Leadership | Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore LEADERSHIP

Daniel Mills

Daniel Mills – Chair of the Board

Daniel is VP of Business Development for Delmarva Veteran Builders. Daniel has a background in construction management, a degree in security management and over ten years of service in the United States Airforce. Daniel served nine of his ten active duty years in the United States Air Force as an In-Flight Refueler. He deployed to Qatar in March, 2015 for four months.

Mike Dunn

Mike Dunn – Vice Chair

Mike lives in Salisbury, MD with his wife, Karen, and their dog, Zuzu. He is currently the President and CEO of the Greater Salisbury Committee and former President of the Salisbury City Council. Mike currently serves on the boards and commitees of: Wyatt's Warriors Foundation, SU Perdue School of Business Executive Advisory Council, Executive Comittee of the National Folk Festival, and Coastal Hospice; where he is the Immediate Past chair. A fun fact about Mike: he is the founder of Red, White, and BOOM - Salisbury's community 4th of July firework celebration.

Matt Auchey

Matt Auchey – Past Chair

After graduating from Temple University in Philadelphia, Matt worked as an Architect in the private sector for over 12 years. More recently he received his MBA from York College of Pennsylvania and joined Green Street Housing as a Project Manager. He lives in Salisbury with his wife Leigh, two daughters and their dog Dudley. He enjoys volunteering as a Historic District Commission member for the city of Salisbury, Traveling outside of the country with his family and paddle surfing on Assateague.




VACANT – Secretary

Beth Bell

Beth Bell – Treasurer

Beth is the CFO of Becker Morgan Group. As a member of the executive leadership team, Beth provides leadership, direction and oversight for the finance, administrative, human resource, and technology functions of the agency. Her experience in operational accounting includes CFO at two medical practices, Director of Finance at WBOC, and Controller at Fager's Island restaurant and hotel group. Previously, Beth has served as Past Chair of the Executive Board and Worcester County Board of Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore. She is a Senior Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resource Management. Beth is a native of Ocean City and currently resides in Bishopville, MD with her husband and 4 children. She enjoys traveling, reading, live music, trying new restaurants, relaxing on the beach and spending quality time with her family.

James Malena

James Malena – Chair of the Talbot County Board

Jim Malena is a current board member and Chair; having been involved with Junior Achievement the past several years.  After graduating from Washington College Jim accepted a position at Legg Mason, Inc. in Baltimore.  He found his way back to the Shore in early 2006 joining the Hill Group at Morgan Stanley.   He, his wife and 3 children live in Severna Park and are busy with each of their children's activities.


VACANT – Vice Chair of the Talbot County Board

Tolbert Rowe

Tolbert Rowe – Chair of the Caroline County Board

Tolbert Rowe is Vice President/Lending for Bay Capital Mortgage in Easton specializing in residential mortgages. Tolbert also serves as vice president of the Caroline County Board of Education. He has served on the board for fifteen years, five of which he has served as president, and three as vice president. Tolbert is currently president-elect of Maryland Association of Boards of Education, 2017-2018. Community service is integral to Tolbert's ideology. He is volunteer executive director of Channel Marker Foundation Inc., a foundation that serves the needs of individuals with mental illness in Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester Counties. He also is treasurer and coach for Mid Shore Challengers Inc., an organization that provides sports opportunities for children and young adults with mental handicaps. He also serves as coach, volunteer, and unified partner with Special Olympics Upper Shore. Tolbert is a proud native of Caroline County. He currently lives in Greensboro with his wife Jeanne, and daughter Kelsey--who is in the Benedictine OCP program.  Their other daughter, Allison Bringman, and her husband Kyle are parents of their three grandchildren--Brayden and Brett and Clara.


VACANT – Vice Chair of the Caroline County Board

Greg Whitten

Greg Whitten – Chair of the Dorchester County Board

Bio coming soon

Bill Christopher

Bill Christopher – Vice Chair of the Dorchester County Board

Bio Coming Soon

Tracy Tyler

Tracy Tyler – Past Chair of the Dorchester County Board

Bio coming soon

Chrissy Maddy

Chrissy Maddy – Chair of the Worcester County Board

Chrissy is the current Chair of the Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore's Worcester County Board. Previously, she has served as the Vice Chair of the Worcester County Board. She moved to the Eastern Shore in 2006 after graduating from the North Carolina State University school of business. Chrissy has worked a Mortgage Loan Originator at BB&T since 2006. When not working, Chrissy and her husband, Wes, are busy with their two daughters, Mackenzie and Paige, and boxer Gnarly. Chrissy is currently training for her first marathon in April!

Joe Wilson

Joe Wilson – Vice Chair of the Worcester County Board

Joe is a 2008 Graduate of Worcester Preparatory School, and a 2012 Graduate of the College of Charleston with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. He currently serves as the Broker of Record for Coastal Life Realty Group in both Maryland and Delaware. Joe's Advanced Professional Education Designations Include:  RSPS, QSC, BPOR, SRES, e-PRO. Joe is native of the Greater Ocean City, Maryland area, and he cherishes the beach lifestyle. Both his mother and father were local REALTORS®.  Since his youth , he knew he wanted to assist his Clients, just as his parents did, in locating the perfect property, and making every sale a true win-win transaction. He is honored to carry on the tradition that his parents nurtured by continuing to offer the highest level of quality, energetic Real Estate brokerage service.

Ryan Kirby

Ryan Kirby – Past Chair of the Worcester County Board

Ryan started teaching JA in 2008 and was on our Wicomico County board from 2009 to 2015. Ryan became the board president in 2015. Ryan joined our Worcester County board in 2018 and continues to teach a few classes a year. Ryan loves the curriculum and the students' interest & excitement for the program. He's been a financial advisor for 17 years and works with Snowden Lane Partners where he can convert many of JA's concepts to reality. Ryan lives in Berlin with his wife, Kristen, and three daughters, Rylie, Kennedy and Lily. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys coaching youth lacrosse and basketball, the beach, golf and other leisure activities.



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