Amanda Zinn Chosen for the Leadership Maryland Executive Program’s Class of 2024

Leadership Maryland announced that Amanda Zinn, President and CEO at Leadership Baltimore County has been chosen to participate in their statewide professional development program as a member of the Class of 2024.


Zinn is one of 52 individuals chosen for the Leadership Maryland Executive Program’s 31st class, who will complete the eight-month, hands-on learning program focused on the state’s most vital issues. As a leader of a community leadership program much like Leadership Maryland and a graduate of The Leadership in Baltimore City, Zinn brings special insight and energy to community leadership. “I am looking forward to having a greater impact in our state through Leadership Maryland. While I am particularly interested in moving the needle on poverty alleviation and public education, I am open to all the other critical issues I will learn about and the accomplished people I will meet so together we can make a positive difference in our communities,” said Zinn.


The program will run from April to December, and include five, two-day sessions focused on Maryland’s five main geographic regions and the most vital issues impacting economic development, education, health and human services, criminal justice, the environment, and diversity across the state. More than 100 experts representing Maryland’s business, government, education, and non-profit communities will serve as panelists and guest speakers.


“We are excited to announce our next class and welcome these accomplished and motivated individuals to the Executive Program,” said David Fike ’16 (LM) president and CEO, Leadership Maryland. “This year’s class selection process was competitive, and after careful review of over 100 applications, I am thrilled to share that the 52 members of the Class of 2024 represent a powerful cross-section of leaders who have the desire to make a broader impact within our state. The knowledge, experience, and connections they will gain in our program will prepare them to do just that.”


Leadership Maryland’s flagship Executive Program is open to senior-level executives with significant achievements in their careers and/or their communities. Ideal Leadership Maryland members have a desire to learn more about Maryland’s most critical issues and a personal commitment to be a force for positive change in their organizations, their communities, and their state