Whitney Lull, Jennifer Quinlan and Dan Yardley have been named to the board of directors with House of Ruth Maryland.
Lull, the vice president of talent acquisition at M&T Bank, oversees recruitment efforts for the commercial bank group throughout the M&T footprint. Prior to joining M&T, she was president of Hopkins-Lull Associates and Calvert Search Group, corporate search practices specializing in finance, marketing, human resources, and administrative professionals. For past 30 years, she has been an active volunteer with the Chesapeake Human Resources Association, Family & Children’s Services, the Junior League of Baltimore, St. Paul’s School for Girls, United Way of Central Maryland’s Women United—as well as for several M&T Resource Groups, including the Women’s Interest Network, African American Resource Group, Inter-Generational, and PRIDE. She is currently leading the Baltimore Diversity Pilot, which seeks to hire more diverse candidates from Baltimore.
Quinlan is the CEO of R2integrated, a full-service digital marketing agency. Prior to joining R2i, Quinlan led the digital practice for IBM Global Business Services North America Distribution Sector which included healthcare, consumer products, retail and travel, and transportation industries. At IBM she worked with leading brands to define their next generation digital strategy across marketing, sales, supply chain and product distribution to improve revenue growth, optimize operations and improve customer experience. Prior to IBM, Quinlan was a Senior Vice President at Merkle, Inc. During her 19-year tenure at Merkle, she focused on leading and evolving clients digital marketing maturity, developing industry offerings, scaling agency service capabilities, account leadership, and operations.
Yardley is a managing director of Patriot Capital and responsible for all aspects of new deal generation, underwriting, due diligence, and portfolio management. He joined Patriot Capital in 2008 through the merger of the management teams of Patriot Capital and Allegiance Capital. Prior to Patriot Capital, Yardley joined Allegiance Capital, as an Associate, in 2001. Prior to joining Allegiance, Dan was an analyst in the strategic investment group of Allegis Group. He currently has board observation for many Patriot Capital investments. Yardley is a graduate of Mount St. Mary’s University and Johns Hopkins University (MBA). He is also the chair of the finance committee for the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Towson and is the race director for the Jessica Meredith Jacobsen Memorial 5k and Fun Walk.