Route 40 Business Association Installs new Board and awards scholarships at May Luncheon




The Route 40 Business Association, founded in 1987, is celebrating 30 years of making a difference along the Route 40 Corridor in Harford County.

At the Wednesday, May 10 luncheon held at Harford Community College in Bel Air, the non-profit organization presented scholarships to two students who will be attending Harford Community College, Kristian Bauer of North Harford High School and Ruby Tetteh of Edgewood High School.

In addition, Board members for 2017-2018 were installed. The Route 40 Business Association Executive Committee includes: President Gregory Bowser, Safe Harbor Asset Management Services, Inc.; 1st Vice President Steve Hudak, Hudak’s Carpet Store to Your Door; 2nd Vice President Rowan Glidden, G.W. Stephens Jr. and Associates; Secretary Dr. Kathy Gunduz, M&T Bank; Treasurer Coral Phillips, Allied Phillips Heating & Air, Inc.; Immediate Past President Maria Terry, Terry’s Real Estate; and Executive Assistant Kristy Presberry.

The Board of Directors for 2017-2018 are: Nick Champagne, Stratus Technology Solutions; Cathy Dermott, Water’s Edge Events Center; Frannie DiNatale, DiNatale Accounting and Consulting Solutions, LLC; Holly McComas, McComas Funeral Home; Beetle Smith, MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate; Gail Spielberger, Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger, P.A.; Leslie Stein, First National Bank; and Tom Kenny, Baltimore Life Companies.

The Route 40 Business Association, established in 1987 by a small group of business professionals, has grown to a 200 member organization. They lead the way in setting new standards for business and community in the Edgewood and Joppa area of Harford County, with many members from outside this area as well.

The Route 40 Business Association is a non-profit organization an all-volunteer Board of Directors. You do not have to live or work in the area to be a member of this dynamic organization. To learn more visit

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