DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


[photo, World Trade Center, 401 East Pratt St, Baltimore, Maryland] Kevin A. Anderson, Secretary of Commerce (410) 767-6301
Signe J. Pringle, Deputy Secretary (410) 767-6302

John T. Papavasiliou, Chief Operating Officer (410) 767-6309
Heather M. Gramm, Assistant Secretary, Business & Industry Sector Development (410) 598-0842
Vacancy, Assistant Secretary, Marketing, Tourism, & the Arts
Laila K. Atallah, Principal Counsel (410) 767-6446

World Trade Center, 401 East Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202 - 3316
(410) 767-6300; 1-888-choosemd (toll free); fax: (410) 333-8628; tty: (410) 333-6926
web: http://commerce.maryland.gov/

World Trade Center, 401 East Pratt St., Baltimore, Maryland, November 2009. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF SECRETARY

(T00A0001, formerly 38.01.00.01)
FY2024 appropriation: $1,772,557; authorized positions: 58
Kevin A. Anderson, Secretary of Commerce (appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent) (410) 767-6301
e-mail: kevin.anderson1@maryland.gov

MARYLAND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
(formerly T00A0002, formerly 38.01.00.02)
Juliane G. Woepke, Executive Director (443) 324-0861
e-mail: juliane.woepke@maryland.gov
web: http://commerce.maryland.gov/commerce/boards-and-commissions/economic-development-commission

Appointed by Governor to 3-year terms:
Dana B. Stebbins, Esq., Chair (chosen by Governor), 2026

Sandeep Gopalan. Term expires 2024.

Nia Banks; Nakeia L. Drummond; Joseph Russell Fugett; Israel Shai Klein; Miguel Gladiolo Wilson; Christy Wyskiel; Scott Zakheim. Terms expire 2025.

Paxton Kent Baker; Sherri N. Blount; August J. (Augie) Chiasera; M. Elizabeth Georg; Reginald C. Hilton III; Ginger L. Noble; Leon F. Pinkett III; Eben G. Smith; Joseph K. White. Terms expire 2026.

Seth Goldman; Qili Li. Terms expire 2027.

Appointed by Senate President: Kenneth R. Banks; Gwen McCall.

Appointed by Senate President (nonvoting): Brian J. Feldman

Appointed by House Speaker: Arnold E. Jablon; Darius A. Stanton.

Appointed by House Speaker (nonvoting): Brian M. Crosby

Ex officio (nonvoting): Kevin A. Anderson, Secretary of Commerce; Portia Y. Wu, Esq., Secretary of Labor; J. Thomas Sadowski, Jr., Executive Director, Maryland Economic Development Corporation; Troy LeMaile-Stovall, Executive Director, Maryland Technology Development Corporation.

DEPUTY SECRETARY

Signe J. Pringle, Deputy Secretary (410) 767-6302
e-mail: signe.pringle@maryland.gov

DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION & TECHNOLOGY
(T00A0008, formerly T00B0001, formerly 38.02.00.01)
FY2024 appropriation: $7,000,392; authorized positions:
John T. Papavasiliou, Chief Operating Officer (410) 767-6309
e-mail: john.papavasiliou2@maryland.gov


[photo, World Trade Center (a pentagonal building), 401 East Pratt St., Baltimore, Maryland]

DIVISION OF BUSINESS & INDUSTRY SECTOR DEVELOPMENT

(T00F0001, formerly 38.05.00.01 & T00I00)
FY2024 appropriation: $871,117; authorized positions: 76
Heather M. Gramm, Assistant Secretary (410) 598-0842
e-mail: heather.gramm1@maryland.gov

World Trade Center (a pentagonal building), 401 East Pratt St., Baltimore, Maryland, February 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


DIVISION OF MARKETING, TOURISM, & THE ARTS

(T00G00, formerly T00A0006, T00E0001)
FY2024 appropriation: $375,840; authorized positions: 52
Vacancy, Assistant Secretary


[photo, Video camera crew, American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, Maryland]

Video camera crew, American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, Maryland, June 2019. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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