Brandee Ganz

Ganz is the director of technology and communications for Howard County, Maryland.

GoldenGov: County Executive of the Year

Brandee Ganz works diligently alongside her team of county executives to drive transformative change in Howard County, spearheading the goal of creating a national model for digital inclusion. Ganz recently played an integral role in launching the Transform Howard initiative, which serves as the county’s blueprint for digital equity and inclusion. As part of the initiative, Ganz identified the need for ensuring access to digital assets and led the implementation of a system of hotspots, allowing all students and residents to join free public Wi-Fi. This is a major step toward improving the county’s broadband infrastructure in underserved areas.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop and EdScoop. He's spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins and outs of state and local government, as well as higher education. He started his journalism career in his native Pennsylvania and has also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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