Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees has the rights, powers, and authority of the board of trustees as may be granted to it by the board, including acting on behalf of the board when appropriate, overseeing Foundation operations, initiating changes to Foundation Policy and may authorize the seal of the Corporation to be affixed to all papers which may require the same.

Members of the Executive Committee include the chairs of the foundation committees, the executive officers of the board, and other persons as the chair of the board may appoint. In addition, the President of the Foundation, (Vice President of University Relations,) the Vice President/Secretary of the Foundation, (Assistant Vice President of University Relations,) the Chief Financial Officer (Assistant Vice President for Administration for University Relations) and the President of the University of Maryland shall serve as ex-officio members of the executive committee.

The Executive Committee shall meet at least three times a year and shall record its actions in minutes submitted to board at the succeeding board of trustees meeting or as the board of trustees determines.


Paul S. Mandell `95
Chair, Executive Committee
Consero Group
Sharon L. Akers `78
Chair, Committee on Trustees
Vice President, Corporate Relations
St. John Properties
Emilio A. Fernandez`69
At Large
Managing Director
Pulse Capital LLC
V. Raymond Ferrara `70
Immediate Past Chair
President and CEO
Pro Vise Management Group LLC
Richard M. Finkelstein `72
Chair, Real Estate Committee
Merit Builders Inc.
Eric S. Francis `71
At Large
Chairman and CEO
The CBMC Group
Geoff J. Gonella `90
Board Chair
President and Managing Partner
Cornerstone Government Affairs LLC
Timothy F. Maloney
At Large
Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A.
Daniel J. Millman `84
At Large
Principal & COO
Turner Impact Capital
Craig A. Thompson, Esq. `92, `95
Co-Chair, Campaign Steering Committee
Venable LLP


Bernadette Maldonado
Vice President and Secretary, University of Maryland College Park Foundation
Assistant Vice President, University Relations