Seventh-Annual Award Recognizes Leaders Exemplifying Faith in Business
Catholic Business Network of Baltimore (CBNB) Honors BGE Home President and CEO Tamla Olivier with 2019 Leadership Award
HUNT VALLEY, MD (June 4, 2019) – The Catholic Business Network of Baltimore (CBNB) is pleased to announce that BGE Home President and CEO Tamla Olivier will be the 2019 recipient of its Catholic Business Leadership Award.
The award will be presented at CBNB’s 2019 Leadership Breakfast, to be held on June 28, 2019 from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 213 International Circle in Hunt Valley, Maryland. Archbishop of Baltimore William Lori will be joining us to help make the presentation.
“The Catholic Business Network of Baltimore is grateful for the opportunity to partner with the Archdiocese of Baltimore in recognizing members of our business community who demonstrate a steadfast commitment to bringing their faith to their work,” said Meg Ducey, President-elect of CBNB. “Ms. Olivier stands as a shining example of our Catholic faith in action — and her leadership is an inspiration to us all. It is an honor and a privilege to present her with CBNB’s seventh annual Catholic Business Leadership Award.”
Tamla Olivier joined Constellation in 2010 as Executive Director of Human Resources for Constellation NewEnergy before eventually becoming Senior Vice President, Constellation and President & CEO, BGE HOME.
Olivier oversees the growth of Constellation’s home energy service operation, one of the largest in the nation. Nationally recognized, her complex service organization is essential to the prosperity of Constellation’s strategic plan to differentiate their deregulated gas & electricity offerings. Her work in this area has solidified customer relationships and driven profits for the organization. In her role as Vice President, she oversees all human resources efforts supporting Constellation’s commercial retail and wholesale business.
A leader in the community, Olivier is co-chair of the women’s council for My Sister’s Place Women’s Center, a non-profit organization providing women and children with meals, case management services for housing, emergency financial assistance, education, and job training in Baltimore. She also serves on the boards of the Partners in Excellence Scholarship Program, which provides students with need-based scholarships for Baltimore City Catholic Schools, the Ronald McDonald House of Maryland, and Catholic Charities. She is involved with Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, St. Ignatius Loyola Academy, and Cardinal Shehan School.
Prior to joining Constellation, Olivier served as a Vice President at T. Rowe Price for 11 years. In that capacity, she was responsible for introducing a highly successful supervisor program that helped prepare high potential diverse talent for broader people management roles across the organization.,
She also held a leadership role with United Defense, where she oversaw the implementation of the People Capability Maturity Model. As Strategic Human Resources Partner for Wells Fargo, Olivier was responsible for a team tasked with developing leaders to act as change agents as the organization transitioned to a customer-centric strategy. She is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.
Emmy award winning WBFF-Fox 45 TV news anchor Jennifer Gilbert will serve as master of ceremonies for CBNB’s 2019 Leadership Breakfast. Gilbert joined FOX45 in 1993 and has covered the biggest stories in Baltimore, in addition to traveling nationally and internationally to cover events such as Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
CBNB’s Catholic Business Leadership Award was created in 2014. Past-recipients include Michael MacDonald, Executive Chairman of the Board of Medifast, Tyler Tate, President of Lewis Contractors, the Hon. Francis X Kelly, Jr., former Maryland Senator and Chairman and Co-founder of Kelly & Associates, Dr. Ellen Yankellow, President & CEO of Correct Rx Pharmacy Services, Inc., and Sister Helen Amos, RSM, Executive Chair of the Board of Trustees of Mercy Health Services.