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.


Julie Rothman Volunteer, Community Advocate


Paul McKinnell Principal, Southpaw Ventures, LLC

Shanae Williams McLean ’98 Regional Director of Clinical Operations, Erickson Senior Living


Harry Gruner Founder and Managing General Partner, JMI Equity


Samuel Polakoff President, Property Consulting

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

Carey Buxton
Partner, Head of Sustainable Investing Business
Brown Advisory LLC

Tim Chng
BSA Parent, Principal Software Developer

BSA Trustee

Tom Dame
BSA Foundation Vice President
Managing Partner
Gallagher Evelius & Jones

Ellen Dame
Founder, Partner, Vice President
The Dame Company

Leah Davidge
Director, Gas System Operations

Carla Finkelstein
Chair, Department of Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
Towson University

Morgan Gilligan
Vice President/Comm Svcs Operations Manager
Stewart Title Guaranty Company

Jesse Grant-Skinner ’03
Literacy Coach
Joyful Readers

Todd Harvey ’94
BSA Parent, Co-Founder, Creative Executive Director

Kristin Herber
Vice President, Deputy General Counsel – Litigation and Insurance
Under Armour

(Jessica) Kippy Joseph
Senior Advisor
Global Innovation Fund

BSA Trustee

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

BSA Trustee

Li-Wen Kang ’88, Chair Emeritus (ex officio)
Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
Merrill Lynch

Ryan Lenet
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management
The Zolet Lenet and Fink Group, Morgan Stanley

Steve McGuire
Senior Vice President & Group Manager
M&T Bank

Terry Morgenthaler
Volunteer, Community Advocate

Jason Newton
BSA Parent, News Anchor

John Prugh
Alex Brown Realty

Suzanne Roy
General Manager, North America Flavor
McCormick & Company

Ben Schuman
DLA Piper

BSA Trustee

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

Rodney Taylor
Department Chair & Professor
Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Donald Thoms
Media Consultant & On Air Talent

Linda Weinberg
Executive Vice President
M&T Bank

Ira Weinstein
Co-Mananging Principal

Danielle Wharton
Vice President, Clinical & Support Services
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center/JHHS

Dominic Wiker
Vice President & Director of Development
Washington Place Equities