Jennifer Arminger, CPA
Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs
Jennifer started her Live Baltimore board service in 2016. As a partner in her firm, Jennifer is responsible for coordinating interactions between firm and client staff and for ensuring the engagement is completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner. She manages all phases of engagements for audits of nonprofit organizations, including associations, private voluntary organizations and other charitable institutions.
Vice President, Transamerica
Ned lives in Roland Park and began his Live Baltimore board service in 2013. Ned is responsible for developing client relationships, leading the growth and strategy of existing programs, and developing new business opportunities. Ned enjoys travel and baseball, and looks forward to helping Live Baltimore positively influence strategies to increase Baltimore City residency.
Associate, Ballard Spahr LLP
Eben lives in Fells Point and joined Live Baltimore’s board in 2012. He is the current Board Secretary.
Roger E. Hartley, Ph.d.
Dean, College of Public Affairs, University of Baltimore
Roger began his board service in 2016. As the Dean of the College of Public Affairs, Roger is Chief Academic Officer and manager with responsibility over three schools (Public and International Affairs, Criminal Justice, and Health and Human Service) and the Schaefer Center for Public Policy. The College of Public Affairs offers over 20 academic programs and certificates at the
undergraduate and graduate level, contains over 40 full-time faculty and 12 staff members associated with the Dean’s Office. Roger lives with his family in Northeast Baltimore's Glenham-Belhar neighborhood.
Vice President, First Mariner Bank
Lance lives in Canton and started his Live Baltimore board service in 2013. Lance is a Commercial Lender. He is a current Board Member At-Large.
Susan B. Katz
CEO, Susan Katz Advantage
Susan lives in Jonestown and started her Live Baltimore board service in 2013. Susan is a business growth advisor and executive coach. She helps business owners, executives and businesses achieve greater clarity, strategic focus and success. Susan is passionate about living in Baltimore, as well as being a foodie.
Laurie Latuda Kinkel
Program Officer, Goldseker Foundation
Laurie lives in Locust Point and started her Live Baltimore board service in 2013. Laurie manages the grants program of the Goldseker Foundation, focusing on helping Baltimore become economically competitive and more attractive to a wide range of people. Along with her connection to Live Baltimore through Goldseker Foundation (one of Live Baltimore’s greatest supporters), Laurie brings a personal interest in attracting and retaining families with children in the city.
Executive Director, Baltimore Collegetown Network
Kristen started her Live Baltimore board service in 2014. As executive director of the Baltimore Collegetown Network, Kristen oversees initiatives to brand and develop Baltimore as a city that attracts, engages, and retains outstanding students. Over the last ten years she has created award-winning marketing campaigns, a regional internship database, and the Collegetown LeaderShape program to get student leaders involved in community service.
Jennifer J. Mielke
Director of Community Affairs, Johns Hopkins University
Jennifer lives in Ednor Gardens. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins’ Office of Government and Community Affairs in October 2012, Jennifer worked fifteen years for local governments serving in various capacities. From 2005-2012 she was at Baltimore Housing focusing on neighborhood revitalization initiatives and affordable housing development. Before her tenure at Baltimore Housing, Jennifer was in the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhoods where she served as a liaison between communities and city government and served on the Baltimore City Planning Commission. Jennifer was a neighborhood planner for the Department of Community Development in South Bend, Indiana before moving to Baltimore in 2001. Jennifer received a bachelor’s degree in politics from Lake Forest College and a master’s degree urban and regional planning from Ball State University. She began her board service in 2014.
CARLOS U. RODRIGUEZ
Rosen, Sapperstein & Friedlander, LLC
Carlos began his board service in 2016. As a Senior Tax Associate, Carlos brings his extensive knowledge of nonprofit fiscal policies to Live Baltimore. Carlos is a resident of the Federal Hill neighborhood.
Federal Communications Commission, Enforcement Bureau
Stephen lives in Mid-town Belvedere and starts his Live Baltimore board service in 2013. Stephen assists the MD Attorney General with special investigations, civil litigation, civil and criminal appeals, and policy matters. Stephen is a devoted fan of Baltimore City and joined the board because he believes this is a great city that could be even greater if it had more professional people living within the city limits and putting down roots. He hopes to contribute to Live Baltimore's efforts to attract downtown renters and buyers and fill retail vacancies with new, successful businesses.
Baltimore City Schools
Denise lives in South Baltimore and started her Live Baltimore board service in 2015. Born and raised here in Baltimore, Denise resided in Atlanta, Georgia for the last twenty years. During her time in Atlanta, she worked for Georgia Institute of Technology, as a Program Manager for the University Center of Excellence in Photovoltaic Research and Education, and the Georgia Water Institute. She returned to Baltimore to complete her dual MSM/MBA degree program in Health Care Administration and Business Administration. In her current role at Baltimore City Public Schools, she ensures that all state and local mandated assessments are administered with fidelity and integrity. Denise loves living in the city and she looks forward to serving on the Live Baltimore Board.
Chris started his Live Baltimore board service in 2013. He is the current Board Vice President.
Partner, Venable LLP
Stacie lives in Roland Park and joined Live Baltimore’s board in 2012. She is the current Board President. Stacie’s law practice is focused on business and commercial litigation. Stacie brings great enthusiasm to Live Baltimore and joined the board because of her desire to be involved in a city-focused organization with a positive attitude about the city.
Jennifer Blois Vitelkites
Executive Director, Ernst & Young LLP
Jennifer lives in Homeland and started her Live Baltimore board service in 2013. She is the current Board Treasurer. Jennifer works on corporate financial statement audits and assists her clients in interpreting and applying technical accounting guidance. Jennifer loves living in the city and experiencing all it has to offer. She hopes to share that with others to encourage them to become more involved in their communities, making Baltimore a better place to live, work and raise a family.