County Executive Steuart Pittman to Join AAEDC CEO Ben Birge in Announcing New Minority Business Program in Anne Arundel County

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Annapolis, Maryland (January 27, 2021) – Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman will join AAEDC CEO Ben Birge to unveil a new initiative aimed at retaining and expanding small, minority, women and veteran owned businesses in Anne Arundel County. 

WHO:            Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive

Ben Birge, Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation

Keasha Haythe, Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation

Will Holmes, Will Holmes Consulting (WHC)

Johnetta Thurston, JDA Management Consulting

Carlos “CJ” Santos, Nemphos Braue LLC

LaKia Bourne, Synergy Accounting Services

WHEN:           Friday, January 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:         This will be a Zoom event livestreamed on Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation’s Facebook page.  Members of the media should RSVP to Allison Akers at to receive the Zoom login information.



The mission of the AAEDC is to serve as a catalyst for business growth in Anne Arundel County thereby increasing job opportunities, expanding the tax base and improving quality of life.  By providing investment and technical assistance and fostering community revitalization initiatives, the AAEDC plays a vital role in enhancing commercial districts, improving county infrastructure, increasing agriculture-based business and promoting high-value business sectors such as technology and national defense. News and updates are available on the corporation’s website


Fri, Jan 29, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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