VP of Human Resources, BGE
Herwig is responsible for the company's human resources and occupational health services activities. Prior to her role at BGE, Herwig was vice president of human resources for Constellation With 25 years of progressive human resources experience across various industries, Herwig has held leadership roles at Under Armour, Wells Fargo and T. Rowe Price. Herwig served as vice president of human resources at Under Armour, as the business partner lead for the Product Organization, a global operation with 1,200 employees across multiple locations. Previously, Herwig was the executive director for human resources for Constellation's corporate businesses, including Finance, Risk, Supply Chain, Human Resources, IT, Legal and Regulatory. Herwig is the Chair of the Board for Special Olympics Maryland. Herwig is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
First Lady of Maryland and Renowned Artist
Hogan is a renowned artist. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting degree from Maryland Institute College of Art and a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University. Hogan's artwork, primarily abstract landscapes in Sumi ink on Korean Hanji paper, has been shown locally and around the world. Hogan launched an art therapy program at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital via her Yumi C.A.R.E.S Foundation. She is a professor of art at her alma mater, the Maryland Institute College of Art. Yumi's specialty is described as blending Maryland and Korean landscapes. Yumi Hogan is also the First Lady of Maryland.
Vice President, Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States
Gracelyn A. McDermott, is an innovative and diverse executive with over 20 years' experience in Project, Program and Account Management. At Kaiser Permanente, she is responsible for retention and growth of commercial accounts for Maryland, District of Columbia and Northern Virginia. Prior to joining KP, Ms. McDermott served as Vice President of Accrediting & Client Services at URAC, an independent health care accrediting organization. Ms. McDermott also served as the Director, Specimen Administration for Ameritox, LLC, the nation's leader in pain medication monitoring, offering laboratory services and practice management tools to help clinicians coordinate and optimize the care of chronic pain patients. Ms. McDermott holds a M.B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a member of the Women Business Leaders Association (WBL). She currently sits on the Board of Trustees for her undergraduate alma mater, Mount Saint Mary's University, where she serves as Secretary. She is the chairperson of the Board of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Marylou Yam
President, Notre Dame of MD University
Dr. Yam is the 14th president of Notre Dame of Maryland University. At Notre Dame, she has develop two five-year strategic plans, including Go Beyond: Vision 2025 plan; raised historic fundraising dollars; strengthened fiscal resources; significantly expanded academic programs and launched NDMU online; expanded the campus land envelope; completed three capital facility projects on campus; and attained United Nations Non-Government Organization status. Governor Hogan appointed Dr. Yam to the Maryland Commission on Women. President Yam holds a Ph.D. in Nursing Science from Adelphi University, a Master of Arts and a Master of Education in Nursing Education/ Adult Health from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from Mercy College. She also completed postdoctoral work at Johns Hopkins University.