Greater Baltimore Committee elects 4 new board members

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Four business leaders from a spectrum of unique Baltimore organizations were recently elected to the Greater Baltimore Committee’s board of directors.

Elected at the GBC’s 2014 Annual Meeting on May 22 in Baltimore were Calvin Butler, CEO of the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE); G. Mark Chaney, CFO, executive vice president and treasurer of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield; August J. Chiasera, president of M&T Bank’s Greater Baltimore and Chesapeake regions; and Ronald J. Daniels, president of Johns Hopkins University.

The Greater Baltimore Committee is the region’s most prominent organization of business and civic leaders. Its board chairman is Brian C. Rogers, chairman and chief investment officer of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.

Board members elected to serve a second two-year term of office are Kevin Hall, managing partner at KPMG LLP; Jon Laria, partner at Ballard Spahr LLP; Anthony Lewis, mid-Atlantic region vice president of Verizon; and Mark Mullin, president and CEO of the TransAmerica Corporation.

Elected to extended two-year terms are:

Andrew Bertamini, Wells Fargo

Thomas Bozzuto, The Bozzuto Group

Richard W. Cass, Baltimore Ravens

Robert C. Embry, The Abell Foundation

Stephanie C. Hill, Lockheed Martin Corp.

Sandy Hillman, Sandy Hillman Communications

Mark K. Joseph, The Shelter Group

William E. “Brit” Kirwan, University System of Maryland

Charles O. Monk, II, Saul Ewing

Ronald R. Peterson, Johns Hopkins Health System

Bonnie Phipps, St. Agnes Hospital

Kevin Plank, UnderArmour

Timothy J. Regan, Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Brian C. Rogers, T. Rowe Price Group

James L. Shea, Venable

Paul A. Tiburzi, DLA Piper

Scott Wilfong, Sun Trust Bank

Arnold Williams, Abrams, Foster, Nole & Williams

Formed in 1955, the GBC applies the resources of the Baltimore region’s businesses and civic organizations to improving the business climate. The GBC plays a key role in Baltimore’s continuing downtown “renaissance” and serves as a private-sector problem-solver on issues that relate to the business climate in the region and state. The GBC is a visible, highly-credible advocate for government policies that generate job creation and strengthen Maryland’s competitiveness for business growth.

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