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E-Nnovation Initiative Fund Authority

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Advises and consults with Maryland Commerce concerning the implementation and administration of the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Fund (MEIF)​. Through the program, nonprofit institutions of higher education in Maryland may create research endowments in scientific and technical fields of study. Private donations to those endowments may be matched by State funds from the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Fund Authority.​


  • Renee Winsky, President & Founder, Bay One Group, LLC​


  • Jay A. Perman, Chancellor, U​niversity System of Maryland​*
  • Kevin A. Anderson, Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce*
  • Troy LeMaile-Stovall, CEO, Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)*
  • Stephen Auvil, Chief Federal Engagement Officer, TEDCO*
  • Jack Miner, Chief Investment Officer, TEDCO*
  • Vacant

 * Ex officio 


Sarah D. Sheppard, Director, Education & Workforce
Maryland Department of Commerce
401 East Pratt Street, 17th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202


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