Meet Rickey, Christine, Jamie, and Jennifer: LFC Class of 2016


Rick Ault

Rick Ault

The Columbia Bank

Rickey Ault is a Commercial relationship Manager with The Columbia Bank in Frederick. He assists business owners with finding the financial solutions and partners they need. His professional background is mostly in the banking and financial services industry and has worked at several banks in the Frederick Community.

Rick is also involved with The March of Dimes, United Way Day of Caring, and Frederick County Babe Ruth Baseball. He enjoys sports, fishing, outdoors, woodworking, and history.

Leadership Style: Humble
Song that best describes him: Good Time (Alan Jackson)

Christine Ferguson

Christine Ferguson

Lockheed Martin

Christine is a Project Manager for Lockeheed Martin. She manages and provides guidance to programmers, analysts, and production control, as well as manages the project budget. She is also responsible for managing sub-contractors, and performing personnel reviews.

Christine was a mentor in the Women to Women Mentoring program in 2010 and 2011 and volunteered at their Clutch the Future fundraiser. She has also been involved with the Frederick County Commission for Women and Leadership Alliance Committee, chaired the Out of Sight Out of Mind: A Perspective on Human Trafficking symposium, and served on the Mission of Mercy Bubble Ball fundraiser committee.

Leadership Style: Transformational
Song that best describes her: Beautiful Flower (India.Arie)

Jaime Shopland

Jamie Shopland

Frederick County Council

Currently, Jamie Shopland is the Legislative Analyst to Council Members M.C. Keegan-Ayer, Jerry Donald, and Jessica Fitzwater. She conducts background research and analysis, proofreads legislative documents, conducts legislative policy studies on issues and proposed or amended legislation, writes confidential investigative repors, and coordinates press and social media campaigns. Her background also includes IT project management, grassroots advocacy, and marketing.

Jamie has been involved with many community activities and fundraisers such as the Cupcake 5k and Steeplechaser’s Women’s 5K Training program. She also volunteers at the Community Action Agency’s Soup Kitchen, gardens in Green Valley YMCA’s community garden, and serves as a Commissioner on theFrederick County Commission for Women.

Leadership Style: Communicative
Song that best describes her: Keep Your Head Up (Andy Grammar)


Jennifer White

Mission of Mercy

Jennifer is Development Manager at Mission of Mercy. She serves as the chief staff person responsible for the overall fundraising and development efforts in the Maryland and Pennsylvania program. This includes cultivating new and existing donors, workplace giving, grants and grant management, events, and the annual pledge breakfast and Bubble Ball. She’s been with Mission of Mercy since 1997.

Jennifer is active in her community. She has been volunteering at the Emmitsburg Food Bank since 1995, assisting with distributing food. She also enjoys hiking and health and fitness.
Leadership Style: Effective
Song that best describes her: Fix You (Coldplay)

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