Kathleen “Katie” Clendaniel Executive Director
Ms. Clendaniel has an academic background in historic preservation and cultural anthropology with a focus on local Eastern Shore environmental and heritage issues. She has been working professionally in the community and economic development field since 2010 serving the Town of Easton, Delmarva Community Services, and Dorchester County Tourism. She has served the Downtown Cambridge organization since 2007 as a committee volunteer, board member for a short time, and now as Executive Director since October 2016. Ms. Clendaniel has also served on the City of Cambridge Historic District Commission design review committee, the Choptank Heritage Trail Board of Directors, and is a past two term member of the Shore Leadership Alumni Executive Committee.
In 2020 Ms. Clendaniel received her certification in “Historic Real Estate Development Finance” from the National Development Council.
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Gary T. Glanz Events & Promotions Coordinator
Mr. Glanz has an eclectic background as a teacher, entrepreneur, construction manager, publisher and philanthropist. From 2004 to 2018, he was the founder and director for the Polar Bear Plunge for Hunger in Southampton New York. During his tenure the event raised more than $1,200,000 for the Heart of the Hamptons Food & Clothing Bank and counted as many as 825 people that plunged into the Atlantic Ocean in December. He is also instrumental in creating the Sea Scouts Conscience Point Shellfish Hatchery, sponsored by the Old Town Lodge 908 Free & Accepted Masons.
Mr. Glanz works to coordinate key events like Spring Fling, Sip & Savor Food & Wine Weekend, Taste of Cambridge, GrooveFEST. Mr. Glanz also supports weekly digital communications, production of the Downtown Guide for restaurants, shops & attractions, and supports other cooperative marketing opportunities with downtown businesses.
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