HFHC Executive Committee

 

Kim Sherman, Chair

Senior Relationship Manager Commercial Banking,

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

 

David A. Miller, Vice Chair

Senior Vice President of Finance, Revere Bank

 

 

Brian Porter, Treasurer

 

 

Stephanie Shack, Secretary

Enterprise Community Investment, Inc.

 

 


HFHC Board Members

 

 

John Bond

Principal, Equity Research Analyst, Brown Advisory

John Bond serves as an equity research analyst at Brown Advisory, covering the technology infrastructure sector. He has more than 15 years of experience in capital markets and investing. He is a member of the Habitat Chesapeake Development Committee. This committee’s major role is to develop and oversee the implementation of the organization’s fundraising strategies for both operating funds and capital projects.

 

J. Michael Brennan

Partner, Miles & Stockbridge

 

Ian Broadie

Senior Manager, Cohn Reznick, LLC

Watkins Meegan LLC combined with CohnReznick LLC, effective November, 2014. CohnReznick LLP is one of the top accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, combining the resources and technical expertise of a national firm with the hands-on, entrepreneurial approach that today's dynamic business environment demands. Headquartered in New York, NY, and with offices nationwide, CohnReznick serves a large number of diverse industries and offers specialized services for middle market and Fortune 1000 companies, private equity and financial services firms, government contractors, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations. The Firm, with origins dating back to 1919, has more than 2,700 employees including nearly 300 partners and is a member of Nexia International, a global network of independent accountancy, tax, and business advisors.

 

Steve Buck

Retired

After a 30-year career in the animal health industry, Steve decided to retire early and pursue more personally satisfying goals. Steve started with the Arundel Habitat affiliate in 2002 volunteering in real estate acquisition and construction. He served on the Arundel board of directors between 2003 and 2009. After the merger, Steve continued on the board of the merged affiliate and was a member of the Executive Committee until 2012. Steve returned to the board in January of 2015. Steve was born and raised in North Baltimore, but has been an Anne Arundel County resident for twenty five years.

Mark D. Case

Vice President, Baltimore Gas & Electric

Mark Case is vice president of strategy and regulatory affairs. His responsibilities include electric and gas energy supply, PJM load settlement, customer choice programs, and regulatory and pricing issues before the Maryland Public Service Commission. He also leads BGE's demand response and energy efficiency programs, and serves as an executive sponsor to the company's smart grid initiative.

 

Karen Forbes

Assistant Director, Community Access and Partnership

Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development

 

Gary Garofalo

CEO, Harkins

Mr. Garofalo has been an employee with Harkins for more than 25 years. Since 1992, he has played an active role in managing the company's finances. In his role as Chief Financial Officer, he helped grow annual revenues from $60 million to over $300 million. In 2002, he oversaw the creation of the Harkins' Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), which transferred the majority of ownership to the company employees, and in 2013 completed the transfer of 100% of the ESOP's shares to the employees of Harkins Builders.

Since accepting the position of CEO in 2016, Mr. Garofalo has been a champion for the growth and transformation of Harkins, including the relocation and design of its headquarter offices. He is overseeing the company's strategic growth initiatives in project diversity, geographic footprint and annual volume. He is also leading the effort to provide exceptional quality of service across people, divisions and processes.

 

 

Susan Gue

Senior Loan Officer, Rosedale Federal Savings & Loan Association 

Experienced leader in the mortgage and financial business for 20 years, Ms. Gue specializes in matching the needs of clients with the services in the industry. Her expertise is being able to share that knowledge with clients.

   

Terry Horan

CEO, DAP Products, Inc.

Mr. Horan has held the position Chief Executive Officer and President of DAP Products, Inc. at RPM International Inc. since 2015 and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing prior to that. In addition, he is a 30-year veteran of the Home Improvement industry in North America and has a strong sales, marketing and general management background. He is actively involved on academic and athletic boards and advisory councils at Northern Illinois University and previously served in a number of marketing leadership roles at Rust-Oleum Corporation where he was employed for 11 years. Mr. Horan holds an MBA degree from the University of Notre Dame and a BS Marketing Degree from Illinois University.

Lyn Harper

Principal, Mercer, Inc.

Lyn is a member of the Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake Executive, Governance and Planning Committees.  She is a principal with Mercer in Talent, providing consulting in both staff and executive compensation and total rewards, performance evaluation, goal setting and strategic alignment, and leadership development to clients in the higher education, healthcare, technology, utilities and other tax-exempt sectors. Prior to her work in human resources, Lyn spent 24 years providing strategic, operational and financial guidance to real estate, private and public pension funds and various other tax-exempt entities throughout the United States.  She is a Director of People’s Water Company and also volunteers as open water registration captain for Swim Across America.  A resident of Baltimore, Lyn graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Planning and subsequently earned an MBA from UVA’s Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.

Edwin Howe, III, P.E.

Director of Development and New Business, Enterprise Homes

Edwin (Ned) Howe is Vice President of New Business for Enterprise Homes, Inc. In this role, he manages and supports development staff through the entitlement process, and pursues new development opportunities for rental and homeownership communities throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. In his 7 years with Enterprise Homes, Ned has been instrumental in land acquisition and development of affordable and market rate communities. Several of these developments, such as The Greens at Irvington Mews and The Greens at Hammonds Lane, have earned awards of distinction from industry publications and organizations. Prior to joining Enterprise, Ned was the vice president of land development for the Maryland division of Beazer Homes Corp., a national homebuilder where two of his projects earned land development awards of achievement from the Home Builders Association of Maryland.

