Larry Ottinger - Board Chair
Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz is a philanthropic leader whose professional career, volunteer efforts, and activism have been focused on human rights, women’s issues, and social change through philanthropy. She is currently President of her own firm BBS Consulting, working with foundations and nonprofits on project management, philanthropy, marketing, communications and social media. Buffy is founder of the Working Mother’s Network for the Women’s Information Network (WIN)and is co-founder of the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County (WGC)
Buffy is one of a handful of women in the “Circle of Excellence” having been honored as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women three times – in 2003, 2008 and 2010 by The Daily Record. She was named an “Innovator of the Year” in 2004 by The Daily Record, and honored as one of “40 Under 40” in 2004 by the Baltimore Business Journal. She was a first Impact Award Winner in 2012 by The Mall in Columbia and the WGC.