David Nevins Interviews Marc Terrill, President at The Associated

Marc Terrill has served as the professional leader of The Associated since 2003 and is one of only six individuals who have held this position over The Associated’s 100-year history. In this important leadership capacity, Marc has provided vision and practical strategies to enhance community-building, to deploy resource development and to foster alliances with a wide array of strategic partners.

Marc holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and a Masters of Social Work with a concentration in community organization from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University. He has also received continuing education certificates from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, North Carolina and Harvard University in areas of management and leadership theory as well as application and strategy development. In 2005, Marc received an Honorary Doctorate from Baltimore Hebrew University (now known as the Baltimore Hebrew Institute at Towson University).

He has served on several charitable boards including the Baltimore Community Foundation, LifeBridge Health Systems and JPro Network. Marc has received numerous awards and accolades including the presentation of the Mandelkorn Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Professional National Leadership (2014) from the JPro Network.

Interview questions:

Q1. Tell us a little bit about the mission of The Associated Jewish Federation of Baltimore?

Q2. How has The Associated supported its constituents this past year through the pandemic?

Q3. The Associated celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2020. How exciting! How did you commemorate this milestone?

Q4. The Associated’s mission extends well beyond the Jewish community. Tell us a little bit more about the work you do for communities in Baltimore City?

Q5. The Associated relies on volunteer leadership throughout your entire organization. How do volunteers contribute to your mission?

Q6. Is there anything else about the Associated that you would like to share with our viewers?

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With more than 30 years of experience in marketing, public relations, and community and government relations, David is a talented and seasoned executive. Prior to founding Nevins & Associates in 1983, David served as the Director of Marketing for both Towson University and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. In 2001, he was tapped by the CEO of Comcast to employ his marketing expertise as President of the company’s regional sports network, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic. David is a Past President of the Board of Governors for the Center Club and is a former Chairman of the Board of Regents for the University System of Maryland, a position to which he was appointed by the Governor of Maryland. David has chaired the Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission and the Maryland Higher Education Loan Corporation, served as President of both the Jewish National Fund and the Towson Business Association and was a member of the PNC Bank board.

David is highly involved in the business, civic, and political communities, and his many years of active leadership in numerous organizations have built a network of contacts that he regularly puts to use for the firm’s clients. For more information, visit www.nevinspr.com.