Colin Tarbert

Colin Tarbert is the President and CEO of the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC), which serves as the economic development agency for Baltimore City responsible for growing the city by retaining and attracting businesses, expanding job opportunities for city residents, and increasing investment in the city.  Prior to his BDC appointment, Colin served in various leadership roles for nearly a decade at the Mayor’s Office of Baltimore City during three administrations, including the roles of Deputy Chief of Strategic Alliances and Deputy Mayor for Economic and Neighborhood Development.  In addition, Colin is active on numerous civic and non-profit boards, including chair of the Baltimore Hotel Corporation, chair of the Baltimore Public Markets Corporation and a member of the board of East Baltimore Development Inc.