Marylanders by The Daily Record

The Daily Record has announced its 2019 Influential Marylanders awards, honoring 53 recipients who are leaving their mark throughout the state. Twenty-eight of the 53 business leaders named 2019 Influential Marylanders are GBC members, including members of the GBC’s Board of Directors and Board Chairman Paul Tiburzi. Honorees, who were selected by the editors of The Daily Record for their contributions in their respective fields and their leadership in Maryland, were selected in the following … Continue reading

Towson University Athletics is 2018 NCAA Team Works National Champion

Led by football and women’s soccer, the Towson Tigers completed the most service hours by a Division I athletic program in Fall 2018 The Towson Tigers are capping the calendar year with a national title. The Towson University athletics department considers community service to be one of its highest priorities and the NCAA has announced that Towson is the Division I national champion of the NCAA Team Works Helper Helper … Continue reading

Michael Bradley joins MacKenzie as President of Investment Group

The MacKenzie Companies announce that Michael Bradley has joined the organization and will head the firm’s newly established division, MacKenzie Investment Group, LLC, as President.  Bradley will also be a board member of MacKenzie Ventures, the firm’s holding company. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Bradley spent the majority of his career as the Chief Investment Officer of Connecticut-based real estate investment firm, Greenfield Partners. His responsibilities included identification, capitalization, structuring, acquisition … Continue reading

Forbes: Meet the black millennial lawyer making Michelle Obama more accessible to Baltimore’s youth

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on Forbes.com on January 27, 2019. By Christine Michel Carter Alicia Wilson is the senior vice president of impact investments and senior legal counsel for Port Covington Impact Investments LLC. She is the woman responsible for assisting the CEO Kevin Plank (the founder, chairman, and CEO of Under Armour) with strategic philanthropic investment initiatives in the city of Baltimore. But also as a black millennial woman … Continue reading

BGE announces new Vice President and General Counsel

BGE has promoted John Corse to Vice President and General Counsel for the company, replacing Dan Gahagan who announced his retirement in September. Corse most recently served as Associate General Counsel for BGE’s parent company Exelon where he oversaw litigation activities for many of Exelon’s operating companies, including the Maryland-based competitive business and Exelon utilities BGE, Pepco, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City Electric. “We are excited about the knowledge, experience and … Continue reading

Chase Brexton announces election of new members to Board of Directors

Chase Brexton Health Care’s Board of Directors recently elected four new Board members who will help oversee its five centers across central Maryland and their care of more than 40,000 patients. Joining the Board of Directors are: F.T. Burden – Mr. Burden is the CEO of Family and Children’s Services of Central Maryland, which supports more than 10,000 clients in addressing issues of social and personal adjustment from birth through … Continue reading

Camden Partners Strategic Fund VI raises $82 million

Camden Partners announced January 14, 2019 the first closing of its sixth growth equity fund, Camden Partners Strategic Fund VI, L.P. (“Strategic Partners VI”). On December 21, 2018 Strategic Partners VI officially closed on $82 million of commitments, a record-breaking first close for Camden Partners. Strategic Partners VI limited partners include a combination of institutional investors, endowments, foundations, family offices and high net worth individuals. Strategic Partners VI benefited from … Continue reading

National Aquarium Animal Rescue admits two new loggerhead sea turtle patients

The loggerheads—nicknamed Iron and Gallium in line with this rescue season’s periodic elements naming theme for sea turtles—were rescued from the shores of Cape Cod in December. Both were in the care of the New England Aquarium before arriving at the National Aquarium in December 2018. Like the other 32 sea turtles currently in our care, Iron and Gallium are being treated for symptoms associated with cold-stunning. The team is pleased … Continue reading

Sign up to become a CollegeBound Foundation Scholarship Reader in 2019

As 2019 kicks off, the CollegeBound scholarship team is hard at work preparing for the upcoming college scholarship reading season. Last year, Baltimore City public school students submitted over 10,000 applications to scholarships managed by the CollegeBound Foundation. Thanks to generous help from volunteers, we were able to review applications in a timely manner and connect Baltimore City’s best and brightest students with necessary college funding. We anticipate an even … Continue reading