GBC Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards

GBC Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards

The Greater Baltimore Committee celebrated and honored successful minority- and women-owned businesses in the Baltimore area at this annual event.

GBC members, nominees, friends and supporters enjoyed an hour of networking…

…before GBC president & CEO Donald C. Fry kicked off the awards presentations.

Pictured (LtoR) Donald C. Fry, Greater Baltimore Committee president/CEO; Jimmy Rhee, Maryland Governor’s Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs special secretary; and Paul A. Tiburzi, DLA Piper senior partner/Greater Baltimore Committee board chair

Pictured (LtoR) The Harbor Bank of Maryland colleagues: Patria Hunt, vice president/retail operations officer; and Shineika Evans, customer service representative

Pictured (LtoR) Melanie Miller, Comcast Xfinity Communities operations manager; and Antoine Banks, Comcast senior manager of government & regulatory affairs

Pictured (LtoR) Steven Cowan, GES Global Energy Services executive vice president of finance & strategy; Chelsea Patin, Obsidian Integrated executive administrative assistant; Dr. Enyinnaya Bob Iweha, Baltimore City Community College School of Business, Science, Technology & Mathematics dean; and Derrick “DT” Taliaferro, Year Up Baltimore external relations manager

Pictured (LtoR) Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, former Baltimore City mayor; Leslie Rashid, D&L Cleanup president; and Donna Venerable-Davis, D&L Cleanup CEO

Pictured (LtoR) Global Energy Solutions colleagues: Dan Packer, president; and Jeremy Rosendale, Mid-Atlantic regional director

Pictured (LtoR) Ammanuel Moore, BGE external affairs manager; and Michael Davenport, BGE large customer services manager

Pictured (LtoR) Sarah Rose Attman, Sarah Rose PR founder/event nominee; and Gary Attman, FutureCare president/CEO

Pictured (LtoR) Vincent Sharps, Mindgov president; and Gloria Larkin, TargetGov president

Pictured (LtoR) Christopher King, Conscious Real Estate Investors and Developers Roundtable chief value creator; Paul Taylor, Mayor’s Office of Small & Minority Business director; and Bill Ariano, Baltimore Business Lending/Baltimore Community Lending president/CEO

Pictured (LtoR) I95 BUSINESS colleagues: Lori Rogers, business development manager; Greg Alexander, executive editor; and Vicki Franz, publisher

Pictured (LtoR) Jeff Hargrave, Mahogany, Inc. president/CEO; Valencia McClure, BGE vice president of governmental & external affairs; Rian Hargrave, Mahogany, Inc. business development manager; and Jim Ford, Donate Life Maryland executive director (November 15, 2018 – Horseshoe Baltimore Casino)

Sloane Brown

Baltimore's longtime fashion and social scene reporter, Sloane is the founder/managing editor of Baltimore Snap.