County Executive Office


Winchester Hall
12 E. Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701



Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Fitzwater, Jessica County Executive 301-600-1100  
Bravo, Ysela Community Liaison 301-600-1622  
Depies, CPA, Lori Chief Financial Officer 240-674-2175  
Edsall, Athena Special Assistant to the County Executive 301-600-3190  
Grossnickle, Joyce Administrative Officer 301-600-1102  
Hughes, Michael W. Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer 301-600-1093  
Kadish, Chelsea Chief of Staff 301-600-7700  
Murray, Patrick (Pat) Senior Advisor 301-600-7704  
Schaefer, Joy Government Affairs Director 301-600-1621  
Venable, Victoria Legislative Director 240-931-7979  
Binns, Joyce Executive Assistant 301-600-1209  
Reap, Liz Executive Assistant 301-600-1028  
Wade, Lakisha Equity & Inclusion Coordinator 301-600-1021  
Barnes, Leslie Acting Deputy Chief Administrative Officer 301-600-1753  
Peterson, John Chief Administrative Officer 301-600-1100  

Procurement and Contracting 

12 E. Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701



Link: Procurement and Contracting website

Visit the Procurement and Contracting website for more information on doing business with Frederick County!

Budget Office 

Winchester Hall
12 E Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701


Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Peterson, Jennifer Assistant Budget Director 301-600-1628  
Bartoli, Jeanne Budget Analyst 301-600-2971  
Kauffman, Tanya Budget Software Integrator 301-600-1693  
Finafrock, Lori Budget Analyst 301-600-2990  
Wilt, Tracie Budget Analyst 301-600-1203  
Spiegel, Janice Special Project Manager 301-788-0399  

Communications & Public Engagement 

Winchester Hall
12 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Laxton, Vivian (She/her) Director 301-600-1315  
Betts, Scott Video Services Supervisor 301-600-6003  
Eckert, Chris Video Producer 301-600-6657  
Hale, Ryan Multimedia Journalist/Video Technician 301-600-1773  
Mongan, John Assistant Director 301-600-6004  
Rosa, Brandon Video Producer 301-600-6013  
McCarthy, Kathan Manager, Constituent Services 301-600-6083  
Sánchez-Roque, Sandra Public Affairs Specialist - Bilingual 301-600-1208  
Scott, Chloe Public Affairs Specialist 301-600-2590  

Office of Economic Development 

118 N. Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Frederick, MD 21701


Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Bollinger, Jodie Director of Business Retention and Expansion 2403158678  
Stevens, Katie Director of Workforce Development and Agriculture Business 2402852795  
Woodring, Beth Director of Business Attraction and Finance 2404571464  
Aviles, Solash Senior Business Development Manager 2403970546  
Bolyard, Troy Senior Business Attraction Manager 2405781950  
Harris, Cindy Executive Assistant and Project Coordinator 3016001058  
Hipkins, Sharon Special Events Coordinator 3016001665  
Knight, Shana Senior Business Development Manager 2402854781  
Lee, Amanda Manager of Market Research and Data Analysis 3016001578  
Swartzlander, Britt Marketing Specialist 3016001056  
Tucker, Becca Senior Business Development Manager of Agriculture 2407392013  
Fritts, Lara Executive Director of Economic and Workforce Development 3016001202  
McFarland, Diane Training and Marketing Lead Center Region 3016001058  
Laing, Bryan Frederick County SBDC Counselor 4438195638  
Kalantzis, Karen Business Counselor/Trainer 3013552208  

Workforce Services 

200 Monroe Avenue
Suite 1
Frederick, MD 21701



As one of the nation's One-Stop Career Centers, Frederick County Workforce Services (FCWS) links businesses in need of qualified employees with individuals seeking employment opportunities.
For job seekers, FCWS provides comprehensive career management services, including: career assessment and vocational counseling, computer and job search seminars, assistance with resume and interview preparation, career training scholarships, and access to hundreds of current job listings through the Maryland Workforce Exchange.
For businesses, FCWS utilizes innovative strategies to help identify and achieve recruitment, retention and training goals. Services for businesses include: placement assistance, job listing opportunities, customized employee training, access to funding for training, outplacement services, use of onsite facilities, and on-the-job training programs for new hires.

Risk Management 

12 E. Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701


Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Vandergrift, Lauren (She/her) Director 301-600-1357 240-315-4479
Huntsberry, Jr., Paul "JR" (He/him) Occupational Health & Safety Administrator 301-600-2387  
Brown-Jenkins, Sonja (She/her) Workers' Compensation Administrator 301-600-1501 240-357-5058
Brunner, Jr., Paul (He/him) Risk Management Specialist - Property, Auto, and Liability Claims 301-600-1425  
Cooper, Linda (She/her) Risk Management Specialist 301-600-1348  
Hamouda, Ashley (She/her) PII Compliance Coordinator 301-600-1366 240-357-4517
Wharton, Kayla (She/her) HIPAA Compliance Officer 301-600-1308 301-639-6786
Scibelli, Tara (She/her) Administrative Specialist 301-600-1177  

Frederick, MD 21701

Frederick, MD 21701