County and State officials cut the ribbon on Maryland's Defense Technology Commercialization Center (DefTech). (From left to right: Lisa Swoboda, Director, Maryland Commerce Office of Military & Federal Affairs; MG Cedric T. Wins, Commanding General, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command; Dr. Alan McCarthy, County Executive, Cecil County; R. Michael Gill, Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce; Barry Glassman, County Executive, Harford County; MG Randy S. Taylor, Commanding General, U.S. Army Communications-Electronic Command & Senior Commander, Aberdeen Proving Ground; Len Parrish, Director, Harford County Office of Community & Economic Development.
County Executive Barry Glassman has issued an executive order consolidating two county departments to create the Harford County Office of Community and Economic Development. The new office is tasked with strengthening opportunities for business development and community stability with a focus on jobs, transportation, and housing. Leonard Parrish is leading the new office. “I’m focused on building relationships with the business community”, said Mr. Parrish. “I encourage business owners to let me know what you need and how we can help you.” READ MORE.