Director of Mentor Support and Programs
Stephanie’s role and responsibilities are directly related to the core of our mission — to build and sustain thriving mentoring relationships. She offers personalized attention and support to each match, organizes a variety of meaningful mentor-mentee programs and partnerships, and coaches and trains our mentors along the way. She is a former Baltimore County Public Schools reading specialist who specializes in literacy development. She has a master’s degree in education from Fordham University, a Reading Specialist certification from the University of Pittsburgh, and a bachelor’s degree in communications from LeMoyne College. She is a former Baltimore County Public Schools reading specialist.
Director of Strategic Initiatives
LaShae manages projects that deepen and broaden our impact, cultivates new partnerships while leveraging existing ones, and ultimately ensures that Sisters Circle can best serve its members. Strategic initiatives include after-school curriculum for first-year students, post-secondary planning oversight for high schoolers, and fundraising and development assistance. She is a former Baltimore County Public Schools language arts teacher. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Middle School Education from Stevenson University and she is an alumna of Bryn Mawr School for Girls. LaShae is also a Sisters Circle program graduate.
Founder and Executive Director
As Founder and Executive Director of Sisters Circle, Heather is responsible for development and fundraising, board relations, communications and marketing, and overall strategic direction and leadership. Heather was named one of The Daily Record’s 2014 Top 100 Women; VIP List, Successful by 40; and up and comer on their list of influential Marylanders in Philanthropy. In 2016, she was honored with the Junior League’s Woman of Distinction Award. She was also featured on NBC’s Nightly News with Brian Williams and the Today Show, as well as Baltimore Magazine and The Baltimore Sun. Heather holds a Masters of Arts in Teaching from the Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in communications with a concentration in public relations and advertising from Mary Baldwin College. She is a 2009 graduate of The Leadership program through the Greater Baltimore Committee.