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


Harry Gruner General Partner, JMI Equity


Julie Rothman Volunteer, Community Advocate

Assistant Secretary & ENDOWMENT CAMPAIGN cHAIR

David Nelson Retired, Legg Mason


Samuel Polakoff Managing Director, Cormony Development

Mario Armstrong
TV Host, Technology Expert and Entrepreneur
On-Air Contributor, NBC TODAY Show

Fred Bair
Head of Portfolio Modeling
T. Rowe Price Group

Patricia “Patti” Baum
Managing Director
Baum Jackson Investment Group
RBC Wealth Management

Joe Butler
Brown Capital Management

Anthony M. Carey, Chair Emeritus (ex officio)
Shelton & Carey LLP

Johnette Richardson
Chair, Board of School Commissioners
Baltimore City Public School

Tim Chng
BSA Parent, Principal Software Developer
Verizon Media

Ellen Dame
Founder, Partner, Vice President
The Dame Company

Leah Davidge
Director, Human Resources

Anna Dopkin
Vice President, US Equities
Strategic Project Manager
T. Rowe Price Group

Morgan Gilligan
Vice President/Sr. Business Development Officer
Stewart Title Guaranty Company

Jesse Grant-Skinner ’03
Vice Principal
KIPP DC Discover Academy

Todd Harvey ’94
Principal/Creative Director

Staci Hodge, StageOne Co-Chair
Physician Assistant
Mercy Medical Center

Jay Jenkins
Jenkins Baer Associates

Stephen Jones, StageOne Co-Chair
Vice President
JMI Equity

(Jessica) Kippy Joseph
Senior Advisor on Gender
Global Innovation Fund

BSA Trustee

Patricia Joseph, Chair Emerita (ex officio)
Volunteer, Community Advocate

Ryan Lenet
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management
Morgan Stanley

Paul McKinnell
Southpaw Ventures, LLC

Becky Miller
Co-founder/CEO, Tinyhood

Mikey Monaghan
Owner, Mikey Monaghan Marketing

Jason Newton
BSA Parent, Anchor

John Prugh
Alex Brown Realty

Johnette Richardson
Baltimore City Public Schools Board of Commissioners, Vice Chair

BSA Trustee

Marjorie Rodgers Cheshire, Chair Emerita (ex officio)
President & COO
A&R Development

Maria Rodriguez
General Counsel
Baltimore City Community College

Suzanne Roy
Vice President Sales & Marketing
McCormick & Company

Joan Royals
Volunteer, Community Advocate

BSA Trustee

Natalie Sherman, Chair Emerita (ex officio)
Head of Wealth Planning
&Wealth Partners

Carey Taylor
Head of Sustainable Investing Business
Brown Advisory LLC

Rodney Taylor
Professor, Chairman
Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Linda Weinberg
Senior Vice President
M&T Bank

Ira Weinstein
Co-Mananging Principal

Danielle Wharton
Vice President of Clinical & Support Services
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center/JHSS

Dominic Wiker
BSA Parent, VP & Director of Development
Washington Place Equities

Shanae Williams McLean ’98
VP, Chief Nursing Officer
LifeBridge Health