2022 Board of Directors

The individuals listed below serve on our 2022 Board of Directors. Board members contribute to the Board of Trade’s success in several ways: they weigh in on strategic decisions; assist with the recruitment, retention, and on-boarding process of members; lend resources and make connections to bring projects closer to their goals; attend and support board meetings and other Board of Trade events throughout the year.
  • Mario Acosta-Velez, Director, Government & External Affairs, Verizon
  • Michael Akin, President, LINK Strategic Partners
  • Misty Allen , Vice President Government Regulatory Affairs & Community Impact, Comcast
  • Rosie Allen-Herring, President & CEO, United Way of The National Capital Area
  • Tyler Anthony, President & CEO, Pepco Holdings
  • Rina Bansal, President, INOVA Alexandria, Inova Health System
  • Chuck Bean, Executive Director, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG)
  • Irma Becerra, President, Marymount University
  • Michele Blackwell, Senior Manager, Public Policy, Uber Technologies, Inc.
  • Marc Blakeman, President – Mid-Atlantic States, AT&T (Assistant Treasurer)
  • Jeremy Blank, Managing Partner, Greater Washington, Deloitte LLP
  • Mike Carney, Senior Vice President, Business Strategy & Operations , Washington Nationals Baseball Club (MLB)
  • Lyles Carr, Senior Vice President, The McCormick Group, