Advisory Council

The GovConnects Advisory Council is a group of small and large government contracting firms (federal, state and local), academia, government agency representatives and not-for-profit organizations that bring unique knowledge and skills that support the government contracting industries in Howard County and the surrounding area. This group helps to support the knowledge and skills of the Howard County Chamber staff and Board of Directors in order to more effectively guide the organization.

The Advisory Council serves to make recommendations and provide key information and materials to the Chamber Board of Directors. The Advisory Council aids in evaluating the performance of the program, reviews, monitors and assesses programs, serves as an advocate for the Chamber to the government contracting community and provides technical expertise.

Gina Abate
President/CEO
Edwards Performance Solutions

 

 

David Anderson
Owner & Managing Director
Expense Reduction Analysts

 

Michael Cameron
CEO
Farfield Systems
Anna Fleeman Elhini
Founder & Managing Director
Creatrix

 

Mike Finkel
CEO
Sparksoft

 

Richard “Dickie” George
Senior Advisor for Cyber Security
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

 

Tom Glaser
Vice President for Information Technology
Howard Community College

 

Jackie McGuigan
Sales Executive
Unanet

 

Michael N. Mercurio
Principal and Chair – Business Law
& Transitions Practice Group
Offit Kurman

 

Mike Muscatello
Partner, Government Contract Services Group
Aronson

 

Ed Rothstein
President & Owner
ERA Advisory

 

Gina Stewart
Senior Business Development Representative
for Howard County
Maryland Department of Commerce

 

David W. Tohn
CEO
BTS Software Solutions

 

Helga Weschke Director, Federal Business Relations
Office of Military & Federal Affairs
Maryland Department of Commerce

 

Legacy Partners