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, Treasurer – CPA, ABV 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
Kelly Dixon, Business Consultant, CBIZ
Jeff Donohoe, Corporate Development, The Donohoe Companies
Jennifer Hsin, Director and CFO, CNF Investments, Clark Enterprises
The Honorable Sheila Hixon, Maryland State Delegate
Juli Jordan, President & CEO, Jam Sports & Entertainment
J. Thomas Manger, Chief of Police, Montgomery County Maryland
Lewis Myers, President, Right at Home
William Joseph McCormick, Vice President, Transwestern
Alan Schulman, Relationship Manager, The Meltzer Group
Vic Seested, Private Wealth Advisor, UBS
Andrew Seested, Senior Director, BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Michael Anthony Smith, SAVA
Paul Stein, Esq., Principal, Stein Sperling Bennett DeJong Driscoll
Melissa A. Tarkett, Manager, Aronson LLC
James Washington, CEO, JJW & Associates

Ex-Officio Members

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