Anne Balduzzi ’23 Graduates from Leadership Maryland
Maryland Technology Development Corp. (TEDCO) Managing Director of Entrepreneur and Ecosystem Empowerment and Stevensville resident recognized at December 5 ceremony
COLUMBIA, Md. (December 19, 2023) – Leadership Maryland announced today that Anne Balduzzi ’23, managing director of Entrepreneur & Ecosystem Empowerment (E3) at Maryland Technology Development Corp. (TEDCO), has completed the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community leaders. Leadership Maryland honored Balduzzi, a resident of Stevensville, and the entire Class of 2023 at its 30th graduation ceremony held December 5 at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport. As a graduate, Balduzzi is now a member of Leadership Maryland’s powerful alumni network, consisting of more than 1,300 esteemed leaders from all industries and regions of the state.
“Participating in the Leadership Maryland program was an insightful experience,” said Balduzzi. “I’m excited to bring what I’ve learned back to the TEDCO team so we can all work together to support further growth of Maryland’s ecosystem.”
Balduzzi was one of 48 individuals chosen by a committee to complete Leadership Maryland’s eight-month hands-on learning program. The class participated in an orientation and closing retreat that bookended five, two-day sessions focused on Maryland’s five main geographic regions and the most vital issues impacting economic development, education, health and human services, criminal justice, the environment, and multi-culturalism/diversity across the state. More than 100 experts representing Maryland’s business, government, education, and non-profit communities served as panelists and guest speakers.
“On behalf of our staff, board, and membership, I congratulate our 30th Leadership Maryland class on completing the program and joining our alumni family,” said David Fike ’16 (LM), president and CEO, Leadership Maryland. “From the very beginning, the members of this year’s class demonstrated their willingness to engage and learn as we traveled around the state. They truly embraced this experience, and I am excited to see how they will apply it.”
Leadership Maryland is open to senior-level executives with significant achievements in either their careers and/or their communities. Ideal Leadership Maryland members have a desire to learn more about Maryland’s most critical issues and a personal commitment to be a force for positive change in their organizations, their communities, and their state. For more information about Leadership Maryland, please visit www.LeadershipMD.org.