Jeff La Noue is a Project and Sustainability Planner for the University of Baltimore (UB). Jeff advises the University on real estate and local economic development matters as well as coordinates the implementation of UB’s Climate Action Plan. In addition, Jeff helps to lead the UB Living program that promotes students residing in UB Midtown and engaging in local cultural, educational, volunteer, shopping, recreational, transportation, and civic offerings.
La Noue holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a Master’s in Community Planning from the University of Maryland-College Park. Jeff and family live in Baltimore’s Clipper Mill neighborhood. He serves on the Board for the Historic Charles Street Association and is a member of the Gwynns Falls Trail Council, Bike Maryland, Baltimore Heritage, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Michael V. Mistretta is Commercial Branch Manager for M&T Bank in Baltimore. Mistretta is based at M&T’s flagship branch at 25 South Charles Street. He leads a team of specialists that offers businesses a full range of financial services, including: deposits, investments, insurance and commercial credit. Mistretta is responsible for business development in the Greater Baltimore area and oversees the commercial and retail operations of the Charles Street branch.
He has been with M&T Bank since 2000 and has more than 23 years of financial
Mistretta holds a Bachelor’s degree from Le Moyne College and a Master’s
degree from Clarkson University. He and his family moved to Baltimore from Syracuse, New York, where he was a Commercial Branch Manager for M&T Bank. Mistretta and his family currently reside in Cockeysville, Maryland. He serves on the North Baltimore County Community Advisory Board for the YMCA of Central Maryland, the Board for Baltimore Health Care Access, and the Board for The Historic Charles Street Association.
Jason Vaughan is the director of historic preservation and interpretation initiatives for the Baltimore National Heritage Area. Under this role, he serves as the byway manager of the Charles Street National Scenic Byway. The byway, designated by the U.S. Congress in 2009, is one of four national scenic byways primarily located within an urban setting. Before joining the heritage area staff, Jason worked with the National Park Service’s Chesapeake Bay Office and Heritage Education Services program on a wide array of projects, including the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail and National Register of Historic Places Travel Itineraries. He holds a Master of Historic Preservation from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Political Science from American University in Washington, D.C.