Harry Spikes, Executive Director, Bon Secours Community Works

Harry Spikes serves as executive director of Bon Secours Community Works. Prior to joining Bon Secours, Spikes spend over a decade serving the office of the late U.S. Congressman Elijah E. Cummings who represented Maryland’s 7th Congressional District. Spikes specialized in the sustainability of quality, affordable and safe housing for all people through property acquisition, foreclosure prevention, homeless services, utility services, community safety, lead abatement, landlord/tenant rights, and witness protection. Harry holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Morgan State University and a Master of Public Administration in Public and Policy Administration from University of Baltimore.

George Kleb, Director, Housing and Community Development

George Kleb serves as director of Housing and Community Development for Bon Secours in Baltimore. Since joining the ministry in 1987, Kleb has been responsible for the overall administration, direction and operations of all housing programs including rental housing management (802 units in service) and new housing development (299+ units currently in development). He also participates in the creation of strategies in the areas of housing, community development and community engagement that address the social determinants and influencers of health across the entire Bon Secours Mercy Health ministry. Kleb holds a Bachelor of Arts from Western Maryland College and a Certificate in Housing and Community Development from the University of Maryland in 1998.
Colin Smith, Director, Strategy and Economic Development

Colin Smith serves as the Director of Strategy and Economic Development for Bon Secours Community Works. In his role, Smith is responsible for the administration and operations of all economic development programs, including job training programs, financial capability training, food access services, violence reduction initiatives and returning citizen services. In addition to his responsibilities overseeing a service delivery department, Colin is responsible for operational planning and strategic planning efforts across the organization. During his tenure at Bon Secours Community Works, Colin has led efforts to grow the organization’s workforce, drive outcome-based programming, and increase its grant funded revenue for essential capital and operations initiatives linked to strategic priorities. Colin Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts from Goucher College and a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Maryland.