Tulkoff Food Products Inc. has been a Baltimore business since the 1930s and is particularly famous for its horseradish products. But processing two million pounds of raw horseradish each year has produced a big problem for the company. The process used to clean the roots generates 100,000 pounds of horseradish peels and 2.2 million gallons of dirty water annually.
Jim Parker, former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and chairman of the board of Southwest Airlines, is no stranger to the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business – but now he’s officially joined as an executive-in-residence at the school’s just-launched Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC). On Dec. 9, 2010, Baltimore-area business leaders came to the University of Maryland BioPark to celebrate the launch of CLIC and to hear Parker’s address on “Leadership in Challenging Times.”
On Dec. 15, 2010, in Washington, D.C., the Center for Financial Policy at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, and the Professional Risk Management International Association (PRMIA) jointly hosted the inaugural Chief Risk Officer Speaker Series.
Dick Cass, President of the Baltimore Ravens, has one of the most difficult jobs in football: running the organization. At the CEO @ Smith event on Tuesday, Nov. 30, Cass spoke to more than 300 eager Smith School students and friends about the issues he deals with on any given Monday.
About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, MS in business, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.