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Md. Gov.-Elect Hogan Completes Transition Team, Adds 31 New Members

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ANNAPOLIS, Md.- At a press conference Tuesday, Governor-elect Larry Hogan completed the Hogan-Rutherford transition team by announcing 31 new members. The press conference took place at 45 Calvert Street in downtown Annapolis, home to the Maryland Department of Budget and Management, with most of the new additions to the team attending.

“The individuals standing beside me today will round out what is a strong, diverse, and bipartisan team,” Mr. Hogan said, before introducing the following in no particular order:

-Garland Williamson, President and CEO of Information Control Systems Corporation, an IT company in Baltimore

-Rose Li, President and CEO of Rose Li & Associates, a project management firm in Bethesda

-John Wobensmith, who served three different tours at the White House and four years as the senior Defense Department representative in Turkey; also a former president of the Anne Arundel County School Board

-Reverend Eric Barksdale, Pastor of St. Charles Baptist Church and President of the National Capital Baptist Convention

-Al Redmer, President of Redmer Insurance Group, former Insurance Commissioner of the State of Maryland, and former House Minority Leader of the Maryland General Assembly

-Chong Nak Son, of Son's Quality Food Company, businessman and leader in the Korean community who sits on the board of advisors of the Korean Community Service Center of Greater Washington

-Gail Bassette, President of TCE Incorporated, a management consulting firm in Laurel

-Ken Holt, former Member of the House of Delegates, representing Baltimore and Harford Counties

-Bryant Foulger, Managing Principal of Foulger-Pratt Companies, a commercial real estate firm

-Ben Wu, former Assistant Secretary of Business and Economic Development and Senior Advisor for Technology Policy for the State of Maryland

-Tim Braue, who formerly served as a deputy in Governor Ehrlich's Appointments Office and then at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. He is special counsel at the Baltimore law firm Duane Morris LLP.

-Charlie Evans, former Assistant Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the “grandfather” of the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund

-Elise Butler, an attorney specializing in land use and planning and the former Assistant Secretary for Neighborhood Revitalization at the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development

-Justin Ready, original member of Change Maryland and Member of the House of Delegates from Carroll County

-Craig Williams, former Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Ehrlich and now Director of Policy and U.S. Government Affairs at the biotechnology company Amgen

-Bishop C. Anthony Muse of the Ark of Safety Christian Church in Upper Marlboro and a State Senator representing Prince George's County

-Roy McGrath, Vice President of Business Development for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores

-Jim Fielder, former Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, and currently the Town Administrator of Bel Air

-Gary Mangum, CEO of Bell Nursery and member of inaugural committee

-Hugo DeCesaris, Regional President at K. Hovnanian Homes, a Maryland homebuilding company

-Retired Rear Admiral Mark Belton, County Administrator for Charles County and former Assistant Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources

-Senator David Brinkley, who served on the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee

-Russell Neverdon, defense attorney at the Law Office of Russell A. Neverdon, Sr., LLC, and Baltimore City candidate for State's Attorney

-Steve Pattison, Principal at EcoLogix Group, an environmental strategy group, and former Assistant Secretary of the Maryland Department of the Environment

-Kevin Igoe, Campaign, Legislative, and Political Strategies Consultant at Igoe Associates

-Matthew Lee, CEO of FASTech, a contractor in Laurel, and President of the Korean Business Enterprise

-Steve McAdams, Founder of Residential Appraisal Service and former Commissioner of the State Commission of Real Estate Appraisers and Home Inspectors

-Lee Gaines, active member of the business community and President of Gaines and Company, a utility contracting company, and member of the inaugural committee

-Sharon Pinder, President and CEO of the Pinder Group, and the architect of Maryland's minority and small business reform movement

-Christopher Summers, Founder and President of the Maryland Public Policy Institute

-Roger Campos, former executive at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, and now the first President and CEO of the Minority Business RoundTable

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