Brenda McKenzie, MPA Alum, Named CEO of Baltimore Development Corp.January 8, 2013
Brenda McKenzie, who heads the economic development division of the Boston Redevelopment Authority, has been chosen to lead the Baltimore Development Corp. McKenzie holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
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