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December 14, 2010

New CEO and COO named at Greater Baltimore Tech Council

The Greater Baltimore Technology Council this morning named its new chief executive officer: Sharon Webb, a former top executive with a Baltimore risk management firm, according to a news release.

The GBTC is a nonprofit that's dedicated to promoted the Baltimore region's technology community. The group had been under the leadership of Jennifer Gunner, as interim executive director, for the past six months after Steve Kozak left in June.

Gunner was named to the newly created position of chief operating officer.

Webb most recently worked as senior vice president for Riggs, Counselman, Michaels & Downes, a $40 million risk management and employee benefits firm, according to the GBTC. Webb also held leadership positions with AON Consulting, Marsh Inc. and Mercer Health & Benefits.

Webb will start her new position on Jan. 1.

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Posted by Gus Sentementes at 10:11 AM | | Comments (2)
Categories: *NEWS*


Congratulations to Sharon and to Jennifer. We owe a big debt of thanks to Jennifer for her leadership over the past six months! Looking forward to what the GBTC has in store coming up!

I'm excited to see what the GBTC can do with its future! Jenn Gunner gave the GBTC some amazing momentum and vibrant energy with results - looking forward to seeing them grow and find new ways of connecting with the community.

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About Gus G. Sentementes
Gus G. Sentementes (@gussent on Twitter) has been writing for The Baltimore Sun since 2000. He's covered real estate, business, prisons, and suburban and Baltimore City crime and cops. He was one of the first reporters at The Sun to use multimedia tools and Web applications -- a video camera, an iPhone -- to cover breaking news. He hopes to cover Maryland geeks and the gadgets and Web sites they build, and learn -- and share -- something new every day.

Gus has a wife, a young daughter and two feuding cats. They live in Northeast Baltimore.
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