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Meet the evangelist for this Maryland county’s hoped-for economic revival

The bespectacled salesman stared intently at Navneet Gupta, president of a Chantilly, Va.-based IT services provider that was searching for new office space.

“I’m Jim Coleman, the CEO of the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation — that’s C-E-O, chief excitement officer,” the salesman said. “We’ve been watching your company closely.”

What followed was a volley of statistics delivered with the zeal and crisp enunciation of a preacher: 15 Metro stations; nearly 1 million residents; eight colleges and universities; 14 federal agencies; more than $50 billion in contracting opportunities.

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