Dedicated to entrepreneurial assistance and guided by board members appointed from Maryland's entrepreneurial community, the TEDCO team is comprised of an experienced professional individuals.

Leadership  •  Our Team  •  RBII Mentors & UBII Venture Growth Advisors  •  TEDCO's Legal Counsel  •  TEDCO Board of Directors

Leadership

Stephen Auvil

Chief Program Operations Officer

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Amritha Jaishankar, PhD

Executive Director, Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF)

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Jack Miner

Chief Investment Officer

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Terry Rauh

Chief Operating Officer

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Arti Santhanam, PhD

Executive Director, Maryland Innovation Initiative

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Jody Sprinkle

Chief Government Relations & Policy Officer

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Tammi Thomas

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

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Our Team

Anne A. Balduzzi

Managing Director, Entrepreneur & Ecosystem Empowerment (E3)

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Bill Collier

Director, Investment Business Development

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Elizabeth (Lisa) Dorsey

Assistant Director, Entrepreneur & Ecosystem Empowerment (E3)

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Brittany Eleazer

Manager, Entrepreneur & Ecosystem Empowerment (E3)

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Frank Glover

Senior Director, Venture Funds

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Silvia Goncalves

Assistant Manager, Maryland Innovation Initiative 

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Elizabeth Good Mazhari

Investment and DEI Advisor (Consultant)

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Cassy Haber

Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications

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Aixelle S. Heilman

IT Management Specialist

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Kim Mozingo

Director, Federal Programs

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Hao Nguyen

Digital Marketing Coordinator

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Ann K. Pulley

Assistant Controller

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Jack Schammel

Assistant Director, Rural Business Innovation Initiative & RBII Mentor, Upper Shore

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Diana Smith

Administrative Services Manager

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Sabrina Spinner

Assistant Manager, Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF) 

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Griffin St. Louis

Program Manager, Maryland Innovation Initiative

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Tim Wilson

Manager, Seed Funds

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RBII Mentors & UBII Venture Growth Advisors

Alan Alfano, PhD

Rural Business Innovation Initiative Mentor, Southern Maryland (Consultant)

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William L. Bernard

Rural Business Innovation Initiative Mentor, Lower Shore (Consultant) 

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Tiffany W. Davis

Venture Growth Advisor, Prince George’s County (Consultant)

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Chuck Ernst

Rural Business Innovation Initiative Mentor, Western Region (Consultant)

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Tammira Lucas, DBA

Venture Growth Advisor, Baltimore City (Consultant)

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TEDCO's Legal Counsel (Office of the Attorney General)

Jigita Patel

Senior Assistant Attorney General

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Teresa (Tea) Carnell

Senior Assistant Attorney General

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TEDCO Board of Directors

John Bohanan

TEDCO Board Member

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Kathie Callahan Brady

TEDCO Board Member

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Cliff Coppersmith, PhD

TEDCO Board Member

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Jennifer Elisseeff, PhD

Secretary – TEDCO Board

 

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Ellen Flowers-Fields

TEDCO Board Member

 

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Michael J. Howard, CPA

Treasurer – TEDCO Board 

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Matthew Lee

TEDCO Board Member

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Omar Muhammad

Chair – TEDCO Board

 

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Myra Norton

TEDCO Board Member, Immediate Past Chair

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John Parris

TEDCO Board Member

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Kelly Schulz

TEDCO Board Member

 

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Amita Shukla

TEDCO Board Member

 

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Chung Hei Sing

Vice Chair – TEDCO Board

 

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Eben G Smith

TEDCO Board Member

 

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Francis Smyth

TEDCO Board Member

 

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Robert Wells

TEDCO Board Member

 

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Board of Directors

Chair
Omar Muhammad, Morgan State University

Vice Chair
Chung Hei Sing, Applied Derivative Research

Treasurer
Michael Howard, MJH Group

Secretary
Jennifer Elisseeff, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Members

John Bohanan, Cornerstone Government Affairs
Kathie Callahan Brady, FITCI
Cliff Coppersmith, Chesapeake College
Ellen Flowers-Fields, College of Southern Maryland
Matthew Lee, FASTech
Myra Norton, Arena 
John Parris, Parraid, LLC
Kelly Schulz, MD Department of Commerce
Amita Shukla, Vitamita
Eben Smith, Three|E Consulting Group
Francis Smyth, Century Engineering
Robert Wells, Miles & Stockbridge

TEDCO’s Board of Directors meets on the third Thursday of odd-numbered months.
Pursuant to the law, the meetings are not open to the public.