Kennedy Krieger Institute Elects New Members to Board of Directors

May 8, 2008

Kennedy Krieger Institute announces two newly elected members to its Board of Directors. Anthony T. Rodgers, Executive Vice President of A&R Development Corporation, and Robert L. Wallace, President and CEO of BITH-GROUP Technologies, join 40 other Baltimore-area community and business leaders on the Kennedy Krieger Board of Directors. The new members will serve a three-year term.

Anthony T. Rodgers
Executive Vice President, Development/Design and Construction Management
A&R Development Corporation
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Since 2005, Mr. Rodgers has directly managed a division of A&R Development Corporation that develops large-scale urban residential, commercial, and mixed-use projects in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area. He had previously served as Senior Development Manager at A&R Development Corporation. Mr. Rodgers holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and finance from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He serves on the boards of the Baltimore Freedom Academy, Live Baltimore, and the Parks & People Foundation.

Robert L. Wallace
President and CEO, BITH-GROUP Technologies
Mr. Wallace is an accomplished entrepreneur, author, business consultant, and public speaker. He has founded three companies, BITHGROUP Technologies, Inc., EntreTeach Learning Systems, LLC, and BITH Capital Partners, and is the author of five best selling books on entrepreneurship and global economic development. Mr. Wallace holds a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics from the University of Pennsylvania, a Masters degree in business administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and a doctorate of humane letters from Sojourner Douglas College. In 2008 Wallace will be awarded a doctorate from Solusi University in Zimbabwe. He serves on numerous boards including the Baltimore Workforce Investment Board, Tech Council of Maryland, National Minority Supplier Development Council, Maryland/Liberia Sister State Board and the Baltimore Center Stage Playhouse.

About Kennedy Krieger Institute
Internationally recognized for improving the lives of children and adolescents with disorders and injuries of the brain and spinal cord, the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD serves more than 13,000 individuals each year through inpatient and outpatient clinics, home and community services and school-based programs. Kennedy Krieger provides a wide range of services for children with developmental concerns mild to severe, and is home to a team of investigators who are contributing to the understanding of how disorders develop while pioneering new interventions and earlier diagnosis. For more information on Kennedy Krieger Institute, visit www.kennedykrieger.org.

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