Press Release: Greater Baltimore Committee’s Annual Meeting to Feature Merger Vote, Announcement of New Public Safety Initiative and Tribute to Donald C. Fry, Retiring June 1

May 23, 2022

Press/Media contact: Mark Guidera, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, or 443-898-2320

What: The Greater Baltimore Committee’s membership will vote on a proposal to merge the organization and the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore at its 67th Annual Meeting. GBC Board Chair Calvin Butler will speak on the newly merged entity’s vision and its priorities for the year ahead, which will include an emphasis on collaboration and equity. Mr. Butler will also announce a new GBC initiative focused on Baltimore City’s crime and public safety challenges. GBC President and CEO Donald C. Fry will speak on the year’s accomplishments and the outlook for the year ahead. The annual event will conclude with a tribute to Mr. Fry for his 19-year leadership of the GBC and the record of the many accomplishments during his tenure.

When: May 25, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Renaissance Hotel, Baltimore

Who: Speakers include:

  • Calvin Butler, GBC Chair and Executive Officer, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Exelon
  • Donald C. Fry, President & CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee
  • Paul Tiburzi, Jr, GBC Vice Chair, Managing Partner, DLA Piper