Anne Arundel exec picks former GOP councilman to head economic development

County Executive Steuart Pittman appointed former GOP county councilman Jerry Walker Wednesday to head the county economic development agency. Pittman’s office released a statement saying Walker will replace Julie Mussog, who has served as the president and CEO of the Anne Arundel County Economic Development Corp. for the past two years. She will step down Feb. 1. Walker did not return calls for comment. In the statement released by his office, Pittman lauded Walker’s business sense, calling the Crofton Republican “a brilliant student of government and a ferocious advocate for small business.” (Balt. Sun)

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