DEPARTMENT OF
BUSINESS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

James D. Fielder, Jr., Ph.D., Acting Secretary of Business & Economic Development (410) 767-6301

Vacancy, Deputy Secretary (410) 767-6302
David Weiss, State Technology Coordinator (410) 767-6315
Susan Smith-Bauk, Governor's Ombudsman & Assistant Secretary for Economic Development Policy (410) 767-6310

Charles W. Radford, Assistant Secretary for Administration (410) 767-2201
Robert C. Brennan, Assistant Secretary for Financing Programs (410) 767-3213
Mary A. Burkholder, Assistant Secretary for Marketing (410) 767-6740
Vernon J. Thompson, Assistant Secretary for Regional Development (410) 767-0082
R. Dean Kenderdine, Assistant Secretary for Tourism, Film, & the Arts (410) 767-6266
Laila K. Atallah, Principal Counsel (410) 767-6446

217 East Redwood St.
Baltimore, MD 21202 - 3316
(410) 767-6300
fax: (410) 333-6911
TTY: (410) 333-6926
World Wide Web: http://www.dbed.state.md.us/dbed/


Agencies

Budget

Functions

Historical Evolution

Organizational Chart

Origin

Reports


ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF SECRETARY

(T00A0001, formerly 38.01.00.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $2,849,568
FY1998 authorized positions: 37
James D. Fielder, Jr., Ph.D., Acting Secretary of Business & Economic Development (appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent)
(410) 767-6301
e-mail: jfielder@mdbusiness.state.md.us

DEPUTY SECRETARY

Vacancy, Deputy Secretary (410) 767-6302

DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION

(T00B0001, formerly 38.02.00.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $2,677,186
FY1998 authorized positions: 35
Charles W. Radford, Assistant Secretary for Administration
(410) 767-2201
e-mail: cradford@mdbusiness.state.md.us

DIVISION OF FINANCING PROGRAMS

(T00F00, formerly 38.06.00)
FY1998 appropriation: $33,110,452
FY1998 authorized positions: 39
Robert C. Brennan, Assistant Secretary for Financing Programs
(appointed by Secretary of Business & Economic Development with Governor's approval)
(410) 767-3213
e-mail: rbrennan@mdbusiness.state.md.us
fax: (410) 333-6931

DIVISION OF MARKETING

(T00E0001, formerly 38.05.00.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $6,417,598
FY1998 authorized positions: 55
Mary A. Burkholder, Assistant Secretary for Marketing
(410) 767-6470
e-mail: mburkholder@mdbusiness.state.md.us

DIVISION OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

(T00I0001, formerly 38.09.00.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $13,052,585
FY1998 authorized positions: 21
Vernon J. Thompson, Assistant Secretary for Regional Development
(410) 767-0082
e-mail: dbeddrd@access.digex.net
World Wide Web:
http://www.dbed.state.md.us/mwp/index.html (Maryland with Pride)
http://www.dbed.state.md.us/index.html (MDBusiness)

DIVISION OF TOURISM, FILM, & THE ARTS

(T00G00, formerly 38.07.00)
FY1998 appropriation: $19,108,956
FY1998 authorized positions: 41
R. Dean Kenderdine, Assistant Secretary for Tourism, Film, & the Arts
(appointed by Secretary of Business & Economic Development with Governor's approval)
(410) 767-6266
e-mail: dkenderdine@mdbusiness.state.md.us
fax: (410) 333-6643


DEFUNCT DEPARTMENTAL AGENCIES

BUSINESS LOCATION GROUP
Under Office of Business Development, renamed Business Location Assistance in 1997.

ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY SECTOR
Under Division of Marketing, discontinued in February 1998

FINANCE & INSURANCE SECTOR
Under Division of Marketing, discontinued in December 1996

FINANCIAL SERVICES & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR
Under Division of Marketing, discontinued in February 1998

INTERNATIONAL TRADE DEVELOPMENT
Under Office of International Business, renamed Trade Development in 1997.

MOTION PICTURE & TELEVISION DEVELOPMENT OFFICE
Also known as the Maryland Film Commission, the Office became the Maryland Film Office on July 1, 1997 (Chapter 49, Acts of 1997).

NATIONAL TRADE SHOWS & MISSIONS
Under Office of Business Development, renamed National Marketing in 1997.

OFFICE OF FEDERAL RESPONSE & TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION
Under Division of Regional Development, renamed Office of Technology Support in March 1998.

OFFICE OF FINANCE
Under Division of Administration, renamed Office of Budget and Finance in 1998.

OFFICE OF INDUSTRY SECTOR ASSISTANCE
Under Division of Marketing, reorganized as Office of Information Technology Marketing in February 1998.

OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Formerly under Division of Marketing, its functions were placed directly under the Office of the Secretary in March 1998.

OFFICE OF REGULATORY & ENVIRONMENTAL ASSISTANCE
Under Division of Regional Development, reorganized as the Office of Business Advocacy in January 1997.

SISTER STATES GROUP
Under Office of International Business, renamed Sister States Program in 1997.

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER PROGRAM
Abolished in 1997 (Chapter 51, Acts of 1997).

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