FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 22, 2016
CONTACT: Haley Poling
EMAIL: [email protected]
THE DAILY RECORD ANNOUNCES WINNERS
OF THE 2016 VIP LIST
Baltimore, Md., (Insert Date Sent) — The Daily Record has named Jeanette Ortiz, attorney and government relations associate, Greenwill Consulting Group LLC, to the 2016 VIP List — Very Important Professionals Successful by 40 awards.
The Daily Record created the VIP List in 2011 to recognize professionals 40 years of age and younger who have been successful in Maryland. Winners, chosen by previous VIP List honorees, are selected on the basis of professional accomplishments, community service and the impact of their achievements in the community. A listing of winners is below.
“This year’s VIP List honorees were selected for the significant contributions they are making to their professions and to improving their communities,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record. “VIP List honorees are the ones to watch. They are the next generation of leaders across our state, and The Daily Record takes great pride in recognizing their achievements and looks forward to hearing about their even greater accomplishments in the future.”
The winners will be honored Aug. 25 at a reception starting at 5:30 p.m. at The Pier V Hotel, 711 Eastern Avenue in Baltimore. The winners will be profiled in a special section that will be inserted into the Aug. 26 issue of The Daily Record and available online at www.TheDailyRecord.com.
“The 2016 VIP List honorees work tirelessly and excel in their careers, but they also use their influence and knowledge to create opportunities for others,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record. “They are making a significant impact on their communities and on civic life that will benefit all of us across Maryland. The Daily Record is honored to recognize their achievements.”
Sponsors of The Daily Record’s 2016 VIP List include Chimes, presenting sponsor, and Epsilon Registration and VPC, Inc., table sponsors.
For more information about sponsorships and tickets for The Daily Record’s 2016 VIP List, visit www.TheDailyRecord.com.
About The Daily Record
For more than 127 years, The Daily Record has provided trusted legal, business and government information to Maryland readers. In addition to the daily newspaper published five days a week, The Daily Record publishes its website, www.TheDailyRecord.com; five blogs – Business Buzz, Eye on Annapolis, Generation J.D., Ground Up and On the Record; six e-newsletters – Insider, Annapolis Insider, Auction Notices, Maryland Family Law Update, Legal Jobs and Path to Excellence; its Path to Excellence – A Women’s Guide to Business magazine nine times a year; and a variety of special publications on topics of interest to Maryland business and legal professionals.
The Daily Record also honors leading Marylanders through eight annual awards events: Maryland’s Top 100 Women, Influential Marylanders, 20 in Their Twenties, VIP List, Most Admired CEOs, Innovator of the Year, Leadership in Law and Leading Women.
2016 VIP List Winners
Roselyn Aker-Black, Psy.D., clinical psychologist, Dr. Roz Therapeutic and Coaching Services
Heather Welch Arbogast, associate, McGuireWoods LLP
Andrew Attman, vice president, Acme Paper & Supply
Juan Barbaran, multicultural business ambassador, Paychex
Stephanie Baron, principal, Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
Burke Bowers, commercial branch manager, M&T Bank
Calvin J. Bowman, chairman and senior policy advisor, Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management
Jorge Eduardo Castillo, chairman, Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Dale Cathell, partner, DLA Piper
John Comberiate, financial advisor, Edward Jones
Jill Crank, assistant medical director at Mount Vernon, Chase Brexton Health Care
Dionne Curbeam, director, instructional technology & training, Coppin State University
Alyce Dailey, managing partner, The Dailey Group, Keller Williams Gateway
S. Dallas Dance, superintendent, Baltimore County Public Schools
Joanna L. Diamond, vice president of external relations, Planned Parenthood of Maryland
Kelly Drnec, corporate sales manager, Days Inn Inner Harbor
Josiah Dykstra, cybersecurity researcher, Test Registration
Lanaea Featherstone, president/co-founder, William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation
Seth Franz, founder and executive director, Volunteering Untapped
Amy Burke Friedman, president, Profiles, Inc.
Melissa E. Goldmeier, assistant county solicitor, Howard County Office of Law
Julian Haffner, attorney, McMillan Metro PC
Geoff Hengerer, deputy legal counsel, Office of the Governor of Maryland
Kenneth Paul “Kip” Hollar Jr., community relations coordinator, UPS-Chesapeake District
Alexandra Hughes, chief of staff, Office of Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch
Lisa Hall Johnson, associate justice, District Court of Prince George’s County
Ricardo R. Johnson, Esq., special assistant to the president & CEO, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Rena Kates, assistant state’s attorney, Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office
Caroline Kauffman-Kirschnick, general manager, EMR (Electric Motor Repair Company)
Kari M. Kelly, partner, Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP
Laura Latta, director of early childhood initiatives, Family League of Baltimore
Dr. Jasmine Lydia Leigh, special assistant to the chief of staff, Social Security Administration
Catalina Rodriguez Lima, director, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs
Ivonne Lindley, principal, Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll PC
Dana Marlowe, principal partner, Accessibility Partners
Jeanette Ortiz, attorney and government relations associate, Greenwill Consulting Group LLC
Jason Plotkin, partner, Pinder Plotkin LLC
Indira K. Sharma, special counsel, Saul Ewing LLP
Harry T. Spikes II, deputy district director, Office of Congressman Elijah E. Cummings
Dr. Erica Staaterman, vice president, Beneath the Waves
Thomas M. Weschler Jr., attorney, Haspel & McLeod
Matthew J. Youssef, attorney, Niles Barton & Wilmer LLP