Board of Directors

  • Board President

    Leslie Seid-Margolis

    Board President

    Leslie joined Abilities Network’s Board in 2013.  She currently serves on the Project ACT Advisory Board and Executive Committee.  She served on the 2014 50th Anniversary Steering Committee. As an attorney at Disability Rights Maryland, Leslie is an advocate for individuals with disabilities.

  • Secretary

    Christopher P. Kelly

    Secretary

    Chris joined Abilities Network’s Board in 2014 and is a member of the Finance Committee. He is a First Vice President – Financial Advisor at RBC Wealth Management.

  • Treasurer

    Leete A. Garten, Esquire

    Treasurer

    Leete joined Abilities Network’s Board in 2011 and is a member of the Finance Committee. He is an attorney with Fedder & Garten. Prior to joining the firm, Leete was the sole law clerk for the three Judges of the Orphans’ Court for Baltimore City.

  • Past President

    Andrew Hahn

    Past President

    Andrew has been a member of Abilities Network’s Board since 2011. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee and Senior Services Advisory Committee. He served on the 2014 50th Anniversary Steering Committee. Andrew is a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.

  • At Large

    Maxine Seidman

    At Large

    Maxine has been involved with Abilities Network since 2000.  Maxine is also a member of the Project ACT Advisory Board and Executive Committee. She served on the 2014 50th Anniversary Steering Committee.  Maxine is the owner of Playkeepers.

Members of Board of Directors

 

Tina Beliveau

The Beliveau Group of Keller Williams Legacy

Tina has been involved with Abilities Network since 2014 and joined the Board in July 2015. Tina was a contributor and committee member for Love Abilities 5K Run & 2K Fun Walk, the agency’s signature, annual event.  She is the Founder and CEO of The Beliveau Group of Cummings & Company Realtors.

Sam Coleman

BR Catering

Sam has been a member of Abilities Network’s Board since 2011.  Since then, Sam and his family have generously supported Abilities Network’s annual 5K Run/2K Fun Walk event with free ice cream sundaes, to the delight of children and adults alike. Sam resides in Howard County.

Donald Knight Dearie III

Merrill Lynch

Donald is a Financial Advisor/Senior Portfolio Advisor at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Columbia.

Perry Jay Foreman, M.D.

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Dr. Foreman joined Abilities Network’s Board in 2014 and is the Chair of the Epilepsy Professional Advisory Board. He is the Director of the Epilepsy Center at Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.

Kendra Heyde, CPA, MBA

 

Kendra joined Abilities Network’s Board in July 2015. She is an internationally experienced financial executive with experience within businesses that are rapidly growing, complex, and entrepreneurial.  Kendra was member of the 2015 Love Abilities 5K Run & 2K Fun Walk Committee.

William A. Kessler

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company- Retired

Bill joined Abilities Network’s Board since 2012 and is a member of the Finance Committee. Bill was a Senior Project Manager with The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company.

Keith Malfa

Lundbeck

Keith joined Abilities Network’s Board in 2014. He is a CNS Account Manager at Lundbeck and served as a second round as co-chair of the Love Abilities 5K Run/2K Walk. Through his work at Lundbeck, Keith collaborates with Abilities Network on epilepsy-related projects and, having a personal connection to epilepsy, is an advocate for individuals with epilepsy and seizures.

Carla McCadden

M&T Bank

Carla is a Business Banking Relationship Manager/Vice President at M & T Bank in Pikesville.

Stephanie A. McGuire, CPA

Ellin & Tucker

As a Principal in the Audit, Accounting and consulting Department of Ellin & Tucker and member of the firm for more than a decade, Stephanie is a trusted advisor and engagement team member for a significant number of the firm’s most prominent clients in the construction, not-for-profit, and manufacturing and distribution industries, as well as employee benefit plans.

David Paulson

Blue & Obrecht Realty, LLC

David has been involved with Abilities Network since 2002. David was a member of the Executive Committee and supports networking among Board members. He served on the 2014 50th Anniversary Steering Committee and has served as past president of the Board.  David is a Senior Vice President at Blue & Obrecht Realty.

Lauren Elizabeth Pierce

SPARKS! Marketing

Lauren graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a major in Nutritional Applied Sciences and a minor in Human Development and Family Studies. Lauren currently works at SPARKS! Marketing Communications as the Operations and Client Services Manager.

Dan Ramsey

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Dan joined Abilities Network’s Board in 2012 and is a member of the Finance Committee. Dan is a Senior Project Manager with The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company.

Mel Riebe, Jr.

Home Depot

Mel is a Lot Attendant at Home Depot and is currently writing a book on his experiences with Epilepsy.

Brandon M. Scott

Baltimore City Councilman-District 2

Brandon joined the Abilities Network Board in July 2015. He is a community leader, public servant and lifelong resident of Baltimore City. Brandon began his service to the people of Baltimore as a Site Program Specialist for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central Maryland.

Leslie Seidman

Playkeepers, Inc.

Leslie is an integral part of Playkeepers, Inc. a group of Child Care Centers located in Baltimore County. She is a results-oriented, high-energy, hands-on professional, with a successful record of accomplishments in the School Age Child Care field.

Steve B. Stephens, II

T. Rowe Price

Steve is currently an In-Plan Service Representative at T. Rowe Price Investment Services in Owings Mills.

Glen A. Tipton, FAOA, NCARB

Hord/Coplan/Macht

Glen is a Principal at the architectural firm of Hord/Coplan/Macht.

Kyle Weadock

ACCESS Nursing

Kyle if the President of ACCESS Nursing Services of Maryland. He is responsible to ensure all facets of the business are in complete compliance with ACCESS Policies and Procedures, Federal, State and Local regulation, Medicaid regulation and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Home care.

Paul Trinkoff, Esquire

Miles & Stockbridge

Paul is a long time board member of Abilities Network. Throughout the years he has played an active role in a variety of fundraisers and other events. He currently practices law at Miles & Stockbridge.

Grant Yuan

T. Rowe Price

Grant was educated at Columbia University and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics and Mathematics. He currently works at T. Rowe Price as an Associate Analyst in the Media & Telecommunications Fund.

Michael Zuidema

Director, Chesapeake Corporate Advisors, LLC

Mike joined Abilities Network’s Board of Directors in 2013 and is currently a member of the Executive Committee. Additionally he played an active role on Abilities Network’s 50th Anniversary Steering Committee which planned a year of celebratory events in 2014. He was active in securing sponsorships for the agency’s 5K Run and 2K Fun Walk annual signature fundraiser.