Don Hutchinson, CEO of Maryland Zoo

Donald P. Hutchinson is the President and CEO of the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Located in Druid Hill Park, the 135-plus acre zoo is home to more than 1500 wild mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and birds—including 46 endangered African penguins who inhabit one of the largest breeding colonies in North America. The zoo is the third-oldest in the US, having first opened its doors in 1876. These days, it receives hundreds of thousands of visitors and generates millions of dollars for the state each year. Prior to working for the Zoo, Don served as a Maryland State Delegate, State Senator, and Baltimore County Executive, as well as the CEO of SunTrust Bank and President of the Greater Baltimore Committee.

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On The Baltimore Business Journal & His Background

Animal Conservation Efforts

Challenges In Running The Zoo

Creating A Successful Private Public Partnership

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