OUR BOARD

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.

NATE BEIL

CHAIR
President, KCI Technologies Inc.

STEPHEN J. WOERNER, P.E.

VICE CHAIR
President and Chief Operating Officer, Baltimore Gas & Electric Company

JAMES W. CORNELSEN

SECRETARY-TREASURER
President & CEO, Old Line Bank

SHEELA MURTHY

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
President, Murthy Law Firm

CHRISTINE ROSS

PRESIDENT
President/CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce

ELIZABETH TORPHY-DONZELLA

GENERAL COUNSEL
Partner, Shawe Rosenthal, LLP

DENIS DUNN

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

RALPH W. EMERSON JR.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER
Senior Vice President, M&T Bank

BANCROFT S. GORDON

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

MICHAEL F. KELLY

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER
Vice President, Kelly Benefit Strategies

TOM LOVELAND

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER
Founder & CEO, Mind Over Machines

GRACELYN MCDERMOTT

TREASURER & REGIONAL CHAIR - WESTERN
Executive Director, Kaiser Permanente

JOSEPH J. MEZZANOTTE, ESQ.

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

TOM DENNISON

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

Timothy J. Adams
Systems Application & Technologies, Inc.

Tina Bjarekull
Maryland Independent College and University Association

Mark R. Cissell, CPA
KatzAbosch

Robert DeAlmeida
Hamilton Bank

Lawrence Duncan III
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Steve Edwards
Edwards Performance Solutions

Lynne Ford
SunTrust Bank

Marcellous Frye
Washington Gas

Scott Gray
Leidos

Bob Grohowski
T. Rowe Price

Christopher Hoyson
Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Mark Huston
Constellation

Melonie Johnson
MGM National Harbor

Sean Kirk
Emergent BioSolutions

Melissa Lavinson
Pepco Holdings

Thomas Lewis
Johns Hopkins University

Sean M. Looney
Comcast NBC Universal

Paul Nolan
McCormick & Company, Inc.

 

William Pasenelli
Community Bank of the Chesapeake

Brian J. Regan
Bank of America

J. Thomas Sadowski
University System of Maryland

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