2022 Bowe Fellows - Emerging & Developing Global Executives Program

2022 Bowe Fellows

As a senior investment advisor for PNC Institutional Asset Management®, Abhijeet is charged with maintaining strong relationships with clients. He regularly provides thought leadership, education and insights to clients regarding both charitable and retirement assets. He manages portfolios in accordance with applicable fiduciary standards and the client’s investment objectives. He works with each client to determine asset allocation based upon their unique needs. He also supports the development of new business relationships.
Prior to PNC, Abhijeet was at J.P. Morgan Asset Management for 11 years where he served as a senior member of the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) team managing multi-asset discretionary portfolios for ultra-high-net-worth clients. Prior to that, he worked in the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) function covering Latin American clients and as a Consultant at Fidelity Institutional Investment Management.
Abhijeet graduated with a Bachelor of Science in computer science from The University of Texas and a Masters in finance from London Business School. Abhijeet currently sits on the boards for Fund for Educational Excellence (FFEE) and Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership (BRHP).

Abhijeet Bhutra

Amaia is the R&D director for the polyolefins product and analytical sciences group of Specialty Catalysts business at W.R. Grace, based in Columbia, MD. She joined W.R. Grace in 2016, after a 16 year career at The Dow Chemical Company that started in Terneuzen, NL from 1999 to 2012 and continued in Freeport, TX from 2012 to 2016. During her tenure at Dow, Amaia contributed to different plastics application areas, developing new products and applications at the customer interface. Prior to joining Dow, Amaia spent 2 years at the University of Eindhoven, NL, doing postdoctocal research on durable coating applications. Amaia holds a Ph.D. in Polymer Science from the University of Strathclyde (UK) and B.S. by the University of the Basque Country UPV-EHU in Chemistry.

Amaia Montoya-Goni

As Vice President for Development and Outreach, Andrew G. Steele leads a dynamic team responsible for all development, fundraising and outreach efforts. Prior to joining LIRS, Andrew was the Assistant Vice President for Advancement & Director of Campaigns at his alma mater, Wittenberg University. Before serving in that capacity, Andrew was the Director for Global Mission Funding at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), overseeing $30+ million of revenue as part of a successful five-year, $250 million comprehensive campaign. An avid traveler, Andrew annually returns to South Africa and Lesotho where he once lived and co-founded BLOOM Africa, a 501(c)(3) organization.

Andrew Steele

Bill is a Director in RSM’s national technical accounting consulting practice (TAC) with 19 years of public and private accounting experience. Bill helps clients implement and apply technical accounting guidance related to business combinations, revenue recognition under ASC 606, leases under ASC 842, convertible debt instruments and cross-border projects in accordance with international financial reporting standards (IFRS) and foreign generally accepted accounting principles as well as a number of other technical topics. He also has extensive experience planning and executing financial statement, internal control, and compliance audits as well as providing quarterly reviews, debt compliance reports and management letter comments. He specializes in providing professional services to large SEC registrants and private companies as well as nonprofit organizations in a variety of industries including life sciences, business professional services, health care, information and communications, entertainment, construction, higher education, consumer markets and industrial products.
Bill’s clients include large international clients. Bill has worked with public and private companies on international accounting matters in a variety of countries including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Japan and various countries within South America. Bill works with clients on identification of differences between US GAAP, IFRS and other foreign accounting principles through the use of heat maps and impact assessments. Bill also helps companies perform full conversions from US GAAP to IFRS or other foreign accounting principles and vice versa.
Bill has instructed national consumer and industrial markets, higher education, research, and nonprofit training programs involving technical topics such as IFRS and cross border matters, Fair Value Accounting and Leases.

Bill Norris

Brooke Gary is a Director of Carrier Sales at Tessco Technologies, a leading value-added distributor in the wireless industry. In her role she is responsible for driving sales strategy, execution, revenue generation, and profitability improvement across the Contractor and Manufacturer segments.
Prior to leading the sales team, Brooke managed Tessco’s Program Management and Order Management teams, leveraging her analytical skills and understanding of the carrier ecosystem to execute on key customer deliverables and internal process improvements.
Brooke graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Brooke Gary

Daren Krayenvenger is a Senior Product Manager at Middle River Aerostructure Systems (MRAS) in Baltimore MD, a subsidiary of ST Engineering. In this role, Daren is responsible for the Contract Execution and Profit & Loss for the A320neo/Leap1A Nacelle Program to Safran Nacelles and Airbus. Prior to his current Product Manager role, Daren spent 20+ years in various Engineering and Management roles within the Aerospace Engineering sector with a focus on; design, manufacture, and certification of complex hardware and systems, project planning and management, resource and performance planning, and life cycle management. He has a passion for building and leading teams to solve complex problems and deliver impactful business results.

