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The strength within.
Building a better Maryland takes a special kind of strength—the kind of strength you’ll find every day in leaders throughout our local businesses and communities. At Leadership Maryland, we harness that strength by bringing together local leaders from all sectors, industries, and geographic regions of our state—people with a passion for making Maryland the best place to work and live. Together, we engage on the vital issues affecting our state and work to build solutions for real, actionable change.  

The strength within our alumni family.
As men and women of Leadership Maryland, we are stronger together. Inside our alumni family, we are the state's best and brightest leaders, hailing from all sectors of industry and all regions of the state. Whenever one of us needs a hand, we know we can call on one another, as a colleague, a connection, and a friend.

The strength within yourself.
Leadership Maryland makes good leaders stronger. We challenge our members to step outside of their comfort zone in order to tap into the deepest strengths and passions that will make them a force for meaningful change in their organizations, communities, and state.



Welcome Class of 2019!

Lisa Akchin
Associate Vice President & Assistant to the President
University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Dr. Heidi M. Anderson
University of Maryland-Eastern Shore

Melissa L. Baldwin
Director, Operational Excellence
Kaiser Foundation Mid-Atlantic States

Nona O. Carroll
Chief Strategy Officer
Maryland Business Roundtable for Education

Andrea E. Chapdelaine
Hood College

Ellington E. Churchill, Jr.
Maryland Department of General Services

Mary Beth Cook
Deputy Director of Planning & Zoning
Calvert County Government

Dr. Steven J. Czinn
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Kevin A. Day
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Living Design Lab

Albert A. "Al" Delia
Vice President, Regional Development and Engagement
Frostburg State University

Matt D. Doyle
Business Development Specialist, Attraction
Frederick County Office of Economic Development

Antonia Fasanelli, Esq.
Executive Director
Homeless Persons Representation Project

Ellen R. Fish
Senior Vice President
Revere Bank

Gail L. Foltz
Vice President, Commercial Banking Officer
Shore United Bank

Michael A. Franklin
Atlantic General Hospital

Richard G. Griffin AICP, CEcD
Director of Economic Development
City of Frederick

Kelly R. Groff CDME
President & CEO
Visit Montgomery

Michael C. Harris
Managing Director, Finance (CFO)/Board of Directors, Treasurer
Maryland Environmental Services

Matthew "Matt" Helminiak
Commissioner of Labor and Industry
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation

Melanie M. Heuston, D.N.P., RN, NEA-BC
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
Meritus Medical Center

Gail D. Houser
Executive Director, Corporate Lending
MidAtlantic Farm Credit, ACA

Donny R. James
Chief Real Estate Officer, Revenue Authority
Prince George's County Government

Erica N. Joseph
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore 

Michael P. Kelleher
Executive Director
Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MD MEP)

Christine Y. Koski, CPA
CFO and Vice President
KCI Technologies, Inc.

Mikiko Land
Director Marketing & Business Development
CPJ Associates

Sandra S. "Sandy" Love
President, Integrity Solutions

Felton Magee, Jr.
President & CEO
Regent Healthcare, Inc.

Andrea E. Mansfield
Manis Canning & Associates

Robin McKinney
Co-Founder & CEO
CASH Campaign of Maryland

Eric D. Milhollan, Sr.
Senior Project Manager
Willow Construction, LLC

Eli J. Modlin
Chief of Staff
Salisbury University

Mary M. Morris
Director, Baltimore Economic Development Fund
University of Maryland Baltimore

Karen J. Nelson
President & CEO
Planned Parenthood of Maryland, Inc.

Rodney Oddoye
Chief Customer Officer and VP Customer Operations
Baltimore Gas & Electric Company

M. Joann Petillo
Senior Vice President
Schnabel Engineering, Inc.

Erin J. Roth
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation

Dr. Patricia W. "Patty" Saelens
Caroline County Public Schools

Edward J. "Ed" Schlotterback
Division Vice President
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Steven J. Schupak
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Maryland Public Television

Leon E. Scioscia
Executive Vice President of Operations

Carolyn J. Scruggs
Deputy Commissioner, Division of Correction
Maryland Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services

Dana Seiler
Founder, Principal/CEO
Vantage Point Solutions Group

Blair Brennan Slaughter, Ph.D.
Vice President, Organization Development, Executive Coach
T. Rowe Price

Jody P. Thomas
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland

Mary B. Tung, Ph.D., Esq.
Maryland Energy Administration

Leroy Albert "Al" Tyler, Jr.
Vice President, Economic Development, Capital Projects Development Group
Maryland Stadium Authority

Tracie Watkins Rhodes, Esq.
Director, Office of Small & Minority Policy
Maryland Department of Transportation

Dr. Charles A. "Chuck" Wight
Salisbury University

Jeffrey C. "Jeff" Wilke
Director of Bond Financing