GBC’s second ‘Meet the Moguls’ speaker series event to focus on higher education

Dr. Kathleen Hetherington, president of Howard Community College, William E. “Brit” Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland, and Dr. Jay A. Perman, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, will discuss trends in higher education, as well as offer exclusive insights into their success in the industry at the GBC’s second ‘Meet the Moguls’ speaker series event on October 9.

Hetherington, the fourth president of Howard Community College, has served in that position since 2007. She has more than 35 years of community college leadership experience.

Kirwan, who has served as chancellor of the University System of Maryland since 2002, was president of Ohio State University from 1998 to 2002 and president of the University of Maryland, College Park, from 1988 to 1998. Previously, he was a member of the University of Maryland faculty for 24 years. He is a member of the GBC’s Board of Directors.

Perman, a pediatric gastroenterologist, has served as president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore since 2010. He continues to practice medicine through his weekly President’s Clinic, where he teaches team-based health care to medicine, pharmacy, nursing, dentistry, social work and law students while treating pediatric patients.

Previously, Perman served as a professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco from 1977 to 1984; professor of pediatrics and the head of several divisions at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from 1984 to 1996; the Jessie Ball duPont Professor and chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia in Richmond from 1996 to 1999; chairman of the Department of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine from 1999 to 2004; and dean and vice president for clinical affairs at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine from 2004 to 2010. He is a GBC Board member.

The ‘Meet the Moguls’ series will include networking, discussion, Q&A and how the GBC can focus on nurturing industry growth.

Moderated by GBC President and CEO Donald C. Fry, each ‘Meet the Moguls’ event highlights different industry groups and aims to highlight job creation and investment that various industry sectors bring to the region, industry trends in the next 12 to 18 months and issues or concerns the ‘moguls’ are experiencing or foresee in the future.

November 18 ‘Meet the Moguls’ event will focus on technology and innovation.

If you go:

When: Thursday, October 9, 2014, and Tuesday, November 18, 2014; 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Where: GBC Offices, 111 S. Calvert St., Suite 1700, Baltimore, MD 21202

Cost: $25 GBC members, $50 nonmembers (single event purchase); $40 members, $80 nonmembers (tickets to two 2014 Speaker Series events); $50 members, $100 nonmembers (tickets to all three 2014 Speaker Series events)

November ‘moguls’: Karl R. Gumtow, CEO, Cyberpoint International; Todd Marks, president and CEO, Mindgrub Technologies, LLC; and David Warnock, senior partner, Camden Partners.

Contact Sara Garbarino at 410-727-2820 ext. 29 or sarag@gbc.org.

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