CEO Troy LeMaile-Stovall Receives Acknowledgement

COLUMBIA, Md. (November 16, 2020)—TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced today its CEO and Executive Director, Troy LeMaile-Stovall was selected as the DC Chamber of Commerce’s Chairman’s Choice honoree. 

“In light of this year’s unprecedented time, we created new awards and took a deeper look at the awardees and the ingenious strategies they’ve implemented to address civic unrest, food insecurity, workforce and economic challenges, and of course the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Angela Franco, Interim President and CEO, DC Chamber of Commerce.

LeMaile-Stovall received the recognition at the DC Chamber Choice Awards and Gala honoring champions of change, reinvention, and resilience. Other awardees include the Honorable Muriel Bowser, Mayor of D.C., Dr. Anthony Fauci and more.

Troy LeMaile-Stovall“It is such an honor to receive this recognition and to be a part of an organization where I can make a difference in our innovation ecosystem,” said Troy LeMaile-Stovall, TEDCO’s CEO and executive director. “I look forward to creating more connections and accelerating opportunities for greater economic empowerment throughout the region.”

This year’s Chamber’s Choice Awards & Gala honored organizations and individuals whose outstanding contributions are making Washington a great place to do business. The event took place virtually and in-person on Saturday, November 14. 

“The DC Chamber and its members are fortunate to have such bold leaders creating innovative solutions to care for each business, entrepreneur and community member’s best interest,” added Franco. “For that we are grateful and honored to recognize their achievements in change, reinvention and resiliency during this pivotal time in our region and nation’s history.”

About DC Chamber of Commerce
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TEDCO, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation, enhances economic empowerment growth through the fostering of an inclusive entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem. TEDCO identifies, invests in, and helps grow technology and life science-based companies in Maryland. Learn more at

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