Russell B. Stevenson, Jr.

Russell B. Stevenson, Jr. has practiced law in Washington, D.C., taught law as a Professor of Law at The George Washington University, and served as Deputy General Counsel of the…

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Russell F. Smith III

Russell F. Smith III has worked on international environmental issues for more than 20 years. He served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Fisheries at the National Oceanic and…

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Bill Sieling

Bill began his career in the Army, serving from 1965 to 1967. He then joined the Maryland Department of Natural Resources as a Fisheries Extension Agent, spanning 20 years, working…

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Jason Ruth

Jason comes from a family of Chesapeake Bay waterman and is the Owner and Operator of Harris Seafood Company.  His firm’s knowledge of the Bay’s seafood industry and aquaculture dates…

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Ed Rich

As a judge in the Baltimore Science Fair for more than 15 years, Ed has encouraged the talented youth of our area to pursue science as a career. When Ed…

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William “Bill” Rice

A lifelong waterman and farmer, Bill started working on the water when he was just 12 years old. Billy, from Charles County, works the Potomac River and the Maryland Tributaries…

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Jim Perdue

As Chairman and CEO of Perdue Farms, Jim heads the company’s executive team and is responsible for developing the company’s vision and growth strategies. Jim grew up in the family…

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Katie Matthews

Katie currently works as Chief Scientist at Oceana, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting world oceans. Her varied work environments have included Arctic ice caps, Capitol Hill, international treaty negotiations, and…

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Thomas Kountz

A Baltimore native, Thomas has combined a passion for flavor in the culinary world with the science of chemistry, getting his start in Maryland based seafood restaurants. Thomas developed a…

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The Honorable James J. King

James King is the CEO of an Anne Arundel County-based restaurant holding company that owns and manages ten restaurants in the Virginia/Maryland/Delaware region.  The restaurants include high-end formal restaurants (eg: Blackwall…

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