The College of Southern Maryland Foundation announces the addition of three new members to its board of directors — James Andreacci of Lexington Park, Christy Lombardi of St. Leonard and Jerry T. Sanford of Bowie.
The CSM Foundation is the fundraising arm of the college and is comprised of an all-volunteer board of directors.
Andreacci is the market president and senior vice president at BB&T, where he oversees the three Southern Maryland counties for BB&T as well as commercial lending.
“I am committed to development of Southern Maryland and am very excited to be joining the CSM Foundation board,” Andreacci said. “I believe since CSM is in all three counties that I serve, it is a true fit for both CSM and myself. I am ingrained in the St. Mary’s community and look forward to growing my networks in Charles and Calvert.”
Andreacci is active in St. Mary’s Chamber of Commerce, United Way of Calvert County, the Rotary Club of Lexington Park, Cedar Lane Senior Community and the Southern Maryland Navy Alliance. His hobbies include coaching youth football, golfing and networking with business associates.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Pennsylvania State University. He is married and is the father of two sons and one daughter.
Lombardi is chief administrative officer at Community Bank of the Chesapeake, where she is responsible for administrative and corporate governance matters for the bank and overseeing human resources.
“I am excited about joining the CSM Foundation board and look forward to supporting our community and college initiatives through the foundation’s mission,” Lombardi said. “The educational programs provided by the college contribute greatly to the overall strength of our community and its workforce. The degree I earned from CSM many years ago allowed me to take advantage of opportunities which became a foundation for my career path and future educational achievements. As an employer in Southern Maryland, Community Bank has been able to hire CSM alumni who are well educated, skilled and prepared to contribute. We are truly fortunate to have this institution in our community and I’m glad to have the opportunity to give back in some way.”
Lombardi is active with the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland Audit Committee, Southern Maryland Workforce Development Board, Maryland Banker’s Association Council of Professional Women in Banking and Finance Advisory Board and the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
She began her education at CSM, earning an associate degree in management development. She continued her education with University of Maryland, University College (UMUC), earning a bachelor’s in HR management; the Maryland Bankers Association, earning a Maryland Banking School diploma of graduation with honors; and master’s degrees in both business administration and management/human resources with UMUC.
Lombardi is married to Gregg Lombardi and has two children, Taylor, 20, and Colin, 16.
Sanford is the economic development manager at Washington Gas, a WGL Company, where he focuses on the Maryland portion of the company’s service territory. With nearly three decades of experience in economic development, public policy, sales, public/private partnerships and government/corporate relations, he partners with the public and private sectors to develop effective sales techniques to reach key decision-makers.
“I am honored to join the College of Southern Maryland Foundation Board and look forward to serving the CSM community,” Sanford said. “As an economic development professional, I have learned the importance the impact a well-educated and trained workforce has in the economic vitality of a region. CSM is an important [component] in achieving that workforce.”
Sanford’s public service includes volunteering as a firefighter-emergency medical technician and first aid/CPR instructor in Montgomery County since 1991. He has received commendations for courage, valor and actions above the call of duty. He serves on the Dispute Resolving Board of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) and previously served on the City of Bowie’s Administrative Review Board and Board of Appeals.
Sanford earned a bachelor of science degree in business management with a minor in economics from UMUC and is a Fellow of the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC). He also has received economic development education through Pennsylvania State University, Virginia Tech, Urban Land Institute and the International Economic Development Council.
He is married to Lisa Sanford who works for the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs and has five children, ages 13 to 30, Talisa, Jerin, Leah, Jonathan and Joseph.
In addition to Andreacci, Lombardi and Sanford, the foundation board members include Chair Nancy Hempstead, Vice Chair Kimberly Rosenfield, Trustee Representative James De Misa, Secretary-Treasurer and CSM President Dr. Maureen Murphy and CSM Vice President of Advancement Michelle L. Goodwin as executive director of the foundation. Immediate Past Chair is E. Rané Franklin.
Foundation members representing Calvert County include Dixie Miller, Dr. Stephen Peters and Stacy Trimble.
Members representing Charles County include Linda Cox, Leah Estevez, Ruth Ann Ferrell, David Hruda, Reuben F. “Jay” Lilly, Brenda Lowe, Robert V. Price Jr., Trey Proctor, Thomas Quattlebaum, Harry Shasho and Gary Simpson.
Members representing St. Mary’s County include Eileen Bildman, Alland “Al” Leandre, Micheline Lopez-Estrada, Vickie Kite Milburn, Lisa Oliver, Dr. Ila Shah, Bernadette “Birdie” Shannon and Jennifer Wamsley.
For information on the CSM Foundation, visit www.csmd.edu/foundation.