Maryland Chamber of Commerce Announces James W. Cornelsen and Guy E. Flynn as 2019 Inductees to Maryland Business Hall of Fame

(ANNAPOLIS, MD, March 18, 2019) – Two of Maryland’s most accomplished business leaders will be inducted into the Maryland Business Hall of Fame at a newly created formal evening event now called “Inspire MD,” to be held on Tuesday, May 7 at MGM National Harbor.

The new Maryland Business Hall of Fame inductees are:

The growth of Old Line Bank under Cornelsens’ direction is profound, growing from $10-$15 million to $2.9 billion with his leadership. Cornelsen is also intricately involved within the community he serves, dedicated to educational initiatives through his work at The Foundations Schools and St. Mary’s Ryken High School.

Flynn has received many accolades for his outstanding professional achievements, community service and mentorship within Maryland’s legal community. Along with his impressive career accomplishments, he is known for his intellect, creativity, love of the arts, music and philanthropy.

“Inspire MD is designed to honor Maryland’s most exceptional leaders and celebrate the unique ways businesses are strengthening Maryland’s business community,” said Christine Ross, President & CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce.  “It’s only fitting that this year’s inductees into the Maryland Business Hall of Fame are so inspiring themselves, to their employees, communities, and colleagues.”

Prominent CEOs and leaders have been inducted by the Maryland Chamber into the prestigious Maryland Business Hall of Fame since 2000.

“The contributions of these individuals over the years has always gone well beyond the bottom line,” said Ross. “They are the best in Maryland’s business community and prioritize their civic and philanthropic duties.”

In addition to the Maryland Business Hall of Fame inductees, there will be several other awards presented at Inspire MD on May 7.

Other awards will be the:

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