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Gold Partners
MACo is pleased to welcome and introduce our Gold Corporate Partners. These companies have pledged their support of MACo in exchange for greater exposure to county government decision makers. Benefits include advertising, exhibiting, sponsorships, signage, website and blog promotion opportunities.


Maryland's largest gas and electric utility with over 3,300 employees delivering power, safely and reliably, to approximately 1.2 million customers in central Maryland.
Contact: Michael Fowler, External Affairs Manager


In its 79th year of service, CareFirst, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is a not-for-profit health care company which, through its affiliates and subsidiaries, offers a comprehensive portfolio of health insurance products and administrative services to 3.4 million individuals and groups in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia. In 2015, CareFirst contributed more than $40 million to more than 300 community programs designed to increase the accessibility, affordability, safety and quality of health care throughout its market areas. To learn more about CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, visit our website at or follow us on Twitter.
Contact: Chris Tregoe, Sales Assistant
 Chesapeake Employers Insurance
Chesapeake Employers has been providing workers' compensation insurance in Maryland since 1914. Our local presence and unwavering dedication to Maryland counties, municipalities, business owners and their employees have made us what we are today – Maryland's largest workers' compensation insurance company.
Contact: Tammy Longan, Director, Strategic Business Unit

Cigna is a global health services company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being, and sense of security whose products and services include an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy and vision care benefits, as well as related products in group disability, life and accident coverage.
Contact: Beth Truffer, Regional Vice President
Comcast Business Class delivers powerful yet affordable High-Speed Internet, Voice and TV services for businesses which are competitively priced to help businesses meet their objectives. Get download speeds of up to 100Mbps plus Microsoft® Communication Services and Norton™ Security Suite Business Edition at no additional cost. Business Class Voice, rated #1 in call clarity, includes a host of flexible, time saving capabilities. The entire Comcast Business Class suite is backed by 24/7 customer support with dedicated call centers, local representatives and technicians who are specially trained and certified to provide business-class support.
Contact: Chris Comer, Director, Government Affairs
A non-profit Trust created, owned and governed by Maryland local governments and endorsed by MACo to provide various liability and property insurance and health benefits coverages.
Contact: Tim Ailsworth, Executive Director
 Manis Canning

Manis Canning & Associates (MCA) provides creative, proactive government affairs, public relations, business and trade association management strategies and programs to a diverse group of clients. Its principals have more than 100 years of experience dealing with legislators, regulators and the executive branches of government at the local, state and federal levels. Expertise in varied disciplines such as law, fiscal policy, grassroots lobbying, public relations and business development give MCA the unique ability to assess a situation and recommend a successful resolution to a problem.

MCA conducts itself in a bipartisan manner and prides itself with its ability to build and manage effective grassroots organizations and issue-based coalitions. MCA believes credibility is essential to maintaining the firm’s good name and the good name of its clients, and preserving its commodity is of paramount importance.
Contact: Andrea Mansfield, Associate


On Your Side. Nationwide is a  market leader in providing supplemental retirement savings programs for  public employees. Nationwide has been serving public sector employees  and their families for nearly 40 years. Nationwide’s programs include  457(b), 401(a), and Post-Employment Health Plans, and are comprehensive –  incorporating investment, education, and administrative service  solution for governmental employers. Visit or call (877)  677-3678. Retirement representatives are registered representatives  of Nationwide Investment Services Corporation, member FINRA.
Contact: Scott Wamboldt, Senior Retirement Specialist