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




Wynne Hayes

Susan & Steven Porter


Bonnie Heneson Communications
Lasser Media
Mimi Cuddy-Mierwza, President & CEO, Encore Consulting, LLC
The Business Monthly

Friend of LHC

Leadership U

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

Leadership 500

Adam Rickey, LP '20
Alex Adler, LP '10
Anne Brinker, LP '14
Bruce Hollander, LP '99
Caryn Lasser, LP '17
Chris Frink, LP '19
Cindy Sandler, LP '19
Cyndi Gula, LP '16
David Koonce, LP '18
David Woodruff, LP '20
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
Lisa (Schlossnagle) Marini, LP '14
Lori Fuchs, LP '02
Mae Beale, LP '20
Marcy Leonard, LP '19
Mark Stinson, LP '14
Mark Thompson, LP '06
Mary Lasky, LP '10
Matt DeGourse, LP '19
Mimi O'Donnell, LP '92
Nikki Highsmith Vernick, LP '14
Phillip Dodge, LP '20
Raj Kudchadkar, LP '12
Richard Dean, LP '99
Richard Pardoe, LP '19
Robert Jeffrey, LP '91
Scott Armiger, LP '18
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