Board of Trustees

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


Li-Wen Kang ’88 Merrill Lynch


Julie Rothman Syndicated Food Columnist, Photostylist, Community Advocate

vice-chair and Treasurer

Harry Gruner General Partner JMI Equity Fund

Secretary and stageone co-chair

Samuel Polakoff Managing Director, Cormony Development


David Nelson


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

Fred Bair
Vice President
T. Rowe Price

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

Patricia Baum
RBC Wealth Management

Joe Butler
Brown Capital Management

BSA Trustee

Anthony M. Carey
Shelton & Carey LLP

Stephanie Carter
General Partner, ABC Capital Partners

BSA Trustee

Marjorie Rodgers Cheshire
COO, A&R Development

Linda Chinnia
Member, Board of School Commissioners

Elijah Cummings
Congressman, 7th District

Ellen Dame
Community Advocate,
Founder, Partner, and Vice President
Dame Company

Joni Daniels
Founder & Principal, Daniels & Associates

Wendy Doak

Anna Dopkin
Portfolio Manager,
Director of Equity Research – North America,
T. 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

Jay Jenkins
Principal, Jenkins Baer Associates

BSA Trustee

Patricia Joseph
Volunteer, Community Advocate

John Kenney
Managing Director
Legg Mason

Rosy Keyser
Contemporary Painter

Paul McKinnell
Kenseal Construction Products

Mikey Monaghan
Owner, Mikey Monaghan Marketing

BSA Trustee

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

George Petrocheilos
Partner, Camden Partners

Maria Rodriguez
Partner, Venable, LLP

Joan Royals
Volunteer, Community Advocate

Jerome Schnydman
Retired, The Johns Hopkins University

Linda Weinberg
Senior Vice President, M & T Bank

Ira Weinstein
Co-Mananging Principal, CohnReznick

Shanae Williams McLean ’98
Director of Nursing
LifeBridge Health