Alumni of the Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women work in diverse professions that range from medicine, military, and law to government, marketing, and architecture. As the program continues to evolve and grow, so does the alumni network and the opportunities for networking and mentoring.

Current Class

  • Cherita Fayton Adams, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • Dr. Mary Boswell-McComas, Baltimore County Public Schools
  • Janine Branch, World Trade Center Institute
  • Tara Reed Carlson, MS, RN, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
  • Tamika Duppins, The Coordinating Center
  • Erin Duran, LifeBridge Health
  • Natalie Estelle, Preemie Moms Rock
  • Erin Flynn, Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
  • Sara Fike, Towson University Child Care Center
  • Alicia Hamilton, Life-Coach, Facilitator, and Community Resource Consultant
  • Jinnefer Haslinger, Exelon
  • Michelle D. Holly, Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration
  • Michelle H. Huggins, Maryland Department of Transportation
  • Laura Kaspar, Acton Mobile
  • Heather Muir, Legg Mason
  • Katie Norton, Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
  • Dione Powell, LifeBridge Health
  • Jessica Reighard, Brookes Publishing
  • Kimberly J. Rosenfield, CFP®, CRPS®, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Jennifer Salaverri, LCSW-C, US Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Dr. Monica Schneider, University of Maryland School of Dentistry
  • Laura Stoner, Greenspring Wealth Management
  • Kristin Taddeo, Plank Industries
  • Beth A. Woodring, Howard County Economic Development Authority

Alumni by Year


This listing represents participant employers at the time of the program.

  • Anne Bannon, Madd Gear
  • Jalisa Powell, The Coordinating Center
  • Jacqueline Bowie, National Aquarium, Baltimore
  • Kaitlin Bowman, Junior Achievement of Central Maryland
  • Sharon Chiu, Legg Mason
  • Juliet Dickerson, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • Clare Elliott, Paul's Place
  • Theresa Evans, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP
  • Tamathia Flowers, Montgomery College
  • Gail James, United Way Central Maryland
  • Elizabeth Kelly, Hord, Coplan, Macht
  • Roberta King, Fidelity
  • Cynthia Lewis, Maryland Transit Administration
  • Karen Maher, Inavalon Inc.
  • Kellie Montgomery, Whiting-Turner
  • Caitlin Nicholas, Nicholas & Associates, Inc.
  • Tracie Oden, Northwest Hospital (LifeBridge)
  • Bethany Pace, Towson University
  • Melanie Samoska, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
  • Lori Simpson, an Exelon Company
  • Kathleen St. Villier, Elijah Cummings Youth Program in Israel
  • Krystle Starvis, Living Classrooms
  • Phaedra Stewart, Sinai Hospital (LifeBridge)

This listing represents participant employers at the time of the program.

  • Tricia Brandenburg, Towson University
  • Kerri Coard, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
  • Ruth Coby, Bon Secours Health System
  • Chris Cortezi, Harborside Group
  • Laura Duklewski, Constellation
  • Meagan Enrique, Total Rewards & HR Operations Carroll Hospital, a LifeBridge Health center
  • Laura Geissler, LifeBridge Health
  • Mimi Giguere, KANN Partners
  • Kristi Halford, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore
  • Shawn Harrison, Montgomery College
  • Cecilia Helmstetter, United Way of Central Maryland
  • Makaya Jackson, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
  • Kristin Kosmides, Legg Mason Global Asset Management
  • Dee Outlaw, Maryland Aviation Administration
  • Terri Paddy, Musco Sports Lighting LLC
  • Jennifer Riggs Driban, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger - US House of Representatives
  • Kelly Ringer, Department of Defense
  • Kim Schmulowitz, Susan G. Komen Maryland
  • Laura Scott, McCormick & Company
  • June Smith, Secretary Stephen T. Moyer, Public Safety & Correctional Services
  • Ashley Valis, University of Maryland, Baltimore

This listing represents participant employers at the time of the program.

  • Erin Adams-Ports, United Way of Central Maryland
  • Amy Bennett, Maryland National Guard
  • Patrice Cromwell, Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Jennifer Gajewski, Towson University
  • Bambi Glenn, Baltimore County Office of Law
  • Mary Ann Hewitt, Maryland Council on Economic Education
  • Kate Norman, Constellation Energy
  • Kaliope Parthemos, Office of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
  • Anath Ranon, Cho Benn Holback and Associates
  • Meggan Saulo, Legg Mason
  • Melba Saunders, Total Health Care
  • Kristie Snedeker, UMMC Shock Trauma Center
  • Jodi Swartz, Double Positive
  • Dr. Michelle Townsend, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Tracy Lee Turner, Howard Tech Council
  • Katrina Vala, Maryland Emergency Management Agency
  • Cynthia Wallace, Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP