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Board of Directors

Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors includes more than 50 of the state’s top business executives, owners, leaders and changemakers, representing small and large companies from a variety of industries all across Maryland. These experts in business, community building and advocacy are committed to our mission of advancing inclusive partnerships for a Maryland where all businesses and their communities thrive. Their leadership helps us positively shape Maryland’s business environment and make Maryland an even better place to live, work and grow a business.

Interested in joining us?

If you would like to be considered for the Maryland Chamber Board of Directors, please complete our interest form. Once we receive your submission, a member of our team will reach out to schedule a meeting to get acquainted, learn about your company’s priorities, and discuss how engaging with the Chamber would be beneficial for both organizations.

Executive Committee

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member and Chair, Misty Allen

Misty Allen

CHAIR

Vice President of Government & Community Affairs, Comcast NBC Universal

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member and Vice Chair Amir Ahmadzadeh

Amir Ahmadzadeh

VICE CHAIR 

Vice President of Mid-Atlantic Operations, EXP

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Damita Robinson

Damita Robinson

TREASURER

Chief Operating Officer, Andrews Federal Credit Union

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member, Gracelyn McDermott

Gracelyn McDermott

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR

Vice President of Mid-Atlantic Marketing, Sales & Business Development, Kaiser Permanente

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Fiona Ong

Fiona Ong, Esq.

COUNSEL

Partner, Shawe Rosenthal, LLP

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Mary Kane

Mary D. Kane

EX-OFFICIO

President & CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Michael Huber

Michael Huber

LEGISLATIVE CHAIR

Director of State Government Affairs, Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Christopher Barber

Christopher Barber

MEMBERSHIP CHAIR

Chief Nerd, Cheaper Than A Geek

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Robert Grohowski.

Robert Grohowski

Vice President of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs, T. Rowe Price

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Joseph Ochipinti

Joseph Ochipinti

CEO, UnitedHealthcare, Mid-Atlantic Region

Board of Directors

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Sandy Angello

Sandy Angello

Vice President & Dealer Operator, Pohanka Auto Group

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Joesph Askew

Joseph Askew

Vice President of Government Affairs, Verizon Communications

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Christine Aspell

Christine Aspell

Office Managing Partner, KPMG

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Beth Caro

Beth Caro

President, Auto Tag Connect LLC

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Aisha Childs

Aisha Childs

CEO, Maryland Institute for Entrepreneurs & Business Consultants

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Thomas Cormier

Thomas Cormier 

Government Affairs Manager, Giant Food, LLC

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Joseph Cortina

Joseph Cortina

Vice President of Global Government Affairs, Standard Industries

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Natalie Cotton

Natalie Cotton

Government Affairs & Community Relations Director, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Travis Cutler

Travis Cutler

Director of State and Local Government Affairs, Marriott International, Inc

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Felicia Daniel

Felicia Daniel

President & CEO, Beck & Call Professional Services

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Dr. Marquita Davis

Dr. Marquita Davis

Chief Academic Officer, KinderCare Learning Centers

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Steven Edwards

Steven Edwards

Founder, Edwards Performance Solutions

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Ryan Eller

Ryan Eller

Executive Vice President & General Manager, Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Christopher Frech

Chris Frech

Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Drew Getty

Drew Getty

Chief Compliance Office, VP, Environmental Sustainability and Government Relations, Perdue Farms Inc.

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Christopher Griffith

Christopher Griffith

President and Chief Operating Officer, KCI Technologies Inc.

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member James Hayes

James Hayes

Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Tenable

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Robert Head

Robert Head

Vice President, State Government and Political Affairs, Lockheed Martin Corp.

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Mark Huntley

Mark Huntley

Principal, Anchor Mechanical

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Francis X. Kelly III

Frank Kelley III

Chief Executive Officer, Kelly Benefit Strategies

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Stephen Kensinger

Stephen Kensinger

Senior Vice President Community Banking, WesBanco

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Diana Khan

Diana Khan

Attorney, Owner & Founder, DK Law Group

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Michael Kiely

Michael Kiely

President Global Government Affairs, United Parcel Service

A headshot of Maryland Chamber Board of Directors member Marc Kmec

Marc Kmec

Vice President/General Manager, Capital District, Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Sunil Kolhekar

Sunil Kolhekar

President & CEO, CITI: Creative Information Technology, Inc.

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Susan Lacz

Susan Lacz

President & CEO, Ridgewells Catering

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Mindy Lehman

Mindy Lehman

Chief Government Relations and Policy Officer, TEDCO

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Anne Lindner

Anne Lindner

Vice President, Governmental and External Affairs, Pepco Holdings

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Ramon Looby

Ramon Looby

President, Maryland Bankers Association

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Mike Malandro

Mike Melandro

President & CEO, Choptank Electric Cooperative, Inc.

A headshot of Maryland Chamber Board of Directors member Anya Malikov

Anya Malkov

Senior Manager, State and Local Public Policy, Amazon

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Elena Marcuss

Elena Marcuss

Office Managing Partner, McGuireWoods LLP

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Michelle Masucci

Michelle Masucci

Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development, University System of Maryland

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Mary Penczek,

Mary Penczek

Vice President, Commercial Markets, CareFirst BCBS

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Efrain Perez Agosto

Efraín Pérez Agosto

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, MGM National Harbor

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Jonathon Rondeau

Jonathon Rondeau

President & CEO, The Arc Central Chesapeake Region, Inc.

2024-2025-Maryland-Chamber-Board-Member-Kimberly-Royster

Kimberly Royster

CFO, Kimberly Services, LLC

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Jeff Schwartz

Jeff Schwartz

Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, McCormick & Company, Inc.

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member John Sheff

John Sheff

Head of Government Relations, Under Armour, Inc.

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Blaine Shipler

Blaine Shipler

Vice President, Commercial Banking Relationship Manager, PNC

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Mara Sierocinski

Mara Sierocinski

Vice President/Relationship Manager, Sandy Spring Bank

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Walter Simmons

Walter Simmons

President & CEO, Employ Prince George's, Inc

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Andrew Singer

Andrew Singer

Vice President, C&I Power Regional Sales, Constellation

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Romaine Smallwood-Faison

Romaine Smallwood-Faison

General Manager & Commercial Leasing Representative, Brookfield Properties Retail

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Greg Smith

Greg Smith

Executive Vice President, Business Banking Market Manager- Baltimore Chesapeake Market, M&T Bank

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Jay Steinmetz

Jay Steinmetz

Board Member, Barcoding Inc.

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Jack B. Terry

Jack Terry

Vice President, Deputy Operations Manager, Cyber and SIGINT Solutions,
Leidos, Inc.

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member James Wagner

James Wagner

Assistant Vice-President - Rates & Regulatory Affairs, Washington Gas

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Dr. Roger Ward

Dr. Roger Ward

Provost, Executive Vice President & Dean, Graduate School, University of Maryland Baltimore

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Charles Washington,

Charles Washington

Vice President, Governmental & External Affairs, BGE

A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board Member Regina Woods

Regina Woods

Vice President, Government Affairs for the District of Columbia, MedStar Health

Ex-Officio Board Member

A headshot featuring Maryland Chamber of Commerce Ex-Officio Board Member and Maryland Chamber Federation Chair Bill Chambers

Bill Chambers

President & CEO, Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce