Advisory Board


Updated October 2020


Gabriel Auteri, MA, JD, MBA
Former Deputy Chief of Staff
Baltimore City Health Department


Susan Cargill-Collura, MBA
Account Executive

Dwight Carr, MS
Program Manager, STEM Management Office
JHU Applied Physics Lab

Ernesto Chanona, PhD
Director of Business Development
CSSi LifeSciences

Kirk Crawley, JD 
Teacher / Parent Liaison
Franklin Square Elementary and Middle School
Dana Farrakhan, MHS
Senior VP
University of Maryland Medical System

Clintonette Garrison
Director of Compliance
Bon Secours Mercy Health

Quincy Goldsmith
Board Director
Southwest Baltimore Charter School
Nick Hamilton, MBA
Account Executive
Monique Jacobs
Parent Organization Representative
CURE Parent Organization
Steve Kaiser, MA
Founder & Principal
Kaiser Associates

Crystal Harden-Lindsey, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Green Street Academy

Shantice Matin
Parent Organization Representative
CURE Parent Organization

Jason McCarthy, PharmD, MBA 
Vice President
Kaiser Permanente


Christopher Mfume
Managing Partner

Damien Myers MD, MPH
Chief Operating Officer
Project Pneuma

Rachael Pfeifer, DPhil, MEd
Executive Director
Baltimore City College and Career Readiness 
Joshua Pincus-Sokoloff
Malden Solutions

Harry Preston, MA
Edmondson Westside High School

Shannen Redd, JD
Account Executive
Darlene Robinson, MD 
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Maryland Medical System
Samuel Ross, MD, MS 
Bon Secours Health Systems

Rudy Ruiz, MEd
Four Point Education

Elsie Stines, DNP
Core UMB Scholars Program Leadership Team
Nurse Practitioner
University of Maryland, Baltimore 

Brian Sturdivant, MSW
Office of Community Engagement
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Michael Thomas, MS
VP of Workforce and Development and Continuing Ed
Baltimore City Community College