From the Hogan-Rutherford Committee to Change Maryland:
Governor-elect Larry Hogan announced the appointments of four more Cabinet secretaries at a press conference today—his 11th press conference of the transition period between the November election and his January 21 inauguration. The appointments are as follows:
-Secretary of the Department of Planning: David R. Craig. Craig, a candidate for governor last year, served as Harford County executive from July 2005 to December 2014. He was also a state senator and delegate as well as a two-time mayor of his hometown, Havre de Grace.
-Secretary of the Department of Aging: Rona E. Kramer. Kramer is a small-business owner and senior vice president and general counsel at Kramer Enterprises, a commercial real estate company. She served in the state Senate representing northeastern Montgomery County from 2003 to 2011.
-Secretary of the Department of Housing and Community Development: Kenneth C. Holt. A former member of the House of Delegates, having represented parts of Baltimore and Harford Counties, Holt is also a businessman, the founder of a software engineering firm, and the owner and operator of a farm where he breeds thoroughbred racehorses.
-Secretary of the Department of Business and Economic Development: R. Michael Gill. Gill is chairman and principal of Evergreen Advisors, a mid-Atlantic investment bank. He founded the Baltimore-based, leading technical services company Americom, and has served on the Board of Regents for the University System of Maryland and the Baltimore County Economic Development Commission.
“I am honored that all four distinguished Marylanders have agreed to join us in our effort to change Maryland for the better,” said Governor-elect Hogan.