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Amy Basta

Amy Basta Assistant Vice President of Marketing SECU Amy Basta, an expert in digital marketing, was ready for a change when she joined SECU Maryland as its assistant vice president of marketing in January. “I realized my professional growth had ...

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Lauren Asghari

Lauren Asghari Founder and President Alderson Loop LLC Lauren Asghari became an entrepreneur seven years ago when she founded Alderson Loop, a technical and creative project staffing and consulting company in Sykesville. For Asghari, one of the greatest benefits of ...

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Emily E. Arneson

Emily E. Arneson Director of Government Relations Kennedy Krieger Institute Emily E. Arneson has been director of government relations with Kennedy Krieger Institute since January but has already had a big impact on its programs. Arneson, who has more than ...

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Margia A. Arguello

Margia A. Arguello Associate Director of Innovation Initiatives Johns Hopkins University Margia A. Arguello is using her unique positions with Johns Hopkins University and the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Foundation to foster entrepreneurial opportunities. Arguello said establishing scholarships ...

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Alanah Nichole Davis: ‘You have to be unafraid to be different’

Alanah Nichole Davis is a marketing consultant, writer, performance artist, and an emerging leader in Baltimore’s art scene. Her path to becoming a leader, and respected artist, wasn’t always easy. She’s overcome expulsion from high school at 16, having kids ...

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Women find joy in connecting local artists with consumers

In August 2019, Sheila Bindon left her job as director of HR technology and analytics at McCormick & Company. She calls the transition a mid-life calling to do something different. During the fall and holiday season, she started doing craft ...

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Md. small retailers diversify, innovate as they enter critical sales season

Reeling in customers at Cashmere Clothing Co., a 1½-year-old women’s apparel store near Deep Creek Lake, is difficult for Marcia Warnick. Despite offering private and virtual shopping appointments, holiday specials, and weekly live streams, the business owner is struggling to ...

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Nonprofits adapt, adjust to continue to serve during pandemic

Running a nonprofit is not easy. It certainly is not easy amid a global pandemic and financial challenges, yet many Maryland nonprofits continue to make positive change amongst the communities and constituents they serve. As president and CEO of Maryland ...

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