Morgan Wortham (pictured left) Begins as MWBC’s Managing Director on July 1.
ROCKVILLE, MD. – June 26, 2020—Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC), a program of Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI), is proud to announce the hiring of Morgan Wortham as its new Managing Director effective July 1. Wortham’s role supports MWBC’s mission to help entrepreneurs launch and grow successful women-owned enterprises.
Wortham joins MWBC with 20 years of experience in economic and workforce development projects and urban planning. Prior to enrolling in the University of Maryland’s Doctorate of Urban & Regional Planning and Design and working on a variety of area urban planning projects as a graduate research assistant, Wortham was the President/CEO of Envision Community Solutions in Iowa, where she managed multiple projects in economic and workforce development as well as consulted in nonprofit management, urban planning, affordable housing development and financial education. Prior to that she was the Founder and Executive Director of New Waterloo Community Development Corporation in Waterloo, Iowa. She holds an MBA from the University of Northern Iowa and an MPA from Drake University.
“We are enthusiastic for Wortham to join the team,” says Cindy Stewart, CEO of Rockville Economic Development, Inc. “As a talented community and economic development leader, she has experience helping small and community businesses build sustainable social enterprises around the country.”
Wortham will lead MWBC’s team of experienced counselors and trainers, who provide essential services to women entrepreneurs and empower them to launch and grow their businesses in Maryland’s Capital Region.
About Rockville Economic Development, Inc.
Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) was formed in 1997 as a 501(c)(3) to identify and develop economic opportunities to help the City of Rockville prosper. For more than 20 years, REDI has provided businesses with the necessary tools to launch, locate, and expand in Rockville, and continues to offer guidance and support to business ventures in the city. For more information, visit RockvilleREDI.org. Follow us Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Maryland Women’s Business Center
Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) was established in 2010 as an arm of the non-profit Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) to empower small businesses and women entrepreneurs to launch and grow throughout Maryland’s Capital region. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, MWBC offers educational training, strategic business counseling and access to funding sources to position companies for long-term growth and to create a strong economic base in the community. Follow us Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.