Author Archives: Patrick Brannan

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

What’s in your purse?: Lori Villegas

Lori Villegas

Lori Villegas divides her life into three worlds — her family, her career and making a difference in other people’s lives. That’s evident in her purse as she has snacks for her children, which she often enjoys, too. She carries ...

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New superintendent brings a passion for Catholic education to Baltimore

Dr. Donna Hargens

Choosing between public and private education for your child can be one of the hardest decisions a parent has to make. But for Dr. Donna Hargens, the new superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, it’s an investment ...

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What’s in your purse: Michele Bresnick Walsh


In each issue of Path to Excellence, we ask a successful woman, “What’s in your purse?” Michele Bresnick Walsh’s purse is a Louis Vuitton never-full bag that she said can get pretty heavy. It was a birthday gift from her ...

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Autonomous computing and AR/VR possible areas of growth in Maryland

Some Mindgrub employees test a VR headset in the Mindgrub VR room. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record file photo)

As smaller, quicker and easier technology drives more connectivity for devices and systems, executives say smart companies large and small can leverage those advancements to create opportunities for growth. “There are opportunities to use that information,” said Harry Holt, executive ...

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Jonathan A. Havens

Jonathan A. Havens

Jonathan A. Havens Associate Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP Jonathan A. Havens helped start a food and drug regulatory practice with Saul Ewing LLP (now Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP) in September 2016, and less than two years ...

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Angie Barnett: What’s in your purse?

Angie Barnett

Angie Barnett CEO Better Business Bureau Serving Greater MD Angie Barnett’s purse does more than just carry items she needs every day, it carries memories too. She bought the Coach bag itself about 11 years ago after receiving her first ...

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Shawn Kros


Shawn Kros CEO The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region Since being named CEO/Executive Director of The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region in 2010, Shawn Kros has helped to grow the staff and aid to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Harford ...

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Dr. Michele Guyton


Dr. Michele Guyton Tourette Association of America Mid-Atlantic Chapter and Maryland State Board of Education As a member of the state Board of Education, Michele Guyton helps oversee Maryland’s 24 local public school systems. But that’s barely the beginning of ...

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