Fifty-three Baltimore-area executives were selected for the GBC Leadership Class of 2007. 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 a guest speaker at the Jan. 29 opening session. Following the opening session, class members attended dinner with keynote speaker Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, president, The University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
The Leadership program’s mission is to identify leaders in the greater Baltimore region and help prepare them to improve the quality of life in the community.
GBC’s 2007 Leadership Class includes:
Director of New Schools Development for MD
The SEED Foundation
Scott Patrick Burns
Tydings & Rosenberg LLP
Business Development Engineer
Turner Construction Company
Director, Center for Community Technology Services
University of Baltimore
Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston
Director of Economic Development
Baltimore Development Corporation
James Clements, Ph.D
VP – Economic & Community Outreach
SVP & Chief Risk Officer
Constellation Energy Group
SVP – Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer
St. Agnes Hospital
Region Executive, Public Sector Mid Atlantic
International Business Machines Corporation
Managing Director Real Estate Investment Banking
Major-Director/Custodian of Records
Baltimore Police Dept.
Vice President/Co-Director of U.S. Equity Research
T. Rowe Price Associates
Partner, Co-Chair, Patent Litigation Group
DLA Piper US LLP
Kristine Dunkerton, Esq.
Community Law Center, Inc.
Senior Vice President
Wide Angle Youth Media
Development and Government Affairs Coordinator
Director of Inclusion
Forest City – New East Baltimore Partnership, LLC
Enoch Pratt Free Library
Partner-In-Charge of Baltimore Assurance Practice
Smart & Associates, LLP
Director of Commercial Development
Patterson Park Community Development Corporation
Chief Executive Officer
Franciscan Center Baltimore
Gordon, Feinblatt, et. al.
President & CEO
YMCA of Central Maryland
Group VP – Commercial Equipment Leasing
Commercial Interiors, Inc.
Vice President & Treasurer
Municipal Employees Credit Union of Baltimore, Inc
Edward Kane, Jr.
Students Sharing Coalition, Inc.
Associate Vice President, Resource Development
United Way of Central Maryland
VP Engineering, Founding Partner
Key Technologies, Inc.
Sister Patricia McCarron, SSND, Ph.D.
Notre Dame Preparatory School
Allstate Floors & Construction, Inc.
Senior Vice President
Bank of America
Vice President, Workforce Development
Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.
Vice President Global Supply Chain
Black & Decker
Chairman & CEO
Catalyst IT Services
Vice President Administration and Finance
James Keith Scroggins
Chief Operating Officer
Baltimore City Public School System
Kyle Shay, PMP
IT Project Manager II
Erickson Retirement Communities
VP of Finance & Chief Financial Officer
The Baltimore Urban Debate League
Baltimore Area Executive
AKJ Educational Services
VP, Corporate Communications
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Global Design Interactive
Director of Business Development
Educate, Inc./Catapult Online