17 May Economic Development Deputy Director Chosen for Leadership Maryland and Elected to Maryland Economic Development Association Executive Team
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John T. Lyburn, Director of Economic Development
For Immediate Release
Economic Development Deputy Director Chosen for Leadership Maryland and Elected to Maryland Economic Development Association Executive Team
Westminster, Maryland, May 17, 2021 – Leadership Maryland recently announced Denise Beaver, CEcD, Deputy Director of Economic Development for Carroll County Government, is selected to participate in the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community leaders.
Beaver is one of 50 individuals chosen for Leadership Maryland’s 28th class – the Class of 2021, which will complete the eight-month hands-on learning program focused on the state’s most vital social, economic, and environmental issues. The program runs from April to December, and includes sessions focused on Maryland’s five main geographic regions and the most vital issues impacting economic development, education, health and human services, criminal justice, the environment, and multiculturalism across the state. More than 100 experts representing business, government, education, and the non-profit community will serve as panelists and guest speakers.
“I am honored to represent Carroll County among the prestigious Leadership Maryland group of professionals. Carroll has a strong history of regional and statewide partnerships which will surely grow through my new Leadership Maryland alliances”, said Beaver.
At the Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) annual meeting in April, Beaver was elected Secretary for a one-year term. Beaver was also re-certified this spring as a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), a certification that is awarded through the International Economic Development Council and recognized by MEDA.
About Leadership Maryland:
Leadership Maryland is a professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community leaders. The first Leadership Maryland class graduated in 1993, and the organization’s alumni network now consists of more than 1,100 leaders from all industries and regions of the state. To learn more, visit www.LeadershipMD.org.
About Maryland Economic Development Association:
The Maryland Economic Development Association eenhances the knowledge and skills of its members, encourages partnerships and networking among people committed to bringing jobs and capital to Maryland, and promotes economic development as an investment in Maryland. To learn more, visit www.medamd.org.
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