Maryland Chamber Foundation Announces Board of Directors for 2022-2023

April 15, 2022

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Effective immediately, the Maryland Chamber Foundation Board of Directors has voted in the slate of business leaders who will join the organization’s governing body for the 2022-2023 year. In addition to two new directors, the officers of the board were confirmed as Chairman Jim Cantor, executive consultant and formerly executive vice president chief of performance excellence and strategic partnerships, Leidos, Inc. and Treasurer Steve Edwards, founder, Edwards Performance Solutions.

Two new directors will join the Maryland Chamber Foundation Board of Directors, Mel Litter, president and CEO, Elemental Impact Solutions and Dana Williams, senior vice president, regional managing director, Truist Advisory Serivces, Truist Wealth.

The full 2022-2023 Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors includes:

“Our board of directors has never been stronger or more well-positioned to guide our critical decision making,” said Chairman Jim Cantor. “Our incredibly talented new members significantly add to our already impressive lineup of thought-leaders and business executives. Together we will support implementation of sustainable solutions that drive Maryland’s future economy.”

“As the Maryland Chamber Foundation expands its programming and reach, so must we grow our board,” says Maryland Chamber Foundation Executive Director Whitney Harmel. “The innovative initiatives we are driving in the workforce development and educational space will have a lasting impact on Marylanders and will help to bolster our economy. We have big plans to grow over the next few years, and we have the right board in place will help us with this trajectory.”

For more information on the board of directors, click here.


About the Maryland Chamber Foundation

Established in 1987, the Maryland Chamber Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that focuses on the research and educational objectives of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. The Foundation supports research on issues important to businesses, including analyses of the Maryland economy and business climate. This research drives solutions in education, talent pipeline and workforce development. With the goal of improving the connection between business, education and all Marylanders, the Maryland Chamber Foundation focuses on building partnerships to leverage and enhance existing programs. Learn more at





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