Meet Our Managing Committee

Marty Rosendale 

CEO, Maryland Technology Council; Partner, Newport LLC and Trusted Advisor to CEOs and Boards – With over 15 years of C level experience, Marty has led several successful businesses in various market sectors including medical biologics, drugs, medical devices, and plastics. He has launched, branded, acquired or commercialized more than 10 products and companies… Click here to read more »


Scott Cotter 

Entrepreneurial senior executive with extensive experience providing operational and chief financial leadership to manage and grow enterprise value in emerging growth companies… Click here to read more »


Mark Grant

Over 25 years of experience in roles ranging from CFO/COO and project manager with highly developed skills in financial, operational and project management. Forte includes a passion for client satisfaction, with a reputation for creative financial system design, implementation, developing and re-engineering accounting business processes, support, and maintenance and reporting. A critical problem solver in all casesClick here to read more »


Sally Sternbach

Sally Sternbach retired in 2016 after leading both the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. for 14 years.In her prior professional life, Sally spent 19 years with AT&T federal sector, taught accounting and finance… Click here to read more »


Philip Schiff 

Philip Schiff consults on business strategies and operations for organizations seeking to have a social impact.  He was CEO of the Maryland Tech Council from 2013-2016, leading the association, which represents Maryland’s life science and technology industry… Click here to read more »


Karen Shoos

Karen Shoos, J.D. was previously the Chief Executive Officer of the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). AABB is a professional standards setting and accrediting organization in the field s of blood and cellular therapies. Prior to AABB, she held senior positions at the American Red Cross… Click here to read more »


Tom Thomson

Helping CEOs and senior executives of young and startup technology and life science companies resolve strategic and internal challenges to build healthy businesses by being a change agent and using people and organizational skills I developed as a social worker… Click here to read more »