March 23, 2022
Contact: Eleanor Goedeke, Director of Marketing & Communication
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Chamber of Commerce will induct two of Maryland’s most accomplished business leaders into the Maryland Business Hall of Fame at their annual event, Inspire MD, on May 12 at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. In addition to these honors, the organization will present Governor Larry Hogan with the 2022 Public Service Award and an up-and-coming Maryland executive with the Rising Star Award. The winners include:
Maryland Business Hall of Fame inductees
Public Service Award winner
Rising Star Award winner
“We are incredibly thrilled to gather the business community in-person in May to recognize stand-out Maryland businesses and leaders,” said Mary D. Kane, president & CEO of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. “At Inspire MD, we honor Maryland’s most exceptional and dynamic leaders and celebrate what makes our business community unique and innovative. Governor Hogan, Don, Mary Ann and Sriram are wonderful examples of impactful leadership in our state, and we are thrilled to present them with these distinguished awards.”
“I am immensely honored to receive this prestigious recognition from the Maryland Chamber of Commerce,” said Don Fry. “The important role that business plays in the economic growth and vitality of the state of Maryland cannot be overstated. There is no more important work in the public policy arena than to ensure that business interests are given full and fair consideration. To be recognized by the Maryland Chamber for my work in this field is a high honor that I deeply appreciate.”
“As a leader with international experience who chose to focus my career almost 30 years ago on bettering the place where myself and my family, my colleagues and my customers lived and worked, I cannot imagine a greater honor than the one that is being bestowed on me by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce,” said Mary Ann Scully. “Business can be a noble profession that provides access, uplifting, and transformational experiences to all. I am grateful for the ability to have participated in those activities and honored to be recognized.”
Inspire MD is a ticketed, public event. For more information and to purchase tickets click here.
About the Maryland Chamber of Commerce
The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is the only statewide business advocacy organization and the leading voice for business in the state. Together with their 6,400 members, they form a statewide coalition that is committed to ensuring that Maryland is attracting and retaining quality jobs, developing vibrant, sustainable communities and staying at the forefront of global competitiveness and economic prosperity. Learn more.