Greater Baltimore Committee President & CEO Mark Anthony Thomas joins Center Maryland’s The Lobby Podcast this week. Mark joins the podcast to discuss his path to the Baltimore region, priorities for 2024, Baltimore’s designation as a federal tech hub & more. Mark is a economic development professional who knows how to turnaround big cities. Over the past two decades he has lead economic development strategies and public-private partnerships for some of the largest metro areas in the country including Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, & New York City.
Episode 73: GBC Priorities, Transportation Issues, & Federal Tech Designation with Mark Anthony Thomas
Episode 68 of Center Maryland's The Lobby features screenwriter, creator, executive producer, showrunner and film director Eric Lodal. Lodal joins the podcast to discuss what it was like working on one of Virginia Senator Tim Kaine's first campaign, writing Laredo, and potential intersections between politics and entertainment.
Episode 68 - Center Maryland's The Lobby with Screenwriter, Creator, Executive Producer, Show Runner and Film Director Eric Lodal
In this week's episode, Damian is joined by former KO Public Affairs Intern Jack Sherman. Jack was a summer intern at KO Public Affairs' Mount Vernon Headquarters overlooking Baltimore's Washington Monument. Jack discusses the many hands that shape every public affairs engagement and the best places to eat in Baltimore.
Interning at KO Public Affairs with Jack Sherman and Damian O’Doherty
Dr. Mohan Suntha joins The Lobby for a 90 Day Report that improves healthcare for rural Marylanders. Suntha discusses workforce solutions, careers in Maryland hospitals, and the Maryland Hospital Association’s #JoinMdHealth campaign. From President and CEO of UMMS to chairing the Greater Baltimore Committee, Dr. Mohan Suntha is serving Baltimore, elevating Maryland, and delivering the most innovative and compassionate healthcare in America.
Differential Assets, Differential Impact The Lobby with Damian O'Doherty and Dr. Mohan Suntha
Reverend Dr. Al Hathaway, Sr., CEO of the Beloved Community Services Corporation, discusses a Medicare Advantage fix to address health equity for seniors. Then Hathaway delves into his historic work to renovate Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall’s Baltimore Elementary School P.S. 103.“Justice Thurgood Marshall should be to Baltimore what the Rev. Martin Luther King is to Atlanta,” explains Hathaway. The Reverend Doctor also explains how he started started the African Ancestry Neuroscience Research Initiative (AANRI), a partnership between community leaders, Morgan State University, and the Lieber Institute for Brain Development. Hathaway talks about Multi-Cancer Early Detection Test progress, the Maryland federal delegation, and his podcast "He's Holy, I'm Knott."
Beloved Community Building The Lobby w/ Damian O'Doherty and Rev. Al Hathaway
Recently, housing activist/expert, government affairs professional, and respected land use lawyer Tom Coale was announced as a partner at Maryland powerhouse firm Perry, White, Ross & Jacobson. Now, Coale joins an episode of The Lobby Pod. Tom says Maryland needs a more aggressive approach to creating housing that provides for all Marylanders. Tom elegantly dismantles the legacy Nimby-culture with a lexicon featuring facts, fairness, and transparency for a simple mission: more housing. Also, if you love local news, let’s thank Tom for his civic and civil Saturday WBAL Radio talk show and his legal work for Save Our Sun. Speaking of local, hear Tom’s strong experientially-based endorsement for Maryland Stadium Authority nominee and fellow Howard County resident Yolanda Maria Martinez.
One Hundred Percent Housing withDamian O'Doherty and Tom Coale
Hospitals Launch @JoinMDHealth To Address Workforce Crisis. As we near the three-year mark of COVID-19 in our state, Maryland hospitals and health systems are experiencing the worst workforce crisis in recent memory. The Maryland Hospital Association’s Executive Vice President Nicole Stallings joins Ascension Saint Agnes President and CEO Ed Lovern to discuss the workforce challenges hospitals are experiencing. At the midpoint of the General Assembly Session, Nicole and Ed offer immediate and long-term solutions to the historic shortage that is leaving 1 in 5 hospital jobs vacant. Follow @JoinMDHealth on social media to learn about career opportunities available right now in Maryland hospitals and about education opportunities available statewide to prepare for your dream job in a hospital.
51. Healthcare Today With Damian O'Doherty, Nicole Stallings, and Ed Lovern
Damian welcomes Preservation Maryland’s Nicholas Redding to discuss the promise of Smart Growth Maryland, sustainable redevelopment, and transit-oriented developments from Strathmore Square to Owings Mills Metro Centre. “Preservation Maryland works to protect the state’s irreplaceable heritage while creating a more equitable & sustainable future. Through strategic programming we use the best of our past to solve some of today’s biggest issues, including climate change, affordable housing, & workforce development.” Nicholas has led Preservation Maryland since 2014 and is a national thought leader on preservation and Smart Growth.
50. Preservation and Growing Together with Nick Redding
In Episode 49, Damian is joined by Brandon Wright, Vice-President of Communications and Media Relations for the National Waste & Recycling Association. Join us for a look at how waste organizations support local communities, the nuances of the recycling industry, and what's ahead for Maryland politics following Wes Moore's historic election.
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