Partner, Venable LLP
Stacie lives in Roland Park and joined Live Baltimore’s board in 2012. 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.
Vice President, First Mariner Bank
Lance lives in Canton and started his Live Baltimore board service in 2013. Lance is a Commercial Lender.
Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
Eben lives in Fells Point and joined Live Baltimore’s board in 2012.
Jennifer Blois Vitelkites
Executive Director, Ernst & Young LLP
Jennifer lives in North Roland Park and started her Live Baltimore board service in 2013. 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.
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.
Senior Advisor to the President for Policy, Johns Hopkins University
Stephen lives in Bolton Hill and started his Live Baltimore board service in 2013. At JHU he works with senior staff to evaluate existing university policies and develop new policy solutions that advance the institution’s mission. Stephen is a committed city dweller and passionate about Live Baltimore's efforts to attract diverse families to Baltimore and help them find ways to put down roots.
Vice President, Global Publisher Development, Exponential
Rick joined the Live Baltimore board in July of 2016 and lives in Riverside.
Co-founder of Impact Hub Baltimore
Pres lives in the Remington neighborhood and began his Live Baltimore board service in 2013. As a co-founder of the Impact Hub of Baltimore, Pres is working to support coworking, economic development collaborators in the space located on North Avenue. Pres was a driving force behind the development of the Impact Hub and raised $1.5 million to help fund its entrepreneurial goals. He was integral in seeing Impact Hub’s inception from maintaining budget, working in tandem with architects, negotiating leasing of office location, and so much more.
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.
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.
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.
Director of the Mayor's Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs, Baltimore City
Catalina lives in Patterson Park where she serves on the Friends of Patterson Park board. She joined the Live Baltimore board in 2017. In her role with the City, Catalina is focused on promoting the well being, economic development and inclusion of immigrants and refugees. Some of her most recent work includes working on a report detailing the importance of attracting and retaining immigrant communities in the United States.
Regional Director, Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE): Baltimore
Taylor started her Live Baltimore board service in 2017. As the Regional Director of Baltimore LEE, Taylor is committed to seeing all children have access to an exceptional education. Her devotion to education policy is reflected in her career path. She currently works to lead 1,400 LEE members to take advocacy action while developing political strategy to produce effective policy change. Taylor lives in the Inner Harbor neighborhood and took an interest in the work of Live Baltimore’s Way to Stay program. She hopes to see enrollment flourish in Baltimore City Public Schools. She enjoys engaging in dialogue about opportunities for City families and children.
President, SA+A Development, Ernst Valery Investments Corp.
Ernst started his Live Baltimore board service in 2017. His expertise in affordable and market-rate housing development and investment makes Baltimore a prime market for him to support. He's successfully developed housing in Maryland, D.C., Pennsylvania and New York.
Vice President, M&T Bank
Kate joined the Live Baltimore board in 2017 and works as a relationship manager at M&T Bank.