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A Horse in the Race

Nov 21, 2017

Michael Hankin shares why Baltimore would be a top choice for Amazon's second headquarters.

About Mike

Michael Hankin is a partner of Brown Advisory Incorporated where he serves as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Brown Advisory, Mike worked extensively with clients as a tax and business law partner with Piper & Marbury.

Mike is deeply committed to the communities in which his family lives and the firm is based. He serves in leadership roles for a variety of non-profit organizations with a particular focus on the environment and land conservation, education and health care. As chairman of the Baltimore Waterfront Partnership, the public/private business tax district that is responsible for the landscaping, clean-up and safety of Baltimore's waterfront, he has challenged the City to achieve a goal of making Baltimore’s Inner Harbor swimmable and fishable by 2020. He is a trustee of Johns Hopkins University, trustee and Vice-Chairman of Johns Hopkins Medicine and Chairman of the Board of Managers of the Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. He also serves as President of Land Preservation Trust, is a trustee of the Chesapeake Conservancy and the Center for Large Landscape Conservation as well as a Director for the National Steeplechase Association.

Mike earned a B.A. and M.A. from Emory University in 1979 where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and he received a J.D. from The University of Virginia School of Law in 1982.