THE DAILY RECORD ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2016 VIP LIST
Baltimore, Md., (July 8, 2016) — The Daily Record has named Lanaea C. Featherstone, president, The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation to the 2016 VIP List — Very Important Professionals Successful by 40 awards.
The Daily Record created the VIP List in 2011 to recognize professionals 40 years of age and younger who have been successful in Maryland. Winners, chosen by previous VIP List honorees, are selected on the basis of professional accomplishments, community service and the impact of their achievements in the community. A listing of winners is below.
“This year’s VIP List honorees were selected for the significant contributions they are making to their professions and to improving their communities,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record. “VIP List honorees are the ones to watch. They are the next generation of leaders across our state, and The Daily Record takes great pride in recognizing their achievements and looks forward to hearing about their even greater accomplishments in the future.”
The winners will be honored Aug. 25 at a reception starting at 5:30 p.m. at The Pier V Hotel, 711 Eastern Avenue in Baltimore. The winners will be profiled in a special section that will be inserted into the Aug. 26 issue of The Daily Record and available online at www.TheDailyRecord.com.
Sponsors of The Daily Record’s 2016 VIP List include Chimes, presenting sponsor, and Epsilon Registration and VPC, Inc., table sponsors.
2016 VIP List Winners
Lanaea Featherstone, president/co-founder, William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation
Catalina Rodriguez Lima, director, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs
Jorge Eduardo Castillo, chairman, Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Juan Barbaran, multicultural business ambassador, Paychex
Roselyn Aker-Black, Psy.D., clinical psychologist, Dr. Roz Therapeutic and Coaching Services
Heather Welch Arbogast, associate, McGuireWoods LLP
Andrew Attman, vice president, Acme Paper & Supply
Stephanie Baron, principal, Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
Burke Bowers, commercial branch manager, M&T Bank
Calvin J. Bowman, chairman and senior policy advisor, Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management
Dale Cathell, partner, DLA Piper
John Comberiate, financial advisor, Edward Jones
Jill Crank, assistant medical director at Mount Vernon, Chase Brexton Health Care
Dionne Curbeam, director, instructional technology & training, Coppin State University
Alyce Dailey, managing partner, The Dailey Group, Keller Williams Gateway
Dallas Dance, superintendent, Baltimore County Public Schools
Joanna L. Diamond, vice president of external relations, Planned Parenthood of Maryland
Kelly Drnec, corporate sales manager, Days Inn Inner Harbor
Josiah Dykstra, cybersecurity researcher, Test Registration
Seth Franz, founder and executive director, Volunteering Untapped
Amy Burke Friedman, president, Profiles, Inc.
Melissa E. Goldmeier, assistant county solicitor, Howard County Office of Law
Julian Haffner, attorney, McMillan Metro PC
Geoff Hengerer, deputy legal counsel, Office of the Governor of Maryland
Kenneth Paul “Kip” Hollar Jr., community relations coordinator, UPS-Chesapeake District
Alexandra Hughes, chief of staff, Office of Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch
Lisa Hall Johnson, associate justice, District Court of Prince George’s County
Ricardo R. Johnson, Esq., special assistant to the president & CEO, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Rena Kates, assistant state’s attorney, Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office
Caroline Kauffman-Kirschnick, general manager, EMR (Electric Motor Repair Company)
Kari M. Kelly, partner, Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP
Laura Latta, director of early childhood initiatives, Family League of Baltimore
Dr. Jasmine Lydia Leigh, special assistant to the chief of staff, Social Security Administration
Ivonne Lindley, principal, Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll PC
Dana Marlowe, principal partner, Accessibility Partners
Jeanette Ortiz, attorney and government relations associate, Greenwill Consulting Group LLC
Jason Plotkin, partner, Pinder Plotkin LLC
Indira K. Sharma, special counsel, Saul Ewing LLP
Harry T. Spikes II, deputy district director, Office of Congressman Elijah E. Cummings
Dr. Erica Staaterman, vice president, Beneath the Waves
Thomas M. Weschler Jr., attorney, Haspel & McLeod
Matthew J. Youssef, attorney, Niles Barton & Wilmer LLP