Board of Directors

The UBF Board brings together a wide array of talented individuals including alumni and friends of the University who are leaders in the fields of business, Law, and the applied liberal arts.

The Board currently meets once per quarter with special meetings called as necessary. Committees meet as necessary throughout the year and report at each of the full board meetings on activities. The standing committees of the Foundation are: Executive, Audit and Accounting Policy, Finance and Budget, Development, Investment, Governance and Nominating, and Strategic Planning.

UBF Board of Directors

R. Thomas Crawford, M.B.A. '91; B.S., University of Maryland
Mid-Atlantic Market President
BBVA Compass
John F. "Jay" Ripley, B.S. '79
Chairman & CEO
Sequel Youth and Family Services
Joan M. Worthington, B.S. ’84, M.B.A. ‘91
Professional Services Group, HireVue
Nina Yudell, B.S. '81, M.B.A. '82
Partner and Portfolio Manager
Brown Advisory
Executive Vice President
Stuart J. Silberg, B.S. ’71; M.S.A., George Washington University
Retired – CFO
C Mart, Inc
Immediate Past Chair
James P. Nolan, Esq., J.D. ’74; B.A., St. Bonaventure University
Council, Baradel, Kosmerl, & Nolan, P.A.
  • Barnett Q. Brooks, J.D. ‘75;
    M.A. and M.S., Morgan State University
    Senior Counsel for Employment and Labor Affairs, Johns Hopkins Health Systems
  • Clifton L. Brown, Jr., J.D. ‘78;
    B.A., University of Maryland
    Retired - Special Agent in Charge of the Operations Division
    Office of the Inspector General U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Michael L. Curry, B.S. ‘77
    Vanguard Group, Inc.
  • Carmine D’Alessandro, J.D. ’93;
    B.A., George Washington University
    Chief Legal Officer
    Chesapeake Employers Insurance
  • Richard Davison
    Partner, Mount Royal Management Company
  • Gregory M. Derwart, M.A. ‘96;
    B.A., University of Maryland
    Managing Director, Administration & Customer Experience
    Maryland Department of Commerce
  • Tracey A. DuBree, B.S. ‘02
    Financial Advisor, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
  • Pierce J. Flanigan IV, M.B.A. ‘08;
    B.A., Kenyon College
    President, P. Flanigan & Sons, Inc.
  • Donald C. Fry, J.D. '80;
    B.S., Frostburg State College
    President & CEO
    Greater Baltimore Committee
  • Stuart M. Goldberg, B.A. '70, J.D. '74
    Retired - Director of Facilities & Security
    Office of the Public Defender, State of MD
  • Marianne S. Hellauer, Esq., J.D '80;
    B.A., University of Maryland
    DLA Piper US LLP
  • Steven D. Hyatt, J.D. ‘16;
    B.A., College of Charleston
    Hyatt & Weber, P.A.
  • Cynthia H. Jones, Esq., J.D. ‘92;
    B.A., Chatham College
    Associate Judge
    Baltimore City Circuit Court
  • Brett S. Lininger, J.D. ‘05;
    B.S., Towson University
    Principal, Semmes, Bowen & Semmes
  • Rachel T. McGuckian, J.D. ‘93;
    B.A., Johns Hopkins University
    Principal, Miles & Stockbridge
  • L. Content McLaughlin, B.A. '00, J.D. '03, LL.M. '05
    Attorney at Law
    McLaughlin Law Group
  • Sayra Wells Meyerhoff, Esq., J.D. '78, M.S. '04
    Pro Bono Staff Attorney
    Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.
  • Peter M. Pinkard, B.S., St. Lawrence University
    Managing Partner
    MCB Real Estate
  • Robert O. Stephenson, B.S. ‘86;
    M.S., Johns Hopkins University
    CFO, Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc.
  • Harry C. Storm, Esq., J.D. '79;
    B.A., University of Maryland
    Montgomery County Circuit Court
  • Marie Van Deusen, CFP, J.D. ‘89;
    B.S., Cornell University;
    M.A., SUNY Binghamton;
    M.B.A., Johns Hopkins University
    Senior Vice President
    Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Ex-Officio Members:
  • Kurt L. Schmoke
    President, University of Baltimore
  • Theresa Silanskis
    Vice President Institutional Advancement, University of Baltimore
    Executive Director, UBF
  • Keith Laury
    President, UB Student Government Association
Directors Emeritus
  • Peter G. Angelos, Esq., LL.B. '61
    The Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos

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