McDaniel College has named two new members to its board of trustees.
William (Bill) Butz of Monkton is chief executive officer for Maxim Healthcare Services, the largest privately held healthcare staffing company in the nation, which is headquartered in Columbia. In this role, Butz is responsible for the overall direction of the organization and development of high-level strategies that align with the company’s purpose, mission and guiding principles. He was previously president of Erickson Living and worked with Allegis Group for 15 years in a number of financial leadership roles, including as chief financial officer of Aerotek, Allegis Group’s largest operating company. Butz is a CPA who earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration from McDaniel in 1989.
Sam Hopkins of Raleigh, N.C., is a 1980 alumnus of McDaniel who earned a bachelor’s degree in biology. With more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Hopkins has held managerial, scientific and executive leadership positions at the Wellcome Research Laboratories, Trimeris Inc., Parion Sciences and Scynexis Inc. He is currently the acting president of Valanbio Therapeutics, where he directs the clinical research program for autoimmune technologies. He also provides independent consulting services in drug discovery and development through IOTEC Pharma Consulting LLC.
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McDaniel College, founded in 1867 and nationally recognized as one of 40 “Colleges That Change Lives,” is a four-year, independent college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 25 highly regarded graduate programs. Its personalized, interdisciplinary, global curriculum and student-faculty collaboration develop the unique potential in every student. A diverse, student-centered community of 1,600 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students, McDaniel offers access to the resources of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., and is the only American college with a European campus in Budapest, Hungary.
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