The Baltimore Women’s Advisory Board, through its #bWomen initiative, works to position Baltimore as a national leader in gender equality, with our emerging leaders representing a diverse and broad group of talent. Read more about the program here.

Staff: Sophia Silbergeld, 410-727-2820

Participation on the Baltimore Women’s Advisory Board is by invitation and nomination only.

Baltimore Women’s Advisory Board Co-Chairs:

Christine Aspell

Managing Partner, Baltimore Office




Sabina Kelly

Greater Maryland Market President

Bank of America




Violet Apple, CEO
Girl Scouts of Central Maryland

Katherine Beys Armstrong, Principal
Heritage Financial Consultants, LLC

Michelle Brandt, VP Physician, Ambulatory Contracting & Credentialing
MedStar Health, Inc.

Karen Cherry, Vice President
The Howard Hughes Corporation

Morgan Dent, Chief of Staff
Plank Industries

Carol Dodson, Vice President, Transmissions & Substations

Karen Evans, Vice President
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Jaime Fontaine, President
Adeo Advocacy

Nancy Greene, Chair
Miles & Stockbridge

*Beth Hehir, Vice President, Commercial Banking
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Kate Kasabula, Director of Client Services
Baltimore Ravens

Chintimini M. Keith, Director of Corporate Communications and Marketing
The Bozzuto Group

Kristen Kosmides, Managing Director, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility
Legg Mason

Anna Mahaney, Partner
Ballard Spahr LLP

Kate McCann, SVP & Chief Human Resource Officer
University of Maryland Medical System

Gracelyn McDermott, Executive Director
Kaiser Permanente

Mary McLaughlin, Senior Vice President, Beltway Region

*Suzanne Menser, Managing Director

*Elizabeth Phelan, Senior Vice President
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Rhonda Pringle, Market President & Publisher
Baltimore Business Journal

Kathy Rogers, Chief Advancement Officer
Penn-Mar Human Services

Jennifer Stano, Employment, Classification & Compensation Manager
Towson University

*Jenine Warnke, Managing Director

*Member of the Management Committee

BWAB’s #bWomen kickoff event in June 2018

The Baltimore Women’s Advisory Board is currently planning an event for Fall 2018 which will be open to Greater Baltimore Committee members. Event locations, formats and speakers are currently under consideration. Please check back for additional information on the upcoming fall 2018 #bWomen event.