If you’re looking for a business that rivals the National Football League for being male-dominated, you could hardly do better than the venture capital industry — or the companies it funds. Study after study has confirmed this, but to cite ...Read More »
After 30-some years of conducting settlements and drafting deeds as a real estate lawyer, writing laws for the Maryland General Assembly and serving as deputy chief administrative officer for Howard County, Charles “Chuck” Kasky has landed his ideal job. On ...
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At Keswick Multi-Care Center the glass ceiling hasn’t just been cracked, it’s been obliterated. Almost the entire leadership team of the 130-year-old, Baltimore-based nonprofit health-care organization is female, including the president and CEO, the chief financial officer, the director of ...Read More »
From the outside, the free-standing building on North Charles Street looks like any other bank: one-story and boxy, plenty of windows, fairly small. But step inside and you know immediately that this is not your typical bank. The lobby is ...Read More »
oday, all but the smallest businesses have a budget line item that few companies of any size had 20 or 30 years ago: IT spending. But while IT spending has become virtually universal, business technology experts say most companies aren’t getting it right. Too many, they say, are either not spending enough, not spending wisely — or both.
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A couple of years ago, Whiteford Taylor & Preston, one of Maryland’s largest law firms, decided to offer clients alternatives to paying their bills by the hour. Since then, business is up, their attorneys are busier and officials with the Baltimore-based, general practice law firm are convinced they made the right decision.
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When Vicki Brick returned to Baltimore nine years ago after spending a couple of years playing pro basketball in Australia, she found herself living at home again with only a part-time job. Her parents, being parents, offered her a position in their business, Brick Bodies Inc. She said no. “The prospect of working with my parents and having anything to do with their business was the exact opposite of anything I wanted to do,” she recalled. But Victor and Lynne Brick persisted. Nine years later, both Vicki and her parents are delighted she changed her mind.Read More »
Some call it tax avoidance; others prefer the term tax compliance. By whatever name, finding ways to ensure that more of your assets go to your heirs and less to the government is a popular industry.Read More »