Lisa S. AushermanCo-Founder
Lisa Ausherman graduated from James Madison University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design, specializing in the design of interior spaces for restaurants, commercial businesses and high-end residential properties. In 1988 she established her own firm, LSB Interiors in her hometown of Frederick, Maryland. She is certified by the American Society of Interior Designers and currently volunteers her professional talents to nonprofit enterprises.
Community service has always been a motivating factor in her life. She has volunteered countless hours for many organizations including three local churches, the American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity, Heartly House, the Rescue Mission, Kline Hospice House, and many others. In addition, she has served on boards for The Weinberg Center for the Arts, The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, the Rotary Club of Carroll Creek, the Frederick Alliance for Youth, the Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County and was a member of Tasker’s Chance Garden Club for 17 years.
She and her husband Marvin founded the Ausherman Family Trust in 2006 to selectively support, both locally and globally, the needs of the underserved.
Kari A. Ausherman
Kari Ann Ausherman recently completed a Master of Arts Degree in Human Sciences with an emphasis in experimental and counseling psychology at Hood College.
Born and raised in Frederick, Maryland, Kari Ausherman had a strong interest and the desire to further the development of the field of psychology, thus dedicating extensive time and energy working with various professors on their psychological research. Additionally, she worked as a Residential Counselor and Supported Living Systems Provider for adults with developmental disabilities for a non-profit organization in Fort Collins, Colorado. During the last couple years of her undergraduate education Kari developed an interest in agriculture which led her to work on dairy farms in Maryland and Tennessee.
After receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, Kari returned to her hometown in Frederick to continue working for her family’s business as she had done periodically throughout the years. For three years, she worked as the Commercial Project Manager for Ausherman Development Corporation prior to her returning to her Master’s Program. She now works for a local non-profit.
Over the course of the years, Kari has been involved in a multitude of philanthropic and professional organizations. Her memberships included those of Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society, Psi Chi National Honor Society, Student Cattleman Association, Sigma Alpha where she served one term as Treasurer and one term as Student Representative, the CASNR Student Council where she served one term as Report Editor, the Frederick Jaycees and the NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties). She also volunteered for events to support non-profit organizations such as the Women’s Serenity Shelter of Knoxville, Tennessee, Heartly House and the Downtown Frederick Partnership.
Justin E. Ausherman
Justin Ausherman, a Frederick County native, attended schools at every level in the County, graduating from Thomas Johnson High School in 1996. He continued on to Mount Saint Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, Maryland, graduating in 2001.
Since graduating from college, Justin has worked in many facets of the construction industry, beginning with employment at Ausherman Homes. He moved on to hold a position for five years in residential real estate sales from 2002-2007. During this time he earned the designation of GRI (Graduate of Realtor Institute) in 2003 and his Broker’s License in 2006.
Justin joined Ausherman Development Corporation, the family business, in 2007 working in the Commercial Real Estate Development Department. He continues to reside in Frederick, where he serves on the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity.
James B. MacGillivray
Jim MacGillivray, a native of Washington, DC, has been a Civil Engineer for over 30 years after graduating from Bucknell University in 1976. Jim is currently self employed and devotes most of his time to volunteer endeavors throughout the United States. He has worked most recently for Ausherman Development Corporation in Frederick Maryland. His career has included construction, design, public works administration and management. Jim and his wife Lois first moved to Frederick in 1985 and have raised three children there.
Jim currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Frederick Rescue Mission and the Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation. He is a life director of the Frederick County Builders Association. He is a member of Brook Hill United Methodist Church where he currently sings in the choir. Jim has served for over two decades as a volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America. He is currently serving on the Philmont Ranch Committee and is the Chairman of the Physical Arrangements Committee for the 2010 Centennial Boy Scout Jamboree. Jim is a member of the Rotary Club of Carroll Creek.