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In 1992, trailblazers in local leadership programs around Maryland got together with a common goal in mind: to create a program, at the state-level, that regional business leaders could aspire to. They approached the Maryland Chamber of Commerce for support. 

Soon after, Leadership Maryland formed its first class, housed within the Maryland Chamber as an independent 501(c)3. 

As an executive talent hunter, Steve Braun focuses on what people can do. Lately, he’s spending a lot of his off-time asking people if they can walk.

The president and CEO of Search Consultants is chairing Baltimore’s St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer on September 23. His mission is to get a sea of people moving from Latrobe Park to Fort McHenry in support of the world’s foremost pediatric cancer research hospital.

A program that is good for business, the economy and Maryland’s international reach? It is called a win-win.

Imagine it’s 1985, and your child has been diagnosed with an intellectual or developmental disability. Imagine the advice is to either institutionalize your child or simply leave him or her at home. 

Check the the vanilla extract in your cabinet. While the idea of it growing in a small farm in Madagascar may seem distant, the story behind it started right here in Maryland when McCormick formed a relationship with Lutheran World Relief. 

The center will bring over 100 new jobs to Maryland within the next few years.

What's more American than taxes? Tax credits!

Corporate philanthropy has been part of the Chesapeake Public Strategies business model since its founding in 2006. That corporate culture starts at the top with President and CEO Ellen Coren.

There's an additional $4 million in cyber and green training funding available for FY18.

It could mean better preparation for skilled-labor jobs like the thousands that are available in Maryland.

If we can put the thousands of unemployed and unenrolled young Marylanders to work, we could save taxpayers nearly a quarter of a million dollars. 

Although Maryland's unemployment rate improved slightly in May, the state lost 1,600 jobs, about a 0.1 percent decrease.

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