Author Archives: Special to The Daily Record

Deborah Rock


Deborah Rock Founding CEO LIGHT Health & Wellness Comprehensive Services Inc. Deborah Rock was traveling the world as a disco recording artist in the late 1970s when she first noticed the impact that HIV and AIDS were having on people. ...

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Sandy Pagnotti

Sandy Pagnotti.

Sandy Pagnotti President and CEO Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maryland For the past five years, Sandy Pagnotti has been busy on two fronts as president and CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maryland. She was immersed in the ...

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Brother John Kane


Brother John Kane President Calvert Hall College High School As Brother John Kane prepares to lead Calvert Hall College High School in its 175th-anniversary celebration in 2020, he is guiding the Catholic preparatory school to an even brighter future. “The ...

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Danista Hunte


Danista Hunte Executive Director Child First Authority Danista Hunte has focused Child First Authority’s mission since taking over as executive director in July 2016. The nonprofit group works to transform schools into community hubs and provides out-of-school and summer programs ...

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Tom Hood


Tom Hood CEO Maryland Association of CPA/Business Learning Institute Tom Hood has been CEO of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants since 1997, but MACPA has faced some of its most challenging times since the start of the recession ...

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Andre Coates


Andre Coates Executive Director Maryland Community Connection At Maryland Community Connection (MCC), founder Andre Coates knows that having an educated, trained and fairly compensated staff is one of the keys to her agency’s success as it provides services for people ...

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Celeste Amato


Celeste Amato President Maryland Philanthropy Network Celeste Amato became the second president of the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers in 2012 and recently guided the organization in rebranding, including the launch of its new name, Maryland Philanthropy Network. Founded in ...

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Larry D. Unger


Larry D. Unger President & CEO Maryland Public Television Three-time “Maryland’s Most Admired CEOs” winner Larry D. Unger, president and CEO of Maryland Public Television, has worked in recent years to grow the station’s digital offerings and its local programming ...

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