Resilience Authority of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County

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Resilience Authority of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County (AACo)

Throwe Environmental will lead efforts to launch and establish the groundbreaking Resilience Authority of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Team Throwe brings unparalleled experience regarding the creation of financing institutions, specifically within the State of Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region. In addition, the Throwe leadership team has worked in direct partnership with leaders in Anne Arundel County and Annapolis, Maryland on developing and implementing resilience action plans, with a focus on financing and implementation.

Throwe Environmental’s work to establish the Resilience Authority is led by Dan Nees, Director, Policy and Finance. Other members of Team Throwe support Nees, Executive Director Matt Fleming, and the Authority’s Board, positioning the institution for sustained success into the future. Prior to the nomination of Fleming as Executive Director, Nees served as the Authority’s Interim Executive Director, managing the organization’s day-to-day activities. 



•  Baltimore Sun: “Anne Arundel, Annapolis name climate resilience authority interim director”

•  Maryland Matters: “A Leader for Arundel/Annapolis Resilience Authority”

•  WTOP News: “Anne Arundel Co. names new ‘resilience’ leader tasked with preparing for rising sea levels”

•  Capital Gazette: “Joanne Throwe: Creating a resilience authority for Annapolis and Anne Arundel is a bold way to deal with climate change impact”

Project Updates:

PRESS RELEASE: Anne Arundel, Annapolis Announce New Resilience Authority Executive Director

Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis announced the selection of Matt Fleming as the new Executive Director of the Resilience Authority. Read the press release

Resilience Authority Selected for “Putting Assets to Work” Incubator

The Resilience Authority was selected for the “Putting Assets to Work” project led by the Sorenson Impact Center, the Government Finance Officers Association, and Urban3. Read the press release

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Meet the Project Team

Dan Nees
Project Lead
Joanne Throwe
Institutional Development
Kyle Gray
Communications, Project Support
Courtney Greene
Funding & Financing Research