About Us

Board of Directors

ERIC E. MCLAUCHLIN

Eric E. McLauchlin has been practicing law in Harford County Maryland since 1995 and is a founding partner of Shaffer, McLauchlin & Stover, LLC in Bel Air. He graduated summa cum laude from Salisbury University and is an honors graduate of the University Of Maryland School Of Law. Eric served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Stephen M. Waldron in the Circuit Court for Harford County for one year prior to beginning a career assisting clients in business matters, business development, contracts and agreements related to the protection, use and transfer of intellectual property. Eric routinely assists with governmental relations between his clients, Harford County and its municipalities, particularly where economic development efforts and doing business with Aberdeen Proving Ground are concerned.

Eric currently serves as a Director on the Board of the Harford Community College Foundation and is an Honorary Director for the Harford County Public Library Foundation. He is a former member and President of the Salisbury University Alumni Board. He previously served on the Board of The Senator Bob Hooper Hospice House and has supported his daughters’ dancing aspirations by serving on the Board of the Harford Ballet Company. He has also served as a Director on the Board of the Harford County Sheriff’s Foundation. He is the former Chairperson of the Harford County Family Branch Board of the YMCA and was its 2003 volunteer of the year.

Eric and his wife, Tracey, reside in Fallston with their daughters.

 

Karen Dojan

Karen Dojan, Principal at Weyrich, Cronin & Sorra, LLC has over 20 years of public accounting experience. She joined the firm in 2011 as a Senior Manager when Wm C. Saddler & Co., P.A. merged with WC&S. Karen has a diverse skill set. She is an integral member of our audit team, with extensive experience regarding audits of local governments, non-profit organizations, mortgage lenders, and employee benefit plans. In addition, Karen also works closely with many of our small business and individual tax clients providing advisory and tax preparation services. Karen is also a qualified peer review team member. As an active corporate partner of the Maryland Municipal League, Karen has provided training for members at their annual convention. Karen enjoys: Traveling

 

Mark Kerr

Mark Kerr is a senior financial executive and business leader with experience as a CFO & Controller with private companies in several industries. Mark began his career with KPMG’s audit practice where he worked on a variety of both public and private clients. After KPMG, Mark was part of a team that sourced the private equity investment and subsequently purchased a Houston based manufacturer with facilities in the US and Canada. Mark then served as VP of Finance. He has also served as Controller and CFO with several other Houston firms in the multi-location retail, manufacturing, fabrication, real estate and the telecommunications industries.

Mark received his BS degree in accounting with an emphasis in business law from W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and earned his CPA certificate in Texas. He has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of CPA’s and holds a Real Estate Broker’s license in Texas.

Mark and his wife have three children and have lived in Houston for over 35 years. They adopted their daughter in 2000 completing the first open adoption in a county near Houston. He has been active in his church and enjoys many sports and volunteering.

 

Jack Lynch

Jack Lynch is General Counsel and trusted advisor to executive management of BP. He has held positions in several industries, including oil and gas, renewable energy, exploration and production, hydrocarbon commodities trading, transportation and logistics. Jack has a 20-year track record of partnering with domestic and global senior management to achieve business goals and develop people. He provides leadership and professional expertise in crisis management, client counseling, legal risk identification and mitigation, company and board governance, compliance and ethics, people development, and overall leadership of legal offices.

Jack’s specialties include General Counsel, Business Partner to Executive Management, Litigation, Strategy, Crisis Management, Client Counseling, Legal Risk Identification and Mitigation, Company and Board Governance, Compliance and Ethics, People Development, and Legal Office Procedures, Succession Planning, Skills Development, Diversity and Inclusion.

Jack and his wife’s desire to help kids with special needs stems from their journey with their own child who experienced a traumatic brain injury. They are passionate about creating the best opportunities for kids facing challenges, and equipping them to live happy and fulfilled lives.

 

Jerry Marquez

With over 29 years of experience in the financial services industry, Jerry is a certified financial planner with Robert W. Baird & Co. A native of New Castle, Delaware, he has lived in the Bel Air, Maryland area since 1988. He was past chair and served on the Central Maryland YMCA’s Harford County Community Advisory Board, and the Central Maryland United Way Health and Wellness panel. He is currently chair of the Harford County YMCA’s annual Turkey Trot 5k. Jerry and his wife Liddy have been married 29 years and have four boys: Patrick, Andrew, Jamie, and Zachary.

 

Deborah Riddle

The Honorable Deborah Riddle, also known as Debbie, proudly served as Texas State Representative of District 150 for 16 years and was first elected in 2002.

Riddle tirelessly stood, not only for her district, but also for those in greatest need of representation – prisoners and children. While in office, Riddle served as the vice chair of the Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee and sat on the Calendars and the Energy Resources committees. She served as the chair of the Select Committee on Criminal Procedure Reform, as a member of the Corrections and Transportation committees and has served on the Select Committee for Human Trafficking, with a focus on children. Riddle authored the bill known as Jessica’s Law.

Riddle served on the board of the Jewish Institute of National Security Affairs out of Washington, D.C. She has also served the Republican Party as the Harris County Republican Party’s Finance Committee vice chairwoman and as the Texas Federation of Republican Women’s chairwoman. She is also past president of the Texas Tea Party of Republican Women and has served on the board of the Spring Independent School District’s Education Foundation and Klein Independent School District’s Education Foundation.

Riddle has an associate degree from South Texas Junior College and attended Southwestern University in Georgetown. She was raised in Houston and served as a realtor, volunteer firefighter, volunteer EMT, Cub Scout den mother, and preschool Sunday School teacher at Champion Forest Baptist Church. She and husband Mike have three children and operate their family business, R&R Horse Farms. The Riddles were foster parents in the 1980s and he was on the Board for Christian Child Help Foundation. Deborah has been active in her community with the church and Houston Area Pastors Council.

 

Cole Stanley

Cole Stanley is President of Cole Stanley Builders, LTD. which he established in 1992. Cole built his successful business with integrity, honesty and customer satisfaction, which are achieved through old-fashioned Christian work ethics. Because he recognizes home buyers are dedicating valuable time and resources to build their new home, Cole takes personal responsibility for every step of the home building process. His “hands-on” approach ensures each phase of the building process is completed with integrity and excellence. But for Cole and his wife Shiloh, “building homes” for kids in need is also a passion of theirs that must be done with integrity and excellence. They’re often seen with their two children, employing Cole’s “hand-on” approach, helping others in the Amarillo community.

 

Tamika Williams

Tamika serves as a program officer with the Duke Endowment in Charlotte, North Carolina. Prior to joining the Endowment in 2011, Ms. Williams was the Associate Director of the National Resource Center for the Recruitment and Retention of Foster and Adoptive Parents at AdoptUSKids where she coordinated the delivery of training and technical assistance to the States, Tribes and Territories. Ms. Williams’ professional child welfare experience also includes direct practice, supervision, and policy administration.