The Chesapeake Regional Tech Council (CRTC) is excited to announce a new sustaining partnership with the Annapolis Offices at Bestgate (AOB). AOB joins the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (MD DBED) and the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) as a Sustaining Partner of the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council. This will be a beneficial partnership for both organizations providing a new administrative headquarters for the growing CRTC and discounts on virtual office services for CRTC members as well as exposure for the executive office space at Annapolis Offices at Bestgate.
According to CRTC Executive Director Kris Valerio “We are thrilled to partner with Annapolis Offices at Bestgate. Their flexible model is an ideal match for many CRTC members and their sponsorship support of the CRTC demonstrates their commitment to helping technology companies thrive throughout the Annapolis-Washington-Baltimore tech triangle.”
The CRTC is also proud to announce the expansion of CRTC Staff to support their growing regional membership. Melissa Murphy has been promoted from a part-time administrative position to the full-time role of Operations Coordinator and Gretchen Snow has been hired as a full-time Membership & Marketing Manager.
Murphy expands her role with the CRTC as she moves into a full time position as the Operations Coordinator. In that role she will continue to play an integral role in managing the daily activities of the council as well as coordinate and implement multiple aspects of organizational operations.
In her new role Ms. Snow will provide support for CRTC members and sponsors and will be responsible for CRTC Marketing & Communications. Snow has an extensive background in event planning and customer service. She comes to the CRTC from her role as an Event Planner for Annapolis Sailing Cruises where she assisted companies and private individuals with planning cruises of all types including staff incentive, client appreciation, and team bonding/building. Snow also worked in Special Events at the National Gallery of Art, assisting in the set-up and execution of corporate events held at the museum.