A Baltimore native, Singletary is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park and Johns Hopkins University, where she earned a master’s degree in business and management. She has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Johns Hopkins University and the Matrix Award for Professional Achievements from The Association for Women in Communications. In 1994 she was awarded a fellowship by NABJ to write about small, women-owned businesses in West Africa. While in Africa, she had the opportunity to cover the 1994 election of Nelson Mandela and shared the lead story on Election Day with the Post’s foreign correspondent, writing about a Soweto family’s day at the polls.
Other Money Matters program speakers and presenters included Glenn E. Moyer; vice-chair of the Commission and Secretary of Banking and Securities, Doug Hassenbein; assistant investor education coordinator with the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities, Gene Natali; senior vice president of C.S. McKee, Bill McKendree; supervisor of Allegheny County’s Pennsylvania’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program, Don Blandin; president and CEO of the Investor Protection Trust and the Investor Protection Institute, Mary Bach; chair of the AARP Pennsylvania Consumer Issues Task Force, Attorney Bill Krzton, Kim Tillotson Fleming; chairman and CEO of Hefren-Tillotson, Inc, Dave Dominick; program specialist with the Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program in the Pennsylvania Treasury Department, Steve Irwin; attorney with the law firm of Leech Tishman Fuscaldo and Lampl, Katrina Boyer; Consumer Group Relations Coordinator with the Department of Banking and Securities, Jesse Harvey, senior deputy attorney General; John Goryl, associate counsel with the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and retired US Coast Guard Captain W. G. Schneeweis.
“Money Matters” is in its tenth year with the next event scheduled to be held in April of 2014 in recognition of Governor Tom Corbett’s proclamation of April being “Financial Education Month.”
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