Roberto Veloso, Attorney at Law, Annapolis, MD
Attorney (2003 - Present)
Business and technology law practice focused on providing expert advice and counsel on governance, risk management and compliance matters
Maryland Office of the Attorney General, Baltimore, MD
Assistant Attorney General (1999 - 2003)
Advised and served as counsel for the Maryland Insurance Commissioner and the Maryland Insurance Administration in administrative hearings and in state and federal court litigation
Friedlander Misler, PLLC, Washington, DC
Attorney (1995 - 1999)
Represented clients through all phases of complex civil litigation before administrative agencies and state and federal courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia
Insurance Industry, Washington, DC Metro Area
Claims Operations (1992 - 1995)
Managed nationwide litigation and negotiated settlement of claims under various surety, E&O, D&O, fiduciary liability and personal lines auto liability insurance products

Research Compliance

U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC
Vice-Chair, Central Institutional Review Board (CDOE IRB) (2013 - 2015)
Member of leadership team responsible for ensuring that research under the jurisdiction of the CDOE IRB was in compliance with ethical standards and HHS, FDA and DOE regulations
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT
Associate Professor and Chair, Institutional Review Board (2008 - 2015)
Developed and implemented a human research protection program bringing oversight function in compliance with ethical standards and HHS and FDA regulations

Civic Engagement

Democratic National Committee
Delegate, 2020 Democratic National Convention (2020)
Elected as a Delegate for Vice President Joe Biden from Maryland’s Third Congressional District
Maryland Attorney General’s COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force, Baltimore, MD
Member, Life and Health Planning Subcommittee (2020)
Advised the Maryland Attorney General’s COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force regarding ways to ensure access to legal resources and documents to help individuals make end of life health and estate planning decisions
Anne Arundel County, Annapolis, MD
Chair, Human Relations Commission (2019 - 2021)
Commissioner, Human Relations Commission (2009 - 2011)
Advised the County Executive and County Council regarding diversity and civil rights issues as a member of the County Commission responsible for enforcing the County’s fair housing law and promoting the fair and equitable treatment of all County residents
City of Annapolis, Annapolis, MD
Chair, Civil Service Board (2019 - 2021)
Member, Civil Service Board (2008 - 2011)
Advised the Mayor and City Council regarding the rules, classification and pay plan governing the civil service and adjudicated contested civil service disciplinary actions
Vice Chair, Human Relations Commission (2006 - 2008)
Advised the Mayor and City Council regarding civil rights issues and human relations concerns; mediated citizen complaints

Leadership and Advisory

Unallocated Space, Inc., Severn, MD
Secretary, Board of Directors (2021 - Present)
Treasurer, Board of Directors (2019 - 2021)
Provide advice and leadership to non-profit, volunteer-led, technology-based community hacker/maker space, focused on fostering creative and technical growth through collaborative education and research
Blue House Binary, LLC, Annapolis, MD
Co-Founder (2015 - Present)
Co-founder of software development company focused on the LegalTech (legal technology) and FinTech (financial technology) industries
Center of Help, Inc. (Centro de Ayuda), Annapolis, MD
Member, Board of Directors (2019 - 2021)
Provided advice and leadership to non-profit dedicated to empowering, educating and connecting immigrants with resources to promote self-sufficiency and to advocate for the successful integration of the immigrant community into Anne Arundel County and the surrounding areasy
Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R), Boston, MA
Member, Diversity Advisory Group (2011 - 2015)
Advised staff and Board of Directors of non-profit, promoting ethical research administration and oversight, about diversity issues; Faculty at 2014 Advancing Ethical Research Conference
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT
Member, Committee on Inclusiveness (2011 - 2015)
Reviewed requests for academic accommodations and advised University Administration regarding compliance with University policies and applicable laws

Languages

Spanish / Español
Native Spanish speaker; can speak, read, write and translate Spanish
Hablante nativo de español; puedo hablar, leer, escribir y traducir español


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