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UMB News: Jane Shaab Honored as Business Icon

Hope, energy, and focus are three traits that Jane M. Shaab, MBA, associate vice president for economic development at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and executive director of the University of Maryland (UM) BioPark, says are guiding principles of her successful career as a champion of the Baltimore region’s life sciences, technology, and research industries.

She recently was recognized by The Daily Record of Maryland as a 2020 Icon Honors Award winner, a distinction earned by Maryland business leaders over the age of 60 for their “notable successes and demonstration of strong leadership both within and outside of their chosen field.”

Calling her sense of hope “a blessing from above,” Shaab also credits her devotion to causes she believes in as a driver of her accomplishments.

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