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Path to Excellence

Dec 21, 2016

Savvy strategies: One year of tech tips from our writers

In each issue of Path to Excellence, we shared a tech tip from a female professional who was making technology work for her. Here are some of the tips we published in 2016. Katie Egan, Co-Founder/CEO, CourseArc As an entrepreneur, I spend a lot of time in the car. To track my business mileage, I use the MileIQ app […]

May 5, 2016

Social hour: Quick tips for making the most of the media

By Gina Gallucci-White, Special to The Daily Record Social media is all about what is happening right now, so we asked Gina Ramsey, Adventure Web Interactive’s vice president of digital media, about the latest trends. “I think the big thing now is live streaming video,” she said. “Through some of the apps, like Periscope and […]

May 5, 2016

Fielding her dream: Teacher cultivates family business

Two years ago, Carrie Buppert Frasure returned to the fields and greenhouses of her family’s business, Buppert’s Doran’s Chance Farm in Marriottsville. There, they raise and sell flowers, fruits and vegetables. Frasure’s husband, Jesse, is the part-time beekeeper, and their 4½-year-old daughter, Gretchen, pitches in, too. Since joining the family business full time, Frasure, a […]

May 5, 2016

Growing business, growing their careers

On a recent weekend, prospective Dundalk homeowners and renters were invited to “Live the Unexpected” and tour the peninsula community to see firsthand its redevelopment, new jobs and housing options. “Dundalk has a lot of charm and historic character in some of its older neighborhoods,” said Amy Menzer, executive director of Dundalk Renaissance Corporation. “It […]

Apr 29, 2016

Q&A: Ellie Giles talks about her career path

Ellie Giles, Ed.D., CEO, WorkSource Montgomery Inc. You recently changed jobs: What were you doing before and what is your new job? My previous job was as the operations director for Montgomery Business Development Corporation (MBDC). MBDC is an apolitical organization that provides a business-friendly perspective regarding economic development issues, including strategic planning, retaining and[...]

Apr 29, 2016

What’s In Your Purse: Julia Timofeyeva

In each issue of Path to Excellence, we ask a successful woman, “What’s in your purse?” For Julia Timofeyeva, the brand of a purse isn’t nearly as important as what it can carry. As chief risk officer for Mariner Finance, a consumer finance lender headquartered in Baltimore, Timofeyeva uses her quantitative analysis skills to make […]

Apr 21, 2016

Your Path: Women at Work in Annapolis

What does it mean to be a woman working in Annapolis these days? It’s a topic that I’ve been asked thousands of times since I first set foot in the capital in 1979.  I lobbied for over 35 years in the Capital.  What a ride from beginning to retirement!  Are things different today?  Do today’s young women […]

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