LEWIS POWELL, PRESIDENT ANTIOK HOLDINGS, INC., APPOINTED TO TEDCO'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS
La Plata, Maryland – November 8, 2007 – Antiok Holdings, Inc. (“Antiok”) President, Lewis Powell, has been appointed to the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (‘TEDCO”) Board of Directors. Entrepreneur Magazine ranked TEDCO #1 nationally for the largest number of investments in start-up-seed or early stage companies for the fourth consecutive year. TEDCO is bringing innovation from universities and federal labs into the State of Maryland’s economy by facilitating the transfer of technology to the private sector and by providing emerging technology companies and university researchers with vital seed funding and specialized technical assistance.
In response to his appointment to the TEDCO Board of Directors, Lewis Powell said that “this is a wonderful opportunity to work with the prestigious members of the TEDCO Board and Executive Leadership in facilitating the creation of businesses and fostering growth in all regions of the State through the commercialization of technology. This organization has been very successful in leveraging partnerships between emerging high tech company’s, venture capital investors, and academia.“
Lewis Powell further commented, “…The continued success of TEDCO is essential to the long term economic viability of the State of Maryland. At the end of the day, TEDCO creates high paying jobs which, in-turn, increases the tax revenues for the State.”
Antiok Holdings, Inc. is located in LaPlata, Maryland, provides engineering, and acquisition support management services to the Federal Government and Commercial firms throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region.