We, at Preservation Alliance of Baltimore County, are honored that Stephen Rice has joined our Board of Directors.
Stephen currently serves as the Economic Development Manager for the City of Annapolis, Maryland. In this role, Stephen co-leads the Community and Economic Development Division within the Department of Planning and Zoning. He manages economic development projects, facilitates revitalization efforts and helps to recruit and retain businesses in the city. Stephen also advocates for policies that ensure that Annapolis continues to be a great place to start, grow or expand a business.
Previously, Stephen worked for American Communities Trust in Baltimore as Director of Community Development. In this role he worked with New Markets Tax Credits to revitalize challenged communities across the country. Stephen also served as Vice President of Business Development for the Howard County Economic Development Authority after a long tenure at the Greater Baltimore Urban League where he led the economic development team. He also volunteered as a Commissioner on the Howard County Historic District Commission.
Stephen was raised in Columbia, Maryland and is a proud graduate of Wilde Lake High School. He then completed his undergraduate education at Morehouse College where he studied Economics. Stephen later completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at Vanderbilt University and his Master in Public Administration (MPA) degree at Harvard University. Stephen can often be found enjoying the wonders of Annapolis with his wife Edith and their daughter.