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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.

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.

Newt Fowler

Jul 6, 2017

Newt Fowler, partner at Womble Carlyle and Chair at Tedco, tells us why Batimore is able to attract millennial workers. 

Kristen Valdes

Jun 29, 2017

This week's guest is Kristen Valdes, the Founder and CEO of b.well Connected Health, a platform that makes managing health and insurance simple. 

Joining us today is Ermis Sfakiyanudis, President and CEO of Trivalent, a company that provides solutions to IT and security owners.  

 

Joining us today is Calvin Butler, CEO of Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE.) He shares how BGE's Smart Energy Workforce Development Program is preparing the energy industry's future workforce. Butler was just honored with the Industrialist of the Year award last week, and the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore was just recognized this morning for its partnership with BGE and for its commitment to the region.

This episode originally aired on Oct. 13, 2016.

Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger tells us about the economic impact of the Port of Baltimore.

Jack Reitnauer

Jun 1, 2017

Jack Reitnauer, farm manager of Warwick Mushroom Farms, tells us how the success of Warwick, the largest of mushroom farm in the Western hemisphere, equals success for the region. 

Christy Wyskiel

May 25, 2017

Christy Wyskiel, adviser to the president of Johns Hopkins University tells us why Baltimore is a hub for bio and tech innovation. 

Tony Talalay

May 18, 2017

Tony Talalay, the CEO and co-founder of Brassica Protection Products describes why Baltimore was the perfect place for his business.

This episode originally aired in December 2016. 

Susan Ganz

May 12, 2017

Susan Ganz, CEO of Lion Brothers, speaks on what it means for the leading manufacturer of apparel identity to be based in Baltimore. 

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On today's episode, we thank you for listening! 

Kimberly Klacik

Apr 27, 2017

At Potential Me, we believe a community thrives best when all individuals contribute in ways that utilize their talent and skillset. We began as a non-profit four years ago to support women who are in college, trade school, military bound, or already in the work force, by supplying them with the proper tools needed to not only obtain employment opportunities, but to thrive within them.

Joanne Hampson

Apr 20, 2017

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

In today's episode, Guy Filippelli, CEO of RedOwl Analytics tells us why his team made the decision to build a software company in Baltimore. 

Kim Schatzel

Apr 6, 2017

On this week's Why Baltimore, Towson University President Kim Schatzel discusses what makes the Baltimore region so unique. 

Mike Subelsky

Mar 30, 2017
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Mike Subelsky, chief technology officer for Staq on why Baltimore was the perfect city to help him start global software companies.

Kevin Conklin

Mar 24, 2017

Kevin Conklin, vice president of operations for PANDORA Jewelry on why Baltimore was a front-runner for Pandora's relocation.

Caroline Popper

Mar 16, 2017

On today's episode of "Why Baltimore," Caroline Popper, CEO of Popper and Company,  describes why Baltimore is a prime location for her healthcare consulting firm.

Russell Hill

Mar 9, 2017

Joining us for today's "Why Baltimore" is Russell Hill, director and professor at The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology.

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Toby Bozzuto, President and CEO of the Bozzuto Group tells us how his love of his hometown of Baltimore influences his company's work.

Russell Snyder

Feb 23, 2017

Today's guest is Russell Snyder, President & CEO of Volunteers of America Chesapeake. He tells us about the accomplishments and the future plans for the VAC's Baltimore Re-entry Center.

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Joining us today is Calvin Butler, CEO of Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE.) He shares how BGE's Smart Energy Workforce Development Program is preparing the energy industry's future workforce.

This episode originally aired on Oct. 13, 2016.

Michele Tsucalas tells us why her company--Michele's Granola--"relocated to Baltimore and never looked back."

Steve Chu, owner and head chef of Ekiben, tells us about his desire to bring people together inside his Fells Point restaurant.

Joining us today for Why Baltimore is Dana Stein, Executive Director of Civic Works, a local nonprofit in Baltimore City. 

According to a poll taken by the Maryland State Arts Council, 81% of Marylanders overwhelmingly agree that “a vibrant arts community makes Maryland a better place to live.” Additionally, 86% want Maryland to be known as a place where artists can become successful. Kwame Kwei-Armah, Creative Director of Center Stage joins us to discuss the growth of the theater and the cultural contributions of the arts.

Laura Wexler

Jan 12, 2017

Joining us today for Why Baltimore is Laura Wexler, co-founder and producer of The Stoop Storytelling Series. Wexler shares how Baltimore has contributed to the success of The Stoop.

Kevin Buerger

Jan 5, 2017

Kevin Buerger, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Jellyfish, a global digital marketing agency based in London, tells us about the accomplishments that have come out of the company's U.S. headquarters in Baltimore.

This episode was originally broadcast on August 14, 2016.

According to the Maryland State Arts Council, our state's arts organizations have an economic impact of more than $1 billion.  In Greater Baltimore, there are more than 9,500 full time equivalent jobs in the arts, double the median number found in similar-sized regions. Joining us today for Why Baltimore is Julia-Marciari Alexander, Executive Director of the Walters Art Museum.

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