President, Vehicles for Change
University of Maryland BS - Accounting; MGA - Information Systems Design.
Started Vehicles for Change (VFC) in April 1999
VFC awarded over 6,200 cars, awarding 35 cars/month in MD, VA and MI.
Designated Best Practice “National Economic Development and Law Center”.
2005 opened Freedom Wheels, used car business. A fully owned subsidiary of VFC.
2014 Opened the Full Circle Auto Repair and Training Center - Baltimore – training ex-offenders to be automotive mechanics.
2015 opened the VFC – Detroit and Full Circle Auto Repair and Training Center – Detroit
2007 – University of Baltimore Social Entrepreneur of the Year
2007 – Visit Baltimore “Sales Person of the Year”
2011 – Daily Record Influential Marylander
2011 - MassMutual Citizenship Award
2014 - SmartCEO Circle of Excellence Award
Co-authored Effective Social Enterprise; Practical Advice and Best Practices from Leaders in the Field.
University of Notre Dame Baltimore – Assoc. Prof. – Social Enterprise
Cars for Careers (1998) – Founder and President – county based program awarding cars to low income families
Student Athlete Information Link (1996) – Founder and President – internet based recruiting service to get high school athletes exposure to college coaches
UMBC (1990) – Assoc. Athletic Director for Development and Marketing
Community College of Baltimore County (1984) – Assoc Athletic Director
Tournament Director NCAA
1995 – NCAA Men’s Basketball Div 1 - 1st Round - Baltimore
2003,2004,2007 – NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Final Four – Baltimore
Governors Workforce Investment Board
Baltimore City Community College – President’s Advisory Board
Consumer Federation of America – Automobile Insurance Committee
Greater Baltimore Committee – Re-entry Committee
Baltimore Workforce Investment Board – Chair Transportation Committee