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Johns Hopkins Medicine
Office of Corporate Communications
July 15, 2004


Three new members have joined the Johns Hopkins Medicine Board of Trustees:  James T. Dresher Jr., Arthur B. Modell and Mayo A. Shattuck III.

Reelected as officers at a recent meeting of the board were Chairman Lenox D. Baker, Jr., M.D., and vice chairmen William C. Baker, Francis X. Knott and Shale D. Stiller, Esq. 

Dresher is founder and CEO of Skye Hospitality LLC, a firm that develops, owns and manages hotels in the Mid-Atlantic region. Skye's hotel properties are franchised within the Marriott and Hilton Hotel systems. He also is a partner in Skye Associates, a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology companies. The Bel Air resident is a founding member of Baltimore's Ronald McDonald House, co-chair of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County board of visitors, and is a former president of the Eastern Area Community Development Corporation.
Best known to Baltimoreans as the man who returned professional football to their city, former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell spent 43 seasons as owner first of the Cleveland Browns and then of the Ravens.  His many accomplishments during that time – apart from 28 winning seasons and two championship games – include chairing the negotiations for the first collective bargaining agreement with the NFL Players Association, serving on the NFL-AFL Merger Committee, and chairing the League’s Television Committee from 1962 to 1993, years during which he was instrumental in developing  ABC’s Monday Night Football and negotiating the League television contracts.  He also helped co-found and served as the first chairman of NFL Films.
Shattuck is chairman, president and CEO of Constellation Energy Group, a Fortune 500 company.  Prior to joining Constellation Energy, he was with Deutsche Bank, where he served as chairman of the board of Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, CEO of the Private Client and Asset Management Group, Americas, and, during his tenure, served as Global Head of Investment Banking and Global Head of Private Banking.  He also served as vice chairman of Bankers Trust Corporation, which merged with Deutsche Bank, and as president, COO and a director of Alex. Brown Inc., which merged with Bankers Trust.  Currently, he serves as a director of Gap Inc., and of Capital One Financial Corporation, and is a member of the boards of Edison Electric Institute, the Nuclear Energy Institute and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations, as well as serving on boards and councils of organizations ranging from the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation to Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, The Walters Art Museum and the University of Maryland Baltimore County, which awarded him an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree.
“Johns Hopkins Medicine is extraordinarily fortunate to have leaders of this caliber willing to take the time to work with us on the challenges and opportunities confronting academic medical centers today,” says Edward D. Miller, M.D., Dean and CEO of Hopkins Medicine. 

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