Jeff Foulk, CEO, SURVICE Engineering, will be honored as our Visionary of the Year. We celebrate Jeff and 16 fellow honorees at the 10th annual Visionary Awards Gala on April 22, a virtual event this year. Ten years ago, Jeff’s father and the founder of SURVICE Engineering, Jim Foulk, became our first Visionary of the Year honoree.
Seventeen Marylanders will be honored for STEM-educated workforce development and advancing our technology and innovation base to grow our economy and protect national security. This awards gala, the largest of its kind in Maryland, is now in its 10th year. Supporting this gala are leaders and contributors from industry, government, and education.
“We honor remarkable people who continue to play key roles in support of STEM education,” said NMTC executive Director, John Casner “These are individuals who selflessly donate their time and talents to make a difference in our community.” Honorees now number 140 in the Academy of Visionary Awards.
The 2021 Visionary Award honorees are:
Visionary Jeff Foulk, CEO SURVICE Engineering
Leader Laura Cianelli Preston, Dean of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, Harford Community College
Leader Kyle Rickansrud, Director of Technology Services and Media, Cecil County Public Schools
Leader Tim McNamara, Chairman, Facilities Committee, Discovery Center at Water’s Edge
Leader Andy Renzulli, Supervisor of Science, Harford County Public Schools
Leader Dr. James Morgan, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Cecil College
Innovator Todd Miller, Product Manager, Data Systems Analysts, Inc
Innovator Dawn Grissom, Project Director, Harford Community College
Innovator JP Lapps, Senior Vice President, NextGen Federal Systems
Innovator Kim Sheppard, Chair Mathematics Department, Cecil College
Innovator Mark A. Mears, Director, Facilities Management & Emerg. Prep. ChristianaCare, Union Hospital
Mentor Amy Fares, Project Manager, Data Systems Analysts, Inc
Mentor Erin Poole, Customer Service Representative and SharePoint Developer, Data Systems Analysts, Inc
Mentor Dr. Art Lee, Research Engineer, (ret) US Army Research Lab
Mentor Sarah Wheat, Chief, Employee Development and Engagement Branch, Army Research Lab
Rising Star Kayla Ross, Science and Engineering Lab Coordinator, Cecil College
Rising Star Jeremy Ruroede, Founder, SERRI Technologies
Find detailed information at https://nmtc.org/nmtc-visionary-awards/.
NMTC connects collaborative leaders in Academia, Industry, and the Federal Government to build a STEM-educated workforce that will advance the technology and innovation needed to expand our economy and protect national security. For additional information, visit www.nmtc.org or contact Executive Director John Casner at John.Casner@nmtc.org