Since 1986, Leadership Howard County has been the critical force in developing a foundation of community leaders who serve on many of the nonprofit boards and organizations that contribute to our outstanding quality of life. Our innovative programs develop knowledgeable and skilled leaders who are dedicated to making a difference.

M&T Bank vice president Bob Topper welcomes guests to the Big Event. M&T is Leadership Howard County’s title sponsor.

Many of the leading businesses and organizations in Howard County recognize the value of aligning themselves with the mission of Leadership Howard County. The LHC network represents the most active business and community leaders in Howard County who are invested in building a strong and vibrant community. Learn more about becoming a sponsor.

We appreciate the generosity of these sponsors who

make our mission possible.

Title Sponsor





BIG Event 2020 “Share the Story”


Tim & Margaret Lewis Family Fund
Wynne Hayes, Vice President of Change Management & Strategic Planning - Pfizer, Inc.,



Leadership 500

Adam Rickey, LP '20
Alex Adler, LP '10
Anne Brinker, LP '14
Caryn Lasser, LP '17
Chris Frink, LP '19
Cindy Sandler, LP '19
Cyndi Gula, LP '16
David Koonce, LP '18
Don Barrick, LP '17
Donald Manekin, LP '90
Elizabeth Crammond, LP '20 & LE '15
Ellen Flynn Giles, LP '15
Felicia Fleming, LP '19
Jackie Breeden, LP '18
Janet Lombard Cullison, LP '18
John Isaac, LP '92
Judy Smith, LP '10
Kari Staddon, LP '98
Kevin Allen, LP '00
Kim Watters, LP '20
Kimberly Prescott, LP '18
Kris Broder, LP '01
Lori Fuchs, LP '02
Mae Beale, LP '20
Marcy Leonard, LP '19
Mark Thompson, LP '06
Mary Lasky, LP '10
Mimi O'Donnell, LP '92
Nikki Highsmith Vernick, LP '14
Raj Kudchadkar, LP '12
Richard Dean, LP '99
Richard Pardoe, LP '19
Robert Jeffrey, LP '91
Shaun Eddy, LP '04
Stephanie Porter, LP '19
Sue Ann Shafley, LP '15
Susan Padgett, LP '16
Tim Samuel, LE '11
Tom Burtzlaff, LP '13
Tom Munns, LP '12
Trevor Garner, LP '15
Wynne Hayes, LP '11

Leadership U


Gifts to Treasure    
Mimi Cuddy-Mierzwa, President & CEO, Encore Consulting, LLC  
Randy Lovelace Photography

© 2019 Leadership Howard County. All rights reserved.