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Matt Gillis joins Baltimore startup Clean Creative as CEO

Clean Creative, a Baltimore start-up focused on preventing malicious advertising online — or malvertising — announced Tuesday that it has appointed former Millennial Media executive Matt Gillis as its CEO. The company, founded in 2017, also established its headquarters in the Spaces building in...

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  • Mental health adovcacy group in Baltimore names new executive director

    Mental health adovcacy group in Baltimore names new executive director

    The Baltimore affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore, will name Kerry Graves as the organization’s new executive director Thursday morning. Graves, whom will start Nov. 15, is succeeding outgoing executive director Sherry Welch, who joined NAMI Metropolitan...

  • Maryland medical marijuana growers group hires lobbyist

    Maryland medical marijuana growers group hires lobbyist

    The Maryland Wholesale Medical Cannabis Trade Association named Annapolis lobbyist Jacquie Cohen Roth as its executive director. The association, which goes by the acronym CANMD, represents licensed medical cannabis growers and processors in the state of Maryland, promoting the budding industry...

  • Annie E. Casey Foundation names new president and CEO

    Annie E. Casey Foundation names new president and CEO

    Baltimore’s Annie E. Casey Foundation announced Lisa Hamilton will be its next CEO and president on Thursday. Effective Jan. 1, Hamilton will succeed current CEO Patrick McCarthy, who is retiring. Hamilton joined the philanthropic foundation in 2011 as vice president of external affairs, where...

  • WYPR's president and general manager will retire in June

    WYPR's president and general manager will retire in June

    Tony Brandon, who has headed Baltimore public radio station WYPR for 16 years, plans to retire at the end of June, the station announced Thursday. Brandon, WYPR’s president and general manager, is credited with helping drive growth of the National Public Radio affiliate to more than 250,000 listeners...

  • Hopkins invests $100 million in institute to focus on basic science

    Hopkins invests $100 million in institute to focus on basic science

    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will invest $100 million in an institute to focus on the role of basic science in medical advancements. Officials with the medical school announced Thursday they would make the investment in its Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences over the next...

  • Maryland Tech Council CEO steps down

    Maryland Tech Council CEO steps down

    The CEO of the Maryland Tech Council, who has led the organization since its creation in 2017, is stepping down. Tami Howie will be taking a job as a partner at DLA Piper, where she worked previously, the organization announced. The decision to leave the biotechnology trade group was Howie’s, a...

  • University of Maryland Medical System announces CEO for its Prince George's hospitals

    University of Maryland Medical System announces CEO for its Prince George's hospitals

    The University of Maryland Medical System promoted a longtime executive to head its health system in Prince George’s County. Officials with the medical system named Sherry B. Perkins president and CEO of the University of Maryland Capital Region Health, effective Thursday. Perkins was most recently...

  • Pandora Americas hires former Target executive as new president

    Pandora Americas hires former Target executive as new president

    Pandora Americas, the Baltimore-based arm of the global charm and jewelry retailer, announced the appointment Monday of a former Target executive as its new president. Sid Keswani, who has been CEO of Fiesta Mart, a Texas-based grocery store chain, takes over as Pandora Americas president on Aug....

  • Under Armour appoints former PIMCO CEO to its board of directors

    Under Armour appoints former PIMCO CEO to its board of directors

    Under Armour announced Monday that Mohamed A. El-Erian has joined the board of directors for the Baltimore-based athletic apparel brand. El-Arian is the former CEO and co-chief investment officer of fund manager PIMCO and currently serves as the chief economic advisor at Allianz, PIMCO’s corporate...

  • Former OrderUp CEO brings new cannabis information service to Baltimore

    Former OrderUp CEO brings new cannabis information service to Baltimore

    The entrepreneur who helped launch OrderUp, the Baltimore-based food delivery service, now is trying to help people in the city and beyond find medical marijuana. Chris Jeffery, co-founder and former CEO of OrderUp, which was sold to Groupon in 2015, now heads Leafly. That company, based in Seattle,...

  • Loyola University's business school honors The Bozzuto Group's Thomas Bozzuto

    Loyola University's business school honors The Bozzuto Group's Thomas Bozzuto

    Thomas S. Bozzuto, chairman and co-founder of The Bozzuto Group, was named Business Leader of the Year for 2018 by Loyola University’s Sellinger School of Business and Management. The award, to be given at a dinner Nov. 13, honors business executives who embody Loyola’s Jesuit commitment to community...

  • SECU names new president and CEO

    SECU names new president and CEO

    SECU’s board of directors has selected Dave Sweiderk to succeed Rod Staatz as president and CEO of Maryland’s largest credit union, it announced Tuesday. Staatz, SECU’s top executive since 2003, plans to retire this year. Sweiderk will become CEO officially on Sept. 4. Staatz will stay with SECU...

  • Real estate consultant will lead Economic Alliance

    Real estate consultant will lead Economic Alliance

    A consultant in real estate development and government relations will head the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore through the end of the year while the organization seeks a permanent CEO. Bill Jones, an adviser to former Baltimore County Executive Jim Smith and head of Farview Advisors, will...

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