Author Archives: Patrick Brannan

Patrick Brannan is the special products editor for The Daily Record.

What’s in your purse: Katie Alston

Katie Allston purse

When you are the executive director of a nonprofit, you’re often carrying a lot of things related to your organization. Katie Allston, executive director for Marian House, is no different. Right now she has raffle tickets Marian House is selling ...

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What’s in your purse? Natasha Dartigue


In each issue of Path to Excellence,  we ask a successful woman, “What’s in your purse?” Natasha Dartigue Deputy District Public Defender – Baltimore City Office of the Public Defender Sometimes it’s small things that can make a big change. ...

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What’s in your purse: Stacey Smith


Years ago Stacey Smith was working in marketing for a homebuilder. But when the recession hit she was laid off. She started her own marketing and events planning company but was struggling to find clients. Someone told her she didn’t ...

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What’s in your purse: Mary Hastler


Harford County Public Library CEO Mary Hastler considers herself a bit of a techie, leading Harford County to become the first library system in the country to offer free 3-D printing to customers. In her purse, Hastler carries the first ...

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