Meet Our Founders

Alex Fisher, Co-Founder & CEO

Alex Fisher is a lifelong resident of Baltimore. He has dedicated many hours to community service with a wide variety of organizations, all with the purpose of making Baltimore a better place to live. He is passionate about food security and nutrition, which is why he launched BMoreAg (now BMoreAg Foundation) in 2016.

Alex has served in many leadership positions for community-focused organizations, including University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture & Natural Resources Dean’s Global Leadership Council, Baltimore Tree Trust’s board of directors and past treasurer; Stewardship and Planned giving committees chair, Maryland Center for History and Culture president emeritus, Gilman School Alumni Board of Governors member, Maryland 4H Foundation trustee, and Valleys Planning Council treasurer and board member.

Alex’s qualifications are rooted in over five decades of extensive professional investment experience. He currently serves as managing partner of Marquette Associates, a national institutional investment consulting firm with oversight of over $300 billion in assets.

Alex is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce with a bachelor’s degree in finance with distinction, and he has performed graduate studies at New York University and University of Virginia. He is a proud husband and father. Alex is also a decorated Vietnam veteran.

Dr. Annie Umbricht, Co-Founder and President

Dr. Annie Umbricht, currently assistant professor of Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, has devoted her entire life to helping people in need.

She volunteers for Shepherd’s Clinic for the uninsured, a clinic dedicated to providing affordable care to the underserved in Baltimore’s inner city. Annie co-founded Joy Wellness Center (JWC) within Shepherd’s Clinic, which provides integrative care, including stress reduction, health education, nutrition counseling, and movement therapy. The JWC has transformed the care of its patients, empowering them to make healthier life-style decisions and developing resilience in the face of adversity. Annie also serves on the board of directors for Baltimore Tree Trust and has volunteered for the Maryland State Boychoir.

Annie graduated from the University of Lausanne Medical School in Switzerland. She completed her training in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center with a fellowship in General Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. She continues performing research in the field of addiction at the National Institute of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse and John Hopkins University’s Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit.

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