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Since its inception in 1997, the Catholic Business Network of Prince George’s County (CBN-PG) seeks to help create a dynamic presence in the business community. CBN-PG is proud to support and help sustain the good works of our Catholic elementary schools, high schools and religious education programs through the County.

In addition to monthly networking breakfast meetings, annual fundraising events including the annual Awards Celebration & Gala and our popular CBN-PG Crab Feast and other networking opportunities and events, the Catholic community in Prince George’s County has indeed been made richer by the support, stewardship, service and generosity of the Catholic Business Network.

Board of Directors
  • Ann O'Hare
  • Father James Day
  • John Kincaid, Jr.
  • John McGuirk
  • Kathleen Brown
  • Renee Green

Congratulations to our 2016 Business Partners of the Year!

DeMatha Catholic High School

Ric MacPherson of API Source, Inc.

Ric MacPherson, class of 1965, has had a long association with DeMatha as a volunteer and a donor.  For the past five years, as a representative with API Source, Inc. of Lanham, MD, he has worked very closely with many organizations within the school.  Ric has been the direct supplier of apparel and Ad specialty items to the DeMatha bookstore, the Alumni Association, Science Department, and numerous athletic teams.  The school knows that it is always going to receive quality merchandise at a fair price in an expedient fashion from Ric, and the company he represents.  As mentioned earlier, Ric has been working with DeMatha down through the years as a tireless volunteer at numerous alumni and school events.  His dedication and support of the school have been tremendous and we are pleased to recognize Ric tonight as DeMatha’s CBN Business Partner-of-the-Year.


Bishop MacNamera High School

Mr. Michael Byrne of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

As a faithful Bishop McNamara High School alumnus, Michael Byrne, class of 1987, has assisted the School in various capacities. Not only has he been the School’s investment manager for the Cross and Anchor Endowment, but he has also served on many BMHS advisory boards and committees. In less than three years, Michael has increased our seed money from $2.1 million to $2.7 million, even in our troubled and lethargic economy. Michael, his wife Kristina who is a graduate of La Reine class of 1986, and their family have assisted in starting the Byrne-Osborne Scholarship. The scholarship honors the 15 total Byrne and Osborne family members who graduated from Bishop McNamara High School and depicts their gratitude for the education they received.


St. Vincent Pallotti High School

David Ridgway of Mailers Computer Services, Inc.

Selected for the significant and generous printing and mail house services contributed to Pallotti with a smile, along with the noteworthy quality of work and value-added project consultations.


Elizabeth Seton High School

Anthony Piccirilli of Doyle Printing

Doyle Printing plays an integral role in Elizabeth Seton High School’s marketing efforts. High quality publications are produced with attention to time, detail, and effect.Doyle always supports Seton.


The Academy of Saint Matthias the Apostle

Kathleen Brown of TB Digitals.

Kathleen Wendel Brown serves as webmaster for Saint Matthias, helping create the new Saint Matthias website in 2014, and guiding improvements ever since.  She has been an influential member of the marketing team.


Saint Joseph’s Regional Catholic School

Jonathan Szczepanksi of White & Red Works, LLC

Jonathan’s business was selected for his ability to educate students in the practical application of the art, craftsmanship, and math concepts of designing and constructing furniture.


Saint Ambrose Catholic School

Chick Fil A in Vista Gardens

Chick Fil A Vista Gardens opened by Eric Snyder in 2007 has been working with our lunch program and summer camp for the last seven years.  The management team and support staff  have been extremely responsive and accommodating with all of our lunch needs and requests every week.  They partner with us numerous times a year on our school fundraisers and special event donations.  Chick Fil A Vista Gardens goes above and beyond with their customer service, their commitment to quality and their support of our school. We appreciate our partnership with them and their loyalty to us and we look forward to working with them for many more years to come!


Holy Family Catholic School

James Gavin of Marlton Golf Club


Saint Mary of the Assumption

Burnett & Lauren Williams of CHAT’s Liquors Capital Hill

Saint Mary of the Assumption School is proud to recognize Burnett and Lauren Williams of CHAT’S Liquors Capitol Hill as recipients of the 2016 Prince Georges County Catholic Business Network (PG-CBN) business partners of the year.

They are proud members of the St. Mary of the Assumption parish and school community. Their lovely daughters Gabrielle, Camille and Danielle have attended our school for the past 3 years, and over this span they have found ways to use their business to support and develop the school that they have grown to love. Bernie and Lauren have made many contributions to the school, but none with more impact than their support of our single biggest fundraiser— our annual Mardi Gras. Their donations, auction items, beverage and basket donations provide a significant impact on our profit margin for this event. Equally important is the impact of their good nature and happy demeanor which is infectious and helps create the friendly community building atmosphere that we so greatly desire and directly impacts the overall success of this event. They have become invaluable and integral in multiple ways to the success of this major fundraiser.

In addition, Burnie and Lauren are involved in our school’s coat and food drives. They provide refreshments to our monthly Home and School Association (HSA) meetings; they are perennial room parents, field trip chaperones, and book fair volunteers. When we need material support for functions at St. Mary’s, we know we can always call upon Burnett and Lauren Williams of CHAT’S Liquors Capitol Hill.

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Saint Columba School

St. Columba School is recognizing Buch Construction as our Business Partner of the Year.  Our alumni’s Peter Bulcavage, class of 1992 and Steven Bulcavage, class of 1996 are currently employed with Buch Construction.  They have been instrumental in their volunteer efforts by assisting in one of our major fundraising events, our annual Father Dewan Golf Tournament.  For the past three years, Buch Construction has partnered with St. Columba School to host this event and has raised over $24,000.00 each year.  St. Columba School is extremely thankful to our alumni’s to “give back” to their Alma Mater.

Founded by Marie and James R. Buch more than 30 years ago, we are family-and woman-owned and have grown to be one of the most respected general contractors in the mid-Atlantic region, while holding strong to our roots. It is no accident that our first client, the May Company, now Macy’s, is still a valued BUCH Construction customer to this day. The way we see it, our team members, partners and customers are an extension of our own family. The lasting quality of our business relationships reflects the respect and integrity we bring to every interaction.

BUCH Construction is a premier general contractor in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area for corporate, retail and life sciences. That’s how we build the strongest relationships in the industry.

 


St. Mary’s School of Piscataway

Miguel Perez of Cross Road Coating LLC

Miguel and his colleagues went above and beyond to provide us with quality service and excellent work on key projects in our school this year.