Daren holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University, a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute.

Daren resides in Forest Hill Maryland. He enjoys hiking and biking with his family, baking, home improvement projects, and automotive restoration.

Daren Krayenvenger

Experienced Global Marketing Leader with a demonstrated history of working in the medical device industry. Skilled in Technical Support, Sales, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, and Marketing Strategy. Strong marketing professional with a Bachelor of Medical Science focused in Human Biology from University of Western Sydney.

David Newsome

Derek Trott is the Director of Channel Operations, Americas and India for Prometric in Baltimore, Maryland. Derek draws on his training as a mental health professional to empower more than 2,000 employees (corporate and contractor) in the day-to-day operations of a Prometric Test Center. Prior to this current role, Derek led teams and efforts focused on strategic and capacity planning, business analytics, corporate development, and B2B and B2C sales. He holds a Master’s Degree in Psychology from Washington College as well as a Certificate of Advanced Study in Psychology from Loyola University Maryland. Derek is an ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) and is an active thought leader in the quality community through several peer-reviewed publications. Outside of the professional world Derek is an avid runner, golfs, and enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Derek Trott

Erin McAninch joined Pandora Jewelry in 2015. She is currently the director of FP&A for North America where she leads planning, reporting and forecasting for their largest market. She has worked in corporate finance for 13 years. Prior to her current position, she was employed by T. Rowe Price and Northrop Grumman. Erin is driven by the creative art of telling a story with numbers, and continuing to find process efficiencies. She has a love for cooking, travel, running, crossfit and her puppy, Margot.

Erin McAninch

Felicia has 20 years of diverse experience, including nearly a decade in China, working with Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, multilateral organizations, nonprofits, and governments. She served as a Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Commerce during the Obama Administration. Felicia also helped lead SelectUSA, a Presidential initiative, during its transition from an unfunded startup to a globally recognized organization.

Prior to her government service, Felicia led the Asia regional Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability practice for APCO Worldwide, where she managed, trained, and motivated a multicultural team across 11 offices in six countries. She has engaged with stakeholders on a wide range of critical issues, including sustainability, STEM education, biodiversity, foreign direct investment, labor standards, human rights, public health, and consumer safety.

She got her start in 2000 through the Princeton in Asia program in Guangzhou, followed by a yearlong adventure as tutor and translator for Chinese superstar Zhang Ziyi.

Felicia Pullam

Jeremy Riddle is the General Manager of BalTerm, LLC, a stevedore and warehouse service provider in the Port of Baltimore that specializes in handling forest products. BalTerm is a wholly owned subsidiary of Montreal based Logistec Stevedoring. Jeremy started his career with BalTerm as a Stevedoring Superintendent in 2003. He later served as Stevedoring and Fleet Operations Manager prior to transferring to Logistec’s New London, Connecticut operation as Operations Manager. In 2015, Jeremy assumed the role of General Manager of Logistec’s CrossGlobe brand in the Port of Virginia. Jeremy has served as the General Manager of BalTerm since his return to Baltimore in 2018. He is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York, with a B.S. in Marine Transportation, where he also earned a U.S. Coast Guard license as a Third Mate, Unlimited Tonnage. Jeremy earned an M.B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and also holds a Certified Port Executive (CPE) professional designation.

Jeremy Riddle

A strategic visionary and transformational leader, I am a broad-based executive with demonstrated leadership in Operations, Strategic Planning and Communications, Business Development, Program / P&L Management, Change Management, Labor Relations, and Public Affairs. I have a track record of driving growth, reducing costs, improving operations, and creating innovative solutions for complex business problems of large, global & multinational organizations.

Recruited by the White House, the Governor of Pennsylvania, and fortune 500 companies, I have a reputation for spear-heading high-profile initiatives focused on the organization’s toughest challenge. A former airborne ranger, I thrive in fast paced environments and in times of chaos/crisis, exhibiting calm and decisive leadership. My passion is working with people and leading organizations. I build vertical, horizontal, and cross-functional relationships cultivating a culture of collaboration and transparency to yield organizational success.

For over two decades, I have operated at the intersection of industry, finance, and public policy. Politically savvy and a trained spokesperson, I have significant experience inter-facing with media and governments at the local, state, federal and international levels to develop and execute corporate strategies to influence public policy, enhance corporate name recognition and reputation, and to generate business.

