Living Classrooms Rising Stars presented by the Baltimore Business Journal are a select group of Baltimore young professionals, under the age of 40, who are rising in their field and are recognized as young philanthropists.
Rising Stars is a Living Classrooms program aimed at engaging up-and-coming young professionals in philanthropy. Rising Stars honorees are nominated and selected based on their professional achievements and philanthropic efforts. Honorees participate in networking and philanthropic activities throughout the year and are recognized in the media. The program culminates with an awards celebration in the fall of each year.
Adam Aist, M&T Bank
Marc Broady, Weller Development
Brandon Carrera, KPMG, LLP
Robert Dawson, 360 Your Business
Kelly Drnec, Hotel Revival
Jenifer Fedeli, Mamas Restaurant Group
Kara Frazier, Constellation Energy
Jill Knickerbocker, 14 West, LLC
Nick Loiselle, CBRE
Elza M., WMAR 2 News, ABC
Sid Sharma, Mobtown Fermentation
Paul Taylor II, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Danna Thomas, Happy Teacher Revolution
Meredith Upton, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Yinga Xia, T. Rowe Price
Gina Rose Zanghi, Gina Rose CPT
Do you know an up-and-coming young professional in the Baltimore, MD – Washington, DC region that you would like to honor for their achievements? Nominate them for our 2021 class! Nominations are accepted year-round, and space is limited.