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Silver Spring craft brewer joins Alec Ross on ticket in governor’s race

Alec Ross (left) and Julie Verratti. Images via Alec Ross for Maryland.

Local tech entrepreneur and gubernatorial candidate Alec Ross has chosen Julie Verratti, the co-founder of Silver Spring’s Denizens Brewing, to join him as his running mate.

Big Fish: 2018 Gubernatorial Candidate and Tech Entrepreneur Alec Ross

Photo courtesy of Alec Ross for Governor

Alec Ross first came to Maryland 23 years ago when he was assigned to be a sixth-grade teacher at Booker T. Washington Middle School as part of the Teach For America program. He had just graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in history, and he immediately developed a strong affection for Baltimore.

Gov. Hogan Doubles Down on Growth of Tech, Science Startups in Maryland

Photo via Gov. Larry Hogan/Twitter

At Maryland’s first-ever Governor’s Business Summit in Baltimore today, Larry Hogan announced a new initiative designed to capitalize on recent industrial growth in Maryland from the last couple years.

Baltimore Tech Entrepreneur Alec Ross Announces Democratic Bid for Governor

Still via announcement from Alec Ross/YouTube

“I am running for Governor of Maryland because I believe that talent is everywhere, but opportunity is not – and that must change, with new and innovative ideas.”