SunTrust Bank’s William McCarthy joins GBC board

William J. McCarthy, Jr., Esq., executive vice president, wealth and investment management, SunTrust Bank, Mid-Atlantic has been elected to the Greater Baltimore Committee Board of Directors. He joined the GBC board at its January 11 meeting. McCarthy earned his B.A. from Seton Hall University, his J.D. and L.L.M. in...
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Participants selected for 2008 GBC Leadership program

Fifty-three Baltimore-area executives were selected for the GBC Leadership Class of 2008. The class’ year-long program will focus on the greater Baltimore region, including topics on regional economic development, politics/government, education, public safety, health care, human services, and Baltimore’s cultural offerings. GBC president and CEO Donald C. Fry was...
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GBC voices support for transit-oriented, BRAC development measures

Greater Baltimore Committee president and CEO Donald C. Fry is voicing GBC support for legislative measures that would nurture economic development near transit stations and authorize the creation of special development zones near military bases in Maryland earmarked for growth related to federal base realignment and closure (BRAC). In testimony submitted...
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GBC’s Fry: Aging transportation infrastructure needs strategic focus, not tactical patches

Don Fry Commentary on WYPR A recent report from a federal commission on transportation policy contains some profoundly disturbing information, not the least of which is a recommendation to increase the federal gasoline tax as much as 40 cents per gallon over the next five years. That’s the estimated...
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Fry promotes the value of board diversity

GBC president and CEO Donald C. Fry weighed in on the value of board-room diversity during a U.S. Hispanic Youth Entrepreneur Education breakfast event in Baltimore on February 5. Fry joined five other local executives for a panel discussion on “Diversifying the Corporate Board Room” presented at the Center...
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GBC’s Fry: Unfinished business looms for “tax-fatigued” lawmakers

Don Fry Commentary on WYPR After enacting more than $1 billion in added taxes and other new revenues during the 2007 special session, “tax-fatigued” lawmakers are anxious to move on to other issues in the 2008 session of the Maryland General Assembly. However, unfinished business from the special session...
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GBC seeks nominations for region’s third annual Bioscience Awards

The Greater Baltimore Committee is seeking nominations for the third annual Greater Baltimore Region Bioscience Awards to be held on March 18. Nominate a company or individual for an award. The four award categories are: Entrepreneurial, Best New Product or Progress, Leadership in Bioscience and President’s Award. Nominators will...
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