Recent alumni of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business Christos Marafatsos and Kosta Dionisopoulous launched Delta Produce in 2009 with a strategic detailed approach to penetrate and innovate in the perishable food industry – a sector valued at over $2 billion in the Washington, D.C., metro area alone.
Albert (Al) P. Carey was named chief executive officer of PepsiCo Americas Beverages, a unit of PepsiCo. Carey received his B.S. from the University of Maryland in 1974 and is a former member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Robert H. Smith School of Business and also a former member of the University of Maryland College Park, Inc. Foundation Board of Trustees. Carey is scheduled to speak at the popular CEO@Smith Speaker Series on Nov. 15. Carey assumed this role in Sept.
The innovation immersion experience was part of the College Park Scholars Business, Society and Economy program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Established by Dr.
College Park, Md. – September 8, 2011 – The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has renamed the Capital Access Network, its prominent angel investor network, to the Dingman Center Angels. The group is one of the most active in the Washington-Baltimore region and continues to fuel startups, in the past year alone increasing membership by more than 30 percent and investing in six seed stage companies.
College Park, Md. – September 6, 2011 — The Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business named six prominent business leaders to form its advisory board. The center launched in September 2009 with a mission to create and educate global leaders to use business as a vehicle for social and environmental change.