• Jacqueline Amaya Mendez, Recruitment Manager
  • Jordan Anderson, Student Services Specialist 
  • Andrea Andrade, Student Services Manager
  • Tom Artis, AD of Student Services
  • Kenali Battle, AD of Admissions
  • Alicia Boggs, Operations Specialist
  • Carla Brooks, Business Communications Instructor
  • Kristin Brown, Student Services Manager
  • Roneka Chalmers, AD of Corporate Engagement
  • Deborah Chambers, AD of Program
  • Marlone Chenault, Internship Services Manager
  • Erica Collins, Program Manager
  • Devon Corbin, Account Director
  • Nicole Escuardro, Director of Academics
  • Al Fakhri, IT Instructor
  • Herb Gay, Program Manager
  • Kim Green, Director of Enrollment
  • Kedrick Griffin, AD of Internship Services
  • Aja Holland, Internship Services Manager
  • Jamar Holmes, Professional Learning Coach
  • Jamika Holsey, Business Communications Instructor
  • Summer Khalil, AD of Corporate Engagement
  • Ellen Krouss, AD of Corporate Engagement
  • Alana Lerner, Employment Placement Manager
  • Corey Lewson, Admissions Specialist
  • Kara Logan, Student Services Manager
  • Mary Ellen Matheson, Director of Development
  • Yolanda McCleary, Employment Placement Manager
  • Luis Medrano, Recruitment Specialist
  • Ester Menes, Business Instructor
  • Arnell Morgan-Bean, Employment Placement Manager
  • Daleria Person, Business Communications Instructor
  • Jackie Ramsey, Admissions Specialist
  • Mary Regan, Internship Services Specialist
  • Duane Reid, Site Director, DC
  • Angela Robinson, Operations Coordinator
  • Delizideey Salazar, Admissions Specialist
  • Cheryl Shackleford, AD of Academics & Sales Instructor
  • Stacey Udumukwu, Student Services Manager
  • Lisa Wiley, Site Director, Woodbridge & Manassas
  • Kaneil Williams, Program Manager
  • Nikeeta Williams, Recruitment Manager
  • Takreem Zulfiqar, Admissions Specialist
Corporate Partners

BAM Technologies, LLC
Bank of America
BNY Mellon
Brown Advisory Group
Capital One
Deltek Inc.
DXC Technology
Exelon Corporation
Fannie Mae
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Micron Technology, Inc.
Navy Federal Credit Union
New York Life Insurance Company
Sidley Austin LLP
T. Rowe Price


  • Niaya Williams, Board Chair
  • Paris Hackett, Vice Chair
  • Briana Lynn, Project Manager


  • Heaven Hamilton, Chair
  • Jodeliz Cora, Vice Chair
  • Michael Baldwin, Executive Coordinator

Regional Representatives

  • Victor Franco, Northeast Region
  • Amber Ikpe, Southeast Region
  • Meshack Unah, Western Region

Committee Chairs

  • Anna West, Communications Chair
  • Shantae Shaw-Kimmons, Events Chair

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  • Bruce Rosenblum (Chair), Managing Director, Carlyle Group
  • Bruce Williams (Vice Chair), Managing Partner, BH Williams LLC
  • Chris Bjornson, CIO, Accenture
  • James “Jim” Calabrese, CIO Pepco Holdings, Exelon Corporation
  • Brian Cobb, Chief Technology Officer at Brown Advisory Group
  • Michael “Mike” Corkery, President & CEO, Deltek Inc.
  • Randall Craig, Attorney, Craig Law Group
  • Samantha Davis, Project Manager, T. Rowe Price (Year Up Baltimore, Class of July 2018)
  • Reginald Exum, VP & Community Development Officer, Citi
  • Michelle Ferrara, IT Vice President, Enterprise Wide Solutions at Exelon Corporation
  • Larry R. Fullerton, Retired Partner & Senior Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Doug Gansler, Associate, Buckley LLP
  • Ramsey Harris, VP East Territory LMI Business Advisor Retail Lending, PNC Bank
  • Cary Hatch, CEO and Brand Advocate at MDB Communications
  • Kimberly Holloway, IT Specialist, Department of Treasury (Year Up NCR, Class of January 2011)
  • Anthony Johnson, Managing Vice President, Capital One
  • Frank Johnson, CDO & CIO, City of Baltimore Mayor’s Office
  • Jamshid Khazenie, CTO, Gannett Company, Inc
  • John King, Former Vice President & Founder at Perot Systems (Retired)
  • Georgette Kiser, Managing Director & CIO, Carlyle Group
  • Marcie Berger-Koteen, U.S. Federal Systems Sales, Department of Homeland Security – IBM Corp
  • Ganesha Martin, President, G.M.M. Consulting, LLC
  • Laura M. Moore, CEO, Co-Founder, DinnerTime
  • Michael McKenzie, Partner, Grain Management
  • Karen McWilliams, VP Legal HR, SAIC
  • Ed Mullin, CIO/Vice President, Think
  • Dessie Nash, Managing Director, Market Investment Executive, Bank of America
  • Lisa Neuberger, Managing Director, Strategy and Innovation, Accenture
  • Tony Parchment, Founder, Upstart Connectors
  • Mario Richards, Associate, Venable LLP
  • Thomas Romeo, GM, Maximus Federal Services
  • Chris Sachse, CEO Think|Stack
  • Nico Sanders, Business Development & Gov. Affairs
  • Roslyn Smith, Retired
  • Gerald Watson, VP of Business Development & CIO, Proarc Inc.
  • Renee Watson, President & CEO, Proarc Inc.
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