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Author Archives: Special to The Daily Record

Tonee A. Lawson

[Back to 2018 VIP Winners list] Tonee A. Lawson Executive Director The Be. Org Just seven years after earning her bachelor’s degree, Tonee A. Lawson founded her own nonprofit, The Be. Org, devoted to developing Maryland’s youth. Her commitment to ...

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Alexandria Montanio

[Back to 2018 VIP Winners list] Alexandria Montanio Associate Attorney Gordon Feinblatt Alexandria Montanio lives each day by this creed: “Function in disaster, finish in style.” This mantra has landed her the 2018 Philanthropic 5 award from the United Way ...

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Drew Cook

[Back to 2018 VIP Winners list] Drew Cook Principle & Director of Investment Management Berman McAleer When Drew Cook got his first job as a teenager, his grandfather made him a deal. For every dollar he put into a retirement ...

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Alan J. Dunklow

[Back to 2018 VIP Winners list] Alan J. Dunklow Assistant Attorney General Maryland Office of the Attorney General Growing up in Michigan, Alan J. Dunklow learned a strong work ethic while working for his family’s lawn-maintenance company by cutting grass, ...

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Berke Attila

[Back to 2018 VIP Winners list] Berke Attila Chief of Fiscal and Strategic Management Office City of Baltimore, Department of General Services Berke Attila was a newly hired budget analyst with Baltimore in 2011 when he used his analytical skills ...

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Jon Kucskar

[Back to 2018 VIP Winners list] Jon Kucskar Advisor to the President University of Maryland, Baltimore If Jon Kucskar were to sum up his philosophy on his life and career, it’d echo a sign that hangs in his mother’s house: ...

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Raf Olazagasti

[Back to 2018 VIP Winners list] Raf Olazagasti Vice President, District Manager Wells Fargo Bank Ruth Tyler’s home was severely damaged by flooding in Old Ellicott City during the 2016 floods. An elderly woman, she needed help making repairs. Raf ...

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Swapna Yeluri

[Back to 2018 VIP Winners list] Swapna Yeluri Director of Pro Bono Programs Homeless Persons Representation Project Swapna Yeluri is the director of pro bono programs with the Homeless Persons Representation Project, a statewide legal program dedicated to eradicating homelessness. ...

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Patricia B. Jefferson

[Back to 2018 VIP Winners list] Patricia B. Jefferson Principal Miles & Stockbridge P.C. In the specialized legal world of bankruptcy law, Patricia Jeffersonian is one of Maryland’s stars. In this year’s edition of Best Lawyers in America, the principal ...

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Kelly A. Powers

[Back to 2018 VIP Winners list] Kelly A. Powers Principal Miles & Stockbridge P.C. Kelly A. Powers has worked to establish Miles & Stockbridge as a leading international family law practice, spearheading the return of dozens of missing children in ...

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