Developing Community Leaders

The Rising Stars Network (RSN) are emerging professionals in the diverse companies and organizations that make up the Fort Meade Alliance (FMA).

2023 Mentorship Program

Our Approach

Our Mission

Our mission is to develop and support world-class community leaders through engaging events and programs to enhance the Fort Meade region.

Our Impact

We support our community through philanthropy and service.

  • We inspire the next generation through educational efforts in programs held in the Fort Meade region.
  • Our Mentorship Program offers professional development and the opportunity to receive career advice from leaders in different industries.
  • We have fun! We are all about planning events to encourage peer-to-peer networking. Whether you are new to the area or new to the group. these events are a great opportunity to expand your network and strengthen existing relationships.

Get Involved

Educational Efforts

  • STEM Core
  • Project SCOPE

Professional Development

  • Mentorship Program
  • Happy Hours
  • Social Events

Community Efforts

  • Community Service Projects

2023 Mentorship Program

Mentorship programs are an important part of our strategy to reinvest knowledge and strengthen our region. The Rising Stars Network Committee is proud to announce that applications for the 2023 Mentorship Program are now being accepted.

Rising Stars Network Committee Members

Abiodun Ajayi

Erica Dobbs
Dobbs Defense Solutions

James Foley
Foster Thomas

Andrew Gehman
Black Eagle Defense, LLC

Ryan Haussmann
Sandy Spring Bank

Sarah Horta

Kalie Lastagarkov
MOJO Creative Digital

Beatrice Oluwabuyi

Antoine Roseman

Tiffany Tong

Morgan Wimbrow
Mackenzie Commercial Real Estate

Roxanne Wood
Boeing Intelligence & Analytics

FMA Staff
Donna De Marco
FMA Chief of Staff

To learn more, contact Ryan Haussmann, Committee Chair