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
Chloe Perez – President/ CEO, Hearts & Homes for Youth

Board Members

Adam Abramowitz – Attorney, Stein Sperling
Louie Byrd – Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking, BB&T
Denita Conway, President & CEO, PROVEN Management, LLC
Larry Davis, Partner, Aronson Capital Partners, LLC
Jeff Donohoe, Vice President/Operations, R-PCI Construction
Jennifer Hsin, Vice President, Clark Enterprises
Melinda Hutton, Chief of Staff, US R & D Center, GlaxoSmithKline
Keith Jennings – CPA, Snyder Cohn
Juli Jordan, President & CEO, Jam Sports & Entertainment
J. Thomas Manger, Chief of Police, Montgomery County Maryland
William Joseph McCormick, Vice President, Transwestern
Kevin McRaith – CEO/President, Well Doc Inc.
Lewis Myers, Executive Director, Right at Home
Alan Schulman, Senior Advisor, NFP, The Meltzer Group
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
Paul Stein, Esq., Partner, Stein Sperling Bennett DeJong Driscoll
Melissa A. Tarkett, Senior Manager, Aronson LLC
James Washington, CEO, JJW & Associates

Emerging Board Members

Rashida Brown – Program Manager, Lash Groups
Steven Davis – Officer, C & I Portfolio Manager, Eagle Bank
Aisha Campbell – NIH/Children’s Inn
Jasmine Green, CEO, MARZ Management and Consulting Enterprise,LLC
Nikki Korson, Firm Administrator, Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
Michael Kurlancheek – Morgan Stanley
Ali Levingston, Leadership Montgomery
Jessica Finkel Minor – Program Coordinator, Kaiser Permanente
Kinya Stewart – Senior Accounting Manager, Autoscribe
Amanda Smith – Senior Manager Operations, Bainum Family Foundations

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