Executive Director, ARCADIA
As Executive Director of Live Baltimore, Annie Milli is responsible for overseeing programs that showcase Baltimore as a great place to live. Annie’s prior experience in marketing and advertising covers a broad range of industries; including work with US Airways, The Maryland Lottery, Marriott International, The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Bravo Health, Hooked On Phonics, the Lenox Corporation and other notable brands.
She has previously held positions with the non-profit, The Associated, and advertising firms Eisner Communications and Siquis Ltd. She has also taught as an adjunct communications professor at Towson University. Annie holds a BA in Advertising and Graphic Design from the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio and an MS in Communication Management from Towson University in Maryland.
Annie proudly lives in a 1929 Northeast Baltimore home with her husband and daughter. (She previously lived in Ednor Gardens for more than 10 years.) In her spare time, Annie enjoys taking long runs through Baltimore’s neighborhoods.
Director of Operations, RIVERSIDE
Julie joined Live Baltimore’s staff as the Director of Operations in April, 2012. She manages the day-to-day operations, financial transactions, and human resources and assists with fundraising. She is thrilled to be back at Live Baltimore, having previously served as the City Living Resource Specialist before taking an 18-month hiatus from the organization.
A native of Baltimore, Julie is a graduate of Vassar College in New York where she received her Bachelor's degree in Anthropology. She came back to Baltimore to work in the nonprofit field and to be close to her family. She enjoys living in her rowhome in Riverside and walking all around the neighborhood. She loves animals and volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House cooking pancakes for kids and their families.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR, SOUTH BALTIMORE
Liz joined the Live Baltimore staff in September of 2013 as the Employer Outreach Manager. She works with the local business community and Baltimore’s anchor institutions to encourage their employees to live and stay in the city that she loves.
Liz is a native of Baltimore who graduated from UMBC with a degree in Political Science and prior to that is very proud to say she attended Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (Poly). During middle school and the beginning of high school Liz lived abroad with her military family and had the privilege to travel extensively. While she still loves to travel, she always knows when it’s time to come home. Previously, Liz worked for the City of Baltimore as the Mayor’s Director of Scheduling.
Liz enjoys living in her third generation family row house in South Baltimore and circulating everywhere that she can. On the weekends you can find her exploring the city and going to different events or just sitting at the dog park watching her terrier mix Tovi have the time of his life. Liz serves on the Audience Committee for the Board of Directors at the Walters Art Museum and volunteers as a mentor for the Thread.
Program Manager, PATTERSON PARK
Kim joined the Live Baltimore team as Resident Outreach Manager in September of 2015. She assists current city residents, especially those with children, with their residential needs.
Kim graduated from Florida A&M University with a BS in Business Administration. Though she initially used her degree to work with a major bank in SEC Compliance, she always wanted to work in education. Kim has often volunteered with organizations that help with children of all ages. She is especially interested in public zoned schools and believes that when everyone attends their neighborhood school, the school and the neighborhood become better.
Before working at Live Baltimore, the organization helped Kim find her perfect neighborhood, Patterson Park, when she moved to the city from Howard County. In her spare time, Kim loves finding good, cheap places to eat in the city, cooking for friends and neighbors, and walking in her 137 acre yard, Patterson Park.
PROGRAM Assistant, RESERVOIR HILL
Chadras joined the Live Baltimore team in fall of 2016. Having grown up in both Baltimore City and Baltimore County, Chadras is a proud local.
You're likely to find Chadras, a resident of Reservoir Hill, sipping tea on a park bench in Druid Hill Park. Chadras loves the diversity the city offers and finds beauty in views all across the city.
COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, CANTON
Margarita joined the Live Baltimore team in July 2018 to tell uplifting Baltimore stories.
After graduating from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, Margarita spent the early part of her career as a reporter, most recently at the Baltimore Sun Media Group covering the Towson area for The Towson Times. She has also covered general assignment, health, education and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act at newspapers in Florida, Kentucky and Pennsylvania and worked as a radio news anchor.
Born and raised in South Florida, Margarita moved to Baltimore with her husband, a soldier in the U.S. Army stationed in Maryland, and their lab mix, Rico. After years of being stationed in the burbs, the couple was drawn to the culture, craft beer and food scene that city life entails as well as the beauty of the largest backyard in the city—Patterson Park. In her free time, you can find Margarita perfecting her Canton rowhome, running the Promenade and eating all the things.
BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP MANAGER, LOCUST POINT
Scott Serafin officially joined the Live Baltimore team as a staff member in May 2018 but he is no stranger to our mission or our organization. As a mortgage lender he previously served as a Live Baltimore real estate partner before transitioning to handling those same trusted partnerships with mortgage lenders, real estate agents, title companies and more!
The Locust Point resident loves spending time with his beautiful wife, Rachel (and their dog, Summer). The couple just celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary! You can catch Scott enjoying the camaraderie of city life on any day of the week with his amazing neighbors or playing volleyball at Rash Field. He loves exploring new areas of the city either on foot or by scooter!