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Guest Blog: Teacher Externship 2020 Summary

Blog post by Christine Ross Christine Ross, the president and CEO of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, has 22 years of leadership experience in the business community. She is a visionary coalition builder guiding the Maryland Chamber’s efforts to improve competitiveness, attract and retain talent, grow jobs, engage the community, and provide legislative advocacy.  …

Guest Blog: Encouraging positive company culture through human resources

Blog post by Eric Levitas Levitas is passionate about helping clients no matter the challenge. As strategic account manager at Mosaic Learning, Eric uses his energized personality and willingness to listen to develop solutions that move the needle for clients. He brings three years of successful logistics experience from his time spent previously at UPS…

Guest blog: Carolyn Lane, Teacher Externship Participant 2020

Blog post by Whitney Harmel Whitney Harmel is the Vice President of Membership and Development at the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. She has over a decade and a half of sales, leadership, and relationship-building experience and proudly serves on the board of two non-profit organizations in Maryland. CAROLYN LANE: Participant in the Maryland Chamber Foundation Externship Program   Carolyn…

Guest blog: Preparing Maryland’s students for the workforce

  Blog post by Karen B. Salmon, Ph.D. Dr. Salmon has served as the State Superintendent of Schools in Maryland since June 2016. Immediately prior to joining the Maryland State Department of Education, Dr. Salmon served as Superintendent of Schools at the Bay Shore Union Free School District in Bay Shore, NY. She also served…

Guest blog: Thinking globally

Blog post by Kelly M. Schulz Kelly M. Schulz brings a wealth of knowledge to the Maryland Department of Commerce from her years of experience working in the government, in the private sector and as a small business owner. She had previously served as the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation…

B2B Blog: International Export – A Conversation with Colleen Fisher

  This month, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Colleen Fisher, the Director of the Baltimore Export Assistance Center. She filled me in on how Maryland businesses can utilize the Baltimore Assistance center to grow their businesses and start exporting internationally. She was full of great tips and resources. -Whitney Harmel,…

Guest blog: Connecting with more of your community

Blog post by Betty Dodds-Putkovich Betty Dodds-Putkovich is the chair of the Governor’s Advisory Board for Telecommunications Relay, which provides Maryland Relay with vital feedback and insight on the issues that affect Relay users, including quality and trends in Relay services, technology, and community outreach. She was appointed to the board in 2005 by Governor…

Guest blog: the Maryland Department of Commerce works closely with small businesses

Blog post by Kelly M. Schulz Kelly M. Schulz brings a wealth of knowledge to the Maryland Department of Commerce from her years of experience working in the government, in the private sector and as a small business owner. She had previously served as the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation…

Guest blog: Maryland’s General Assembly overrides “Ban the Box” veto – what’s next for employers

Blog post by Fiona W. Ong, co-chair of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s Labor and Employment Policy Committee Posted on January 31, 2020 for Shawe Rosenthal LLP Link to original post   On January 30, 2020, the Maryland General Assembly voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the “Ban the Box” bill that was passed…

Guest blog: Innovation in Maryland

Blog post by Kelly M. Schulz Kelly M. Schulz brings a wealth of knowledge to the Maryland Department of Commerce from her years of experience working in the government, in the private sector and as a small business owner. She had previously served as the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation…