Steve Shipp, 70, of Sparks, died April 15 at Gilchrist Hospice Towson
Steve Shipp, 70, from Sparks passed away April 15 at Gilchrist Hospice Towson. He leaves behind his wife Pam as well as numerous nieces, nephews and grand-nieces and -nephews.
Shipp is an experienced CFO, responsible for accounting policies/practices, insurance and bonding matters, membership in CFMA as well as affiliation with American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Early Life and Education
Steve Shipp was born in Portsmouth Virginia to Reverend George and Shirley Wilson Shipp and attended Raleigh-Egypt High School and Tennessee State University before joining Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity as well as accepting Christ at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church.
He was married to Yuko and together they raised two daughters. In addition to them, he is survived by his father and brother as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Since joining Glave & Holmes Architecture (G&HA) as Senior Principal and Director of Cultural Studio in 2009, his expertise in historic preservation has brought recognition for G&HA in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions – particularly with regard to museums, historic sites and religious buildings.
Shipp was an ideal fit for Garth Lagerwey’s methodical ball-on-turf build up play and offensive strategy; however, it took several seasons for Seattle Sounders’ fans to embrace their approach as a team.
After his diagnosis in August, it wasn’t immediately evident how chemotherapy would impede his work and income potential. But its debilitating effects quickly reduced productivity and job prospects for him.
Though his health remains poor, Ed Meier is determined to run for Congress as part of the Democratic nomination for Texas’ 32nd Congressional District encompassing parts of Dallas and Fort Worth. However, he will face tough competition in his bid, including former Hillary Clinton senior adviser Ed Meier of Dallas law firm George Rodriguez of Dallas as well as Lilian Salerno who served at USDA special assistant.
Achievement and Honors
She hails from Mechanicsville, Tennessee and is both an accomplished actor and musician. She has appeared in multiple TV shows and films such as Nickelodeon teen drama House of Anubis (2011) and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009); she also performed her acting and dancing talents in Straight Outta Compton (2015) biopic.
Shipp has also recorded for Thirsty Ear Records and received critical acclaim for his 2013 solo album Piano Sutras from various outlets; AllMusic noted its significance by noting it “contains music that will still be remembered and discussed long after its creation”; AllMusic added: “Piano Sutras captures that momentous experience which shaped history as we know it – the kind that can only exist because an artist and his listeners made space for such art to flourish.
Shipp has led several trios and quartets featuring bassist Michael Bisio and drummer Newman Taylor Baker as well as Allen Lowe and Matt Walerian on saxophone.
Shipp is both an accomplished pianist and actress. She has appeared in countless popular films, such as Oscar nominee Straight Outta Compton (2015) and The Aaliyah Story (2014), and boasts an active social media following where she frequently posts about both personal and professional endeavors.
She currently resides in Tennessee with her husband and two children, where she is also an active member of Kappa Alpha Psi and Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church.
Her husband is an offensive coordinator at JCSU, while she has served as wide receivers coach since 2010. Additionally, she has taught as an adjunct professor. Passionate about her work and cherishing time spent with family, her hobbies include travel and cooking – she enjoys sharing these interests with a network of close friends as an integral support system.
He is also a director and songwriter, having collaborated with some notable artists such as Lil Wayne. With an estimated net worth of $250k and being an established figure on Detroit rap scene he is highly esteemed in these roles.
He has an interest in politics and plans to run for House Representative in Texas’ 32nd District. Ed Meier was former Hillary Clinton senior adviser. Other candidates in contention include Dallas attorney George Rodriguez and Democrat Colin Allred.
She played Dani Raymond in Drumline: A New Beat and Aaliyah Haughton in Aaliyah: Princess of R&B on Lifetime. Additionally, she will star alongside Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in Greta Gerwig’s forthcoming live-action Barbie film directed by Greta Gerwig.