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Learn about Carroll County Tech Hire-
Carroll County TechHire (CCTechHire) is led by a strategic partnership among Carroll Community College; the Carroll Technology Council; the Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory, Inc; Carroll County’s Department of Economic Development and its partners. CCTechHire is developing a long-term plan for a TechHire Ecosystem driven by accelerated training, job assistance, internship programs and job placement.
It has been a very exciting time for the Carroll Tech Council and we’d like to welcome the following businesses into Membership.
Marathon Technology Solutions, Inc.
Marcia Duffy, State Farm Insurance
MRW Systems, Inc
Additionally, we welcome our Student Members who are looking for internship and employment opportunities:
Bryan McLean (UMBC), Kristofer Keefer (McDaniel), and from Carroll Community College Cole Lockard, Shawn Thornton, Aysha Qazi, Ben Marlatt, Devon Baker, and Justin Baker.
If you would like to connect with our Student members, please contact the Carroll Tech Council office for more information!
The Carroll Technology Council is saddened to learn of the passing of Scott Adelman on October 22nd as a result of a heart attack that he suffered earlier in the week. Scott was a founding member, former board member and committee chair of the Carroll Tech Council, but more importantly, a friend and mentor to all of us.
Scott was the Director of Sales and Marketing at Next Level Technology in Hunt Valley, and had served as a Board Member on both the Carroll Tech Council and Howard Tech Council as its business member representative.
For many years, Scott was the organizer of the CTC’s weekly Roundtable lively discussions & meetings and met with our members regularly. He was the captain of NL Tech’s Golf Team and is the current defending three time champion of the CTC Open (our annual Golf Tournament).
Congratulations to Carroll Technology Council member Vasilios Peros on his selection as a finalist for the SmartCEO’s Center of Influence Award!
Vasilios Peros Selected 2016 SmartCEO Centers of Influence Awards Finalist
October 22, 2016
Vasilios Peros has been selected a 2016 Centers of Influence Awards finalist for the Greater Baltimore region by SmartCEO. The Centers of Influence Awards program honors Greater Baltimore’s top attorneys, accountants and bankers for their leadership, innovation, impact and success. These individuals have demonstrated an unrivaled commitment to their clients.
Finalists are profiled in SmartCEO magazine’s September/October issue and will be celebrated at an awards ceremony on October 25th at the Grand Historic Venue where the winners will be announced live.
Mr. Peros is being recognized by SmartCEO for his legal advisory services and his commitment to his clients. “I am honored to be nominated by WebMechanix – one of my clients in the digital marketing space,” says Peros. “Vasilios is the rock that’s always there to make introductions, give you advice, keep you out of trouble or get you out of trouble if it’s too late. He saves us from making big mistakes and getting in trouble regularly,” says Chris Mechanic, CEO of WebMechanix.
With over 25 years of experience in legal advisory, management and engineering roles, he serves as general counsel to many of his clients. Mr. Peros focuses his practice primarily on business, technology and intellectual property matters.
He advises clients on business matters, including company formation, stockholder disputes, complex business contracts, mergers and acquisitions, debt financing and equity investments, and employment agreements. He counsels clients on technology matters, including technology contracts, licensing, international distribution, data protection and privacy. He also advises clients on intellectual property matters, including the acquisition, protection, commercialization and defense of their trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and patents.
SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award-winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. For more information, please visit www.smartceo.com.
Law Office of Vasilios Peros, P.C. is a boutique law firm focused primarily on business, technology and intellectual property law. We work diligently to understand each client’s business needs and provide legal counsel for continued growth. For more information, please visit www.peroslaw.com.
The Carroll Tech Council hosted #IgniteCarroll5 at the Carroll Arts Center on September 21st.
Check out the video of our fantastic speakers!
We had a GREAT time at the Inaugural Tech Stroll in Downtown Westminster on September 10th!
Check out this great video that encompassed the day!
Penton Technology Names Tier One Technology Partners to the MSPmentor 501 – 2016 Global Edition
BALTIMORE, MD – July 11th 2016 – Tier One Technology Partners is a leading Managed Service Provider that companies in Baltimore and throughout Maryland trust to manage and optimize their IT environments. With a focused vision on increasing productivity for clients, Tier One serves companies both large and small across Maryland by providing extensive IT support, innovation and strategy.
This year, Tier One Technologies has appeared on Penton Technology’s ninth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition at a global ranking of 327. The MSPmentor 501 Global Edition is a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 IT Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Each year, MSPmentor gathers information for its annual rankings through the participation of MSP’s and IT service providers in its annual survey. Data for the list rankings was collected online from March through April 2016 and the complete 501 list is currently available for review on http://mspmentor.net/.
MSPmentor is the ultimate guide to Managed Services and is the leading global destination for MSP’s. Tier One Technology Partners is proud to have been included on MSPmentor’s list through its dedication to delivering business-focused IT service and unparalleled support. By solving client challenges with practical and innovative use of IT, providing prompt and responsive support and planning with clients, Tier One has effectively made a name for themselves as leaders in the IT industry. Editor and chief of MSPmentor, Aldrin Brown, recognizes the breadth of this achievement noting that the list highlights “the most agile, flexible and innovative organizations in the industry.”
Tier One Technology Partners’ David Shaffer says “I am grateful for the commitment and loyalty of our team, clients and strategic partners.” Shaffer adds that this is not the first time that Tier One has made the list and he credits this success to all involved. “They have made it possible for us to hit this amazing milestone for our fourth year in a row. We are honored and thankful to mspmentor.com for being included in a list with so many prestigious organizations.”
If you’d like to share this exciting news with your business-minded audience, please don’t hesitate to reach out to David Shaffer at Tier One Technology Partners for a quick interview. By learning more about this valued accomplishment you will not only be celebrating a local success story but will also be connecting your audience with an internationally recognized IT provider right here in Maryland.
Wednesday, March 30 at 6:30 PM
Carroll County Public Library New Windsor Community Room
1100 Green Valley Road, New Windsor, MD 21776 Ages 5-Adults.
Do you have a favorite robot from Star Wars? We love robots and, while we are not Jedi knights, we have found some ways to let the Force work for good. Join us as we create unique crafts blending technology and art and meet our robots. The Robo-Lions FIRST® Robotics Team, the Gear Freaks, Cubix^3, other FIRST® Tech Challenge teams, and members of FIRST® LEGO® League teams will share their excitement and train some new robots to show off their best moves.