To accelerate the success and leadership of accomplished women by expanding their impact and influence through advocacy, education and mentorship.
Executive Alliance Advocates: through its census studies, Women of Excellence luncheon, alliances with search firms, partnerships with private and public entities, collaboration with executives involved in the board selection process, and its affiliation with ION.
Executive Alliance Educates: through programs, workshops and events supporting leadership development and addressing the opportunities, challenges and issues women face in the board selection process.
Executive Alliance Mentors: through its Effective Impact Mentoring program for emerging leaders and networking opportunities for its members.
To be the regional catalyst and authority on issues affecting women in leadership.
Our Positioning Statement
Executive Alliance is the organization of choice in the Greater Baltimore region for connecting accomplished women on a professional and personal level to expand their impact and influence in the board room, the community, and in the leadership of businesses, civic organizations, and government.
Meet Our Board
Our Guiding Principles
Oversees organization’s investments & financial policies
Chair: Maria Darby, Keswick Multi-Care Center
Co-Chair: Karen Bond, Judge Alexander Williams Policy Center
GovernanceProvides guidance on organizational issues and presents annual slate of officers to lead organization
Chair: Lynn Manthy, Wells Fargo Bank
Chair: Martina Martin, United Way of Central MD
Co-Chair: Tasha Museles, President, The Children’s Cancer Foundation, Inc.
Marketing & CommunicationsPromotes and markets the organization to external audiences
Chair: Gina Ramsey, Pink Dog Digital
Co-Chair: Tracy Imm, Tracy Imm Worldwide, LLC
Chair: Lyn Cason, Stanton Chase
Co-Chair: Joyce Kuhns, Offit Kurman, P.A.
Chair: Sasha Day, Aramark Higher Education
Co-Chair: Katherine Schulze, Ethics Alliance Maryland
Chair: Pattie Dash, National Kidney Foundation
AdvocacyPromotes Executive Alliance mission through legislative advocacy and support
DEI Task ForceImplements core values of diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the entire organization
Co-Chair: Karen Nelson, Planned Parenthood
Co-Chair: Lynne Durbin, InLine, LLC
Oversees organizations investments & financial policies
Co-Chair: Lyn Dipple, FAI Wealth Management
Implements year-long training program for rising women leaders
Co-Chair: Maria Darby, Keswick
Recruiting and maintaining critical mass of members
Co-Chair: Lynn Manthy, Wells Fargo Bank
Provides guidance on organizational issues and presents annual slate of officers to lead organization
Co-Chair: Martina Martin, United Way of Central MD
Promotes and markets the organization to external audiences
Co-Chair: Bonnie Heneson, Bonnie Heneson Communications
Women on Boards
Organizes Board Education and Cultivates Pipeline of Board-Ready women
Chair: Lisa Manzone, McCormick & Co.
Co-Chair: Lyn Cason, Stanton Chase
Women of Excellence Event / Programming
Organizes and executes Executive Alliance’s annual signature event
Recruits and engages partners to support our mission
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In 2004 Executive Alliance, then Network 2000, contributed $75,000 to establish an endowed scholarship to assist outstanding, worthy young women with their graduate or professional studies. Since its inception, the Executive Alliance Emerging Women Leaders Scholarship has assisted an impressive roster of recipients who are selected based on financial need, academic excellence, and their demonstrated contributions to their community.Learn More >>