Maryland Global Gala – World Trade Center Institute

Maryland Global Gala – World Trade Center Institute

October 5, 2016 – Columbus Center

Pictured (LtoR) Mike Galiazzo, Regional Manufacturing institute of Maryland president; and John Dinkel, Baltimore Business Journal publisher

Pictured (LtoR) WTCI board members: Sylvia Toense, T. Rowe Price head of global institutional marketing; and Todd Ruppert, Rupper International founder/CEO

Pictured (LtoR) Tsutomu “Tom” Itsumi, Embassy of Japan researcher; Richard Guenther, Prometric director of operations; and Joe Maher, Prometric associate vice president of real estate procurement

Pictured (LtoR) Adam White, WTCI board secretary; Fontaine Bell, Baltimore-Xiamen Sister City Committee chairman; Deb Kielty, WTCI president/executive director; and Harold Adams, WTCI founder/chairman

Pictured (LtoR) Chritine Lin, Howard Community College English Institute student advisor; Kathleen Martin, Howard Community College English Institute information specialist; Lindsay Meyer, event co-host/Venable international trade practice chair; and Mariana de Gorordo Rutherford, Ausley international trade analyst

Pictured (LtoR) Franci Locoh-Donou, WTCI board member/Ciena chief operating officer; Nicole Davis, Baltimore Development Corporation economic development officer; and Sanjeev Mathur, WTCI board member/Under Armour vice president of North American supply chain

Pictured (LtoR) Deborah Reguera, Tembo Group owner; Sharon Bregal, Cummings & Co. Realtors realtor; and Hilda Ndirangu, Baltimore City Department of Housing epidemiologist

Pictured (LtoR) Clare Lochary, Ayers Saint Gross communications manager; Joel Fidler, Ayers Saint Gross senior associate; Jordan Cusner, McCormick & Co. senior manager of consumer and market insight; and Dana Perzynski Johnson, Ayers Saint Gross senior associate

Spicy salsa-ing courtesy "Nancy Salsa" Ross and "Brandon Bachata" Ross

Spicy salsa-ing courtesy “Nancy Salsa” Ross and “Brandon Bachata” Ross

Internationally social at the Columbus Center...

Socially international at the Columbus Center

Global Gabfest (October 5, 2016) Folks from some of Maryland’s top international businesses came together to share ideas and do a little mingling in the Columbus Center at the “Maryland Global Gala,” put on by the World Trade Center Institute.



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