Our Team

Jon Kucskar

Jon Kucskar, JDJon Kucskar, JD, serves as Special Assistant to the President and Assistant Vice President for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) at UMB. As Special Assistant, he supports the UMB president by providing professional, high-level staffing of the president and his agenda; planning and coordinating long- and short-term projects in the university’s priority areas; and acting as a liaison between the president’s office and key internal and external stakeholders. As A.V.P. for ERM, Jon leads UMB’s ERM program as it is evolving to embed, sustain, and support an entrepreneurial, collaborative, and responsible risk-taking culture across UMB. Also, since 2014, Jon has served each year as an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. 

Previously, Jon served as Senior Commission Advisor at the Maryland Public Service Commission; Deputy Legal Counsel to Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley; Senior Attorney at the U.S. Government Accountability Office; and as law clerk for a federal judge. He earned a law degree from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, a bachelor’s degree from Boston College, and a professional certificate from UMB in Intercultural Leadership. He is a 2017 Leadership Maryland graduate, 2018 winner of The Daily Record’s VIP Award, and graduate of Harvard Kennedy School programs in Leadership Decision Making and Crisis Leadership in Higher Education.

Victoria Meadows

Victoria MeadowsVictoria Meadows, M.S., servers as Manager of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Programs at UMB. As Manager, Victoria leads the way in the development of the ERM program to bring it to new heights through program development, data analytics, project management, relationship building across UMB schools and units, and related tasks. Previously, Victoria worked in the School of Medicine at UMB as Lab Manager and Research Specialist in the Center for Epigenetic Research in Child Health and Brain Development in the Department of Pharmacology. Victoria originally joined UMB in 2016 in the School of Medicine as a Research Assistant in the Department of Anesthesiology. Victoria earned her M.S. in Management (specialization in Interdisciplinary Studies) from UMGC and her B.A. in Biology (minors in Chemistry and Mathematics) from Notre Dame of Maryland University. One cool item about Victoria is that she is former Marine Mammal Assistant Trainer at the National Aquarium where she worked alongside seven Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins.