Finance Office

The Finance Office oversees implementation and consistent application of sound fiscal management practices and controls, including financial reporting and analysis, cash flow, debt management, hiring controls, budget adjustments, procurement requests, grant management and financial technology management. Stringent accounting safeguards are practiced to ensure that funds are spent thoughtfully, responsibly, effectively and ethically.

Contact information

200 E. North Avenue
4th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone 410-396-8745
Fax 410-396-9663

Chief Financial Officer
Donald R. Kennedy, Sr.


  • Channa Williams, director, strategy and performance management
       (email, phone 410-396-8744)

  • Departments and divisions of the Finance Office

    Accounts Payable
    Linda Douglass, supervisor (email, phone 410-396-1852)

    Accounts Receivable
    Christal Williams (email, phone 443-642-4183)



    Food and Nutrition
    (phone 410-396-8755)
    Programs of Food and Nutrition Services

    Grants Administration

    Patrick Keating, director (email, phone 443-642-3880, fax 410-625-0321)
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    Third-Party Billing
    Sylvia Allen, technical services manager (email, phone 410-396-8948, fax 410-545-6128)
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