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. 


Executive Board

Jeanine Hildreth

Board President | Managing Director, Policy Studies Associates

John Muchai

Board Vice President | Director of Finance, Baltimore Community Foundation

Jeff Hettleman

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

Amani Surges Martorella, LCSW-C

Board Secretary | Tunbridge Family Representative | Social Worker, Johns Hopkins University

Will McKenna

Founder | ABI Executive Director | ABI Board Ex Officio Member

Will McKenna is the Executive Director and founder of Afya Baltimore Inc.  A Maryl...

Board Members

Kevin Davidson

Attorney, Gallagher, Evelius & Jones, LLP

Brett Clark

Vascular Surgery Associates

Natasha OrtizFortier

Career Services Consultant, JHU School of Education-ITGL Program

Tom DeWire

Principal, EdScale

Nakeia Drummond

Founder & CEO, NLD Strategic

Tavon C. Lawrence

Director of Internal Learning, New Teacher Center

Family Representatives

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