Dr. Perconti, US Army Research Lab Director Named 2018 Visionary, along with 14 other honorees

Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC) Names Visionary Award Honorees for 2018

Fifteen Marylander’s To Be honored at February 22, 2018 Ceremony, 5:30-8:00PM (preceded by a private, VIP reception at 4:30PM, for honorees and their family)

Havre d Grace, MD ― A select group of Marylanders will receive the prestigious Visionary Award on February 22, 2018, for their contributions in building our STEM educated workforce, and advancing technology and innovation to grow our economy and protect national security. The ceremony is the largest in Maryland, held at the Richlin Ballroom in Edgewood, MD, and now in its seventh year. It is typically attended by more than 250 leaders in industry, government, and education.

“We honor remarkable people who continue to play key roles in moving our region forward in the areas of STEM education and technology,” said NMTC Board Chair, Michael Parker. “These are individuals who selflessly donate their time and talents to make a difference in our community.”

The 2018 Visionary Award honorees are:

Visionary Dr. Philip Perconti, Director US Army Research Lab
Leader Timothy Dominick, Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer, Orbital ATK Missile Defense & Controls Division
Leader Jim McNeely, Senior Capture Specialist, SURVICE Engineering (former VP, Battelle)
Leader Al Horst, Harford Community College/Senior Science Society (former US Army Research Lab)
Innovator Katie Hall, ARL-APG STEM Outreach, US Army Research Lab
Innovator Alena Calm, Biologist, US Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
Mentor William Chambers, Project Engineer, Sierra Lobo, Inc., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Mentor Stan Childs, Real Property Specialist STEM International, Inc.
Mentor Dr. Michael Simini, Environmental Toxicologist, US Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
Mentor Ginny To, Computer Scientist, Parsons Corp contractor, U.S. Army Research Laboratory Supercomputing Research Center
Mentor Dr. Drew Wilkerson, Assistant Professor, York College (former US Army Research Lab)
Rising Star Jack Underwood, Lead Account Manager, System Source Technical Education Centers
Rising Star David Patrick, Microsoft Technologies Subject Matter Expert, DSA, Inc.
Rising Star Kim McCarthy, Contracting Officer, US Army Contracting Command
Rising Star Barbara Morton, Math Specialist at Cecil College