Vicki Almond announces bid to become Baltimore County's first female executive

Vicki Almond says she never pictured herself being where she is now: running to become the first woman to serve as Baltimore County executive.

Growing up with a single mother who struggled financially, Almond went to work as a teenager and took night classes to earn a high school diploma. As an adult, she got involved in her community, but was content for years being a PTA mother and a leader of neighborhood associations.

But eight years ago a desire to do more, and what she calls fortunate timing, led her to run for and win a seat on the Baltimore County Council.

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