Building relationships between Fort Detrick and the Region
Mr. Gladstone is a Senior Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton, a large technology management consulting firm.more »
Gloria comes to the Fort Detrick Alliance with an extensive background in managing international, nonprofit associations. Gloria owned Association Services International, Inc., a contract management company where she served as Executive Director for The Bioelectromagnetics Society (1986-2013), The Society for Physical Regulation in Biology and Medicine (1998-2009), and the Maryland Foster Parent Association (2010-2011).more »
Harold E. Modrow, Ph.D.
Dr. Harry Modrow is a Senior Scientist at Leidos (formerly SAIC) in Frederick and Co-Chair of the Education Committee for the Fort Detrick Alliance ....more »
James R. Swearengen, DVM, DACLAM, DACVPM
A resident of Frederick, Maryland since 1994, Dr. Swearengen is currently the Comparative Medicine Veterinarian for the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center on Fort Detrick.more »
With 25 years of experience, Christine, a certified public accountant, leads The Fort Detrick Alliance Finance Committee with expertise in tax and reporting requirements of not-for-profit organizations.more »
Alanka Brown, Ph.D.
Alanka P. Brown is the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of Career Programs at Frederick Community College.more »
Born in Manhattan, and transplanted to Dallas, Texas at the age of 3, Collier spent much of her youth on the family farm. Before her Junior Year of High School began, Collier moved to Westminster, Maryland, where she pursued an internship with Congressman Roscoe G Bartlett of the 6th District Maryland. Collier graduated high school with over 800 service hours, all while maintaining a part-time job, involvement with her local church, and her other extracurricular activities.more »
Ms. Cheryl Hull is the Director of Operations at the Frederick Office of The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF).more »
Frank Blanchard is the Director of Public Affairs for Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. and a board member of the Fort Detrick Alliance.more »
Gilroy G. Gotiangco, is President and founder of DeltaStrac LLC, a consulting and technology services company based in Maryland. He has over 25 years of experience in DoD, federal and commercial experience providing project management and information management and technology services.more »
Gino Auteri, Colonel, USAF, Retired is a Senior Director for Military Health System and Veterans Administration Business Development with General Dynamics Information Technology.more »
Helen Propheter was appointed Director of the Frederick County Office of Economic Development in 2012.more »
Henry "Hank" Abromson
Henry "Hank” Abromson represents businesses and individuals in a variety of corporate and real estate matters that include the negotiation and preparation of contracts in the purchase and sale of businesses, real estate, and leases. He counsels clients in the establishment of various business entities, including corporations, limited liability companies, joint ventures and general and limited partnerships. He also assists clients with federal and state trademark, copyright, and trade secret protection, as well as e-commerce and cyber-law matters such as domain name disputes, software license agreements, and website agreements.more »
Kathleen “Kassie” Lewis is Director of the Washington County Department of Business Development. Lewis will serve as the primary sales and development driver for the County and act as staff liaison to the Economic Development Commission Board. Lewis will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategic programs to encourage business relocation, retention, and expansion in Washington County. She will continue building on the work of DBD staff and further forge partnerships with state, local and community organizations while connecting with existing businesses to help them navigate retention and expansion resources.more »
Matthew Rittler, Ph.D.
Dr. Matt Rittler is currently the Director of the Biotechnology and Management (MSB) program at Mount St. Mary’s University and also serves as an assistant professor in the School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics. Dr. Rittler has extensive experience as a scientist in various research & development settings.more »
Ronald Volpe, Ph.D.
Ronald J. Volpe has had an outstanding career in higher education, spanning more than three decades. His tireless energy and vibrant personality have invigorated each environment* with which he has worked—most notably during his time at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, where he used his astute business skills to transition the College to co-education and vastly increase enrollment.more »
Terry Besch, DVM, MS, DACLAM, DACVPM
Terry Besch is the Battelle Operations Director for NIH-NIAID Integrated Research Facility.more »
Richard Griffin, AICP, CEcD
Since 2002, Mr. Griffin has served the City of Frederick as Director of Economic Development. An accomplished urban planner and economic developer with 20+ years of professional planning and economic development experience, he is an accredited member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and is a certified Economic Developer (CEcD).more »
Diane M. Yarnell
Ms. Yarnell has been a board member of the Fort Detrick Alliance since January 2010, and has served as Executive Secretary, co-chair of the Marketing/Membership Committee, and co-chair of the Organization Committee.more »