Dr. James D. Fielder Secretary

 Dr. James D. Fielder Secretary

Dr. James D. Fielder Secretary

Dr. James D. Fielder is a highly regarded executive and public servant with a passion for leading change, focused on improving the economic well-being of Marylanders through educational and business opportunity.

He has served four Maryland governors, lending his talents and expertise in numerous leadership capacities. Some of these include his current position as

  • Secretary of Higher Education;
  • Secretary of Appointments for Governor Hogan;
  • Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulations;
  • Acting Secretary for Business and Economic Development;
  • Member of Governor-elect Hogan’s Transition Team.

He also served as Towson University’s Vice President of Finance and Administration.

Secretary Fielder received his Ph.D. at Michigan State University in Higher Education, and his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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