David Gildea named “Most Admired CEO”

The Daily Record has named David K. Gildea, Managing Partner of Smith, Gildea and Schmidt, LLC in Towson, to the 2013 Maryland’s Most Admired CEOs List.The winners were selected based on several criteria: leadership and vision; competitiveness and innovation; community leadership and service; financial performance and growth; corporate leadership; and board service and nonprofit involvement. In addition, each nominee submitted a letter of recommendation from a current staff member and at least one letter from a nonprofit or other board on which the CEO serves.Nominees were evaluated based on company size and broken down into six categories: private companies with 150 or more employees; private companies with 51 to 149 employees; private companies with 50 or fewer employees; public companies; nonprofits with more than $10 million in annual revenue; and nonprofits with less than $10 million in annual revenue.The Daily Record created Maryland’s Most Admired CEOs List in 2012 to recognize business executives who have excelled professionally and who serve their communities.A group of nine judges, including eight who received the 2012 Maryland’s Most Admired CEO honor, selected 29 winners to the 2013 Maryland’s Most Admired CEOs List. The winners will be honored Sept. 19 at a cocktail reception at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport.

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