Jon Ferko

Lanre Williams-Ayedun is a global public health practitioner with 17 years of experience in systems building for new business acquisition, technical program design, and program management. She is currently a program advisor at Jhpiego, an international non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. There, she serves in an advisory role to Jhpiego’s leadership regarding strategy, annual planning and priority setting, partnering, donor relations, and organizational positioning for future business. She brings a wealth of experience in leadership, design thinking, partnership building, and resource mobilization. Previously, Lanre worked for World Vision US as director for the Child Protection and Education team, managing a global multi-million dollar portfolio of projects funded by individual philanthropists, corporations, foundations, and U.S. government donors. Lanre holds master’s degrees in international development and public health from The George Washington University. She speaks fluent French and her career has included working in Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, Central America, and the Caribbean.

Lanre Williams-Ayedun

Lauren is a Vice President of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. and T. Rowe Price Investment Services, Inc. Since joining the firm in 2018, she’s been Head of Integrated Marketing in the U.S. Intermediaries division of T. Rowe Price. While she’s spent her career in the financial services industry, her most recent position prior to joining T. Rowe Price was with Invesco where she was Head of Channel & Product Marketing and led marketing strategy globally for Jemstep, Invesco’s robo-advisor platform (a SaaS solution). Lauren earned a BA from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Lauren holds a Series 7, 24, and 63 licenses with FINRA.

Lauren Smith

As a Global Sales Leader for Collins Aerospace, Michael focuses on growing their business aviation channel through his leadership and support of a diverse and global sales team. With close to two decades in business aviation he has contributed to developing the channel from startup business to a leading supplier in the connectivity and flight operations segment. Prior to his leadership role Michael was instrumental in the launch and growth the business aviation channel into Southeast Asia and Latin America where he developed a deep appreciation for the cultural differences for doing business in international markets.

Michael has a passion for the sales profession and takes great pride in the responsibility of developing and mentoring the next generation of sales professionals. Outside of work Michael enjoys travel, boating, training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and supporting the Boy Scouts of America. Michael resides in Towson, Maryland with his wife and three children.

Michael Shearer

Michele Lugiai - Sr. Director of IT at Jphiego

Michele Lugiai

Procurement and Agricultural Supply Chain professional with 8 years of experience leading various categories and global strategic sourcing for McCormick & Co, PepsiCo and Welch’s. These strategies drive business transformation, risk mitigation, and bottom line cost-savings delivery. At McCormick, I’m the Global Procurement Manager responsible for Mustard and Tomato Products, supporting McCormick’s high profile condiment brands and businesses. Prior to McCormick, I led PepsiCo’s Citrus ingredient sourcing as well as Commodity Risk Management for PET Resin, PepsiCo’s largest spend category. Prior to PepsiCo, I was a Grower Relations representative for Welch’s Foods Inc, working directly with Welch’s grape farmers and manufacturing facilities. Outside of my civilian career, I’m just recently separated from the Army National Guard, separating at the rank of Captain. My most recent position was Instructor, Officer Candidate School, Vermont Army National Guard. Prior to that I held numerous Company Grade leadership positions as a Field Artillery officer. I have a Bachelor of Science in Agroecology from Penn State University where I also completed the Army ROTC program.

Philip Robertson

Rebecca Sinel is the Program Manager at Shapiro Negotiations Institute (SNI), a global provider of sales, influence, and negotiation training and consulting. Rebecca provides full-service support from inception to delivery for both in-person and virtual programs. She works closely with the SNI team and clients to ensure successful project management and high impact learning experiences.

Prior to joining SNI, Rebecca spent 14 years as a Program Manager and Museum Educator at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. She graduated from Bank Street College of Education with an M.S.Ed. in Leadership in Museum Education, and the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.A. in Art History. Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor activities like running and hiking, and volunteer projects.

Rebecca Sinel

Ryan Farrell brings a diverse managerial skillset to Lumina Solar’s Founding and Management Team that includes proficiencies in contract management, relationship management, and process improvement.

Prior to joining Lumina, Ryan spent four years negotiating high-dollar research and development contracts for a large government agency. During his time with the government, Ryan worked to develop relationships to help bridge gaps between internal needs and external contractor demands. His team-oriented approach and excellent interpersonal communication skills allow him to effectively manage teams of any size. While working in finance for a major U.S. bank, Ryan served as a Director and was responsible for leading the customer relations team. Ryan was integral to implementing a Lean Six Sigma program and achieved the team’s goal of driving efficiencies, removing wasteful redundancies, and increasing overall employee capacity.

Ryan hopes to use his significant quality management and process improvement experience to help Lumina grow in an efficient and sustainable way. Truly passionate about the environment.

Ryan holds a BA in Economics from Johns Hopkins University. He enjoys exploring the local Baltimore food scene with his wife, Lauren, son Ethan, and spending time with his dog and two cats. If the weather is nice and his calendar is free, Ryan can be found working on straightening out his slice on the golf course.

