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.

Thank you to all of our event sponsors and attendees who made LHC’s recent “A Night of Illuminating Leadership – Honoring the 20-year legacy of Stacie Hunt” a tremendous success. For a complete listing of our event sponsors, please click here.

Special Thanks to LHC’s FY22 Sponsors

Title Sponsor

Partner Level





Leadership U

APL-Federal Credit Union
Dembo Jones
IdeaCrew, Inc.
Trevor Garner, LP ’15
Joe Garrison, LP ’10
Linda Huntt, LP ’09
Judy Smith, LP ’10
Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County

Friend ~ Non-Profit

Leadership 500

Wendy Baird, LP ’15
Mae A. Beale, LP ’20
Jackie Breeden, LP ’18
Anne Brinker, LP ’14
Chima Chijioke, LP ’16
Karen Cherry, LP ’15
Trala Downer, LP ’20
Phillip Dodge, 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
Bruce Hollander, LP ’99
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
Tom Munns, LP ’12
Terry Owens, LP ’15
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
Mark Stinson, LP ’14
Nikki Highsmith Vernick, LP ’14
Minah Woo, LP ’20
David Woodruff, LP ’20
Patrick Wynn, LP ’15

Learn About Howard County Corporate & Individual (L500) Sponsorship