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
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. You can find Julie at the Druid Hill Park Farmer’s Market every week in the summer picking up local bread, delicious cookies, fresh fruits, and the occasional vegetable.
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.
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.
BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP MANAGER
Carrie joined the Live Baltimore staff as the Business Relationship Manager in March 2016. She acts as Live Baltimore’s marketing partnership recruitment and retention lead.
Carrie is relatively new to Baltimore, having just moved here from Indianapolis in August 2015. While in Indianapolis, Carrie racked up 6 years of experience in community development work. She has managed the Indy Land Bank while employed at the City of Indianapolis’ Department of Metropolitan Development. She has also worked for two Community Development Corporations as a Project Manger, overseeing home repair and weatherization programs as well as development projects.
Carrie is originally from Pennsylvania where she earned a B.A. in Business Management and a B.S. in Marketing from Eastern University, just outside of Philadelphia. She currently lives in a row home in the Barclay neighborhood with her partner and their young son. She loves exploring the city with her family and their three dogs, discovering all the unique and quirky attributes of her new city.
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.
As the Customer Outreach and Event Manager, Ross is responsible for educating customers on the home buying incentive programs and planning many of Live Baltimore’s exciting events.
Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Ross graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2014 with a BA in Urban Studies and Sociology. He was drawn to Baltimore after graduation because the lynchpin of his work in school was analyzing and understanding post-industrial cities. His experience as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer at the Neighborhood Design Center served as his introduction to the city of Baltimore.
During his AmeriCorps year, Ross quickly fell in love with Baltimore and was eager to stay after the program’s completion. Ross recently purchased a home in Waverly.
Lindsay joined the Live Baltimore team in August 2017 as the Communications Manager to help build excitement and conversations around city living.
Although Lindsay grew up in Metro Detroit, she's happy to call Baltimore home. She recently bought a home in the Chinquapin Park neighborhood. After graduating from Michigan State University with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism, she spent the early years of her career working in communities across the country as a crime reporter, business reporter and magazine editor. She moved to Baltimore in 2014 while working in Washington, D.C. to find more affordable rent and fell in love with the city.
If you're looking for Lindsay, you'll most likely catch her walking her two dogs in one of the city's parks or enjoying the robust Baltimore food scene...unless it's football season when you will most definitely find her cheering on the Michigan State Spartans with her fellow local alumni.
Margarita joined the Live Baltimore team in July 2018 as a Communications Coordinator 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 and 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.