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Originally from Los Angeles, California, Robert has extensive work experience in the accounting & finance field. He worked ten years in the corporate office of Associated Hosts, Inc. (a restaurant operator) and fourteen years at Paramount Pictures where he held various positions in the Corporate Finance and Motion Picture Group divisions. Read More
The HOPE Center of Maryland, Inc. is overseen by the Executive Council whose responsibility includes establishing organizational identity, provide necessary resources, and impart insight and oversight. The Executive Council collaborates with the Advisory Council and the Executive Director in ensuring transparency, effectiveness, and excellence for the operations of the organization.
The role of the Advisory Council is to advise and support the leadership of The HOPE Center of Maryland, Inc. This includes community ambassadors, fundraising, and organizational/strategic planning. Each member brings their unique expertise and talents in order to more effectively guide the organization.
Current Advisory Members:
Alicia Hamilton - Alicia is a founding member and the interim Executive Director of Found in Faith Ministries, a Harford County-based nonprofit that provides furniture and home goods at no cost to families in need. She is employed with the Office of Problem Solving Courts and provides... Read More
Christina Bonney - Christina has been a resident of Harford County since her childhood. She studied at Harford Community College and earned her nursing degree in 2000. She has experience many different facets of nursing, including her most recent, school nursing. Christina has always had a passion for... Read More
Jim Hoopes - Jim is a retired Account Executive with HMS Home Warranty for 30 plus years. He has a desire to help people know that God loves them and that God has "plans to give them hope and a future" (Jer.29:11). With that in mind, Jim has worked with various homeless ministries in Harford County for eighteen years... Read More
Judy Mason - Judy is a consultant providing grant writing and other management services to Maryland nonprofits, including several in Harford County. Judy spent more than 30 years as a part of the Community Action Network, the nationwide system of agencies created by Lyndon Johnson in 1965 to... Read More
Theresa Manke - Theresa, recently retired, has spent over 40 years supporting senior management in various corporate settings. Her most recent position was as executive assistant to a well-known philanthropist and grant administrator for his foundation. Theresa has volunteered over the years... Read More
Tom Knapp - Tom is a long time member of St Margaret Parish in Bel Air where he volunteers as a Eucharistic Minister and in the church’s Prison Ministry at the Harford County Detention Center in Bel Air. Tom retired in 2105 from M&T Bank, where he enjoyed a 34-year career in the commercial... Read More
Stacy Welch - Stacy is the founder and president of Operation Love Thy Neighbor, a non-profit serving Harford and Cecil Counties, as well as Southern York County. Operation Love Thy Neighbor aids in a variety of immediate needs including clothing, shoes, baby needs, and financial assistance... Read More