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UMGC’s Kemp Chosen for Leadership Maryland Class of 2020

UMGC’s Kemp Chosen for Leadership Maryland Class of 2020

Bob Ludwig
By Bob Ludwig
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University’s Senior Vice President of Administration and Finance, CFO, Is One of 52 Selected for Professional Development Program

Annapolis, Md. (Feb. 19) – Leadership Maryland has announced that Lisa Kemp, the University of Maryland Global Campus senior vice president of administration and finance and CFO, has been chosen to participate in its professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of the state's local business and community leaders.

Kemp is one of 52 individuals chosen for Leadership Maryland’s 28th class who will complete the eight-month hands-on learning program focused on the state’s most vital social, economic and environmental issues.

"I am honored to have been selected to participate in a program that has such a positive impact on our organizations and communities in Maryland, " said Kemp. "I look forward to learning from the many experts in their fields and being enriched by my fellow cohort members over the course of the program."

Following a two-day opening retreat in April, the class will traverse the state during five two-day intensive sessions that focus on Maryland’s economic development, education, health and human services, criminal justice, the environment, and multi-culturalism/diversity. These sessions will be followed by a one-day closing retreat in November and a graduation celebration in December. More than 100 experts representing business, government, education, and the non-profit community will serve as panelists and guest speakers throughout the program.

“This was our most competitive cohort of applicants in our history, which is a testament to our members encouraging a diverse and broad spectrum of highly-qualified executives from across the state to apply to our program and share in their experience,” said Renée M. Winsky ‘05, president and Chief Executive Officer, Leadership Maryland. “This year’s class is a powerful cross-section of leaders from our state. I’m excited to see them come together as a group and do great things in their workplaces, communities and beyond in the years to come.”

Leadership Maryland is open to senior-level executives with significant achievements in either their careers, their careers or both. The first Leadership Maryland class graduated in 1993, and the organization’s alumni network now consists of more than 1,100 leaders from all industries and regions of the state. To learn more, please call Leadership Maryland at 410-841-2101 or visit