BALTIMORE, Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cordish Companies announces the hire of new Spark Community Manager, Shervonne Cherry. Shervonne is responsible for advocating the Spark Baltimore brand and establishing a community culture for the founders and creatives working within Spark. She creates networking opportunities for members, connects members with local service providers and startup hubs to foster partnerships, organizes member events, and promotes Spark membership opportunities to the entrepreneurial, startup and business communities.
Shervonne joins The Cordish Companies' Spark with over 10 years of design, marketing and social media experience. Most recently Shervonne served as Program Manager of Dreamit Health and Creative & Social Strategy Lead for Mindgrub Technologies – two companies very involved in the Baltimore startup community.
"Having worked within the technology, design, and startup space in Baltimore for over a decade, I'm very excited to now be an official "startup advocate" with The Cordish Companies by providing support for innovative startups as they grow their companies," said Shervonne Cherry. "The more support our local entrepreneurial scene gets, means better and thriving economic growth for Baltimore City and the State of Maryland."
Spark is Baltimore's most collaborative coworking space for entrepreneurs, creators and innovators, located within The Offices at Power Plant Live!. Spark is an inspiring work environment, designed specifically with creators in mind and tailored to provide entrepreneurs not just what they want, but what they need. For more information about Spark or to inquire about a membership, please visit www.spark-bmore.com.
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The Cordish Companies' origins date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of privately-held, family ownership. During the past ten decades, The Cordish Companies has grown into a global leader in Real Estate Development, Gaming & Hospitality, Entertainment Management and International Urban Planning & Development. One of the largest and most respected developers in the world, The Cordish Companies has been awarded an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence for public-private developments that are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. Prime examples are The Cordish Companies' prominent role in the redevelopment of Baltimore's world famous Inner Harbor; Philadelphia, PA; Atlantic City, NJ; Charleston, SC; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Kansas City, MO and St. Louis, MO. In addition, The Cordish Companies has developed and operates multiple highly acclaimed entertainment destinations throughout the United States which welcome over 50 million visitors per year and are the most visited destinations in their respective regions. Over the generations, The Cordish Companies has remained true to the family's core values of quality, entrepreneurial spirit, long-term personal relationships and integrity. As a testimony to the long-term vision of its family leadership, The Cordish Companies still owns and manages virtually every business it has created. For more information visit www.cordish.com or follow us on Twitter.
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