Barbara Bozzuto, Chair of the Board

Barbara Bozzuto has been active as an executive and community leader within the greater Baltimore region for 30 years. Among her many philanthropic activities, she is past chair of the Board of St. Agnes Hospital, and chaired the boards of WYPR Radio and Baltimore Chamber Orchestra. For 10 years until 2000, Barbara was president of Bozzuto-Lowenstein Marketing, a special events, sponsorship and sports marketing company producing large public events and nationally televised U.S. Olympic sports. Prior to that, she was the executive director for the Maryland Sports Corporation, director of the Baltimore Office of Promotion, executive director of Baltimore Operation Sail and public relations director of the Pride of Baltimore, Inc. Ms. Bozzuto’s professional awards include Baltimore magazine Top Businesswomen of the Year, Maryland’s Top 100 Women and the Caritas Award from St. Agnes Hospital. She was the 2013 recipient of the AFP Outstanding Fundraiser of the Year. Her other volunteer activities have involved Kennedy Krieger Institute, Maryland Science Center, Gilman School Centennial Celebration, USS Constellation 150th Anniversary, Baltimore Opera Company’s 50th Anniversary Chair, Baltimore Women’s Giving Circle charter member, Boys Hope Girls Hope and the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. She is currently on the Board of the Enoch Pratt Library and serves on the Peabody National Advisory Council. 

Ms. Bozzuto’s interests include studying and performing classical piano, collecting contemporary art, and needlepoint. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Marymount College and a Teacher Certification from Yamaha Music School. Ms. Bozzuto lives with her husband Thomas and has two children and six grandchildren.