2017 Awards - Maryland International Business Leadership Awards

2017 Awards

2017 Awards

Event Information

The 21st Maryland International Business Leadership Awards was held on  March 8 from 5pm – 8:00pm at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore Maryland.

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Award Winners

Susan Aplin, CEO & Founder of Bambeco

Richard Bowie, CEO & President of Knorr Brake Company

Ron Gula, Founder & Chairman of Tenable Network Security

Linda Hartke, CEO & President of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

Kyle Keese, Senior Site Director of Lonza

Ralph Semmel, Director of Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Robert Wallace, CEO & Founder of Bithgroup Technologies

Alan Wilson, Former Chairman & CEO of McCormick

Featured Speaker

Freeman Hrabowski 

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Governor’s Award Winner

Alan Wilson

Alan Wilson 

Former Chairman & CEO
McCormick & Company


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Abt Associates
Alliance Engineering, Inc.
Alumni International Visitor Leadership Program
American Visionary Art Museum
Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation
Ayers Saint Gross
Bank of America Corporation
BD Diagnostic Systems
Bithenergy Inc.
Bithgroup Technologies
Bowe-Stewart Foundation
Brown Advisory
BTS Software Solutions
CenturyLink Federal Solutions
CLEF Intergenerational Music Project
Constellation Energy Group, inc.
Corporate Office Properties Trust
Correct Rx Pharmacy Services
Cushman & Wakefield
Dunbar Security Solutions
Ellicott Dredges, LLC
Emergent BioSolutions
Evergreen Shipping Agency Corporation
Fair Hill International
First National Bank
Hogan Lovells
iJET International
Inscite Consulting LLC
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
Johns Hopkins Hospital & Health System
Johns Hopkins Medicine International
Johns Hopkins University
JP Morgan Chase Bank
KCI Technologies, inc.
Kelly & Associates
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Kinetics Communications, LLC
Knorr Brake Corporation
Laureate Education, inc.
Legg Mason
Lion Brothers Co
Lockheed Martin
Lonza America, Inc.
Loyola University of Maryland
Loyola University of Maryland – Sellinger School of Business
Lucidity, LLC
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service
M&T Bank
Maryland Chambers of Commerce
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Maryland Department of Commerce
Maryland Department of Transportation
Maryland Higher Education Commission
Maryland Israel Development Center
Maryland Office of the Secretary of State
Maryland Port Administration
McCormick and Company, Inc.
Mediterranean Shipping Company
Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
Murthy Law Firm
Northrop Grumman
Pathway Partners
Phillips Foods, Inc.
PNC Bank
Pompeian Olive Oil
Ports America Chesapeake
Regional Manufacturing Institute
Respira Medical, Inc.
Rockwell Collins
Ruppert International, Inc.
Savills Studley
SDA Ventures LLC
Shapiro Negotiations Institute
Sheladia Associates, Inc.
Stanley Black & Decker
Strategic Consulting, Inc.
Terminal Corporation
TESSCO Technologies, Inc.
Thrivent Financial
Titan Steel Corporation
Towson University
U.S. Agency for International Development
U.S. Export Assistance Center Baltimore
U.S. Trust
Under Armour
Union Baptist Church
UnitedHealthcare Global
United Therapeutics Corporation
University of Baltimore
University of Maryland Baltimore County
University of Maryland College Park
University System of Maryland
University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics
Wells Fargo
Winbak Farm
World Trade Center Institute
Zero Gravity Creations