Since 1986, LHC has been the critical force in developing a foundation of community leaders who serve on a wide array of nonprofit boards and organizations. Corporate sponsorships help support LHC’s innovative programs that develop knowledgeable and skilled leaders, who are dedicated to making a difference in our community.

The LHC network includes the most active business and community leaders in Howard County who are invested in building a strong and vibrant community.  As a result, many businesses recognize the value of supporting LHC and aligning themselves with our mission. Learn more about becoming a sponsor and the associated benefits.

We appreciate the generosity of the following sponsors who make our mission possible.

Title Sponsor

Partner Level





Leadership U

American Bully Manufacturing
Dembo Jones
IdeaCrew, Inc.
Meghan Belcher & Trevor Garner
Linda Huntt
Judy Smith
The Links, Incorporated – Columbia, MD Chapter
The Basena Family – Rebecca Basena Kampi Memorial Scholarship
Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County

Friend ~ Non-Profit

Leadership 500

Wendy Baird, LP ’15
Jackie Breeden, LP ’18
Anne Brinker, LP ’14
Trala Downer, LP ’20
Shaun Eddy, LP ’04
Chris Frink, LP ’19
Lori Fuchs, LP ’02
Bruce Fulton, LP ’21
Trevor Garner, LP ’15
Joe Garrison, LP ’10
Ellen Flynn Giles, LP ’15
Cyndi Gula, LP ’16
Wynne Hayes, LP ’11
Linda Huntt, LP ’09
John Isaac, LP ’92
Robert Jeffrey, LP ’91
Raj Kathuria, LP ’18
David Koonce, LP ’18
Nicole Koonce, LP ’15
Caryn Lasser, LP ’17
Marcy Leonard, LP ’19
Lisa Marini, LP ’14
Susan Padgett, LP ’16
Rich Pardoe, LP ’19
Kimberly Prescott, LP ’18
Adam Rickey, LP ’20
Chris Riismandel, LP ’17
Cindy Sandler, LP ’19
Sue Ann Shafley, LP ’15
Judy Smith, LP ’10
Kari Staddon, LP ’98
Nikki Highsmith Vernick, LP ’14
David Woodruff, LP ’20
Patrick Wynn, LP ’15

Learn About Howard County Corporate & Individual (L500) Sponsorship