Ryan Farrell

Results-oriented marketing professional with nearly a decade of experience managing brand strategy and communications for multi-billion-dollar brands. Collaborates closely with multi-functional leaders to plan, produce, execute and evaluate comprehensive, strategic marketing plans. Demonstrated history of working in the consumer, financial services, and sports industries. Skilled in Integrated Communications, Public Relations, Social Media, Advertising, Crisis Communications, more.

Samantha Wingrove

Sarah Kozyn is an international development specialist and leader with 10 years of experience managing international development programs focused on economic growth and agricultural development. Currently, she is a Manager within Abt Associates’ International Development Division, where she leads the division’s strategy in economic growth and agriculture. Sarah is also Technical Project Officer on two of Abt’s projects in this area: a community-based agriculture and nutrition program in Uganda, and a horticulture program in Egypt. Sarah began her career as a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal, where she focused on urban agriculture. She will complete an M.B.A. from Indiana University in December 2021 and holds an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University and a B.S. from Cornell University.

Sarah Kozyn

Sathya Elumalai is a healthcare executive with over 15 years of experience working with the payers, providers, pharmaceuticals, and patients. At Aidar Health (fka Multisensor Diagnostics), Mr. Elumalai has developed a revolutionary tricorder-style rapid medical assessment device and AI-enabled triaging system for efficient management of chronic disease patients at home.

Mr. Elumalai holds a dual master’s degree, a Masters in Public Health and an MBA in Healthcare Management, from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University. He is also a certified professional in healthcare quality and safety with over 10 years of diverse leadership experience at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institute.

Mr. Elumalai is a proven leader recognized for building scalable processes, integrating analytics into decision making, improving customer satisfaction, and driving large-scale digital transformations in healthcare.

Sathya Elumalai

Highly competent, people-focused, and seasoned human resource professional, offering more than 15 years of progressive experience in strategic human resource functions, organizational development, workflow process improvement, and staff productivity. Adept at executing change initiatives, high-impact L&D, and leading HR departmental turnarounds.

Successful leader of change initiatives that obtained positive business results through situational leadership, cohesive team building, and business planning skills. Proven business partner providing on-going strategic human resource direction to geographically decentralized and highly matrixed organizations as a member of senior management teams.

Scot Johnson

I am an economist with extensive experience in general and program management, systems design, operations (including supply chain), and governance, risk, and compliance.

My journey to relief and development work started when I was 11 when I witnessed the destructive earthquake in Armenia that has taken more than 25,000 lives. Living in the disaster zone and later going through post-disaster hardships, I received humanitarian aid as part of the international response. Inspired by the power of giving and kindness in response to the immediate need in rebuilding communities, I began volunteering, and later, working for humanitarian relief agencies. I have been with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) since 2001, having been privileged to be part of CRS’ work in Europe, the Middle East, Southern Africa, Central Asia, and now worldwide in a global capacity, in my current role based at the organization’s headquarters in Baltimore, MD.

Currently, I lead the design, application, and oversight of meaningful, applied, and responsible risk management and compliance systems with an emphasis on mission, culture, people, strategy, and performance. Through continuous improvement, my focus is on balancing risk mitigation with efficiency for operational excellence. Alongside my team, I provide strategic direction and oversight to CRS’ global risk & compliance.

I am known for creating, motivating, and leading strong teams that deliver the best results in complex operations and matrix structures. I am a strong advocate for communal learning, collaboration and advocacy, am a member of Humentum’s Government Relations Advisory Council (GRAC) and am leading the Governance Risk & Compliance Community on Humentum Connect.

Sergey Hayrapetyan

Shannon is the Director of Business Analytics for The Americas Supply Chain at Under Armour. With 12+ years of experience, she is a trusted supply chain partner with a passion for aligning people, systems & processes to drive success. She is skilled in building & leading teams, data analysis, financial planning, supply chain operations, customer service & implementing business applications & analytics tools. Shannon attended The Ohio State University & earned a B.A. in Strategic Communications.

Shannon Hatmaker

Tracy Pugh has extensive experience in business development, sales and marketing of brands, products, and professional solutions and services in the U.S. and abroad. She is adept at organizational management; and has developed effective, profitable initiatives for several Fortune 50, 100 and 500 organizations as well as those in the small business and nonprofit sectors. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and later an MBA in Marketing at which time she formally began her career in marketing management after spending many years in market research and as a microbiologist. Her professional and family life is guided by the following principles — Listening, Learning, Leading and Living Well.

Tracy Pugh