About our staff

Johns W. Hopkins

Executive Director
hopkins@baltimoreheritage.org
410-332-9992

Johns Hopkins has been the executive director of Baltimore Heritage since 2003. Before that, Johns worked for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development developing and implementing smart growth and neighborhood revitalization programs. Johns holds degrees from Yale University, George Washington University Law School, and the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment.

Molly Ricks

Community Engagement and Communications Manager 
ricks@baltimoreheritage.org
240-305-3984

Molly Ricks joined the Baltimore Heritage team in September 2019. Before that, she interned with the National Park Service and then worked as a research historian with the federal government. Molly received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Her thesis and subsequent work have focused on public history, preservation, and the importance of local landmarks.