Data Analysis Work Group


  • Diane Bell-Mckoy, CEO- Associated Black Charities, Co-Chair
  • Matthew Gallagher, President & CEO- Goldseker Foundation, Co-Chair
  • Patrick McCarthy, President & CEO- Annie E. Casey Foundation, Co-Chair
  • Brian Alexander, Policy Analyst- Maryland Governor’s Office for Children
  • John Brothers, President- T. Rowe Price Foundation and Program for Charitable Giving
  • Taj Carson (Tracy Dusablon), CEO- Carson Research Consulting
  • Faith Connolly, Executive Director- Baltimore Education Research Consortium
  • Robert Embry, President & CEO- Abell Foundation
  • Michelle Giess, Impact Hub Baltimore
  • Ross Goldstein (Angie Henneberger), Executive Director- Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center
  • Mark Conway, Assistant Director- Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of CitiStat
  • Steven Herr, Chief Impact Officer- The Family League of Baltimore
  • Seema Iyer, Director- Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance (BNIA-JFI)
  • Traci Lerner, Co-Founder- Chesapeake Partners
  • Will McCurry, Special Projects Coordinator- Maryland Governor’s Office for Children
  • Molly McGrath Tierney (Rena Mohammed), Director- Department of Social Services
  • Heather Nolan (Shane Hall), Director, Knowledge and Management, Office of Achievement and Accountability- Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Darcy Phelan-Emrick, Chief Epidemiologist- Baltimore City Health Department
  • Tracy Rone, Research Associate- Institute for Urban Research, Morgan State University
  • Terry Shaw, Director- Ruth Young Center for Families and Children/Associate Professor – University of Maryland, School of Social Work
  • Rebecca Wagner, Executive Director- Advocates for Children and Youth
  • Ray Winbush, Director, Institute for Urban Research- Morgan State University
  • Michelle Zabel (Jill Farrell), Director- The Institute for Innovation and Implementation, University of Maryland, School of Social Work


Action Teams develop and execute community-level plans on behalf of the strategic recommendations set forth by the Work Groups. The Action Teams are composed of a diverse set of stakeholders including practitioners, policy makers, funders, service providers, community, faith and grassroots organizations.