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Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore president out at year’s end

Shannon Landwehr, the new president and CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore. (File photo)

Shannon Landwehr, the new president and CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore. (File photo)

Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore President and CEO Shannon Landwehr will leave that role at the end of the year.

She’s leaving the position at the regional economic development association, which Landwehr has held since April 2016, to “pursue other professional opportunities,” according to an announcement from the alliance.

“Shannon’s leadership has been instrumental in positioning the Alliance to take advantage of the transformational economic development projects currently underway in our region,” August J. Chiasera, chairman of the alliance’s board and president of the Greater Baltimore/Chesapeake Region of M&T Bank, said in a statement.

The alliance, a nonprofit that focuses on business retention as well as job creation, plans to form a search committee to find a replacement for Landwehr.

She initially joined the alliance in 2006 as director of marketing and research before being promoted to chief operating officer. She left the alliance in 2011 for Morgan Stanley, and eventually coming back to the alliance in 2015 as executive vice president.

“I believe in the EAGB and its mission and know firsthand the value it delivers to this region and its stakeholders. I hope to continue to be involved with the EAGB’s efforts in some way in the future,” Landwehr said in a statement.


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