The Daily Record is proud to announce its Innovator of the Year award winners for 2012.
Innovator of Year recognizes Maryland individuals and companies that have created a product, service or process that has had a positive effect on their business, industry or community.
This year’s winners will be honored at a reception Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore.
The winners are:
— Gaith Abdo, cut2it Inc.
— Chester “Chet” Burrell, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
— William F. Childs IV, Chaney Enterprises
— Alexis J. Coates and Granville Templeton III, 1sqbox
— Gregory D. Cooper, Pixelligent Technologies LLC
— Barbara Hutchinson, MD Chesapeake Cardiac Care
— Deepak Jain, AiNET LLC
— Martin S. Lampner, Chimes International
— Andrew Lincoln, MedStar Health Research Institute at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
— Jamie McDonald, GiveCorps
— Joseph Mearman, Energy Efficent Technologies LLC
— Sheela Murthy, Murthy Law Firm
— Carol Politi, TRX Systems Inc.
— Suzanne Thompson, HealthPlan Headquarters
— Natasha Thurmon, Mindful Mentors Planting Seeds
— Deborah Tillett, Emerging Technology Centers
— Vorbeck Materials
— Kathy E. Wilmot, Wilmot Modular Structures Inc.
— Min Wu, University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering