Two Visionary Maryland Leaders to be Inducted into Maryland Business Hall of Fame at Inspire MD

April 12, 2023


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Sheela Murthy, Founder & President of Murthy Law Firm and Mike Rosenbaum, Founder of Catalyte and Arena Analytics to be Inducted into Maryland Business Hall of Fame. Senator Delores Goodwin Kelley Honored with Public Service Award. RJ Batts, Courtney Delatorre, Ali von Paris and David White to receive the Rising Star Award. 

ANNAPOLIS, Md. —  Two of Maryland’s most accomplished business leaders, Sheela Murthy and Mike Rosenbaum, will be inducted into the Maryland Business Hall of Fame during the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s Inspire MD event, taking place May 11 at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.  In addition to these honors, the Maryland Chamber of Commerce will also honor Senator Delores Goodwin Kelley with the 2023 Public Service Award, as well as four deserving young professionals with the 2023 Rising Star Award.

Inspire MD, presented by AT&T, is an annual celebration that gathers Maryland’s community of leaders, changemakers, entrepreneurs, influencers and professionals for an evening celebrating the people and organizations that make Maryland unique. Featuring networking, entertainment, food, drinks and festivity, the event is ticketed and open to the public. For information and tickets, visit

The winners include:

Maryland Business Hall of Fame inductees:

Public Service Award winner:

Rising Star Award winners

“Maryland is full of amazing businesses, entrepreneurs, professionals and public servants who make our state better and improve the lives of many through their dedication, hard work and commitment to community service and philanthropy,” said Mary D. Kane, President & CEO of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. “We are thrilled to gather the business community at Inspire MD to recognize Maryland’s most exceptional and dynamic leaders, and to celebrate the people and businesses that make Maryland so unique. Sheela Murthy, Mike Rosenbaum, Senator Kelley and our incredible Rising Star award recipients are beyond deserving of these distinguished awards and recognition.”

“This honor is particularly meaningful as I believe in the mission of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and the Maryland Chamber Foundation to support a strong business climate, impacting the quality of life for businesses, individuals and families across our great State and country,” said Sheela Murthy,  Founder & President, Murthy Law Firm and a 2023 Maryland Business Hall of Fame inductee.

“I am beyond grateful and humbled to be recognized by the Maryland Chamber and the Maryland business community as a Hall of Fame Inductee,” said Mike Rosenbaum,  Founder of Catalyte and Arena Analytics. Those leaders in our state who enable and grow opportunity for everyone are the foundation of what makes and will make our region great.  And to be recognized by this inspiring community of opportunity creators, and to be included among a group of my heroes who have played key roles in transforming our region for the better, means so very much to me.”


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 6,800+ 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.





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