For Immediate Release
Michelle Ferrone
Tech Council of Maryland
301-471-2747

Tech Council of Maryland Announces Chairman and New Board Members

Rockville, Md Nov. 14, 2016 –The Tech Council of Maryland ispleased to announce their new chairman and recently named board members representing a diverse coalition of Maryland technology, life sciences, legal and academic professionals.

Incoming Chairman Rene B. LaVigne has over 25 years of sales, marketing, operations, finance and accounting experience in the information technology and financial industries. He also serves as President and Chief Executive of Iron Bow Technologies.

“The Tech Council of Maryland is pleased to announce our new leadership and we are committed to continuing to strengthen the technology and life science industries at home in Maryland,” said Chairman LaVigne. Please stay tuned as we continue to foster educational programming and state and federal advocacy campaigns to ensure tech and biotech entrepreneurs continues to thrive in the Old Line State.”

The Tech Council of Maryland board members importantly set goals to stimulate biomedical industry growth and connection opportunities between members.

“I am pleased to build on Immunomic’s history of furthering a strong technology and life science community here in Maryland by serving on the Tech Council of Maryland’s Board of Directors. The Council’s important work providing educational programming by and for industry leaders and stimulating growth in our state is a paramount goal,” stated Dr. Hearl.

New board members:

  • Henry Bernstein, Senior Vice President, Scheer Partners, Inc.
  • Pete Buzy, President, CEO, Paragon Bioservices, Inc.
  • William Hearl, Ph.D., Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Immunomic Therapeutics
  • Scott Nemeroff, Senior Manager, Grant Thornton
  • Vic Seested, Private Wealth Management, UBS Financial Services
  • Nina Urban, Associate Director of FastForward, Johns Hopkins University

Tech Council of Maryland

Tech Council of Maryland is a collaborative community that is actively engaged in building strong technology and life science industries by supporting the efforts of our individual members. We are the largest technology trade association in the state of Maryland with over 300 members, and we provide value by giving them a forum to learn, share, and connect. The valuable resources we provide to our members help them reach their full potential as vital members of their communities.