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Maryland Manufacturing Advisory Board

​​​​​​​The mission of the Maryland Manufacturing Advisory Board is to advise the Maryland Secretary of Commerce on ways to encourage new and expanding manufacturing enterprises in Maryland, reporting to the Governor and General Assembly accordingly.


Scott Simmons
Vice President, Supply Chain Global Strategic Operations
McCormick & Company, Inc.


  • William Beckman, Vice President, Iron Workers #5
  • Delegate Ned Carey, District 31A, Anne Arundel County
  • Katarina Ennerfelt, President, Arcon Welding
  • Suzy Ganz, CEO, Lion Brothers
  • Sam Griffith, President, National Jet Co., Inc.
  • Lynda Hefner, President/Owner, Clark Machine Corp.
  • Mina Izadjoo, President, Integrated Pharma Services, LLC
  • Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8, Baltimore County​
  • Kelly Koermer, Vice President of Continuing Education and Training, Carroll Community College
  • Saundra Lamb, President, Semforex
  • Greg Maxwell, VP - Global Supply Chain, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Bobby Patton, CEO, Patton Electronics
  • N. Scott Phillips, Principal, N. Scott Phillips Consulting, LLC
  • Tom Sanders, Owner & Managing Director, Coherent Technical Services (CTSI)
  • Jim Strong, Sub-District Director, United Steelworkers District 8​
Ex-Officio Members
  • R. Michael Gill, Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce


Todd Sabin, Manufacturing Program Manager
Office of Strategic Industries & Entrepreneurship
Maryland Department of Commerce
401 E. Pratt St. 
Baltimore, MD 21202

Upcoming Meetings 

June 27, 2022
3 - 4 p.m.
Video Call Link:
Dial-in: (US) +1 650-781-0731
PIN: 256 291 856#

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