The Fort Meade Alliance is dedicated to fulfilling a mission to support the work and people of Fort George G. Meade, and help Fort Meade drive economic growth in Maryland. Our efforts on behalf of that mission generate real impact for our region through education and workforce development initiatives, transportation solutions, business connections and DoD community support.

Our Partners

Patriot Partners

Granting Sponsor

Maryland Department of Commerce


  • Doreen E. Harwood,
    FMA President

  • Joseph V. Pacileo, FMA Vice President & Treasurer

  • Will Metts, FMA Secretary

  • Penny Cantwell,
    FMA Education & Workforce Development Chair

  • Diana Gresham, FMA Ambassador Co-Chair

  • Steven Tiller

  • Deon Viergutz,
    FMA Foundation President

  • Tim O’Ferrall, FMA General Manager

  • Meet the Full Team

Upcoming Events

Press Releases

From DoD patent to corporate success: DefTech commercialization program expands to Fort Meade

With the expansion of DefTech to the Fort Meade Region, government and industry officials are striving to help entrepreneurs license patented technologies from Department of Defense laboratories and transform them…

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Cyber Warrior program opens doors for HBCU students

Hunkered down in computer labs on Friday nights and Saturdays for 10 weeks straight, groups of college students worked through courses that wouldn’t earn them a single academic credit but…

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