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February 16, 2022

Easterseals DC MD VA Welcomes New Member to Board of Directors

Brendan Bayer Elected for First Three-Year Appointment

Silver Spring, MD — Easterseals DC MD VA welcomes Brendan Bayer to its Board of Directors. Brendan joins an elite group of community leaders for his first three-year appointment to the Easterseals Board.

“Brendan is a valuable addition to the Board of Directors, and I believe he will strengthen our presence in the community,” says Jon Horowitch, President and CEO of Easterseals DC MD VA. “The Board is a team of accomplished executives committed to the Easterseals mission of enriching lives and expanding opportunities for all children and adults in our communities, including people with disabilities and military backgrounds. We are pleased to have Brendan on our team.”

Brendan Bayer HeadshotBrendan Bayer is a Senior Vice President and Commercial Real Estate Lender at M&T Bank. Prior to joining M&T in 2012, Brendan was Vice President of SES Capital Advisors and held a variety of roles at Ingersoll Rand and Navigant Consulting. In addition to his role at M&T, he currently serves on the Board for the Real Estate Lenders Association in the Greater Washington region.

I am drawn to Easterseals mission of helping people of all abilities and backgrounds in our community – especially in the area of child development,” says Brendan. “I want to lend my support to ensuring that the organization is positioned to be even more impactful in the years to come.”

Brendan holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Rochester, and a BA in Economics from Mary Washington College.

He resides in Vienna, VA with his wife Katie and three daughters.


Easterseals DC MD VA – Easterseals is leading the way to full equity, inclusion, and access through direct and life-changing disability and community services. Since 1945, Easterseals DC MD VA has worked tirelessly to enhance quality of life and expand access to healthcare, education, and employment. And we won’t rest until each one of us is valued, respected, and accepted. Join us: www.eseal.org

Contact: Lauren Poon, Manager of Communications & Marketing, lpoon@eseal.org

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