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Five minutes with Shannon Landwehr, CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore

Five minutes with Shannon Landwehr, CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore

Shannon Landwehr never planned on calling Baltimore home, but now she can't picture herself anywhere else.

"I like the smallness," the 38-year-old Canton resident said. "You can get to know the city like the back of your hand in no time. There's just something really welcoming about that."

Landwehr, who was named president of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore earlier this year, came to Baltimore a decade ago after deciding Washington, D.C., wasn't for her.

She grew up in central Illinois and went to college in Arizona. The nation's capital piqued her interest as a place to pursue her passion for economic-impact consulting. She found she liked...

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