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2021 Influential Marylanders

Circle of Influence

Dr. John B. Chessare
GBMC HealthCare
Brian Gibbons
Greenberg Gibbons
Sandy Pagnotti Mayhew
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maryland
Lisa Rusyniak
Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake Inc.
William J. Stromberg
T. Rowe Price

Civic Leadership

Marco V. Ávila, P.E.
Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce / WSP
Aaron Copeland
Rev. Alvin C. Hathaway
Union Baptist Church
A. Jay Nwachu
Innovation Works
Marc B. Terrill
The Associated Jewish Federation of Baltimore


Jody Berg
Media Works LTD
Sam Davis
The Baltimore Sun Media Group
Lauren Gardner
John Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering
Jessica Tiller
Pugh & Tiller PR


Dr. Aminta H. Breaux
Bowie State University
Dr. Kim Schatzel
Towson University
Timothy Trainor
Mount St. Mary’s University


Janet Currie
Bank of America
Jack Dwyer
Capital Funding Group
Michael D. Hankin
Brown Advisory


Sandra L. Gibson
Maryland Film Festival
Wes Guckert
The Traffic Group
Martin Resnick
Martins Caterers Inc.
Nykidra Robinson
Black Girls Vote

General Business

Ronald Attman
Acme Paper and Supply Company
Kerry Doyle
Tradepoint Atlantic
Stephanie Pugliese
Under Armour
Kelly M. Schulz
Maryland Department of Commerce
James D. Taiclet
Lockheed Martin
Benjamin H. Wu
Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

Health Care

Bob Atlas
Maryland Hospital Association
Maulik Joshi
Meritus Health
Brian Pieninck
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Shirley Sutton
Baltimore Medical System
Ruth Williams-Brinkley
Kaiser Permanente


Hon. Brynja McDivitt Booth
Maryland Court of Appeals Judge
Hon. Audrey J. S. Carrion
Maryland Circuit Court Judge
Philip C. Federico
Schochor, Federico and Staton P.A.
Michelle N. Lipkowitz
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
David J. Shuster
Kramon & Graham


Sharon Akers
Edward St John Foundation Inc.
Monica Mitchell
Wells Fargo
Krish O’Mara Vignarajah
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

Real Estate

Cindy Ariosa
Long & Foster
Karen S. Cherry
Karen Cherry LLC


James Foster
Todd Marks
Ed Mullin
Think Systems Inc.

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