Baltimore Symphony board to be chaired by BGE president/CEO DeFontes
DeFontes, a BSO board member since 2005, will succeed Michael G. Bronfein for a two-year term effective Sept. 21.
In a statement released Thursday DeFontes said he was "honored and privileged to lead one of the nation's most admired orchestras, particularly now as we look forward to the BSO's centennial celebration in 2016."
Bronfein, chairman and CEO of Remedi SeniorCare, has been a major force in the orchestra. He and BSO president/CEO Paul Meecham helped to ...
Bronfein praised DeFontes' "tireless energy, keen financial insight and heartfelt devotion to the organization."
Meecham said that DeFontes "has been a highly involved board member, shepherding the BSO through the economic downturn as a member of the finance committee, and enabling the organization to balance its budget for three out of the past four years.”
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