ABI Board of Directors

ABI consists of a board of directors, an executive director and support staff, and parent representatives from our schools. The ABI Board has many responsibilities, including ensuring our schools honor and effectively implement their charters, managing our facilities, and supporting our school leaders and teachers in all aspects of their work. Perhaps the ABI Board's greatest responsibility is ensuring that our schools operate with fiscal integrity and transparency. To do so, the Board has many accountability systems in place. Each year the Board passes budgets for ABI and our respective schools and then works to ensure that the budgets are effectively managed. For additional information about our budgets and/or our oversight process, please contact Will McKenna

To contact the ABI Governing Board, please email: [email protected]. Minutes from each of our meetings are available upon request by emailing this same address. 

Board Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 6:00pm | Location: 623 W. 34th Street, Suite 102
Wednesday, December 13, 2023 | 6:00pm | Location: 623 W. 34th Street, Suite 102
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 | 6:00pm | Location: 623 W. 34th Street, Suite 102
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 | 6:00pm | Location: 623 W. 34th Street, Suite 102
TENTATIVE: Wednesday, June 5, 2024 | 6:00pm | Location: 623 W. 34th Street, Suite 102

Executive Board

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Jeanine Hildreth

Board President | Managing Director, Policy Studies Associates

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John Muchai

Board Vice President | Director of Finance, Baltimore Community Foundation

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Jeff Hettleman

Board Treasurer | Executive Vice President & CFO, Brightview Senior Living

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Tavon C. Lawrence

Board Secretary | Director of Internal Learning, New Teacher Center

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Will McKenna

Founder | ABI Executive Director | ABI Board Ex Officio Member

Board Members

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Kevin Davidson

Attorney, Gallagher, Evelius & Jones, LLP

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Brett Clark

Vascular Surgery Associates

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Tom DeWire

Principal, EdScale

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Nakeia Drummond

Founder & CEO, NLD Strategic

Danielle Stager Zoller

Chair, Real Estate Department, Gordon Feinblatt LLC

Lara Ohanian

Partner, Emerging Perspectives, The New Teacher Project

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Jessica Saunders

President, EllisJordan Consulting, LLC

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Megan Williams

Grant Manager, DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education

Erika Brockman

Senior Advisor and Non-Profit Management Consultant, Southwest Baltimore Charter School

Family Representatives

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Angel Jenkins-Jones

Family Representative for The Tunbridge School

Kimberly Bell

Family Representative for The Belair-Edison School | Brehms Campus

Karen Wilson

Family Representative for The Belair-Edison School | Brendan Campus

Main Calendar


Summer Boost Program: Week 5

Start: Jul 22, 2024 End: Jul 26, 2024

Multi-Day Event


Summer Boost Program: Week 6

Start: Jul 29, 2024 End: Aug 1, 2024

Multi-Day Event


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