Eleanor M. Carey
As Deputy Attorney General and later as Senior Counselor to the Governor, Eleanor Carey developed a wide-ranging knowledge of Maryland's executive and legislative branches. She gained extensive insight into education and workforce system reform, first as President of the Governor's Workforce Investment Board and currently as a Member of the Governor's Pre-K to 20 Commission. Most recently, she was tapped by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to co-chair her Transition Team and led a broad-ranging review of Baltimore City government.
Ms. Carey was a litigator in private practice and has conducted major public investigations of financial and educational institutions. She has run for statewide public office, honed her communications skills as an on-air legal reporter and enjoys excellent relationships with federal, state and local office holders.Ms. Carey holds a BA in Political Science from Wellesley College and a JD with honors from the University of Maryland School of Law. She is a Board Member of the Baltimore Efficiency and Economy Foundation, the Baltimore Homeless Services Advisory Board and the Judicial Selection Commission for Baltimore City. Ms. Carey has been admitted to the Circle of Excellence of Maryland's Top 100 Women and is a graduate of Leadership Maryland.Ms. Carey puts her legal, political, policy and communications expertise to work for private and public executives, board presidents, major donors and staff. She helps clients strengthen their organizations by reviewing current practices and developing concrete solutions to improve strategic relationships and communications with key constituencies, as well as workforce and funding strategies. She also advises entities coming to or expanding in Maryland about the opportunities offered as a result of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission (BRAC) and the expansion of Cyber Security functions in the Fort Meade area.