Photograph of Jeanne Murphy, and Davon Barbour

Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees provides critical strategic and fiduciary support to ensure Baltimore School for the Arts will thrive for generations.


Natalie B. Sherman Partner Gallagher, Evelius & Jones LLP


Li-Wen Kang ’88 Merrill Lynch


Harry Gruner General Partner JMI Equity Fund


Samuel Polakoff Stage One Founder Managing Director, Cormony Development

Gina Adams
Marketing and Strategy Agent
Sunnyfields Cabinetry and Delbert Adams Construction

Mario Armstrong
TV Host, Technology Expert and Entrepreneur
Technology Commentator for NBC’s TODAY Show,
CNN, and NPR’s Morning Edition

Ray Bank
Raymond L. Bank & Associates

Davon Barbour ’95
Vice President of Economic Development
Downtown Partnership of Baltimore

James Blue
Senior Content and Special Projects Producer
PBS Newshour

Joe Butler
Brown Capital Management

BSA Trustee

Anthony M. Carey
Shelton & Carey LLP

Geoffrey R. B. Carey
Partner, Brown Advisory

Stephanie Carter
General Partner, ABC Capital Partners

Cheryl Casciani
Member, New Board of School Commissioners
Director of Neighborhood Sustainability,
Baltimore Community Foundation

BSA Trustee

Marjorie Rodgers Cheshire
COO, A&R Development

Elijah Cummings
Congressman, 7th District

Joni Daniels
Founder & Principal, Daniels & Associates

Anna Dopkin
Portfolio Manager,
Director of Equity Research – North America,
Rowe Price Group

Morgan Gilligan
Vice President, Stewart Title Guaranty Company

Todd Harvey ’94
Principal/Creative Director, MISSION

BSA Trustee

Daniel P. Henson, III
Development Company

Anita Hilson
Associate Director of Admissions;
Director, McDonogh Connect, McDonogh School

Jay Jenkins
Principal, Jenkins Baer Associates

BSA Trustee

Patricia Joseph
Volunteer, Community Advocate

Shelley Keirn
Director of Finance

John Kenney
Managing Director
Legg Mason

Rosy Keyser
Contemporary Painter

Paul McKinnell
Kenseal Construction Products

Mikey Monaghan
Owner, Mikey Monaghan Marketing

Jeannie Murphy
Founder and CEO, Open Door Child Care

Noreen Naz Naroo-Pucci
VP, Global Design Engine
Under Armour

David Nelson
Retired, Legg Mason

BSA Trustee

Lee H. Ogburn
Kramon & Graham, P.A.

Roula Paterakis
Volunteer, Community Advocate

George Petrocheilos
Partner, Camden Partners

Julie Rothman
Syndicated Food Columnist, Photostylist, Community Advocate

Joan Royals
Volunteer, Community Advocate

Jerome Schnydman
Retired, The Johns Hopkins University

Bhek Simmons
Project Manager
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Linda Weinberg
Senior Vice President, M & T Bank

Ira Weinstein
Co-Mananging Principal, CohnReznick