Maryland Senator Addie Eckardt of Cambridge and businessman Lloyd “Scott” Beatty of Easton, both long time advocates for Chesapeake College, will be honored at the 2016 Pride of the Peake banquet on Thursday, April 28.
Mr. Beatty is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Shore Bancshares, Inc. a position he has held since June of 2013. Shore Bancshares, Inc. is a $1.1 billion-asset financial holding company headquartered in Easton. It is the largest independent financial services company that offers banking, insurance and wealth management services to families and businesses on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Mr. Beatty’s prior experience includes serving as a Director of Shore Bancshares, Inc. since December 2000, and a Director of The Talbot Bank of Easton, Maryland since 1992. In addition, Mr. Beatty was also a practicing Certified Public Accountant for 25 years and a partner in the accounting firm Beatty, Satchell & Company, headquartered in Easton from 1977 to 1998.
In addition to Mr. Beatty’s professional career he serves as a director on the boards of Chesapeake Conservancy, Salisbury University Perdue School of Business and Integrace.
Sen. Eckardt represents Caroline, Dorchester, Talbot and Wicomico counties in the Maryland Senate, where she serves on the Budget and Taxation Committee, and several subcommittees.
A registered nurse and psychiatric nurse specialists, Sen. Eckardt worked at the Eastern Shore Hospital Center in Dorchester County, and was an adjunct faculty member at both Salisbury University and the University of Maryland.
Sen. Eckardt was elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1995 where she represented District 37B until she was elected to the Maryland Senate last year.
The recipient of numerous community awards and legislative honors, Sen. Eckardt received the Recognition Award (school funding and public health education) from the Maryland Association of Counties in 2015.
Tickets and sponsorship opportunities for the event are available now. For more information, contact Lauren Halterman at 410-827-5818 or firstname.lastname@example.org.