University Leadership

    Mitch Bonanno
    Mitch Bonanno

    Mitch Bonanno is a real estate professional and thought leader with over 30 years of diverse leadership experience in community placemaking, value-add real estate successes, and strategic initiatives. His commitment to innovative win-win solutions, effective team dynamics, and solid real estate fundamentals has led to a remarkable track record of achievements, driving value and positive change from complex...

    Christy Wyskiel
    Christy Wyskiel

    Christy Wyskiel is the Senior Advisor to the President of Johns Hopkins University for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. In this role, she also serves as the Executive Director of Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, the division of the university responsible for technology transfer, industry research partnerships, and company incubation under the brand ‘FastForward.’  Since her appointment in 2013...

    Maria Harris Tildon
    Maria Harris Tildon

    Maria Harris Tildon is a highly respected public policy and government affairs expert who joined Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Medicine in April 2022 as the Vice President of State and Local Affairs. Her portfolio expanded in July 2023 to include leadership of the newly combined Office of Government, Community, and Economic Partnerships.   Ms. Tildon leads Johns Hopkins’ legislative and regulatory...

    Fritz Schroeder
    Fritz W. Schroeder

    Fritz Schroeder became Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations in October 2012 and has served Johns Hopkins for more than 23 years in a series of senior management roles. He provides leadership and oversight for all fundraising and alumni efforts of the university and Johns Hopkins Medicine, and serves as the institution’s chief fundraising officer. He was responsible for planning and executing...

    Paul Pineau

    Paul Pineau joined Johns Hopkins University in October 2014 as Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives, and became Senior Vice President and General Counsel in 2015, reporting to President Ronald J. Daniels. Before joining the University, Mr. Pineau worked as Chief of Staff and Special Assistant State’s Attorney in the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City. Prior to that, he worked as an attorney...

    Bob McLean
    Bob McLean

    Bob McLean joined Johns Hopkins in 2015, after 30 years with the United States Navy. His professional career as a senior leader encompasses every phase of facilities management, capital projects, planning, real estate and environmental services in both the national and international arenas. With extensive experience leading large engineering and facility service organizations, Bob oversaw and delivered major...

    Melisa Lindamood
    Melisa Lindamood

    As interim vice president for federal strategy, Melisa Lindamood leads Johns Hopkins University and Medicine’s legislative and regulatory advocacy related to health care. Since joining Johns Hopkins in 2007, Melisa has worked on a wide range of issues important to academic medical centers and the communities they serve, including telehealth, health equity, graduate medical education, the 340B Drug Pricing...

    Sunil Kumar
    Sunil Kumar

    Sunil Kumar took office as the 15th provost of Johns Hopkins University on September 1, 2016. In this role, Kumar is the chief academic officer and second-ranking member of the senior administration, responsible for promoting and coordinating the University’s teaching and research mission. He oversees the university’s nine schools as well as several interdisciplinary programs and academic centers....

    Katrina Caldwell
    Katrina Caldwell

    Katrina Caldwell, Ph.D joined Johns Hopkins University as the Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) on July 1, 2020. In her role at CDO Dr. Caldwell will serve as the primary steward of the Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion, align D&I initiatives with university priorities, and coordinate and collaborate with the university’s divisions on D&I matters. Dr. Caldwell will also serve as the ex officio co-chair...

    Jason T. Perlioni
    Jason T. Perlioni

    Jason Perlioni became the second Vice President of Investments and Chief Investment Officer for Johns Hopkins University in June, 2017. In this role, Mr. Perlioni oversees all aspects of the investment program for over $8 billion of endowment and other investment assets for the University and affiliated organizations. The Chief Investment Officer is accountable to the University’s Board of Trustees and the...