Maryland Business Hall of Fame
Meet the Maryland Business Hall of Fame
Prominent CEOs and leaders are inducted into the prestigious Maryland Business Hall of Fame for their outstanding leadership and contribution to Maryland business and communities. The contributions of these individuals go well beyond the bottom line. They are the best in Maryland’s business community and prioritize their civic and philanthropic duties. They are masters of leadership and bring not only their businesses greater success through their hard work and dedication, but also their employees, communities and colleagues.
2023: Sheela Murthy
Founder & President of Murthy Law Firm
2023: Mike Rosenbaum
Founder of Catalyte and Arena Analytics
2022: Donald C. Fry
President & CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee
2022: Mary Ann Scully
Founder & CEO, Howard Bank
2020: Henry Posko
Former President & CEO, Humanim
2020: Redonda Miller, M.D.
President, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
2019: Guy Flynn
Partner at DLA Piper
2019: James Cornelsen
President & CEO of Old Line Bank
2018: Norman Augustine
Retired Chair & CEO, Lockheed Martin
2018: Harriet Dopkin
President, The Classic Catering People
2018: Michael Middleton
Chair, Community Bank of the Chesapeake
2017: Patricia M. Brown, Esq.
Johns Hopkins Medicine, Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC, Johns Hopkins Health System
2017: Charlene M Dukes, Ed.D.
CEO & Chairman of the Board, Prince George’s Community College
2017: Alan Wilson
Former President, McCormick & Company, Inc.
2016: Dr. Leslie Mancuso
President & CEO, Jhpiego
2016: Terry F. Neimeyer
CEO & Chairman of the Board, KCI Technologies
2016: Kenneth Michael
Chairman of the Board, NAI Michael
2015: Hon. Wayne K. Curry
Awarded Posthumously, President, NAI Michael
2015: Aris Melissaratos
Dean, Brown School of Business and Leadership, Stevenson University
2015: Joseph Rigby
Chairman of the Board, President & CEO, Pepco Holdings
2014: Thomas J. Baltimore, Jr.
President & CEO, RLJ Lodging Trust
2014: Dr. Ellen H. Yankellow, Pharm
President & CEO, CorrectRX Pharmacy Services
2014: John “Jock” T. Menzies, III
Chairman, The Terminal Corporation
2013: Timothy J. Adams
President & CEO, Systems Application & Technologies, Inc.
2013: Alan & Lois Elkin
Founders & Co-CEOs, Advance: The Document Specialists
2013: Austin Joseph Slater Jr.
President & CEO, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, Inc.
2012: Betty Buck
President, Buck Distributing Company, Inc.
2012: William R. Roberts
Regional President for Maryland & Washington D.C., Verizon
2012: Lawrence A. Shulman
Founding Partner, Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker, P.A.
2011: R. Neil Black
President & CEO, JoS A. Bank Clothiers, Inc.
2011: Thomas S. Bozzuto
Chairman & CEO, The Buzzoto Group
2011: Maurice B. Tosé
Chairman President & CEO, TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
2010: Kenneth R. Banks
President, Banks Contracting
2010: Karen Myers
President, Wisp Resort Development, Inc.
2010: H. Thomas Watkins
President & CEO, Human Genome Sciences
2009: William Couper
Mid-Atlantic Region, Bank of America
2009: June Streckfus
Executive Director, Maryland Business Roundtable for Education
2009: WIlliam R. Teel, Jr.
CEO, 1 Source Consulting, Inc. & Energy Enterprise Solutions, LLC
2008: Linda Gooden
Retired Executive VP, Lockeed Martin Information Systems & Global Services
2008: Karen H. Oertel
W.H. Harris Seafood Inc. & Harris Crab House
2008: John J. Oliver, Jr. (Jake)
Former President & COO, The Afro American Newspapers
2007: Sister Helen Amos, RSM
Mercy Health Services
2007: Jeong Kim, Ph.D.
Former President, Bell Labs at Alcatel-Lucent
2007: Walter Sonheim, Jr.
Greater Baltimore Committee
2006: Susan J. Ganz
CEO & Chairman, Lion Brothers Co. Inc.
2006: Stephen A. Geppi
Founder, Diamond Comic Distributors
2006: John P. McDaniel
Former CEO, MedStar Health
2005: Roger Blunt, P.E.
Former President & CEO, Blunt Enterprises, LLC
2005: Ronald R. Peterson
The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, Johns Hopkins Medicine
2005: Marge Thomas
Former CEO, Goodwill Industries
2004: Eddie C. Brown
Founder & President, Brown Capital Management, Inc.
2004: John M. Derrick, Jr.
Former CEO, Pepco Holdings, Inc.
2004: Robert J. Lawless
Former Chairman, McCormick & Company, Inc.
2003: Wayne T. Hockmeyer, Ph.D.
Former President, MedImmune, Inc.
2003: Freeman A. Hrabowski
Former President, University of Maryland Baltimore County
2003: Brice & Shirley Phillips
Co-founders, Phillips Seafood
2002: Stephen A. Burch
Former President, Comcast Mid-Atlantic Division
2002: John Paterakis
Founder, H and S Bakery, Inc., and Northeastern Foods, Inc.
2002: Henry S. Rosenberg
Former Chairman, President & CEO, Rosemore, Inc. And Crown Central Petroleum
2002: J.W. Marriott, Jr.
Marriott International, Inc.
2001: Christian H. Poindexter
Former Chairman, Constellation Energy Group
2000: Cathy L. Hughes
Founder & Chairperson, Radio One
2000: Raymond A. “Chip” Mason
Founder, Former Chairman & CEO, Legg Mason
2000: Frank Perdue
Former President & CEO, Perdue Farms