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Jonathon Rondeau, President & CEO

As President & CEO, Jonathon partners with The Arc’s board of directors to set the strategic vision and direction of The Arc to make a lasting impact on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities across Anne Arundel County and Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Over the last 6 years, Jonathon has championed transformational change and growth by expanding services, increasing resources for the communities The Arc supports, and developing leadership at every level of the organization.

Jonathon joined The Arc in 2017 and has over 20 years of experience providing leadership across diverse organizations to create opportunities for self-sufficiency and independence for people with disabilities and those traditionally underserved. His past roles include President & CEO of Family League of Baltimore; Vice President, Community Services and then Chief Program Officer of Melwood; and Director of Camping & Therapeutic Recreation, Autism Services & Transportation for The League for People with Disabilities.

 

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Jonathon has also been recognized for his leadership on many occasions. In 2023, he was honored by The Daily Record as an Influential Marylander. Additional recognitions include Anne Arundel County Disabilities Commission Leadership Service Award (2022), Maryland’s Most Admired CEOs by The Daily Record (2021), the Rising Star Award from The Arc United States (2020), the President’s Award for Outstanding Service from the Central Maryland Chamber of Commerce (May 2018), SmartCEO Cornerstone Award (Finalist and Winner 2016), Maryland Daily Record VIP (Success by 40 Honoree 2014), and the American Camp Association Service Award (2004).

Throughout his career, Jonathon has been active in his community serving on many nonprofit and association boards, commissions, and workgroups. Jonathon currently is a member of the board of directors of the Maryland Association of Community Service and the Anne Arundel County Affordable Housing Coalition and has participated in numerous leadership programs, including Leadership Southern Maryland (2011), Leadership Maryland (2013), and Baltimore’s The Leadership (2017).

Jonathon holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management from Notre Dame of Maryland University and a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation counseling and disability studies from Springfield College. Jonathon resides in Catonsville with his husband, Matt and his son.

“The Arc has grown over the years, adapting to meet the growing, changing demands of the community and expanding our footprint to the Eastern Shore of Maryland. But at our roots, we are still the same – an organization that will always challenge the status quo, and will continue to work toward a world where all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are defined by their strengths and abilities.”
Jonathon Rondeau

President & CEO

Megan Lyle

Megan Lyle, Esq.
Senior Vice President of Administration & General Counsel​

“It’s refreshing to work at such a responsive organization. We proactively find solutions and anticipate where growth and change will happen next to make sure we are beyond compliant – we are thriving.”

Megan Lyle, Esq.

Senior Vice President of Administration & General Counsel

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Serving as The Arc’s Senior Vice President of Administration & General Counsel, Megan is responsible for providing a wide range of legal advice and guidance to leaders of The Arc and its subsidiaries. She implements enterprise-wide programs and strategies centered on contract monitoring, corporate safety, and regulations.

Megan came to The Arc as an accomplished Attorney Advisor after working at several firms, including Black Oak Title, Davidson Fink, and Russo & Toner. She possesses a wide range of experiences in managing, negotiating, and preparing contracts as well as leases, deeds, claims, and disputes.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations, a Juris Doctor from the University of Buffalo School of Law, and a Master of Laws in Dispute Resolution from the Pepperdine Caruso School of Law in Malibu, California.

Matt Morgan

Matt Morgan
Chief Program Officer

“I believe the work we do at The Arc is important because we are working to correct the past injustices of our society in terms of the treatment of people with disabilities, while at the same time supporting people to imagine a bold future for themselves.”

Matt Morgan

Chief Program Officer

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Matt Morgan has a long history working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and has a strong understanding of services needed, as well as leadership and program operations. As Chief Program Officer, Matt partners with program leaders and staff to find innovative, person-centered approaches to serve people with disabilities by expanding results in a cost-effective manner.

Specifically, he leads The Arc’s programs and services, including Living Options & Services, Day Services, and Workforce Development, and to provide strategic programmatic leadership and direction to empower people with disabilities to live, work, and play in the most inclusive environment.

Prior to The Arc, Matt held the roles of Special Projects Director, Associate Executive Director, and most recently Executive Director of The Arc Frederick County. He began his professional career as a service coordinator with Service Coordination, Inc. Matt received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Towson University and Masters of Arts in Nonprofit Management from the Notre Dame University of Maryland.

Judi Olinger

Judi Olinger
Executive Director, Chesapeake Neighbors

I am proud to lead Chesapeake Neighbors and work alongside The Arc’s Leadership Team to develop and offer creative solutions to affordable housing throughout the region.

Judi Olinger

Executive Director, Chesapeake Neighbors

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Judi Olinger is the Executive Director of Chesapeake Neighbors, an Arc Central Chesapeake Region company. She is an innovative and progressive leader with over 30 years of experience in human services, housing development, property management, and operational oversight of a wide array of multi-million-dollar programs committed to supporting the needs of people with disabilities. She founded and served as president of iHomes, Inc., a development and management company for affordable housing.

Judi earned her bachelor’s degree at Salisbury State University, Maryland. She is a graduate of Leadership Maryland Class of 2013 and received her license in Home Improvement Contracting from the Maryland Home Improvement Commission in 2014.

Becky Peter

Becky Peter
Interim Chief Financial Officer

“​I am excited about the chance to apply my skills and knowledge to contribute to an organization that not only offers vital support and programs to our community but also places a strong emphasis on strategy and innovation as essential elements for its sustained longevity and success.”

Becky Peter

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Gregory Snyder II

Gregory Snyder II
Vice President of Engagement

“It is a privilege to work alongside The Arc’s Executive Leadership Team on strategic priorities, external relations, and leading government relations strategy to secure equal rights for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities so that they have the resources and opportunities to thrive.”

Gregory Snyder II

Vice President of Engagement

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As Vice President of Engagement for The Arc Central Chesapeake Region, Gregory Snyder II will partner with The Arc’s executive leaders on strategic priorities and lead governmental relations, using his expertise and passion for policy to support activities and projects related to The Arc’s capital campaign and strategic plan.

Before joining The Arc, Gregory worked as the Senior Government Relations Associate at Bellamy Genn Group. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Keep Punching, a nonprofit dedicated to preventing and eradicating brain cancer.

Gregory received The Daily Record’s 2020 VIP List Award, recognizing successful professionals under 40 in Maryland, and was recently appointed to the Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues by the Anne Arundel County Executive for his work fostering respect, equity, and opportunity for people with disabilities.

Karen Bradbury

Karen Bradbury
Director of Outreach

Catie Comer

Catie Comer
Director of Strategic Communications

Angie Demoreland

Angie DeMoreland
Director of Executive Operations

Joan Green

Joan Green
Director of Talent Aquisition

Cecilia Helmstetter

Cecilia Helmstetter
Director of Development

Niki Jones

Niki Jones
Director of Living Options & Services

Peter Koch

Peter Koch
Director of Stakeholder Relations

Cindy Lindgren

Cindy Lindgren
Senior Director of Behavioral Health

Leigh McHargue

Leigh McHargue
Director of Employer Resources

Robyn Nesmith

Robyn Nesmith
Senior Director of Innovation & Improvement

Alethea Ragland

Alethea Ragland
Director of Processing Operations

Shannon Ross

Shannon Ross
Director of Talent Experience

Jessica Sauers

Jessica Sauers
Director of 2Gen Initiatives

Brandy Hall

Brandy Stephens
Director of Talent Development

Maria Thomas

Maria Thomas
Director of Information Technology

Marc Weinstein

Marc Weinstein
Senior Director of Self-Directed Services