Board Members and Staff

STAFF

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Deborah S. Phelps

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Laura E. Lemon

CONTROLLER
Patrick Fannon

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT / BOOKKEEPER
Cindy Whitcomb

DIRECTORS

Danielle Alderson

Franchise OUMEI
Chick-fil-a Eastpoint

Jamie Bakert

Academic Account Executive
Microsoft Corporation

Tony Baysmore

Director, Governmental Relations & Constituent Services

Baltimore County Public Schools

Gary Berger

President/CEO
HMS Insurance Associates, Inc.

Scott Dorsey

Chairman/CEO
Merritt Management Corporation LLC

Judith Fitzgerald

Faculty
Walden University

David J. Garbarino

Sr. Market President
BB&T

Dr. Nancy Grasmick

Presidential Scholar Program
Towson University

Edwin Hale, Sr. 

Founder and Owner
Baltimore Blast Corporation

Kristin Huber

Director of Marketing
Advance Business Systems

Paul Hume

Principal
GWWO, Inc./Architects

Pat Isaac

CEO, Chief Strategy Officer
Capital Services, Inc.

Olivia Jacobson

Director of Business Development
Lewis Contractors

Cindy Jones

Youth Outreach Manager
First Financial Credit Union

Paula Miller

Director
Baltimore County Public Library

Brandon McMann

General Manager
iFly Baltimore

Joe Mondell

Financial Planner
Alex Brown/Mondell Wealth Management

Shayla Myers

Account Executive - Energy Solutions
Johnson Controls

Sam Negahban

Partner
Brawner Builders

Katie Perry-Jones

Senior Professional Human Resources
Stanley Black and Decker

Jason Plotkin

Attorney
The Pinder Plotkin Legal Team

Keith Riddle

Vice President for Mission Integration
University of Maryland Saint Joseph Medical Center

Thomas Smyth

CEO
University of Maryland St. Jospeh Medical Center

Dr. Darryl L. Williams

Superintendent
Baltimore County Public Schools

HONORARY DIRECTORS

John A. Hayden, III

Partner
Whiteford, Taylor and Preston, LLP

EMERGING LEADERS COUNCIL

To Be Determined

Chair

To Be Determined

Vice-Chair

INTERNS

Victoria Lizardo 

Student
Chesapeake High School
2012 - 2013

Queenstar Akrong

Student
Notre Dame University of Maryland
2013 - 2014

Chloe Davis

Student
Dulaney High School/The Community College of Baltimore County
2014 - 2015

Dee Sir Martinez

Student
New Town High School
2014 - 2015

Kayla Anelli 

Student
Ursinus
Summer 2016

Nautica Rose

Student
Loch Raven High School
2015 - 2016

Ezine Blossom Ibekwe

Student
Overlea High School
2016 - 2017

Ella Obu 

Student
Hereford High School
2017 - 2018

Allison Colletta

Student
University of South Carolina
2018 - 2019

Michelle Gonikman

Student
University of Maryland
2019 - 2020

Marcus Heath

Student
Landsdowne High School
2019 - 2020

Monzel Jasmine

Student
George Washington Carver
2019 - 2020

Sheyanne Eldridge

Student
Loch Raven High School
2019 - 2020

HEADQUARTERS VOLUNTEERS

Sharon Loving 

Parent, Volunteer, 2012 - Present
Baltimore County Public Schools

Janice Saul 

Retired Teacher, Volunteer, 2012 - Present
Baltimore County Public Schools

Bonnie Derda 

Retired Administrative Assistant
The Education Foundation of BCPS, Inc.