Press Releases

December 2015

Dan Gincel, PhD Graduates from Leadership Maryland

Annapolis, Md. (December 8, 2015) – Leadership Maryland announced today that Dan Gincel, PhD, vice president of University Partnerships and executive director, Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund with Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), recently completed the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community leaders. Leadership Maryland honored Gincel, a resident of Baltimore County, and the entire Class of 2015 at its 23rd annual graduation ceremony held December 8 at the Lord Baltimore Hotel.

Gincel was one of 47 applicants chosen by a selection committee to complete Leadership Maryland’s eight-month hands-on learning program focused on the state’s most vital social, economic and environmental issues. The Class of 2015 reflects a cross-section of the state, including diversity of geographic location, profession, ethnicity and gender.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I congratulate the Class of 2015 for joining our tremendous and dynamic organization,” said Leadership Maryland Board Chairman William B. Grant, Esq., C.F.P. ’02, president and CEO, First United Bank & Trust. “One of the most important lessons you learn in Leadership Maryland is that the greatest asset of our State is its people, and this year’s class is a representative sampling of the finest.”

“We are honored to welcome the Class of 2015 to our alumni family,” said Renée M. Winsky ‘05, president and Chief Executive Officer, Leadership Maryland. “These exceptional individuals have dedicated more than 130 hours of their time over the past eight months to learning about the key issues, people and places that make up each region of our state. Now that they’ve graduated, we challenge these leaders to use this knowledge and experience to become forces for meaningful change in their communities, both professionally and personally.”

Leadership Maryland is open to senior-level executives with significant achievements in either their careers and/or their communities. Ideal Leadership Maryland members have a desire to learn more about Maryland’s most critical issues and a personal commitment to be a force for positive change in their organizations, their communities, and their state. For more information about Leadership Maryland, please visit www.LeadershipMD.org, call 410-841-2101 or email Info@LeadershipMD.org.

 

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. Each year, as many as 52 diverse and accomplished executives from Maryland’s public and private sectors are selected to come together as a class for an eight-month hands-on learning program focused on the state’s most vital social, economic and environmental issues. The first Leadership Maryland class graduated in 1993, and the organization’s alumni network now consists of more than 1,000 leaders from all industries and regions of the state. To learn more, please call Leadership Maryland at 410-841-2101 or visit www.LeadershipMD.org.