Board of Directors

“Junior Achievement is able to impart knowledge in a non-threatening way that resonates among our children and connects classroom learning to real life.” —JA of Central Maryland board member

Board Leadership

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland is governed by a board of directors that includes members from the local business and education community. JA also relies on an associate leadership council that provides additional event and volunteer support.

We are proud to present the Board of Directors for the year of 2015-2016.

Board Officers

  • William L. Yerman

    Chair

    Continental Title Group

  • Gerry Lindner

    Vice Chair

    Ernst & Young LLP

  • Suzanne Ricklin

    Secretary

    T. Rowe Price

  • Gene Frazier

    Treasurer

    PrimeLending

Board Members

  • Robert A. Altieri

    Howard Bank

  • Bill Atkinson

    212 Communications

  • Robert T. Barnes

    Northrop Grumman

  • Jennifer Bodensiek

    Junior Achievement of Central Maryland, Inc

  • Silvia Bouchard

    Northrop Grumman

  • Ryan Branon

    IBM

  • Steve Braun

    SEARCH CONSULTANTS INTERNATIONAL

  • Patricia Browne

    National Children’s Center

  • Joseph G. Bunch

    Exelon Utilities

  • Susan Burkom

    KPMG

  • Brian W. Casto

    GEA Process Engineering

  • Ron Causey

    SC&H Group, LLC

  • Shelva Clemons

    T. Rowe Price

  • Robert Cowie

    UPS

  • W. Talbot Daley

    ClearBridge Advisors

  • Rob DeClement

    Bank of America

  • Alan Dobzinski

    Accountability Experts, Inc.

  • Scott Dorsey

    Merritt Properties, LLC

  • Sean Fanning

    Transamerica

  • Arthur Flach

    Grant Thornton

  • Martin T. Fletcher

    Whiteford Taylor Preston

  • David J. Garbarino

    BB&T

  • Kathleen Getz

    Loyola University Maryland

  • Christopher P. Giermek

    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

  • Ethan Giffin

    Groove

  • Rich Hunt

    Shore Bank

  • Ranak Jasani

    Miles & Stockbridge

  • Tiffany King, CPA

    The Baltimore LIfe Companies

  • Shannon Landwehr

    Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore

  • Louis Leyes

    Stages Financial Group

  • Darrell A. Luzzo, Ph.D

    Laureate Education, Inc.

  • Lee McChesney

    Stanley Black & Decker

  • Monica Mitchell

    Wells Fargo

  • Mike Morton

    Deloitte

  • Bradley Myers

    Sandy Spring Bank

  • Kim O’Brien

    Allstate

  • Edward Paulis

    Zurich North America

  • Deborah Phelps

    The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools

  • Donald A. Rea

    Saul Ewing

  • Robert J. Reiners

    DAP Products

  • Jeff Rupp

    SERVPRO

  • Tom Sadowski

    University System of Maryland

  • Kirsten E. Sandberg

    BNY Mellon Wealth Management

  • Dr. Sonja Santelises

    Baltimore City Public Schools

  • Lisa Schwartz

    M&T Bank

  • Karen T. Syrylo, CPA

    Altus Group

  • J. MacGregor Tisdale

    First National Bank

  • Matt Turpin

    ZenTech

  • Roger Young

    Wells Fargo Advisors

Associate Leadership Council

  • Dean Albanesi

    Stanley Black & Decker

  • Jared Balsbaugh

    Revere Bank

  • Amy Benson

    Grant Thorton

  • Megan Bisasky

    SC&H Group

  • Megan Brodie Maier

    Grant Thorton

  • Kelly Burke

    CTG

  • Sean Fanning

    Transamerica

  • Robin Finch

    T. Rowe Price

  • Mike Freeburger

    Legg Mason

  • Elizabeth Hafey

    Miles and Stockbridge

  • Jeff Klima, CPA

    SC&H Group

  • Tyler Kohler

    Hailey Development Corporation

  • Brian Kurtzman

    Millennialmedia

  • Vermeka Lang

    Travelers Insurance

  • Jason Lowy

    UBS Financial Services

  • Aubrey B. Mellos

  • Karen Merson

    Wells Fargo Bank, NA

  • Ryan Miller

    Savills-Studley

  • Nicholas Mongelluzzo

    Venable

  • Tracy Moran

    Stanley Black & Decker

  • Kara Nelson

    First National Bank

  • Jessica Oring

    Medifast

  • Iesha Pankey

    Northrop Grumman

  • Tim Redmond

    KatzAbosch

  • Christine Reed

    Grant Thornton

  • Robert Rescigno

    Northrop Grumman

  • Mario Richards

    Venable

  • Matthew Riggin

    Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

  • Amy Rogers

    AOL

  • Tammy Schneider

    Taurus CPA Solutions

  • Jasmine Simawang

    Ernst and Young

  • Ben Singer

    Hewlett-Packard

  • Steve Steele

    M&T Bank

  • Gillian Summers

    Target Marketing Group

  • Stan Tinter

    Maryland Judiciary

  • Joe Zajdel

    First National Bank