Brent Lowder

Chief Strategy Officer

Brent Lowder has over 26 years of experience working in the national public affairs, finance and corporate arenas. During this time, he has served in senior positions on dozens of national and state political campaigns and run some of the most successful issue advocacy groups in the country. Brent also has an impressive track record […]

Shawn Tarrant

CEO

Tarrant served for 8 years in the Maryland General Assembly passing over 30 bills during his tenure. He is most proud of his legislation that protects student privacy by banning University coaches, faculty and administrators from asking students for their private user names and passwords. This legislation has become the policy for University of Maryland […]

Ann Banks

Member

Ann is a dedicated educator and leader with over 30 years experience empowering people of all ages and building programs in both public and private sectors that promote performance improvement. Ann is currently the executive director of a non-profit organization in the Dallas area that provides adult literacy courses and career building workshops. Over the […]

Shanna Lowder

Treasurer

Shanna Lowder has over two decades of professional experience in the corporate, public affairs, and non-profit sectors and has held several senior leadership roles during this time. In the public affairs arena, Shanna served as senior aide on a California gubernatorial campaign and as a legislative and district aide to member of the California State […]

Brent Lowder

Secretary

Brent Lowder has over 26 years of experience working in the national public affairs, finance and corporate arenas. During this time, he has served in senior positions on dozens of national and state political campaigns and run some of the most successful issue advocacy groups in the country. Brent also has an impressive track record […]

Shawn Tarrant

Vice President

Tarrant served for 8 years in the Maryland General Assembly passing over 30 bills during his tenure. He is most proud of his legislation that protects student privacy by banning University coaches, faculty and administrators from asking students for their private user names and passwords. This legislation has become the policy for University of Maryland […]

Tools and Resources

PERSONAL FINANCE – Creating a monthly budget is a crucial step in managing personal finances effectively. Below is a seven-section outline that you can use as a guide to develop your own personalized monthly budget: