Leadership Howard County announces Leadership Premier class of 2022

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, accepted 40 professionals from Howard County businesses and nonprofits into the Leadership Premier program’s class of 2022. Leadership Premier is an exploration of the Howard County community, during which participants meet with Howard County businesses and local leaders and learn about issues in the county.

The members of the class of 2022 are:

  • Shafeeq Ahmed, M.D., Howard County General Hospital
  • Taiwo Alo, Baltimore Gas & Electric
  • Bryan Alston, State Circle Strategies LLC
  • Alisha Ayre, W. R. Grace & Co. – Conn.
  • Karen Bryant, Leadership Howard County
  • Jenna Crawley, Howard County Department of Community Resources & Services
  • Raul Delerme, Howard County Department of Recreation & Parks
  • Michael Down, NFP
  • Deb Duhnke, Gilchrist Hospice
  • Rob Duru, M&T Bank
  • DeNae Dutton, SECU
  • Debbie Ellinghaus, Olney Theatre Corp.
  • Gina Ellrich, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Dan Flynn, Community Foundation of Howard County
  • Pat Fricke, Sandy Spring Bank
  • Seema Agarwal Harding, self-employed/semi-retired
  • Karol Hess, Cummings & Co. Realtors
  • Chris Heston, Howard Community College
  • Lance Johnson, Howard Bank
  • Tim Keogh, Russell Insurance Group
  • Marc Levin, Maryland University of Integrative Health
  • Steve Luttrell, Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP
  • Jenna Mallo, Howard County Public School System
  • Sheryl May, United Way of Central Maryland
  • Lauren McCloskey, Howard County Library System
  • Andrew McGinn, Harkins Builders Inc.
  • Tiffany Nix, Exelon – Baltimore Gas & Electric
  • Farrah O’Colman, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Olufemi Olumoko, Accenture Federal Services
  • Vernon Parks, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Tavia Patusky, Columbia Association
  • Tonja Potter, The Howard Hughes Corporation
  • Keith Radcliffe, Colonial Life Sales
  • Brady Rourke, University of Maryland
  • Alpha Sallah, Allen & Shariff Engineering
  • Katy Sedney, Certified Public Accountant
  • Lisa Swan, Fulton Bank
  • Eric Swann, APL Federal Credit Union
  • Trina Thames, Alight Solutions
  • Angela L. Williams, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Iota Lambda Omega Chapter

The Leadership Premier program was launched in 1985 to develop capable, well-informed individuals committed to devoting their time and resources for community improvement. The program addresses countywide issues in monthly, daylong seminars where paticipants meet with established leaders in business, government and community services.

Since its inception, more than 1,350 individuals have graduated from Leadership Premier and now lead nonprofit boards and civic organizations serving Howard County.


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