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Hunt Valley Business Forum

  March 2017  


Leadership Corner

Dear Hunt Valley Business Forum Members,

Carolyn PanzerSpring is one of my favorite seasons; the earth awakens, and new life seems to suddenly appear. The Hunt Valley Business Forum is also emerging, with the revitalization of our Community/Transportation Committee, our new Needs and Leads group, and several new committees and groups to enrich your membership and assist you in the growth of your business. 

Our Annual Meeting will offer more insight into these, and other, new initiatives. We hope you will join on May 17th!

 To your Success,  
Carolyn Panzer
Executive Director
The Hunt Valley Business Forum

HVBF New Members!

Coming Events

The goal of the Hunt Valley Business Forum is to address a broad range of educational and advocacy issues on a timely basis.  Please register if you plan to attend any of our Events. Feel free to bring an associate or prospective member.

Guest Policy - Guests may attend one Event before joining the HVBF.


News and Community Updates

Strategic Factory Bolsters Capabilities with Acquisition of Chesapeake Sign Company

Strategic Factory announces a strategic acquisition of Chesapeake Sign Company, an agency specializing in indoor and outdoor signage since opening in Cockeysville, MD in February of 2002. 

Read more here>>

Strategic Factory Wins Best Public Relations Campaign by AMA

Strategic Factory has been recognized as a champion of marketing excellence by the AMA for the Best Public Relations Campaign of 2016. Strategic Factory held an Open House in September 2016 to demonstrate its capabilities to existing clients and prospects. 

Read more here>>

JOB OPENING: Best Friends Fur Ever is Looking for a GM

Best Friends Fur Ever provides full service dog care with daycare, overnight care, training, and home care as a part of our services to our canine best friends.

POSITION: The General Manager manages all facets of the BFFE Facility, including facility management, personnel scheduling, human resources and payroll management, client relations, dog care management, and public relations. 

Read full job description here>>

Newberry Group Acquires Leading Mid-Market Managed IT Services Firm, Next Level Technology

Newberry Group, an employee-owned cyber security firm headquartered in St. Peters, MO is pleased to announce the acquisition of Next Level Technology, LLC a Hunt Valley, MD-based company specializing in end-to-end managed IT services both on premise and hosted for small and mid-sized businesses in the Baltimore/ Washington area. 

Read more here>>

Lester Miller Receives the Promise of One Award from Susan G. Komen Maryland

Lester Miller received the Promise of One Award at the Komen Maryland “Power of a Promise: Annual Appreciation & Awards Event” on March 8, 2017 at the Hunt Valley Inn. The Promise of One Award is given in recognition of an individual’s exceptional service to Komen Maryland.

Read more here>>


Event Spotlight

HVBF Golf Outing on July 24th at Hayfields CC


We expect the event to sell out early, so watch for subsequent announcements from the Forum to ensure that you and your company don’t miss being part of this exciting event. Look online to register and sign up a team and/or individual golfers, as well as take advantage of the many sponsorship opportunities.


Join the Hunt Valley Business Forum!

Visit our website for more information about the member benefits of HVBF>>

We are looking for great presenters and Roundtable Volunteers. If interested, contact Carolyn Panzer at

If you are interested in becoming a future Board member, please contact Paul King at

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