The Daily Record Announces 2019 Icon Honors Recipients – Harry Johnson Selected

Date: December 9, 2019
The Daily Record selected Harry S. Johnson, Partner, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP as a 2019 Icon Honors recipient.
Established in 2017, Icon Honors recognizes Maryland business leaders, over the age of 60, for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership within and outside their fields. The honorees have moved their businesses and the state of Maryland forward by growing jobs and making a difference in the community.
To be eligible for Icon Honors, honorees must have a long-standing commitment to the Maryland business community and significant professional accomplishments through innovation and leadership. Honorees must also be champions of their industries and demonstrate a sustained commitment to community service. They may be in the workforce or retired and must hold or have held senior management-level positions with significant authority in decision-making for their organization.
"This year's Icon Honors recipients have left an indelible mark on their chosen fields. They have the vision to see what is meaningful and the drive and determination to achieve those goals," said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record. "In addition, they have lifted up their colleagues through mentoring and displayed selfless community service. The Daily Record is pleased to honor them."
The Icon Honors awards will be presented Dec. 16 at a reception starting at 4:30 p.m. at The Center Club, 100 Light Street in Baltimore. Winners will be profiled in a special publication that will be inserted into the Dec. 17 issue of The Daily Record and available online at The event hashtag is #TDRawards.
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Celebrating 131 years of journalistic excellence, The Daily Record is a multimedia news source that publishes a print and online edition five days a week and breaks news daily on its website, In addition, The Daily Record publishes more than 30 special products a year including Path to Excellence: A Women's Guide to Business, Doing Business in Maryland, Way to Be and Expanding Opportunities. The Daily Record also honors leading Marylanders through 10 annual awards events including Maryland's Top 100 Women, Influential Marylanders and Most Admired CEOs. Its Digital Marketing Solutions helps customers with social media, search engine marketing and optimization, retargeting, email marketing and more. The Daily Record is part of BridgeTower Media, one of the country’s leading business-to-business media companies with 44 print and digital publications in more than 20 U.S. markets.
2019 Icon Honors Recipients
Marin Alsop, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Katherine Bays Armstrong, Heritage Financial Advisors, LLC
Thomas S. Bozzuto, The Bozzuto Group
Betty Buck, Buck Distributing
James W. Constable, Wright, Constable & Skeen, LLP
Rev. Dr. Frances Murphy Draper, AFRO-American Newspapers, Morgan State University
Robert C. Embry Jr., Abell Foundation
Hon. Wanda Keyes Heard, State of Maryland Judiciary - Circuit Court for Baltimore City
Sandy Hillman, Sandy Hillman Communications
Ed Hord, Hord Coplan Macht
Charles H. Jacobs Jr., Harford Bank
Harry S. Johnson, Whiteford Taylor Preston
William “Britt” E. Kirwan, University System of Maryland
Raymond A. Mason, Legg Mason (Ret.)
Aris Melissaratos, Stevenson University, Brown School of Business & Leadership
Kweisi Mfume, Morgan State University, NAACP
Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., Maryland Senate
Thomas R. Mullen, Mercy Health Services, Inc.
Peggy Naleppa, Ph.D. Peninsula Regional Medical Center (Ret.)
Christopher W. Nicholson, Turnball, Nicholson & Sanders, P.A.
Jim Perdue, Perdue Farms
Ronald M. Shapiro, Shapiro Sher 
Arne M. Sorenson, Marriott International
Paul A. Tiburzi, DLA Piper
John Waters, Filmmaker
Arnold Williams, Abrams, Foster, Nole & Williams, PA