Ellicott City, MD – Howard County Executive Calvin Ball was recognized today by the Maryland Daily Record as one of the Top 40 most influential government and policy leaders in the state.

Executive Ball told the Daily Record that his most significant professional accomplishment has been stewardship during the COVID-19 pandemic, with Howard County becoming the first jurisdiction in the state with a vaccination rate higher than 80 percent.

He also described his most important life lesson as learning “the power of compassion.”

It is humbling and gratifying to receive recognition for effective leadership. We work hard every day on behalf of our community, and constantly strive to make Howard County the best place to live, work, play, and grow for all.

Calvin Ball
Howard County Executive

This is the first time Ball has been recognized on the Power 40 list.

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