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Author Archives: Alissa Gulin

Alissa Gulin covers health care, education and general business at The Daily Record.

Laura Gamble wants to grow PNC by keeping in touch with its customers

It’s a strange time to be a bank. As low interest rates pinch profits, many community banks struggle to survive, but meanwhile, major conglomerates are mimicking certain qualities of the little guys. Just ask industry veteran Laura Gamble, who was recently appointed Maryland regional president of PNC Financial Services Group Inc.

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Calmer winds aiding utility restoration after Sandy; mass transit resuming

The morning after superstorm Sandy spared much of Maryland its worst, some local systems resumed operations and surged forward with recovery efforts, but other government agencies and businesses were still in the dark. “As you all know, we were very, ...

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Area tourism, conventions take a bath

As rain mercilessly pelted pedestrians and rising waters threatened to bury parts of downtown Baltimore on Monday, the city’s tourism industry took a beating, as well. Hotels were emptier than expected, conventions were under-attended and storefronts went dark. “We’ve had ...

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