We're Humanim

Humanim has a 46 year history of supporting and economically empowering individuals.

We do this through 40+ programs in the areas of human services, youth servicesworkforce development, and social enterprise throughout Maryland and Delaware. Our organization was founded on the belief that every human being has potential and that work is transformative, with the goal of creating economic equity for individuals with disabilities and socio-economic challenges.

Mission

Humanim’s mission is to support and empower individuals who face social or economic challenges — by building pathways to economic equity, opportunity, and independence.

We are self-starters Hard workers risk takers and do-besters.

Equity Statement

Humanim, values inclusivity as core in our ability to serve our customers, staff, and stakeholders in our community.

We choose to respect, celebrate, honor and embrace the unique attributes, characteristics, cultures, classes, faiths, orientations and races that make people who they are. This engenders excellence in who we are and what we do as an organization. This climate for inclusion and excellence is key to building strong diversified leadership and exceptional customer service. We provide a safe environment to address the critical and complex issues that face Humanim, stakeholders in our community and persons served related to institutional issues creating disparities and impacting equity. We are passionate about our cause, our values system and know that our ability to achieve excellence begins with reflecting internally what we expect in our partnerships, strategies and investments.

in·clu·sion (n-klzhn) n.: a strategy to leverage diversity.

Diversity always exists in social systems. Inclusion, on the other hand, must be created. In order to leverage diversity, an environment must be created where people feel supported, listened to and able to do their personal best.

Leadership

“I value self-starters because those who take initiative are the ones who change the world.“

Henry Posko

President and Chief Executive Officer
“By doing my best I apply the values my parents instilled in me.”

Lori Somerville

Sr. Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
“I look at risk taking as the best perk of my job and essential to Humanim’s DNA.”

Cindy Plavier-Truitt

Sr. Vice President and Chief Business Officer
“I work hard because of those who see me as an example.”

Eric Booth

Sr. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Officers

Diane Bell McKoy

Chairman

President and CEO
Associated Black Charities, Inc.

David Eberhardt

1st Vice Chairman

President
Law Office of David B. Eberhardt LLC

Eric Booker

2nd Vice Chairman

Assistant Commissioner
Baltimore Code Enforcement

Douglas Hall

Secretary

Senior Director of Planning Analysis & Business Intelligence
Johns Hopkins Health System

David Trainer

Treasurer

Operations Controller
McCormick & Company, Inc.

Steve Woerner

Immediate Past Chair

President and COO

Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.

Board of Directors

Blair Brennan Slaughter, Ph.D.

Vice President, Talent, Learning and Organization Development
T. Rowe Price

Christopher Eddings

Strategic Management, Media and Leadership Advisor
ChrisEddingsIDEAS Consulting

Kevin Frank

Partner
KPMG LLP

Kenneth Grant

Vice President of General Services, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Vice President for Supply Chain Management, Johns Hopkins Health System

Jeff Hargrave

President
Mahogany, Inc.

Jeanne A. Kennedy

VP & Treasurer
CareFirst Inc.

Melanie Lundquist

Chief Financial Officer
Realterm Global

Howard Miller

Partner
Saul Ewing LLP