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Author Archives: Gina Gallucci-White

At Point Breeze, thinking ‘about new opportunities’

In February, Tonia Niedzialkowski was named president of Point Breeze Credit Union. In her new role, she will continue to oversee the operations of the banking institution which includes member services, lending, marketing, human resources, compliance and information technology. She ...

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MSBA president finds role transformed by pandemic

When Baltimore City District Court Judge Mark F. Scurti became president of the Maryland State Bar Association in June, the legal climate was changing dramatically. The coronavirus pandemic had created a whole new set of challenges for the MSBA, which ...

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Coronavirus accelerates the drive toward cashless transactions

During a global pandemic that has killed more than 200,000 Americans, the idea of touching something that has been handled by dozens if not hundreds of people without ever being cleaned can be a terrifying prospect. Before 2020, cash was ...

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Pandemic is redefining the business-banking relationship

Many area banks have prided themselves on their continued close, personal relationships with their business clients, including being responsive to their needs and answering all of their questions. When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down nonessential businesses and left millions out ...

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Women businesses grow and evolve despite COVID-19 crisis

An interactive hospital display, virtual roundtables with hundreds of executives, a new mask-making venture and business training budgets suddenly free for mindfulness training — with the COVID-19 crisis some businesses are busier than ever responding to evolving needs. MaryBeth Hyland ...

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Nonprofits innovate through COVID-19 crisis

Spring is a very busy time for Port Discovery Children’s Museum. Schools often bring large field trip groups. Families come to partake in fun, educational hands-on activities, events and exhibits. This year, however, the nonprofit’s doors remained closed due to ...

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The new world of networking – virtually

When governors across the country implemented stay-at-home orders in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses and organizations decided to pivot from in-person interactions to virtual meetings. Zoom, WebEx, Skype and Google Hangouts have become some of the most ...

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Women become advocates for Md. cannabis industry

Gail Rand first got involved in the cannabis industry through advocacy. Her son was diagnosed with epilepsy when he was about 1 year old. A friend’s son in Colorado had the same type of epilepsy but went seizure-free after starting ...

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Md. company updates homes before they hit the market

Curbio is a Potomac-based company that specializes in turnkey renovations to homes that are set to be put on the market soon. Launched in 2017, the company has grown exponentially, starting in three cities and growing to having a presence in 22 markets as of early 2020. Renovations are paid for at settlement once the property sells.

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