Gilman's Finney-Greene Program Presents
BaltiMORE: Developing our Great City's People and Programs of Promise
Learn how Gilman School and its affiliated constituents are working diligently and creatively to develop Charm City at BaltiMORE: Developing our Great City's People and Programs of Promise, on October 18. One example of this is the School's Finney-Greene Program.

Panelists Include


Victor Abiamiri '03 is a portfolio manager at Brown Advisory. He works with the portfolio management team to help manage the balanced accounts of their private clients. Prior to joining Brown Advisory, Victor played five seasons as Defensive End for the Philadelphia Eagles NFL team. He is a former summer intern of Brown Advisory and held additional internships at Park Lane in Los Angeles and Samuel James Limited in Baltimore.

Sharonne R. Bonardi, Esq., J.D., M.B.A. is the first African American Deputy Comptroller for Maryland. Prior to that appointment, Ms. Bonardi served in numerous roles within the Compliance Division, including: Director (June 2009-October 2015); Deputy Director (May-June 2009); Assistant Director (2006-2009); Manager of the Hearings and Appeals Section (2003-2006); and Attorney Hearings Officer (1997-2006). She has also served as an Administrative Law Judge with the Office of Administrative Hearings.

James Piper Bond '77 is President and CEO of the Living Classrooms Foundation, where he began in 1986 as the organization’s first full-time employee.  James is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst and Young, one of “Baltimore’s Most Influential” by the BBJ, and was selected by The Daily Record as one of the influential Marylanders in philanthropy.

Cheo D. Hurley '92 currently serves as Founder, President, and CEO of THG Companies LLC. In this role, Mr. Hurley has grown a startup idea into a full-service construction subcontractor and real estate advisory/planning company, completing over $20 million in projects in the Baltimore Metro Region.


Dara Schnee is the Vice President of Philanthropy for the Baltimore Community Foundation leading a team whose focus is to expand the foundation’s relationships with current and prospective donor and professional advisors while keeping in mind the needs of Baltimore and educating donors as needed. 

Henry P. A. Smyth is the 14th Headmaster of Gilman School. Smyth, who has worked in independent schools for more than twenty years, joined Gilman School as Assistant Headmaster in July 2010. In that role, he assisted in the overall operations of the School, paying particular attention to faculty hiring and professional development as well as the implementation of Gilman’s Long-Range Plan.

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