Greg brings an impressive record of leadership experience to the position – as the CEO of two nonprofit organizations and key leadership roles in the region’s foundation community. He began his career as a Senior Cartographer at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (formally known as the Defense Mapping Agency), where he helped support our forces during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He then joined the nonprofit sector, serving seven years as Executive Director of the Light Street Housing Corporation, where he implemented a comprehensive vision of “homelessness to homeownership.” Moving to the philanthropic community, he directed the general operations of the Marion I. & Henry J. Knott Foundation for 12 years. He served as an advisor to many nonprofits including the Bearman Foundation, as President of One Less Car, and as a boardmember of the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers. Most recently he served as the Executive Director of the Downtown Sailing Center.
Read stories about the appointment in:
Cantori is the son of Lou Cantori, late professor of political science, and brother of Eric Cantori ’86, computer science.