Editorial Staff

Meet Our Team

Smith Brain Trust features bite-sized business insights from the faculty at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Editorial staff members provide support.

Daryl James

Director of Strategic Communications

Daryl supervises internal communications, media relations and publications such as Smith Brain Trust and Smith Business Magazine. Prior to his current role, he worked at Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University. He also worked as a print journalist for 10 years in Arizona and Idaho.

Carrie Handwerker

Public Relations and Marketing Manager

Carrie works to raise the profile of the Smith School in the news media. As part of these duties, she manages partnerships with the Washington Post’s Capital Business newspaper and Maryland Public Television. Prior to joining the Smith School in 2006, she worked as an editor at a daily business newspaper in Baltimore, Md.

Greg Muraski

Media Relations Specialist

Greg brings more than 20 years of experience to his media relations role. He began as a small-market radio and newspaper reporter. Before coming to the University of Maryland in 2011, he worked in the communications office at Columbus State University in Georgia.