Kisha Brown, Esq. graduated cum laude from Wellesley College with a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish and received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. At the outset of 2011, Brown was brought on to lead the legislative team in Annapolis for the Maryland Office of the Attorney General as the Director of Legislative Affairs. In this role she is advancing the Office’s legislative agenda by working with local and state government leaders to address statewide concerns, amongst other duties. An active member of her community, Brown enjoys serving on numerous boards and committees, including the Coppin State University Board of Visitors, KIPP Baltimore, and the Maryland Government Relations Association, which allow her to use her devotion to social justice in a meaningful and progressive manner.
Robert Falconi (Treasurer)
Robert Falconi is President and CEO of Precision Auto Care Incorporated, a public company that franchises and operates Precision Tune Auto Care locations in the US and abroad. Falconi joined PACI in September of 2000, as Chief Financial Officer. In March 2002, he was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In November 2004, he was named President/COO and in May, 2006, he was promoted to CEO of Precision Auto Care, Inc. Falconi, the former CFO of Intellisys Technology Corp. also served as CFO/Vice President of Finance & Administration for several other government contracting firms in the Washington, DC area. Falconi holds several professional designations and earned an MBA from George Mason University in 1979, after earning his BBA from the University of Texas in 1975.
Suzanne Fischer-Huettner began her newspaper career as a Classified Ad Supervisor at The Daily Record in 1996. Since then, she has taken larger leadership roles at the paper, serving as associate publisher for 10 years before being named publisher in 2010. Fischer-Huettner is the first woman to oversee the 123-year old business and legal newspaper, which launched in 1888. She is currently working towards her MBA at the University of Baltimore. Fischer-Huettner is active in numerous organizations and serves on both the advisory board for the Greater Baltimore Committee’s Leadership Program and the marketing committee for Catholic Charities of Baltimore.
William Greenhalgh (Chairman)
William Greenhalgh is a Principal and Vice President of Information Technology at Century Engineering in Hunt Valley, Maryland. He is responsible for the day-to-day and impending technology-related requirements of this diverse and regional company. He has over 25 years of experience in the IT field. His wide-range experience in business management, extend from a start-up company to an organization with international presence. Greenhalgh earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He joined the Board of Vehicles for Change in 2007 and currently serves as the Chairman.
Douglas Larkin is founder and chief executive officer of Larkin Communications. In his current role, Larkin directs communication programs for numerous technology start-ups and other smart growth companies. Prior to founding Larkin Communications, Larkin served as executive director for both the High-Tech Encryption Coalition and Foreign Sales Corporation Coalition. Most recently, Larkin served as communications director for Representative Kevin Brady (Houston – TX).
Larkin is also the co-founder of Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which works to provide a global community for asbestos victims and their families and raise awareness about asbestos-related diseases.
Fabián Rosado has over ten years of experience advising executives at Fortune 1000 firms, federal government agencies and startup companies in the areas of strategy, operations, and finance. He is currently the president of Right Start Consulting, Inc., which assists startups to launch and grow their operation. Rosado also serves executives and boards of directors at nonprofit organizations on issues related to governance, strategic planning, fundraising, and sustainable growth. He is a member of the New Dominion Angels, a Northern Virginia angel investment group and works as a consultant for the American Management Systems. Rosado holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. in economics and political science from Yale University.
Randy Shingler currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of The Arc of the District of Columbia, which is a nonprofit organization providing advocacy and support programs for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Prior to this, Randy had over 25 years of experience as a senior executive with both for-profit companies and trade associations in the graphic communications and mailing industries. He has been active in the community serving on the boards of several other nonprofit organizations, and with business organizations such as The Greater Washington Board of Trade. Randy has a MBA degree from Georgia State University and an ABJ degree from the University of Georgia. Randy joined the Board of Vehicles for Change in 2006 and currently serves as Secretary.
Pia Sterling has 15 years of marketing experiences in the financial services industry, including market strategy and analysis, campaign development, direct response acquisition, budget management and leadership. Currently, she’s a vice president of marketing for OneMain Financial, a division of Citigroup, overseeing internal and external marketing campaigns, point-of-sale collateral and the micro-marketing activities of its more than 1,300 nationwide branch footprint. Prior to joining the company, Sterling was with JP Morgan Chase Bank and American Express in various marketing roles responsibility for developing consumer and small business banking programs and credit card marketing initiatives. In addition, she’s a certified health coach who is the owner of Prosperous Living, a health and wellness business. She has an MBA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Maryland, College Park.