UMCP Foundation Board

The University of Maryland College Park Foundations Inc. was established in support of the university’s goal to become one of the top research universities in the nation. Dedicated specifically to the University of Maryland, College Park, the foundation provides opportunities for alumni, friends, corporations and charitable foundations to support directly the mission and strategic priorities of the university.

The Board of Trustees of the foundation is composed of dedicated and influential volunteers who govern the investment and distribution of private funds, serve as advocates, assist and advise the university’s president, and help increase the level of philanthropic support for the university.

Geoff J. Gonella `90
Board Chair
President and Managing Partner
Cornerstone Government Affairs LLC
Paul S. Mandell `95
Chair, Executive Committee
Consero Group
Marlene K. Feldman `75
Chair, Advocacy & Government Relations Committee
Feldman LLC
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
Timothy F. Maloney
At Large
Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A.
Dr. Ruchi Mehta `00
Chair, Budget, Audit and Investment Committee
Retired Managing Director
Healthcare Investments
Daniel J. Millman `84
At Large
Principal & COO
Turner Impact Capital
Nicole R. Pollard, Esq. `91
Chair, Committee on Trustees
Executive Assistant to the President
Craig A. Thompson, Esq. `92, `95
Co-Chair, Campaign Steering Committee
Venable LLP
Murray P. Abrams `83
Executive Vice President, Corporate Development
Capital One
Arthur H. Adler
Caves Valley Partners, LLC
Sharon L. Akers `78
Vice President, Corporate Relations
St. John Properties
John Alahouzos `71
Executive Vice President and Founding Partner
Marketing Development Group Inc.
Wanda A. Alexander `81
President and CEO
Horizon Consulting, Incorporated
Alan M. Alsheimer, Jr. `96
Permanens Capital LP
Carlton M. Arrendell `84
Capricorn 25 Development LLC
Kenneth L. Bedingfield `94
Corporate VP and CFO
Northrop Grumman
Robert A. Bedingfield `70
Emeritus Trustee
Retired Partner
Ernst & Young LLP
John M. Brophy `71
Emeritus Trustee
Retired Officer
Lockheed Martin
Waldo H. Burnside `49
Emeritus Trustee
Mark L. Butler
President and CEO
Ollie's Bargain Outlet
Albert P. Carey `74
CEO, PepsiCo Americas Beverages
PepsiCo Inc.
Mark T. Ciardi `83
CEO & Co-Founder
Apex Entertainment
Nancy Clarvit `78
Graphic Designer
Jason I. Cohen `96
Halen Brands, Inc.
Rose H. Cohen`03
Managing Director
Citi Private Bank
Charles `Chuck` W. Daggs `69
Retired Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director
Wells Fargo & Co.
Ryan L. Dearborn `90
Chairman and CEO
Wood Partners
P. Douglas `Doug` Dollenberg `61
Emeritus Trustee
Consutant, Retired CEO
Nottingham Properties Inc.
David C. Driskell
Honorary Trustee
Distinguished University Professor of Art, Emeritus
University of Maryland
Gail S. Elmore
L W Investment Management USA LLC
Gordon R. England `61
Emeritus Trustee
Managing Partner
Gormame LLC
Joel J. Feller, Esq.`90
Founding Partner
Ross Feller and Casey
Robert E. Fischell `53, `96
Honorary Trustee
Chairman and President
Fischell Biomedical LLC
Harry L. Geller `81
Brian Gibbons `84
Chairman and CEO
Greenberg Gibbons
Alma G. Gildenhorn `53
Co-Chair, Campaign Steering Committee
Joseph B. Gildenhorn `51
Honorary Trustee
Founding Partner
The JBG Companies
Lowell R. Glazer `55
Emeritus Trustee
Glazer Construction
Stanley Goldstein `68, `70
Capitol Title Insurance Inc.
Marc S. Greenberg, C.P.A. `93
Head of Finance
William M. Greenblatt, Esq.`79
Suzanne D. Hillman
Hillman & Glorioso PLLC
Brendan Iribe `01
Oculus VR, Inc.
Michael E. Johnson `76
President and CEO
UrbanCore Development, LLC
Carolyn A. Karlson
Vice President
Retired Racehorse Project
William E. `Brit` Kirwan
Honorary Trustee, Co-Chair, Campaign Steering Comm
Chancellor Emeritus
University System of Maryland
Julie S. Klingenstein `80
Andrew and Julie Klingenstein Family Fund, Inc.
Mark K. Lewis `87
Managing Partner, Washington, DC
Bracewell LLP
Michael P. Luzio `98
Managing Director
The LVE Group
Richard L. Novak `62
Kevin A. Plank `96
Under Armour Inc.
Robin L. Portman `80, `89
President & CEO
Atlas Research LLC
Marvin H. Rabovsky `81
Alliant Companies
Brenda Rever `65
Emerita Trustee
Brenda Rever-Lipitz Family Foundation
Philip R. Rever `64
Emeritus Trustee
Avis H. Richards `80
Birds Nest Productions
Jehan Sadat
Honorary Trustee
Senior Fellow
Center for International Development and Conflict Management
Robert R. Satterfield `96
Senior Vice President - Investments
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Dr. Philip L. Schneider `79
President and Orthopedic Surgeon
Centers for Advance Orthopedics
Michael Schwab
D&H Distributing Co.
Michelle Smith
Co-Chair, Campaign Steering Committee
Robert H. Smith Family Foundation
Robert `Turtle`  Smith `63
Emeritus Trustee
Smith Properties
Margaret M. Swallow`75
Proctor & Gamble
Pedro Wasmer
Emeritus Trustee

Catherine Merrill Williams
CEO & President
Washingtonian Media
Gary B. Williams `68
Honorary Trustee
Retired UMD Men`s Basketball Coach
University of Maryland


Jackie Lewis
President, University of Maryland College Park Foundation
Vice President, University Relations

Bernadette L. Maldonado
Assistant Vice President for University Relations, University of Maryland
Vice President & Secretary, University of Maryland College Park Foundation
301.405.1995 or 301.405.2281