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

Patricia Baum
RBC Wealth Management

Joe Butler
Brown Capital Management

BSA Trustee

Anthony M. Carey
Shelton & Carey LLP

BSA Trustee

Marjorie Rodgers Cheshire
COO, A&R Development

Linda Chinnia
Member, Board of School Commissioners

Leah Covington
Senior Manager, BGE/Exelon

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
Southpaw Ventures, LLC

Becky Miller
Co-founder/CEO, Tinyhood

Mikey Monaghan
Owner, Mikey Monaghan Marketing

BSA Trustee

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

George Petrocheilos
Partner, Camden Partners

John Prugh
President/CEO, Alex Brown Realty

Maria Rodriguez
Partner, Venable, LLP

Suzanne Roy
Vice President Sales & Marketing, McCormick & Company

Joan Royals
Volunteer, Community Advocate

Jerome Schnydman
Retired, The Johns Hopkins University

BSA Trustee

Natalie Sherman
Partner, Gallagher, Evelius & Jones LLP

Carey Taylor
Chief Operating Officer of Institutional Investing, Brown Advisory, LLC

Linda Weinberg
Senior Vice President, M & T Bank

Ira Weinstein
Co-Mananging Principal, CohnReznick

Shanae Williams McLean ’98
Director of Nursing
LifeBridge Health