Mr. Crowley is an audit partner with KPMG, serving nonprofit organizations and commercial clients. He received his B.A. in business administration from James Madison University. Mr. Crowley’s favorite aspect of being involved with Acts4Youth is hearing positive stories about the program’s impact. He lives in Sparks, Maryland.
Brenda Wade is a licensed, clinical social worker and certified school social worker. She is currently a part-time clinician with the Baltimore City Public School system and an adjunct faculty member with the Morgan State University School of Social Work. She has over ten years experience operating afterschool and summer learning programs for children. She is a published author, advocate for children,and has been a witness to the incredible work of Acts4Youth at Guilford Elementary/Middle School
Domonique Flowers is a practicing attorney who holds a B.A. in Jurisprudence from the University of Baltimore as well as a J.D. from Howard University. Domonique lived in Baltimore for 3 years while attending college and recently moved back to the city. His passion is youth advocacy, including serving on community boards and working with youth through various mentoring programs. He has also served as a youth minister and bible study teacher at a juvenile detention center. Domonique believes that his rough upbringing allows him to better connect with the needs of young people.
Jay Nwachu is the Director of Development and Communications for Baltimore Corps. He holds a B.S. in Applied Psychology from University of MD, Baltimore County and a M.S. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from University of Baltimore. Jay has served in various service capacities over the years in the City of Baltimore and recently joined Acts4Youth board (2016) to contribute to the uplift of Baltimore’s citizens. He attends Central Presbyterian Church where he was first exposed to Acts4Youth.
Mr. Baird is Vice President of Operations at Mosaic Learning Inc. and a professor of organizational behavior at Stevenson University. He received his bachelor’s degree in communication from Loyola University in Maryland and an MBA from Walden University. In addition to serving on Acts4Youth’s Board since September 2013, he is the co-chair of the PENCIL committee supporting the advancement of underprivileged youth in Baltimore City. His interest was piqued in Acts4Youth when he heard about its unique mission and goals. He hopes to help expand the program to more schools. Mr. Baird lives in Lutherville, Maryland.
Mark H. Felder is a senior portfolio management director. He is also an elder and chair of the Stewardship and Commitment Council at Second Presbyterian Church. He holds a B.S. from Drexel University as well as an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. It is his strong relationship with Second Presbyterian and its solid relationship with Acts4Youth that led him to become involved with the organization in September of 2014. Acts4Youth’s potential to change lives in his community, and that of his church, is his favorite aspect of the program. He is a resident of Baltimore, Maryland.
Mark Gratzer is an independent consultant in coaching and leadership and organizational development. Prior to this new phase of his career, he worked internally at Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems and Eastman Kodak Company and as an external consultant. He holds a B.S. in mathematics and secondary education from the State University of New York at Brockport. He also spent one year studying at Westminster Theological Seminary. He first became involved with Acts4Youth as a volunteer and coach and has served on the board since June of 2012. He is currently Board Chair.
Robert Lindstrom is a Certified Financial Planner™ who serves on the Financial Planning team at The Financial Consulate. He earned a business degree from the University of Richmond, where he played on the golf team. Robert still enjoys playing golf when he can, but these days he spends most of his time with his wife and his young sons. Robert lives in the Towson, Maryland, area and attends Central Presbyterian Church, where he was first introduced to Acts4Youth.
Dave Smith is the owner of Smithouse, a construction and design firm in Cockeysville, Maryland. He was introduced to Acts4Youth by a co-worker in 2015 and loved the good work that A4Y is doing for at-risk Youth in Baltimore City. Since his introduction, Dave has sought to introduce more people to the organization and looks forward to joining the work A4Y is doing and positively impacting peoples lives. Dave lives with his wife and their five children in Ellicott City.