Upcoming Events

Aug 23

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is comprised of Partnership members interested in growing the membership while enhancing the experience offered.

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Aug 30

Nonprofit Resource Roundtable

Partnership members with a focus or interest in the nonprofit world gather to network and share ideas & connections

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Sep 14

Laurie Barnett, Southwest Airlines

Ms. Barnett is responsible for guiding the efforts of Media Relations, Employee Communications, Emergency Response & Business Continuity, Strategic Public Relations, Community Programs & Engagement, Visual Communication, and Community Affairs & Grassroots

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Leadership And Staff

The Board of Directors is elected annually and represents a cross-section of the membership.


Sam Minnitte

Vice Chairman

Mark Wasserman
University of Maryland Medical System


Richard Williamson
St. John Properties


Stephen Palmer
PNC Bank, N.A.

Assistant Treasurer

Gary Beach
McCrone, Inc

Immediate Past Chairman

Stephen Carroll
Miles & Stockbridge

Executive Director

Ed Rothstein
BWI Business Partnership

Chief Administrator

Cynthia Dawson
BWI Business Partnership

Chief Operations Officer

Cate Sheehy
BWI Business Partnership

Strategic Planner

Linda Siegle
The BWI Business Partnership

Operational Support Specialist

Margarita (Peach) Dolar
BWI Business Partnership

Charter Director

Jose Boluda
Northrop Grumman

Charter Director

Julie Mussog
Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation

Charter Director

Ricky Smith
Maryland Aviation Administration

Charter Director

Mitch Weber
Heffner & Weber

General Director

Andrew Bing
Kramer & Associates

General Director

Karen Cook
Anne Arundel Community College

General Director

Fred Delavan
Blumenthal, Delavan, Powers & Palmer, PA

General Director

Judith Emmel
National Security Agency

General Director

John Hermann
Corporate Office Properties Trust

General Director

Rob Norton
Live! Casino & Hotel

General Director

Karen Olscamp
Baltimore Washington Medical Center (BWMC)

General Director

Kevin Quinn
Maryland Transit Administration

General Director

David Richardson
Southwest Airlines

General Director

Gail Sanders
Tower Federal Credit Union

General Director

Beverley Swaim-Staley
Union Station Redevelopment Corp.

General Director

Larry Twele
Howard County Economic Development Authority

General Director

Brian Walter
M&T Bank Corporation

General Director

Diane Wilson
Howard County Government

General Director

Lou Zagarino
Whitehall Management, LLC