TEDCO is governed by its board, which is appointed by the Governor for four-year terms with the consent of the Maryland State Senate.

All TEDCO board members are residents of the state and represent the nonprofit research sector, venture capital financing, technology-based businesses, the general public and colleges or universities. 

Board of Directors

Myra Norton, Arena

Vice Chair
Omar Muhammad, Morgan State University

Michael Howard, MJH Group

Jennifer Elisseeff, John Hopkins University School of Medicine


Kathie Callahan Brady, FITCI
Chung Hei Sing, Applied Derivative Research
Ray Hoy, Wor-Wic Community College
Matthew Lee, FASTech 
Robert Lord, LionBird Ventures
John Parris, Parraid, LLC
Kelly Schulz, MD Department of Commerce
Amita Shukla, Vitamita
Francis Smyth, Century Engineering

TEDCO’s Board of Directors meets on the third Thursday of odd-numbered months at TEDCO’s offices located at:
7021 Columbia Gateway Drive Suite 200, Columbia, MD 21046.
Pursuant to the law, the meetings are not open to the public.


Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund

View the Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission

Maryland Innovation Initiative

View the Maryland Innovation Initiative Board


Maryland Venture Fund Authority

Grace Garry, Camden Partners

Vice Chair
Brian Darmody, Association of University Research Parks

David Wise, University of Maryland, Baltimore


Aaron Eidelman, Alarm.com
Eileen O’Rourke, The Abell Foundation
Ann Quinn, Quinn Strategy Group
Michael Thielke, Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center
Michael Tumbarello, Garrett College
Renee Winsky, Leadership Maryland

Supplemental Documents

Compliance Checklist