Team with the Dean and Mike Gill, Former Sec. Md. Dept. of Commerce


Have you thought about what the business-world might look like after COVID-19 subsides? Dean Dalziel is bringing our UBalt community closer together by offering a virtual conversation with speakers that have insights into the current business environment.

FEATURED GUEST:  Mike Gill, Chairman of Evergreen Advisors, LLC and former Sec. of the Maryland Dept. of Commerce.

About the Speaker

Mike Gill serves as Chairman of Evergreen Advisors, LLC. Mike is a business leader with four decades of experience as an entrepreneur, a veteran of large technology firms, and a public servant. 
He was tapped by Governor Larry Hogan to lead the Maryland Department of Commerce in January 2015 and the led the department until 2019. Previously, Mike founded Hoyt Capital, an investment and advisory firm serving startups and growth companies. He also founded First Page, which was acquired by Metrocall; served as chairman of Curtis Engine, a Baltimore power generator company; and was chairman of Bluefire Security Technologies, a mobile cybersecurity developer, from 2006 to 2008. In 1981, Mike founded AMERICOM, a Baltimore-based provider of cellular products and services to businesses in the area. Under his leadership, AMERICOM expanded nationwide with more than 1,200 employees and annual revenue topping $70 million in 2000, when it was acquired by Solectron. Mike remained with the electronics manufacturer as a business development executive until 2003. Earlier in his career, he spent time in sales and marketing at IBM, as Director of Data Systems in the mid-Atlantic region for Ernst & Young, and with American Teleservices, the majority shareholder of Cellular One.

Mike earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Towson University in 1974 after first attending Clemson University on a baseball scholarship. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Towson University in 1996.


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