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


Friend of LHC

Leadership U

Leadership 500

Wendy Baird, LP '15
Jackie Breeden, LP '18
Anne Brinker, LP '14
Shaun Eddy, LP '04
Chris Frink, LP '19
Lori Fuchs, LP '02
Bruce Fulton, LP '21
Trevor Garner, LP '15
Ellen Flynn Giles, LP '15
Robert Jeffrey, LP '91
Raj Kathuria, LP '18
David Koonce, LP '18
Nicole Koonce, LP '15
Caryn Lasser, LP '17
Marcy Leonard, LP '19
Susan Padgett, LP '16
Rich Pardoe, LP '19
Kimberly Prescott, LP '18
Adam Rickey, LP '20
Chris Riismandel, LP '17
Cindy Sandler, LP '19
Kari Staddon, LP '98
Nikki Highsmith Vernick, LP '14
David Woodruff, LP '20
Patrick Wynn, LP '15