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Feb. 27, 2014 10:15 am

The Canton Group makes 15 new hires at its Baltimore office

That brings the full-time employee count at its Baltimore office on O'Donnell Street to 55.

A view of 2920 O'Donnell Street, where the Canton Group is based, from last year. Photo from Google Maps.

Web services and design firm The Canton Group has made 15 new hires, bringing the full-time employee count at its Baltimore office on O’Donnell Street to 55.

Founded in 1998, the company provides a range of services — website design, managed hosting, IT management and more — to governments, universities, nonprofits and other businesses. (The Canton Group was one of eight companies, and the only Baltimore-based one, that bid to redesign the City of Baltimore’s website.)

Baltimore city, however, is one of The Canton Group’s current clients, along with the Johns Hopkins University, the Abell Foundation and the Maryland Department of Education, said Chris Forhan, the recently hired Director of Digital Strategy at the company. Forhan said projected revenues for 2014 will be somewhere between $17 million and $25 million.

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Andrew Zaleski

Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist in Philadelphia and the former lead reporter for Technical.ly Baltimore. Before moving to Philadelphia in June 2014, he was a contributing writer to Baltimore City Paper and a Tech Check commentator for WYPR 88.1 FM, Baltimore city’s National Public Radio affiliate. He has written for The Atlantic, Outside, Richmond magazine, Washington City Paper, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore Style magazine, Next City, Grist.org, The Atlantic Cities, and elsewhere.

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