Ned’s experience also includes over 16 years of site planning, civil engineering and environmental engineering for municipal, residential, commercial, institutional and industrial development projects throughout the metropolitan Baltimore and Mid-Atlantic regions, as a consulting engineer with KCW Engineering Technologies, Inc.

He is a licensed professional engineer with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and an executive M.B.A. from Loyola University.

 

Bryan Porter

Director, Ellin & Tucker

 

Kelly Martin

Regional Vice President Marketing of the Chesapeake Region, Aerotek

Ms. Kelly Martin oversees the sales, operations and strategic direction of offices located in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. Kelly's expertise includes strategy development, industry trends and leading large staffing and recruiting programs.

Prior to joining Aerotek, Kelly has held a number of senior leadership roles within other large staffing organizations, including Regional Vice President, Vice President and Global Managing Director. She has more than 25 years of experience with MSP, VMS, Master Vendor, and vertical Marketing strategic workforce solutions. Kelly joined Aerotek in 2008 where she served two years as a Director of National Sales and two years as a Director of strategic Account Solutions before being promoted into her previous role as Executive Director of Strategic Sales. Thanks to her valued leadership, in 2017 Kelly was promoted into her current role as Regional Vice President of the Chesapeake region.

Kelly has received multiple awards including Aeroteks Significant Impact Award for her performance and commitment to Aerotek. She has also previously served on the Executive Advisory Board. Kelly is focused on mentorship and developing the next generation of leaders.

 

Stephanie Shack

Enterprise Community Investment, Inc.

 

Sherita A. Thomas

Human Resources, T. Rowe Price

 

Adam Tremper

Campbell & Company, LP

Mr. Tremper joined Campbell & Company in April 2014 in the role of Director of Marketing where he was responsible for building Campbell’s marketing team with a focus on enhancing the firm’s brand and role as an industry thought leader. He assumed broader responsibility for Marketing and Investor Relations in 2016.
Prior to joining Campbell & Company Mr. Tremper spent 13 years at T. Rowe Price Associates. He was most recently a Sr. Marketing Manager responsible for leading efforts to develop the brand strategy, client experience and product for T. Rowe Price’s Retirement Plan Services segment. His previous experience includes Product Management, Product Development, Governance, Sales Support, Client Services and Operations. Mr. Tremper graduated from the University of Maryland in 2000 with a B. S. degree in Kinesiological Sciences, Biophysical Specialization.

 

Scott Wingrat

Principal, Cresa Baltimore

Scott R. Wingrat is Principal and founding member of Cresa Baltimore. By providing an array of comprehensive strategic corporate real estate services to a wide range of industries throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan Area, Scott has consistently proven himself a valuable asset to his clients and to the Cresa team. His extensive experience in the sale and leasing of office, flex and industrial properties has enabled him to successfully assist his clients in making informed real estate decisions by integrating financial analyses and qualitative information into executable, short- and long-term strategies which result in reduction of occupancy costs and increased efficiency.

Prior to joining Cresa Baltimore, Mr. Wingrat acted as Real Estate Advisor for MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services of Lutherville, Maryland, where he worked as both a landlord and tenant representative, handling lease management, space planning, lease negotiations and relocation services for a number of prominent Baltimore area companies. Scott also worked for several other local real estate firms including Preston Partners/Preston Scheffenacker Properties, Inc., Corridor Reznick, and MacKenzie Management.

 

David Zinreich

Black Diamond Financial

 

Sean Davis

Principal, Morris & Ritchie Associates, Inc.

Mr. Davis has sent 32 years assisting private sector land developers and home builders throughout the United States in planning, designing and implementing a variety of development proposals - from small scale residential neighborhoods, to urban mixed-use centers, to large scale master planned communities. A reflection of Sean's success is the number of communities that he has seen from concept through complete implementation, providing valuable "lessons learned", and his long-standing client relationships that often span decades. Mr. Davis is currently the Chair of the Baltimore City planning Commission, the Governance Chair of the Urban Land Institute Baltimore District Council, a member of the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission - concentrated Growth Workgroup, and on the State and Baltimore City Chapter Boards for the Homebuilders Association of Maryland. Sean is a registered Landscape Architect in Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina and New Jersey. He received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Texas Tech University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore Law School.

 

Jake Fielek

Director of Human Resources, Black & Decker

Mr. Fielek has been an employee of Stanley Black & Decker for almost 9 years. Prior to his work there, he worked with Stanley, where he focused on Engineering Fastening in Connecticut and Michigan before relocating to Maryland where he now works as the Human resource Leader for Power Tools and Equipment (a strategic business unit of Global Tools & Storage). He has also worked for Faurecia, an automotive tier supplier, and Target Corporation. Mr. Fielek holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Business Administration from Michigan State University, and an MBA from Oakland University in Rochester, MI.

 

Carlos Cisneros

CCM - Senior Project Manager, Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.

Mr. Cisneros manages an operating group of 24 professionals within Whiting-Turner, whose work primarily focuses on the affordable housing and senior living sectors. His group has participated in dozens of affordable projects in eight states. He earned the Certified Construction Management designation by the construction Management Certification institute in 2008. Mr. Cisneros has served as an adjunct Professor of Construction Management at the Community College of Baltimore County, where he teaches management courses. Within Whiting-Turner, he also serves as the National Coordinator for multifamily, and heads the newly-formed Hispanic Outreach Workgroup. He is active in affordable housing organizations, both locally and nationally. Mr. Cisneros earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Systems from the University of Pennsylvania. He lives with his wife and three boys and enjoys his role as Cub Master for Cub Scout Pack 838.