2020 Carroll Technology & Innovation Council Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Sonya Hand, Chair

Gary Ditto, Vice Chair
WHO, a staffing co.

Holly Bush, Secretary
Marathon Technology Solutions

David Shaffer, Treasurer
Tier One Technology Partners
** Past Chair of the Board

Board Members

Kevin Brown
Quantum Internet & Telephone

Brett Callegary
Gauge Digital Media

Mark Hare
APS/Firehouse Alerting

Mike Hinkle
Timmerman, Beaulieu, Hinkle & Esworthy, LLC

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Kati Townsley – Executive Director, Carroll Technology & Innovation Council

A Westminster native who attended both Frostburg State University and McDaniel College for undergraduate and graduate studies, Kati spent her previous professional life focused in the legal field before making her philanthropic passions a career choice and joining the Carroll Tech Council in January 2014. She brings exceptional interpersonal skills and administration, communication, and technology experience to the Tech Council and is responsible for administration and operations of the organization.

Kati works diligently to execute the Board of Directors’ work plan to fulfill the mission of the CTC to provide technology leadership, information, and resources to develop members’ businesses, build strong community partnerships, and advance technology in Carroll County, MD.  Kati serves as the Vice Chair of the Carroll County’s Long Range Planning Committee and was previously the representative of the technology cluster.  She serves as a member of the Carroll Broadband Advisory Council, is a regular adviser to students, entrepreneurs and BERC clients and works closely with the Carroll County Department of Economic Development.  She is a graduate of Leadership Carroll, class of 2016.

In her “spare” time, she serves as the Chair of the Board and Vice President of  the Reese & Community Volunteer Fire Company, Communications Vice President of the Chesapeake Alumnae Association of Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity and as a board member of the Community Media Center of Carroll County. She is an active Rotarian with the Rotary Club of Bonds Meadow, and volunteers with the National MS Society and other community organizations.