Board of Directors

Officers

Diriker, Memo NEW 9.15.15 CHAIRMAN
Dr. Memo F. Diriker '12
Lifetime Member
Director - BEACON - Salisbury University
VICE CHAIR
Jeanne Forrester Singer, Esq. '07
Attorney at Law - Law Offices of Jeanne F. Singer
Fitzwater, Jeannette 1 TREASURER
Jeannette R. Fitzwater '09
CEO & Strategic Coach, JR Fitzwater & Associates
 Aparicio-Blackwell, Gloria HEAD SHOT NEW 9.24.15 SECRETARY
Gloria Aparicio-Blackwell '13
Director of Community Engagement, University of Maryland
GENERAL COUNSEL
W. ‘Sandy’ McAllister, Jr. ‘94
Principal - McAllister, DeTar, Showalter & Walker, LLC
IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Eric D. Brotman, CFP ‘09
Lifetime Member
President & Managing Principal - Brotman Financial Group, Inc.
 Renee Winsky PRESIDENT & CEO
Renee M. Winsky ‘05
Leadership Maryland

Directors

  Jean C. Accius Ph.D. '14
Lifetime Member
Vice President, Public Policy Institute, AARP
Borgal, Chris 3-19-2018 Christopher J. "Chris" Borgal, CSM '16
Senior Property Manager, The Peterson Companies
  Kenneth L. Brannan '05
Lifetime Member
Owner, Saucy Salamander
 Brennen, Bob 3-19-2018 edited Robert C. Brennan '04
Lifetime Member
Executive Director, MEDCO
  Kimberly A. Clark '09
Lifetime Member
Executive Vice President, Baltimore Development Corporation
 Derryck Fletcher Headshot 2014-1 Derryck Fletcher
Vice President, Youth Development, Y in Central Maryland
Maryland Leadership Workshops Representative
 Franklin, Eric Rec Eric W. Franklin '09
Lifetime Member
President - ERIMAX, Inc.
  Bonnie Green '07
Lifetime Member
Executive Director - The Patuxent Partnership
 Harris, Rhea Rhea L. Harris, Esq. '13
Special Assistant to Colonel, Department of Maryland State Police and
Assistant Secretary, MDPSCS
 Hiner, Mike Michael S. "Mike" Hiner '16
President, Willow Construction, LLC
Kim Leonard Kim B. Leonard '00
Retired
  Sean M. Looney ‘96
Lifetime Member
Vice President - Government Affairs, Comcast
Maryland Leadership Workshops Representative
Chairman 2006-2008
Valencia McClure '15
Director of Communications and Corporate Relations, Baltimore Gas & Electric Co.
  Jeanette G. Partlow, Esq. '13
President, Maryland Chemical Company, Inc.
 Pam Ruff (3) Pamela J. Ruff '98
Executive Director, Maryland Economic Development Association
 Sue Simmons 1 Susan C. Simmons '06
Director, Parks and Recreation, Caroline County
Maryland Leadership Workshops Representative
Brian T. Spiering '11
Retired
 John-Wasilisin John M. Wasilisin '05
President & Chief Operating Officer, Maryland Technology Development Corp. 

Past Chairs and Ex Officio Members of the Board

James T. Brady ‘93
Lifetime Member
Managing Director, Mid-Atlantic - Ballantrae International, Ltd.
Chairman 1996-1998
John W. Dillon ‘93
Retired
Chairman 2000-2002
  Ralph W."Buddy' Emerson, Jr. ‘03
Lifetime Member
Senior Vice President - M&T Bank
Chairman 2012-2014
Dr. Catherine R. Gira ‘93
Lifetime Member
President Emerita - Frostburg State University
Chairwoman 2004-2006
  William B. Grant ‘02
Lifetime Member
Retired
Chairman 2014-2016
Stephen A. Horvath ‘98
Retired
Chairman 2008-2010
Richard E. Hug (deceased)
Chairman & CEO - Hug Enterprises, Inc.
Chairman 1993-1994
Howard B. Miller, Esq. ‘93
Lifetime Member
Partner - Saul Ewing LLP
Chairman 1994-1996
Wayne A. Mills ‘98
Chairman - New Millennium Ventures
Chairman 1998-2000
Eliot Pfanstiehl
Lifetime Member
Leadership Maryland Facilitator &
CEO,Strathmore Hall Foundation, Inc.
 

Sharon R. Pinder ‘98
President & CEO - Capital Region Minority Supplier
Chairwoman 2010-2012

Henry E. Posko, Jr. ‘93
CEO - Humanim
Chairman 2002-2004