Calvert County Times January 11, 2018 - Page 13

Thursday, January 11, 2018 In Our Community The Calvert County Times 13 Julie Paluda Completes Leadership Maryland Calvert County Department of Public Works Deputy Director, Enterprise Funds Julie Paluda has completed the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland through its local business and community leaders. Leadership Maryland honored Paluda, a resident of Huntingtown, and the entire Class of 2017 at its 25th annual graduation ceremony held in December at the Lord Baltimore Hotel.  Paluda was one of 52 applicants chosen to complete Leadership Maryland’s eight-month hands-on learning program focused on the state’s most vital social, eco- nomic and environmental issues. “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I feel espe- cially honored to congratulate Leadership Maryland’s silver anniversary graduating class on beginning their lifelong inclusion in a very special club,” said Lead- ership Maryland Board Chairman Eric Brotman ‘09, president and managing principal at Brotman Finan- cial Group. “These graduates have had experiences and built relationships over the past eight months that will impact their career, life, and our state for many years to come. After 25 years, the influence Leadership Maryland’s program and alumni have had on the State of Maryland is immeasurable, and the Class of 2017 should be very proud to now be a part of this organiza- tion’s rich history.” Paluda joined Calvert County Government six years ago as a capital projects analyst in the Department of Finance & Budget. As deputy director of enterprise funds for the Department of Public Works, she is re- sponsible for water and sewer maintenance, solid waste, Stop by the County Times today to pick up your FREE recycling, compactor sites and transfer station operations. Before joining Calvert County Government, Julie worked in the private industry where she held several managerial positions within the real estate and finance industries. She earned her bach- elor’s degree from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachu- setts and an MBA from Univer- sity of Massachusetts. Paluda earned her Professional Devel- opment Certification from Bos- ton University and is a licensed National Association of Securi- ties Dealers’ General Securities Representative. She moved to Maryland from Massachusetts in 2006 and now resides in Hun- tingtown with her family where she also volunteers with the local Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and the Sunderland Elementary School family organization. Leadership Maryland is open to senior-level executives with significant achievements in either their careers and/or their communities. For more information about Leadership Maryland, please visit www.LeadershipMD.org, call 410-841-2101, or email info@leadershipMD.org. Information on Calvert County Government services can be found online at www.co.cal.md.us. Find Calvert County Government on Facebook. 2018 Landmarks of S OUTHERN M ARYLAND 2018 Calendar! 43251 Rescue Lane Photo by Keith Burke Hollywood, MD 20636 County Times St. Mary’s County l Calvert County