The SEED School of Maryland is governed by a voluntary Board of Trustees. Each member brings his or her unique expertise—from education instruction and technology to finance and accounting.
The full board meets quarterly and holds The SEED School of Maryland to high ethical standards, transparency, and accountability.
Board of Trustees
Earl Adams, Jr*, Partner at Saul Ewing, LLP
Eric Adler, Co-Founder of The SEED Foundation & General Partner, Adler Associates
Edward J. Brody (Trustee Emeritus), Founder and CEO of Brody Transportation Company, Inc.
C. Sylvia Brown (Trustee Emeritus), Educator, Property Management, Philanthropist, and Community Volunteer
Tuck Burch, Vice President at Octagon
Josh Burke, Vice President FP&A, Revenue at Under Armour
John Claster (Trustee Emeritus)
The Honorable Elijah E. Cummings, Member of the United States House of Representatives
Jennifer Curran, Attorney at the Office of the Public Defender of Maryland
Steven K. Fedder, Partner at Fedder & Janofsky LLC
Kelly Tubman Hardy, Partner at Hogan Lovells
Douglas M. Hoffberger, President of Keystone Realty Company
The Honorable Paula C. Hollinger, Former Maryland State Senator; Associate Director, Health Workforce, Md. Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene
Sonya Hopson, Parent Trustee and NASA Senior Engineering Manager
Dawn Kirstaetter*, Deputy Mayor – Health, Human Services, Education & Youth – Baltimore City
Heather Klink, Deputy General Counsel at FTI Consulting
John H. Laporte (Trustee Emeritus)
Harry P. Lebow, President of H. Poe Lebow Ltd.
Kevin Liles*, Founder & CEO of KWL Enterprises
Steve McManus, Upper School Principal, Friends School of Baltimore
Marc E. Miller, Partner at McLeod, Watkinson & Miller
Lesley Poole, CEO of The SEED Foundation
Chris Rosenthal*, Director at Ellin & Tucker
Julie Rothman, Photo Stylist at JulieRothmanStyles
Shane P. Smith, Managing Director, GenCo Strategy at Constellation Energy
Raj Vinnakota, (Trustee Emeritus) Co-Founder of The SEED Foundation and Executive Vice President of the Youth & Engagement at the Aspen Institute
Paul T. White, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Bill Whiting*, Vice President at The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
*Denotes Governor’s appointee