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Greater Cumberland Committee Hires New Director

November 30th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

It has been a year of change for The Greater Cumberland Committee- capped off this week by announcing the hire of attorney Jennifer Walsh as the new executive director. Walsh, a New Mexico native with an impressive resume in law and politics in her home state as well as in Maryland, replaces Brenda Friend who stepped down this past summer to pursue other opportunities. The Greater Cumberland Committee is a not-for-profit, member-based organization of 80 civic and business leaders focused on long-term economic development projects of regional relevance- and now operates out of the Allegany Business Center at Frostburg State University- re-locating from offices in downtown Cumberland earlier this year.  Walsh told WCBC News she was recruited for the position and after meeting with members of the search committee- determined it was a good fit and a tremendous opportunity…

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