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Jennifer Cartland, Ed. D.

Executive Director

Dr. Jennifer Cartland is a career educator and motivational leader.  She has led teams, schools, and non-profits, and has worked to drive change for youth and youth-serving organizations. Dr. Cartland believes in the power of process to drive results and is skilled at planning strategically to guide organizational transformation. Cartland earned a bachelor’s degree from Catholic University in Washington, DC, a master’s degree from The George Washington University and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.


Cartland’s volunteer efforts include the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, where she is the Vice President of the board of  directors, and Programs Chair of the board of  FRESHFARM, where family nutrition and health, and food access and equity are the points of focus.  In addition to work with Reach, Cartland consults with Special Olympics North America’s Unified Champion Schools®, to amplify the power of sports, leadership, and inclusive activities for youth with and without intellectual disabilities.

With skills in strategic planning, business development, risk management, and nonprofit growth, our Board of Directors’ diverse backgrounds play a key role at Reach. Their dedication and efforts help us plan and sustain growth in our organization and surrounding community.


Jesse Raney Bridges

Deputy Director of Global DEI Learning & Development at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Patrick Howard - Chair

Chief Underwriting Office

Howard Insurance

Lanae Holmes / Vice Chair, Secretary

Director of Case Services, Family Advocacy Division

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Jefferson Liu

Executive Director
LoRan Enterprises

Loree Lipstein


Thread Strategies

Danielle Bartlett

Managing Director


Christopher A. Riddick Esq.

Dean Of Students

The Hewitt School

Randolph Chestang IV

Group Creative Director / DEI Council


Funmi Olorunnipa

Head of Compliance

Palantir Technologies

Jennifer Cartland, Ed. D.

Executive Director

Reach Incorporated


Patrice Wedderburn Taylor

Associate Council 

Office of Legal Council for Baltimore City Public Schools

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Stephanie Colvin 

Vice President of Human Resources 


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