Friday, Aug 27–Local Businessmen Named To VIP List

BALTIMORE – Two local residents
were named this month to a prestigious list of young regional business people
honored for their professional and civic contributions.

Steve Green, publisher and editor
of The Dispatch, and Brooks Trimper, operations manager of Trimper Rides, are
among the individuals named to The Daily Record’s VIP List, Very Important
Professionals who are successful by 40. The winners will be honored at an
elegant cocktail party next month in Baltimore and profiled in the newspaper.

“Many Marylanders have played an
important role in the state’s impressive growth in recent years. Some people
are leaders in their fields and contribute significantly to improving their
communities,” Publisher and President Christopher A. Eddings and Associate
Publisher Suzanne Fisher-Huettner wrote in a letter to all the honorees. “You
were selected because of your outstanding professional accomplishment, civic
involvement and impact of achievement before or by age 40.”
Green said the award is significant to him because he did not apply for it or
even know about the program until he received a letter alerting him he was
nominated last month.

are not overly important to me, and that’s why we don’t use resources to enter
all the regional editorial, art and sales contests available in our industry,
but just being blindly nominated for the award meant a tremendous amount to
me,” Green said. “To be included on the list of finalists is something our entire
company should be proud of.”


Green and Trimper, other winners included Mario Armstrong/Mario Armstrong Media LLC; Anthony Barksdale/Baltimore

Police Department; Dalliah Mashon Black, M.D./Sibley Memorial Hospital; Thomas
“Toby” Bozzuto/The Bozzuto Group; Robert Carpenter/Inside Lacrosse; Veronica
Cool/Wachovia; Anna Custer/Live Baltimore; Tim Elder/Brown Goldstein &
Levy; Chad English/COMPASS; Ron Fairchild/National Summer Learning Association;
Jason Farley/Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing; Jeremy
Frederick/Floura Teeter Landscape Architects; Holly Freishtat/Baltimore City
Urban Planning Dept.; Hon. Karen Chaya Friedman/Baltimore City Orphans’ Court;
Matthew D. Gallagher/State of Maryland, Office of the Governor; Dorry Segev and
Sommer Gentry/Johns Hopkins Hospital; Matt Goddard/R2integrated; Duff
Goldman/Charm City Cakes; LaTara Harris/Maryland Business Roundtable for
Education; Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb/Johns Hopkins University School of
Nursing; Hughie Duvall Hunt/Kemet & Hunt, PLLC, Attorneys at Law; Rafael
Irizarry/Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; J. Buck
Jabaily/Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance; Christopher Janian/H&S
Properties Development Corp.; Alexandra Jellerette/Zane Networks; Christian
Johansson/Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development; Todd
Johnson/Salar Inc.; Toyja E. Kelley/Tydings & Rosenberg; Jesse
Ketterman/Frostburg State University; Gary Leibowitz/Cole, Schotz, Meisel,
Forman & Leonard, PA; Michelle Lipkowitz/McGuire Woods; Stephen Martino/Maryland
State Lottery; Michael S. McDevitt/Medifast Inc.; Joe Mechlinski/entreQuest;
Randal Mills/Osiris Therapeutics, Inc.; Melinda Peters/Maryland State Highway
Administration; Kevin Plank/Under Armour; Ajmel Quereshi/ACLU of Maryland; Otis
Rolley, III/Urban Policy Development, LLC; Heather Sarkissian/;
Nicole Sherry/Oriole Park at Camden Yards; Meghan Simmons/City of Havre de
Grace; Chris Spann/The Wine Market; J. MacGregor Tisdale/SunTrust Bank; Jessica
Turral/Alternative Directions, Inc. and Hand in Hand Baltimore, Inc.; David
Warschawski/Warschawski; and Dina Wasmer/Incite Creative Inc.