About Our Team

Our Success is Due in Large Part to Our Team.

At St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore, our team has a shared purpose helping people move beyond poverty. It’s a mission our staff members pursue relentlessly, with dedication, determination, and a deep sense of satisfaction that comes from knowing they are making a difference.

For information on the hiring process, please call 410-662-0500.

OUR team


Olutunde Clarke
Vice President, Child and Family Services
Ronda Cox
Director, Family Services, Head Start
April Ferguson
Senior Director, Shelter Services
Leroy Fowlkes
Senior Director, Shelter Services
Penny Gibson
Division Director, Homeless Services
Tami Gosheff
Senior Director for Annual Giving and Major Gifts
Mary Helfrich
Chief Advancement Officer
Jarrell McRae
Chief Operating Officer
Cassandra Nwosu
Director, of Employee Training & Development
John J. Schiavone
President & CEO
Todd Studeny
Chief Financial Officer
Chalon Thompson
Director, Front Door County Rapid Rehousing & Shelter Diversion
Majid Zaghari
Vice President, Enterprises


St. Vincent de Paul Board of Directors


Chima Dike
SVDP Board Chair, Constellation
Christian Beach
SVDP Board Vice-Chair, M&T Bank
Amy Myers
SVDP Board Treasurer, University of Maryland Medical System
Beverly Sikora
SVDP Board Secretary, BGE

At Large Members

Bailey Ames – Shift, Inc.

Craig Bowden – SC&H Capital

Lucas Carpenter – PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Alisha Carter – Community Volunteer

John A. FrankJr. – Pinnacle CNC, Inc.

Angela Gallerizzo- Brown Advisory Group

John Holtzman – Foundation Financial Advisors, Inc.

Adelline Ntatin – Beth Israel Lahey Health

Marissa Oeste- Whiting-Turner

Ben O’Neil – McGuireWoods LLP

Todd Reinecker – Miles Stockbridge

Jasmine Richardson- T. Rowe Price

Tawanda Saffore – Transamerica

Jennifer Squillario – DLA Piper

Shane Tanzymore – Techabo, Inc.

John Schiavone, President & CEO

Baltimore Council Board of Directors


Alan Pultyniewicz, Council Board President/Board Chair

Mike Roanhouse, Council Board Vice President/Vice Chair

Yvonne Taylor, Council Board Treasurer

Cynthia Halloran, Council Board Secretary

Rev. Gemechu Y. Raga, C.M., Council Board Spiritual Advisor

At Large Members

Leslie Mansfield

Kathy Schiek

Myrna Stuart

Darlene Thomas

Rochelle Woodland

Michael Yachera

St. Vincent de Paul Foundation Board of Directors


John A. Frank, Jr., Chair

Richard Du Val, Jr., Vice Chair

David Brown, Treasurer

Paul Capriolo, Secretary

John J. Schiavone, President & CEO

At Large Members

Joseph W.G. Brooks

Glenn Falcao

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