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Y of Central Maryland names new board members

The Y of Central Maryland announced six newly appointed members to its Board of Directors at its annual meeting May 3.

Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson is athletic director at the University of Maryland, College Park, Previously, he held the same position at the United States Military Academy. Anderson is the second Vice President of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics and has served as chair for the NACDA’s McClendon Minority Scholarship Steering Committee and serves as chair of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Issues Committee. Anderson is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and resides in Montgomery County.

David Andrews

Dr. David Andrews is the dean of Johns Hopkins University’s School of Education. Prior to this position, Andrews was the founding dean of Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology and served as professor of Human Development and Family Science, College of Education and Human Ecology at Ohio State University. Andrews earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Auburn University and he holds a master’s degree from Kansas State University and a doctorate from Florida State University, both in child development. Andrews and his wife reside in Baltimore City.

Thomas Brandt, Jr. is the senior vice president and chief financial officer of TeleCommunication Systems, Inc., a publicly-traded company headquartered in Annapolis. In his position he is responsible for the company’s financial management, reporting, controls, accounting and administration. In 2009, Brandt was appointed to the TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. Board of Directors and also serves on the boards of Antenna Research Associates, a private communications technology manufacturing company, and TechAmerica, the largest U.S. IT trade association. He earned an applied baccalaureate degree from Duke University and a master’s in business administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Brandt and his family reside in Anne Arundel County.

Rafael Lopez

Rafael Lopez is the associate director for talent management and leadership development of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a private charitable organization dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States. Prior to joining the foundation, Lopez served as the president and CEO of The Family League of Baltimore City Inc. where he also served as a member of the Baltimore City Mayor’s Cabinet. Lopez is an alumnus of Vassar College and the University of California Santa Cruz where he graduated with honors in American studies. He is a graduate of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government where he earned a master’s in public administration and was named a Lucius N. Littauer Fellow. Mr. Lopez and his family reside in Baltimore City.

Matt Martin

Matt Martin is PNC Bank’s executive vice president and market manager for Greater Maryland. He began his career with PNC in 2000, and has served in various roles since then, including as a business banking sales manager, regional manager and area manager in Central Maryland. Prior to joining PNC, Martin ran the retail network for a community bank with branches in New York City and Westchester County, New York. Martin has a degree in political science from Oregon State University and is a graduate of the Consumer Bankers Association Graduate School of Retail Bank Management. He graduated from Leadership Baltimore County in 2008. Mr. Martin and his family reside in Baltimore County.

Creig Northrop is the president of The Creig Northrop Team of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., which specializes in residential real estate throughout Maryland. As a supporter of community causes, in 2003, he and his wife created the Unsung Hero Award Program, and the Hoops for Heroes Program with the University of Maryland Men’s Basketball Team and the USO of Metropolitan Washington. Northrop graduated from the University of Maryland and resides with his family in Howard County.