Swata Gandhi, Board Chair — DAP Products Inc.
Ryan Chaffo – M&T Bank
Max Curran — Venable, LLP
Dan Gahagan — Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)
Tierra Gregory — Law Offices of A Dwight Pettit
Todd Henry — T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
John McLean — The Harbor Bank of Maryland
Brooke Thayer – Privia Health
Nicole Whitecar — Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
Young Professionals Board
Cassie Calvert – Baltimore Ravens
Jessica Graham – University of Baltimore
Rasheeda Johnson, Ph.D. – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Shakia Johnson – Adecco/Carefirst
Candace Middlebrooks, Ph.D. – Postdoctoral Fellowship
Aakash J. Patel – Textron Systems
Emilie Rafal – Credential Engine
Christine Richards – Pole to Win, International
Lauren Shands – Eli Lilly
Ali Tajdar – T. Rowe Price
Darryl Tarver – DLA Piper
Higher Achievement’s Young Professionals Board is comprised of 20-25 emerging leaders who dedicate their own time, talents, networks, and resources to raise awareness in support of Higher Achievement’s mission. These young leaders are committed supporters and thoughtful advocates who strive to close the opportunity gap for Baltimore youth. The YPB hosts awareness and fundraising events throughout the year to bring together like-minded young professionals to support Higher Achievement.
In order to apply to the Young Professionals Board, you must be at least 21 years old and at most 40 years old. To apply please submit a resume and a statement of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org