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Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Meet our dynamic leadership team

KENNETH BARRETT

Ken is a professional school counselor at Old Mill High school. Ken holds a B.S. in political science from The Lincoln University and a master of education from Loyola University of Maryland.

ADAM CIZEK, ESQUIRE

Adam is an attorney and Partner with Whiteford Taylor. Adam holds a B.A. from Salisbury State University and a J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law.

JEFFREY KAYCE

Jeff has a B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park and is a Senior Vice President, Managing Director for the Bozzuto Development Company. Jeff has been the lead developer on several projects located in Baltimore City.

WILLIAM KENNEDY

Bill holds a B.A. from Towson University and an M.A. from St. Mary’s Seminary in Religious Studies. Bill is a retired. He taught religion at Loyola Blakefield.

MARVIN McDOWELL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Marvin McDowell is Umar’s President/Executive Director and Founder. Marvin is a member of Maryland’s Boxing Hall of Fame and served as head coach for the Mid-Atlantic region at the U.S. National Amateur Boxing Championships held at the U.S. Olympic Training facility in Colorado Springs.

KHADIJAH QUINONES

Khadijah grew up in Baltimore City and is an educator for the Baltimore City Public School system. Khadijah oversees Umar’s education directors and tutors.

PATRICK RADOMSKY

Patrick is a graduate of Morgan State University and former Baltimore City School Teacher. Currently, Patrick is a Security Executive with MidPoint Technology Group, based in Hanover, MD.

DAVID SCHORR, CPA

Dave holds B.B.A. from the College of William and Mary, an MBA from the American University and holds an active CPA license in the State of Virginia. Dave serves as Board Chair for Umar and manages all finance and accounting functions for Umar.

JAMES STAMAS

Jimmy holds a B.A. in economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Jimmy is a Project Manager for Bozzuto Construction Company and has been on project teams completing construction projects in Baltimore City.

RONNIE YOUNTS

Ronnie holds a B.A. from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Ronnie is the founder and principal of Younts Design Inc., a graphics design company based in Baltimore.