We're Humanim

Humanim has a 50 year history of supporting and economically empowering individuals.

We do this through over 35 programs in the areas of human services, youth servicesworkforce development, and social enterprise throughout Maryland. 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

Cindy Plavier-Truitt

President and Chief Executive Officer

Danny Frasco

Chief Financial Officer

Board of Directors

Melanie Lundquist

Chair

Chief Financial Officer
Southway Builders, Inc.

Debbie Dorsch

First Vice Chair

Principal and Owner
Parallel Risk Advisors

Jacqueline Brooks

Second Vice Chair

Partner
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Jennifer Herwig

Secretary

Vice President of Human Resources                                      BGE

Greg Thor

Treasurer

Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
Corporate Office Properties Trust

Douglas Hall

Immediate Past Chair

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

Alex Antoniou

Editor-in-Chief
Healthbrew

Alfred Carroll

Principal and Owner
Soft Solutions Group Inc.

Diane Devaney

Founder & CEO
Devaney & Associates,  Inc.

Anthony Featherstone

Executive Director
WorkSource Montgomery

Sally Hebner

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer                         Enterprise Community Partners

Blair Johnson

Independent Consultant | C-Level Advisor and Executive Coach
Blair Johnson Consulting

Robert Strunge

Store Associate
Walgreens

April Taylor

Vice President of Quality
Johns Hopkins Hospital