DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Kelly M. Schulz, Secretary of Commerce (410) 767-6301
Benjamin H. Wu, Esq., Deputy Secretary & Chief Operating Officer (410) 767-6302


[photo, World Trade Center Baltimore, 401 East Pratt St, Baltimore, Maryland] Signe J. Pringle, Assistant Secretary, Business & Industry Sector Development (410) 767-6662
Thomas Riford, Assistant Secretary, Marketing & Communications (410) 767-6272
Vacancy, Managing Director, Administration & Customer Experience (410) 767-6309
Vacancy, Managing Director, International Investment & Trade (410) 767-3542
Lisa A. Swoboda, Acting Managing Director, Military & Federal Affairs (410) 767-6077
Elizabeth F. (Liz) Fitzsimmons, Managing Director, Tourism, Film, & the Arts (410) 767-6331
Laila K. Atallah, Principal Counsel (410) 767-6446

World Trade Center Baltimore, 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 Baltimore, 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)
FY2019 appropriation: $1,519,994; authorized positions: 10
Kelly M. Schulz, Secretary of Commerce (appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent) (410) 767-6301
e-mail: kelly.schulz@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:
Anirban Basu, J.D., Chair (chosen by Governor), 2020
Martin P. Brunk, Vice-Chair (chosen by Governor), 2020

John E. Coleman; Edward M. Dunn; Kai K. Hirabayashi; Manish D. Kothari; Julia C. Lenzer; Jeanette Glose Partlow; Elizabeth Rendon-Sherman; Margaret Wood, D.A. Terms expire 2019.

Howard B. Bowen; James T. Brady; Scott D. Burger; Brian C. Rogers; Robert L. Wallace; J. Blacklock (Lock) Wills, Jr.; one vacancy. Terms expire 2020.

Anne Marie Dickerson; Aris Melissaratos; Laura A. Neuman; Susan C. Schwab, Ph.D. Terms expire 2021.

Appointed by Senate President: Kenneth R. Banks; Martin G. Knott, Jr.

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

Appointed by House Speaker: Joshua C. Greene, Esq.; Michael G. Miller.

Appointed by House Speaker (nonvoting): one vacancy

Ex officio (nonvoting): Kelly M. Schulz, Secretary of Commerce; James E. Rzepkowski, Acting Secretary of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation; Robert C. Brennan, Executive Director, Maryland Economic Development Corporation; George M. Davis, Executive Director, Maryland Technology Development Corporation.

DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION & TECHNOLOGY

(T00A0008, formerly T00B0001, formerly 38.02.00.01)
FY2019 appropriation: $3,840,523; authorized positions: 29
Vacancy, Managing Director, Administration & Customer Experience (410) 767-6309

DIVISION OF BUSINESS & INDUSTRY SECTOR DEVELOPMENT

(T00F00, formerly 38.05.00.01 & T00I00))
FY2019 appropriation: $89,505,729; authorized positions: 63
Signe J. Pringle, Assistant Secretary (410) 767-6662
e-mail: signe.pringle@maryland.gov

DIVISION OF INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT & TRADE

(T00A0007, formerly T00F0002)
FY2019 appropriation: $2,820,482; authorized positions: 8
Vacancy, Managing Director (410) 767-3542

DIVISION OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

(T00A0006, formerly T00E0001)
FY2019 appropriation: $2,327,942; authorized positions: 17
Thomas Riford, Assistant Secretary (410) 767-6272
e-mail: tom.riford@maryland.gov

DIVISION OF MILITARY & FEDERAL AFFAIRS

(T00A0009, formerly T00F0013)
FY2019 appropriation: $1,585,718; authorized positions: 6
Lisa A. Swoboda, Acting Managing Director (410) 767-6077
e-mail: lisa.swoboda@maryland.gov

DIVISION OF TOURISM, FILM, & THE ARTS

(T00G00, formerly 38.07.00)
FY2019 appropriation: $42,537,758; authorized positions: 38
Elizabeth F. (Liz) Fitzsimmons, Managing Director, Tourism, Film & the Arts (appointed by Secretary of Commerce with Governor's approval)
(410) 767-6331
e-mail: elizabeth.fitzsimmons@maryland.gov

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