BBJ: T. Rowe Price names new President, COO

Rob Sharps, currently head of investments for the Baltimore-based money manager, has been named president, effective February 11. Céline Dufétel, currently chief financial officer, has been named chief operating officer.
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BBJ: Digital divide holding back business in Maryland, leaders say

The bill in the Department of Housing and Community Development which would be responsible for creating and implementing a statewide plan to ensure all residents have the ability to connect to reliable broadband internet by the end of 2029.
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The Daily Record: Morgan State receives historic $40M donation from venture philanthropist

Morgan State University
Morgan State University, Maryland’s preeminent public urban research university and the state’s largest historically Black college or university, received a $40 million gift on December 15, 2020.
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Bank of America gives Morgan State University $1 Million for jobs initiative

With the support from Bank of America, Morgan State University will enhance existing programs to meet specific skills gaps to create higher paying, family-sustaining jobs that are in demand.
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BBJ: ‘Let’s lead by example’: Calvin Butler, new GBC chair, calls for change

Calvin Butler Annual Meeting 2020
"We have to be intentional about our efforts to drive change," Butler said. "We cannot remain static. We cannot remain silent. That to me is how you provide leadership. We are the leaders to do it. Let's lead by example."
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BBJ: Miles & Stockbridge brings on scores of new minority clients after launching diversity initiative

BTG webinar panelists
The panel discussion hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee's "Bridging the Gap Committee" focused on how companies are turning statements supporting racial justice into action.
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GBC 2020 Transportation Summit: Panelists urge route optimization, extended hours for equitable transit

Transportation Panelists
Transportation advocacy has been a hallmark of the GBC throughout its 65 year history. A superior transportation infrastructure that provides reliable and efficient options is a key pillar for economic growth and job creation.
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