Board of Directors

Hearts & Homes works side-by-side with a dedicated Board of Directors.  The following individuals help our organization stay focused on achieving our goals of supporting Maryland’s disadvantaged and struggling adolescents.

Executive Committee

Thomas Ransom, MBA, Chairman – Senior Vice President, BB&T Bank
Michael Whitehurst, First Vice Chairman – Director of Business Development, Centrus Energy Corp.
Fred Gober, Second Vice Chairman – Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
B. Steven Purdy, CPA, ABV, Treasurer –  Manager, Aronson LLC
Jill Babby, Secretary – Social Worker, previously with Hearts & Homes

Board Members

Denita Conway, President & CEO, PROVEN Management, LLC
Larry Davis, Partner, Aronson Capital Partners
Jeff Donohoe, Vice President/Operations, R-PCI Construction
Jennifer Hsin, Director and CFO, CNF Investments, Clark Enterprises
Melinda Hutton, Chief of Staff, GlaxoSmithKline
Juli Jordan, President & CEO, Jam Sports & Entertainment
J. Thomas Manger, Chief of Police, Montgomery County Maryland
Lewis Myers, Executive Director, Right at Home
William Joseph McCormick, Vice President, Transwestern
Alan Schulman, Senior Advisor, NFP
Vic Seested, Investment Advisor, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Andrew Seested, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Private Bank
David Shapiro, Principal, Paley Rothman Attorneys at Law
Michael Anthony Smith, Director, SAVA
Paul Stein, Esq., Partner, Stein Sperling Bennett DeJong Driscoll
Melissa A. Tarkett, Senior Manager, Aronson LLC
James Washington, CEO, JJW & Associates

Emerging Board Members

Ali Levingston, Leadership Montgomery
Steven Davis, Eagle Bank
Jasmine Green, CEO, MARZ Management and Consulting Enterprise,LLC
Nikki Korson, Firm Administrator, Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

Ex-Officio Members

The Honorable Sheila Hixon, Maryland State Delegate
Trevard Jackson, IT Project Manager, United States Federal Drug Administration
Roy Jefferson, Account Executive, Wells Fargo Insurance Services
Robbie Callaway, Vice President, First Pic Consulting
Peter Carnathan, Senior Vice President, Wilmington Trust
The Honorable Connie Morella, former United States Congresswoman, United States Ambassador
John Welch, President and CEO, USEC
Patricia Kirwan, retired school teacher
Jerry Pritchett, Broker, Long & Foster
Fred Puddester, CFO, Johns Hopkins University
Cynthia Hardy, CEO, The Halo Foundation
The Honorable Mary Boergers, former Maryland State Senator
John Delaney, Principal, Linowes & Blocker
Jorge Ribas, President, Mid-Atlantic Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
The Honorable Laura Keisling, Judge, Circuit Court Anne Arundel County
Howard Stone, Administrator, Prince George’s County
Laurence Jacobs, Managing Partner, Jacobs Law Firm
Thelma Mrazek, Former Chairmain of HHY Board, Retired Associate Director, US Dept of Health and Human Services
Kevin O’Connor, Owner, O’Connor Plumbing