Board of Directors

The Leadership’s Board of Directors has a vested interest in the organization’s success and believes in its boundless potential. Board members have knowledge and experience that represent over 20 years of The Leadership’s history. The Board leads with integrity, balancing a recognition of past accomplishments, with a dynamic focus on current and future impact in the Greater Baltimore region.

John Frisch

John Frisch

Chair

Shawan Leadership
Principal
Class of 1997

Robert Matthews

Robert Matthews

Vice Chair

Exelon Utilities
VP & Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
Class of 2019

Arun Subhas

Arun Subhas

Treasurer

Ernst & Young LLP
Partner
Class of 2013

Laura A. Boydston

Laura A. Boydston

Immediate Past Chair

Legg Mason
Managing Director
Class of 2013

Niles Ford

Niles Ford

Baltimore City Fire Department
Chief
Class of 2017

John Foster

John Foster

Fearless
Partner & COO
Class of 20/21

Smitha Gopal

Smitha Gopal

Rendia, Inc.
CEO
Class of 2017
Jeannie L. Howe

Jeannie L. Howe

Alumni Council Chair

The Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance
Executive Director
Class of 2016

Jay Nwachu

Jay Nwachu

Innovation Works &
Ignite Capital
President & CEO
Class of 2017

Stacie Tobin

Stacie Tobin

Venable, LLP
Partner-in-Charge, Baltimore Office
Class of 2016