John Wasilisin

President & Chief Operating Officer, TEDCO

John has compiled an outstanding career in business and government over the last 40 years, 35 of which have been in economic/workforce development. This experience has included progressive positions at the state and local levels of government and has involved significant partnerships with the business community.

In his role at TEDCO, John assists in directing programs and developing policy to further advance TEDCO’s mission. Prior to joining TEDCO, he served as deputy secretary of the Maryland Department of Budget and Management. In this capacity, he oversaw the day-to-day administration of the department, which includes operating budget analysis, personnel services and benefits, information technology, procurement, and capital budgeting. John also previously served as Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.