First Generation College Bound Board of Directors, Laurel MD

Board of Directors

First Generation College Bound not only provides students with college affordability advice and assistance but also advocates for college affordability and equitable regulations that remove barriers for success.

Gavin Brown

FGCB Alumna, Lead Pastor, Lifehouse Church

Joseph Fisher

Founder & CEO
Retired, Teacher, Howard County Public Schools Retired, The Catholic University of America Women’s Cross Country & Track Coach

Stefanie B. Lomax

FGCB Alumna, President/CEO, HRPro4You

Michael Wood

Senior Leader Program Director of Mission Systems, Goodwill Industries International

Florence Akadje

FGCB Alumna, Senior Accountant, City First Bank of DC

Janice Breslin

Retired Chief of Staff to the Chancellor and Secretary to the Board of Regents, USM

Ray Farmer

Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships, The Chronicle of Higher Education

Anil Kochhar

Lead Test & Evaluation Engineer, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Courtney Mercado

Social Work Program Manager, Homeless Children’s Playtime Project

Rena Ross

FGCB Alumni Parent, Community Manager, Stevens Forest

H. Walter Townshend, III

Retired, President & CEO, Baltimore/Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce

Honorary Board Members

Mary Cary

Retired, Assistant Superintendent, Maryland State Department of Education

The Honorable Robert J. DiPietro


William P. King

Assistant Vice President of Student Services and Marketing, Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Roy P. Gilmore

Former FGCB Board Chair, Retired Director of Security, Holy Cross Hospital

Robert H. Levan, Esq.


Lonnie Moore

FGCB Alumnus, Sales Team Trainer, IBM

Carrie Quinn

FGCB Financial Advisor

Dr. G. William Troxler

Retired President, Capitol Technology University

Tico Wells

Actor/Director & President, Courtesy is Contagious Productions, Inc.

John Wiley, Sr.

Retired, Director of Recruitment, Prince George's Community College

The Honorable Alexander Williams, Jr.

Judge, United States District Court