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[photo, Christian S. Johansson, Secretary of Business & Economic Development] CHRISTIAN S. JOHANSSON, Secretary of Business & Economic Development

Secretary of Business and Economic Development since April 9, 2009. Acting Secretary of Business and Economic Development, January 30, 2009 to April 9, 2009.

Member, Governor's Executive Council, 2009-; Base Realignment and Closure Subcabinet, 2009-; Governor's Subcabinet for International Affairs, 2009-; Smart Growth Subcabinet, 2009-. Chair, Maryland Military Installation Council, 2009-. Board of Directors, Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation, 2009-. Member, Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Board, 2009-; Governor's Intergovernmental Commission for Agriculture, 2009-; Maryland Aviation Commission, 2009-. Board of Directors, Bainbridge Development Corporation, 2009-. Member, Task Force to Study the Boating Industry in Maryland, 2009-; Maryland Business Tax Reform Commission, 2009-; Maryland Clean Car and Energy Policy Task Force, 2009-; Climate Change Commission, 2009-; Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays, 2009-; Interagency Disabilities Board, 2009-; Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority, 2009-; Maryland Economic Development Commission, 2009-; Education and Workforce Training Coordinating Council for Correctional Institutions, 2009-; Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, 2009-; State Highway Access Valuation Board, 2009-; Governor's Commission on Hispanic Affairs, 2009-; Governor's Interagency Council on Homelessness, 2009-; Commission to Study the Impact of Immigrants in Maryland, 2009-; Maryland Industrial Development Financing Authority, 2009-; Maryland Pandemic Influenza Coordinating Committee, 2009-; Task Force on the Preservation of Heritage Language Skills in Maryland, 2009-. Board of Advisors, Institute of Human Virology, 2009-. Member, Maryland Life Sciences Advisory Board, 2009-; Maryland Advisory Commission on Manufacturing Competitiveness, 2009-; Interdepartmental Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs, 2009-; Maryland Council for New Americans, 2009-. Board of Directors, PenMar Development Corporation, 2009-. Member, Maryland Port Commission, 2009-; P-20 Leadership Council of Maryland, 2009-; Renewable Fuels Incentive Board, 2009-; Maryland Rural Broadband Coordination Board, 2009-; Rural Maryland Council, 2009-; Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority, 2009-; Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, 2009-. Board of Directors, Maryland Technology Development Corporation, 2009-. Member, Maryland Wine and Grape Promotion Council, 2009-; Governor's Workforce Investment Board, 2009- (executive committee, 2009-). Board of Directors, Maryland Workforce Corporation, 2009-.

Co-Chair, Business and Economic Development Work Group, Governor-elect's Transition Team, 2006. Advisor to President-elect Obama's Transition Team, 2008-09.

Brown University, B.A. (biology), 1995; Harvard Business School, M.B.A., 2002. Co-founder and Principal, Dola Health Systems, 1995-98. Co-Founder & co-chief executive officer,, 1999-2001. Senior Consultant, Sag Harbor Group, 2002-03. President and chief executive officer, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore, 2003-08. Managing Director, Continental Equity, 2008-09. Board of Directors, Hippodrome Foundation, Inc.; BB&T Metro Area Advisory Board; Greater Baltimore Committee Leadership Program. Board of Visitors, University of Maryland Baltimore County. Member, Barack Obama's Executive Committee for Urban and Metropolitan Policy, during 2008 Presidential campaign. 40 under 40, Baltimore Business Journal, 2003.

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