BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Leadership makes a difference.

Our board members are more than just than standouts in the Maryland business community. They are here because they share our conviction that Maryland is better for everyone when it’s better for business. Their passion sets our vision.

STEPHEN J. WOERNER, P.E.

CHAIRMAN
President and Chief Operating Officer, Baltimore Gas & Electric Company

GRACELYN MCDERMOTT

VICE CHAIRMAN & REGIONAL CHAIR - WESTERN
Executive Director, Kaiser Permanente

CHRISTOPHER HOYSON

TREASURER
Division Vice President, Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

NATHAN BEIL

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN
President, KCI Technologies Inc.

ELIZABETH TORPHY-DONZELLA

GENERAL COUNSEL
Partner, Shawe Rosenthal, LLP

TOM DENNISON

REGIONAL CHAIR - SOUTHERN
Government & Public Affairs Director, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

CHRISTINE ROSS

CHAMBER PRESIDENT
President/CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce

JAMES CORNELSEN

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER
President CEO, Old Line Bank

DENIS DUNN

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER
State President-MD, D.C., and DE, AT&T

BANCROFT GORDON

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER
VP, Asst. General Counsel, Marriott International, Inc.

MICHAEL F. KELLY

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER
Vice President, Kelly Benefit Strategies

MELONIE JOHNSON

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER
President COO, MGM National Harbor

JOSEPH J. MEZZANOTTE, ESQ.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER
Partner, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP

PAUL NOLAN

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER
Vice President, Tax Government Affairs, McCormick Co., Inc.

Mark R. Cissell, CPA
KatzAbosch

Thomas Cormier
Giant Food LLC

Lawrence Duncan III
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Steve Edwards
Edwards Performance Solutions

Lynne Ford
SunTrust Bank

Scott Gray
Leidos

Bob Grohowski
T. Rowe Price

Raleigh Heard, Jr.
United Urology

Mark Huston
Constellation

 

Sean Kirk
Emergent BioSolutions

Ali Khorramshahi
DigitaLogic, Inc.

Melissa Lavinson
Pepco Holdings

Thomas Lewis
Johns Hopkins University

Sean M. Looney
Comcast NBC Universal

Steve Navarro
Mind Over Machines

Mary Penczek
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Brent Reitz
Adventist Healthcare Inc.

J. Thomas Sadowski
University System of Maryland

Jerry Sanford
Washington Gas

James Sears
FirstEnergy

Blaine Shipler
PNC

Pegeen A. Townsend
MedStar Health

John Williams
Jamison Door

Ellen H. Yankellow, Pharm.D.
CorrectRx Pharmacy Services

Benjamin Yingling, CLCS
Crawford-Yingling Insurance

Maryland Association of Chamber

of Commerce Executives

Nicole Christian
Garrett County Chamber of Commerce