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Vanessa E. Atterbeary, Esq., Corporate Counsel

Vanessa E. Atterbeary, Esq., Corporate Counsel Vanessa ensures that all KRA policies, procedures, and programs comply with both the intent and letter of the Federal, state, and local regulations that govern publicly funded workforce-services contracts.  An attorney for 15+ years, she is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and currently represents District 13 in the Maryland House of Delegates. Vanessa, a graduate of Leadership Maryland, which supports private- and public-sector executives in making a positive impact on critical State challenges and issues, holds a JD degree, Villanova University School of Law, and a BA degree, College
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Vanessa Atterbeary Advances to General Election

KRA Corporate Counsel, Vanessa E. Atterbeary, emerged from Tuesday’s primary as a candidate in the general election for the Maryland State House of Delegates, District 13. Selected in March by incumbent Delegates Guy Guzzone, Shane Pendergrass, and Frank Turner to join “Team 13” as Guzzone seeks to fill a State Senate seat, Atterbeary’s primary election campaign focused on economic, education and family issues, and led to endorsements from numerous organizations, including the Baltimore Sun, Howard County Education Association, AFL-CIO, League of Women Voters, Equality Maryland, Clean Action Water Maryland, ASFCME Maryland, and Maryland Association of Realtors. In a competitive field,
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Work Group Led by KRA Corporate Counsel Recommends Repeal of Maryland LEO Bill of Rights

A previous Latest News article reported that Adrienne Jones, Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, had appointed Vanessa E. Atterbeary, KRA Corporate Counsel, to chair a Police Reform and Accountability Workgroup. Recently, The Baltimore Sun posted an article, which read, “A group of state lawmakers endorsed repealing the Maryland Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights, a tentative first step toward jettisoning a law that many believe protects police officers from being held accountable for bad acts.” Tantamount to righting a wrong, in 1974, Maryland was the first state to pass such a law—a blueprint for America on protecting corrupt and
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KRA Corporate Counsel Chosen to Chair Police Reform and Accountability Workgroup

Vanessa E. Atterbeary, KRA Corporate Counsel, and Maryland State Delegate, has been appointed by the Speaker of the House to Chair an interim Police Reform and Accountability Workgroup, whose first meeting will be on June 23, 2020. The formation of the statewide Workgroup results from the recent violence and murder of Blacks at the hands of police officers.  Across the country, a heightened awareness of these types of injustices, brought to light by the Black Lives Matter organization, created the need for immediate action addressing the State’s problems and citizen concerns. The Workgroup will: Review policies and procedures related to the investigations
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KRA Monthly Spotlight!

KRA Corporate Counsel “Making Things Happen” in Private- and Public-Sectors According to its website, “The Maryland State Bar Association, Inc. (MSBA) is a nonprofit, professional voluntary member organization. It does not have governmental or regulatory authority or jurisdiction over its members, which include lawyers from many states.” One esteemed MSBA member, from one of those “many states”, i.e., Maryland, is Vanessa E. Atterbeary, Esq., and she does have “governmental [and] regulatory” input, on behalf of KRA, as Corporate Counsel since 2010, and for thousands of Howard County District 13 constituents, as their elected Delegate since 2014. No stranger to positive media
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KRA Corporate Counsel Appointed to Maryland Governor's WIB

Vanessa E. Atterbeary, Esq. has been appointed to serve on the Governor’s Workforce Investment Board by Michael Busch, Speaker of the Maryland State House of Delegates, and Dereck Davis, Chair of the Economic Matters Committee. Delegate Atterbeary, who represents District 13, commented, ” I am truly honored by the trust that Speaker Busch  and Chairman Davis have invested in me with this appointment.  My first meeting is a week from today, and I am very excited to begin working with Mike DiGiacomo, Executive Director, and all the other dedicated Board members, including Governor Hogan and Lt. Governor Rutherford! My parents have dedicated their professional
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KRA Recognizes Autism Awareness Month and Supports Disability Employment

  KRA Vice President & COO, Patrick Boxall, and Corporate Counsel, Vanessa Atterbeary, recently had the opportunity to recognize Autism Awareness Month at the Howard County Autism Society (HCAS) Annual Awards Ceremony and Gala. Headlined by John P. Hussman, Ph.D., Director of the Hussman Foundation, which supports autism awareness and autism research, the event also featured Carol A. Beatty, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Disabilities, and Allan Kittleman, Howard County Executive. The speakers’ comments highlighted the importance of effectively including youth and adults with autism into the community, affirming national, State, and local efforts to achieve this goal. According
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KRA…Platinum Star Sponsor for Saturday School Fundraiser

The Fall Celebration Dinner Program read “KRA proudly supports the George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy Saturday School Program for developing a sense of self-worth, and instilling the values of knowledge, responsibility, and achievement in our children, who are indeed our future. As a National Leader in Workforce Development, we believe that Knowledge is an important commodity; that Responsibility is an important attribute; and that Achievement is a critically important goal.” Dr. George B. Thomas, Sr. President; Mr. Knowlton R. Atterbeary; and Dr. William Powell, Board Member That was the inspirational message from Knowlton R. Atterbeary, President & CEO, KRA
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KRA Corporate Counsel Elected to Maryland State House of Delegates

Vanessa E. Atterbeary, KRA Corporate Counsel, emerged from Tuesday’s general election as a winner in the race for a seat in the Maryland State House of Delegates, District 13. Delegate-Elect Atterbeary and fellow Team 13 members Guy Guzzone, Shane Pendergrass, and Frank Turner all won solidly in a very competitive field garnering a combined  60% of the vote.  Ms.  Atterbeary ultimately prevailed with an impressive 21,792 votes on her own. In March 2014, Atterbeary began her neighborhood-focused campaign, knocking on doors and talking with people about her vision and passion for propelling Howard County forward.  Her platform stressed economic development; enhancing
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