Daniel Leaderman
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Daniel Leaderman

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
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Aviation industry experts warn that a “perfect storm” is coming: a growing industry and an aging workforce is expected to create a shortage of aircraft maintenance technicians – as many as 35,000 of them per year, by some reckonings. Where will the industry find these new technicians? In Maryland, at

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Notice & Comment Baltimore
Innovation & TechIT and CybersecurityProfiles

When explanatory late-night comedian John Oliver urged his viewers to weigh in on proposed net neutrality regulations in June 2014, the sudden onslaught of public comments – more than 45,000 were submitted by the following day, according to news reports – crashed the website of the Federal Communications Commission. Some

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Baltimore Parkway Theater
ArtsEntertainment

For 40 years, one of the oldest movie theaters in the country sat empty on Baltimore’s North Avenue, languishing behind the grocery store that had moved into its lobby area. Behind a wall erected by the store’s owner, the theater’s domed ceiling, grand balcony and elaborate, decorative molding lay unseen

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Motobriiz La Plata
Profiles

When Motobriiz founder Mike Steele bought his first motorcycle in 2007, he soon discovered something he didn’t like: the bike’s chain needed to be cleaned and oiled every few hundred miles to avoid damage. This meant hoisting the back wheel and breaking out the rags and lubricant spray – no

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Bambeco core impact
EnvironmentalProfiles

Already an industry leader in sustainable home goods, Baltimore-based Bambeco recently pledged to become the first carbon-neutral Maryland business by 2020. The initiative builds on the core principles of sustainability and environmental stewardship on which the company was founded in 2009. “Reducing carbon in all business practices has always been

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Maryland State Arts Council
Arts

Maryland’s nonprofit arts sector had a $1.16 billion total impact on the state’s economy and supported 14,564 full-time jobs in Fiscal Year 2015 – up from $1.05 billion and 12,155 jobs in the previous year. The news comes from a new economic impact report from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC),

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Green Eyes
EnvironmentalManufacturing & Production

The market for the specialized, environmental monitoring instruments made by Green Eyes isn’t large, but it’s growing – especially in Asia. That’s given the Easton-based company a golden opportunity to thrive. “We don’t have a lot of competitors,” said Director Vincent Kelly. More than half of Green Eyes’ work this

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Netherlands MOU 2016 Cyber Companies
InternationalIT and Cybersecurity

The Maryland Department of Commerce signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) this week with two economic development agencies in The Netherlands to launch the Maryland-Netherlands Cyber and Security Technologies Soft Landing Platform. The agreement, which was signed with The Hague Security Delta (HSD) and InnovationQuarter, the regional economic development agency

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