Shannon C. Landwehr | WYPR

Shannon C. Landwehr

Host, Why Baltimore

Shannon Landwehr is President & CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB). The EAGB is a not-for-profit economic development organization led by a partnership of regional business executives, elected government officials and leaders from higher education focused on fostering business retention and development, job creation, workforce development and new investment throughout the Greater Baltimore region.

Prior to joining the EAGB in 2015 as Executive Vice President, Shannon served as an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley. In this role, she was the Baltimore General Manager, and a Global Client Relationship Manager in Morgan Stanley’s Workforce Strategy Division, where she led operations and advanced the firm’s workforce and outsourcing strategy, while managing the operational infrastructure of the Baltimore office and its 1100 employees.

Shannon has over 15 years of experience in finance, non-profits, marketing and consulting. Before joining Morgan Stanley in 2011, Shannon was the Chief Operating Officer at the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore 2006-2011.

Shannon earned her Master of Arts degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Finance from the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management.

She is a proud resident of Baltimore City.

Joining us today is Michael Rosenbaum, CEO of Arena (formerly Pegged Software) a predictive analytics firm.

This is a rebroadcast. 

Today's guest is Kimberly Groves, President and CEO of KCW Engineering.

Mike Janke

Aug 31, 2017

Mike Janke, co-founder of Data Tribe, tells us why his company has invested in Baltimore, and why tech companies can flourish here. 

Ed Callahan

Aug 24, 2017

In the last decade, the Baltimore region has quietly emerged as a hub for marketing and creative agencies developing a reputation for branding and digital marketing not only for many local businesses but for national and global brands.

Joining us today for Why Baltimore is Ed Callahan, Co-Founder of Planit, a strategic creative agency based in Baltimore that has been recognized as one of Advertising Age's Small Agencies of the Year.

Debbie Gosselin

Aug 17, 2017

Baltimore ranks as a top destination for travelers. Summer is coming to a close but visitors and locals alike are still getting the most they can out of Baltimore's land and water amenities. Joining us for Why Baltimore is Debbie Gosselin, owner of Watermark Journey—a local water tour and charter company.

Venroy July

Aug 10, 2017

Venroy July, Counsel for Miles and Stockbridge on what draws people to Baltimore, and makes them stay.

Mike Adelstein

Aug 3, 2017

Advanced manufacturing which includes prototype development, fabrication and testing, for all sorts of industries including aerospace and biohealth, is an emerging technology-based growth industry for Greater Baltimore. Medical devices are extremely important in this market, and since 2010, 135 Medical Device patents have been awarded in Maryland. Joining us today for Why Baltimore is Mike Adelstein, President & CEO of Potomac Photonics, a medical device manufacturing, and biotech and electronics fabrication company founded in 1982. 

This segment originally aired Jun. 30, 2016.  

Adam Benesch

Jul 27, 2017

The craft beer industry is rapidly growing in the Baltimore region with more than 60 breweries including new breweries like Manor Hill Brewing and Waverly Brewing Company joining long-time favorites like The Brewer’s Art and Heavy Seas Beer. Today, the state ranks 21st nationally for the production of craft beer and has an economic impact of $652 million.Joining us today for Why Baltimore is Adam Benesch, founder of Union Craft Brewing.

Joanne Hampson

Jul 20, 2017

On today's episode, Joanne Hampson, Senior Vice-President of PNC Bank, describes the corporate landscape of greater Baltimore.

This episode originally aired April 2017. 

Henry Posko

Jul 13, 2017

Henry Posko, president and CEO of Humanim, tells us why his organization is doing to empower Baltimore's workforce.

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