Daniel Koroma is the Business Liaison Officer for the Montgomery County government in the State of Maryland. His work in the Office of the County Executive focuses on assisting companies doing business in, or with, Montgomery County Government. He manages the award-winning Montgomery County Business Portal, a gateway to information on how Montgomery County interacts with the business community. Mr. Koroma was the Community Outreach Manager and Liaison to African and Caribbean Communities at the Montgomery County Office of Community Partnerships. He ensured ongoing dialog and partnership exist between the government and various nonprofit service providers, community associations, diaspora and hometown groups. Mr. Koroma’s office ensured stakeholder voices were heard and removed roadblocks that could impede residents’ ability to access County services. He is the first African immigrant appointed to the County Executive’s office in Montgomery County, Maryland.
In the height of the global financial crisis, Mr. Koroma was tasked to create a Resource Center in the Eastern part of Montgomery County in order to help community members who needed additional skills in order to gain employment. He engaged community leaders and recruited volunteers to enrolled students in Computer and English classes. He helped fostered a collaboration with Montgomery College and together, they have served over 4000 residents. In 2008, Mr. Koroma was one of the advocates who went to the United States Congress to fight for the extension of Temporary Protected Services (TPS) for Liberians and Sierra Leoneans. In 2012, Mr. Koroma was one of the leaders engaged by the White House, when President Obama was urging Congress to come up with a comprehensive immigration plan. Mr. Koroma holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park’s, A. James Clark School of Engineering and is an Executive Leadership graduate from the prestigious Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government.