September 27, 2009 - Westminster, MD
Karen Barbour Named to the Board of the Carroll County Economic Development Corporation
The County Commissioners of Carroll County, Maryland voted to approve Karen Barbour of The Barbour Group, LLC, for membership on the board of the Carroll County Economic Development Corporation. Ms. Barbour will serve a two year term.
The Carroll County Economic Development Corporation exists to support business development and expansion throughout Carroll County, Maryland.
Carroll County, Maryland is a 452 square mile area that lies 31 miles northwest of Baltimore and 56 miles north of Washington D.C. It is one of the seven jurisdictions that define the Baltimore metropolitan area.
Carroll County boasts concentrations of highly educated productive workers, an emerging technology sector and a solid manufacturing tradition that blends with a rural heritage. It is a growing community that has, over the past five years, produced thousands of new jobs in a dynamic and diverse economy.