FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug 2, 2010

Millersville, MD – Opportunity Builders, Inc. (OBI) welcomed Ned Carey, Rita Ormasa, Linda Cox and Ray Streib to its 2010-2011 Board of Directors.

Ned Carey, the Deputy Executive Director of the Maryland Aviation Administration, joins OBI’s board having served on numerous boards including as the Anne Arundel County Public School Board of Education’s President for 2 terms.

Rita Ormasa has joined the board of directors bringing over 25 years of experience in marketing. Rita has served on several other boards including as the 2009 – 2010 chair of the Annapolis Board of Elections.

Linda Cox is an attorney for Hyatt & Weber, P.A. specializing in estate planning. She is thrilled to be involved with OBI as a result of her professional background and her personal experiences as an adoptive mother of two special needs children from Russia.

Ray Streib, owner of Development Facilitators, Inc., located in Millersville, MD has extensive experience volunteering with a number of organizations located around the Baltimore/Anne Arundel County area.

The four new board members join OBI’s current board members: Jennifer Brienza, OBI’s board president from, C. Edward Middlebrooks, P.A.; Dan Symancyk, OBI Vice President from Anne Arundel Community College; Diane Eberle, OBI’s Treasurer from American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine;  Judy McCorkill, OBI’s Board Secretary, Community Activist; Chet Lawrence, OBI’s Immediate Past President from CL3 Consulting, LLC; Angela Balsamo, Coffee News; Catherine Purple Cherry, Purple Cherry Architects; Teresa Ciepiela, U.S. Army; Lynda Davis, Hopkins ElderPlus; Sara Gray, Prince George’s County Public Schools; Hazel Heeren, Department of Housing and Community Development; Glenda Hegarty, Anne Arundel County Public Schools; Margaret Holmes, Legal Aide Bureau, Inc.; Bill Kuethe, Kuethe State Farm Agency; John Lehmann, Community Activist; Matthew McCorkill, Opportunity Builders, Inc.; Charles McCurdy, Jr., FMB Laundry, Inc.; Mike Phennicie, BWI Airport; Peter Stanford, Cassidy Turley; and Fran Turcott, Anne Arundel County Community College.

Opportunity Builders, Inc. is in its 48th year of operation providing vocational training and employment services to nearly 400 adults with developmental disabilities.  Our goal is to give our clients the opportunity to be productive, contributing citizens and to help them achieve personal fulfillment and foster independence. At OBI, “Our Smiles Work!”  The adults we serve are working and they are proud of their daily accomplishments. Their smiles say it all.

Rita Ormasa
Rita Ormasa

Ray Streib
Ray Streib

Ned Carey
Ned Carey

Linda Cox
Linda Cox

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Contact:
Megan Gibbs
Development Coordinator
Opportunity Builders, Inc.
8855 Veterans Highway
Millersville, MD 21108
410.787.0700

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