Michael Roundtree, Maryland New Directions

Michael Roundtree proudly served as a US Marine, and before that was Student Government President at New Era Academy. Roundtree has a long history of service, having been a trained, active conflict mediator since elementary school. Roundtree was a leader in the Associated Student Congress of Baltimore City and has volunteered with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington. Roundtree will continue in his chosen path by serving as Volunteer Maryland Coordinator with Maryland New Directions.

Roundtree credits his mentor, Sergeant Winters, with inspiring him to serve with Volunteer Maryland. Roundtree explains, “One of the first female Marines to go into combat, Sergeant Winters inspired me to chase my dreams and get back into giving back to the community. Because she didn’t make it back from Afghanistan, it gave me an extra push to get into the nonprofit world for the benefits of others. Volunteer Maryland was a perfect fit for me continuing on that path.”

During his service year, Roundtree hopes to gain a larger network of nonprofit professionals and develop his entrepreneurial skills. His long-term goal is to start his own nonprofit organization that will benefit young men in the city of Baltimore.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s