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TBED People and Organizations

February 04, 2009

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick's secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Daniel O'Connell, resigned for personal reasons and was replaced by Greg Bialecki, an undersecretary who has been responsible for business development

SRI International announced that Stephen Ciesinski has been appointed Vice President of Strategic Business Development.

John Fremstad has left his post at the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission to join the BE&K Building Group.

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the appointment of Christian Johansson, a Harvard University-educated entrepreneur who most recently ran a Baltimore-based business and government alliance, as the secretary of the Department of Business and Economic Development. Johansson, who must be confirmed by the Senate, would replace David Edgerley.

The South Dakota Wind Energy Association, a group geared toward supporting the development of wind energy in South Dakota, has been established.

Suzy Ticknor joined Oak Ridge National Laboratory as the director of the Industrial Partnership Program. Previously she was vice president of the Council on Competitiveness.

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