2019 District Director's Unsung Hero Award

Edward Podowski

The District Director’s Unsung Hero Award serves to recognize an individual who quietly goes about their work assisting small business owners without seeking fanfare or personal gain. This year’s award goes to Edward “Ed” Podowski, President and CEO of Ultimate Technology Experience with offices in Cockeysville and Hampden Maryland.

  • Served as Chairman of the Awards Committee for many years
  • Operates Computer Clinic stores in Hampden and Hunt Valley with a new location coming soon in White Marsh
  • Offering computer installations and network configurations for entrepreneurs
  • Expanded his business to offer a full array of web services, including web design, web hosting and online marketing
  • Worked with the Maryland Department
    of Licensing, Labor & Regulation to
    design an information technology
    apprenticeship program
  • Is a dedicated community volunteer serving as Area Governor for Rotary International encompassing 8 clubs in the greater Baltimore region

You can hear Ed's story by attending this years Maryland Small Business Week Awards luncheon or you can read it here after the event!


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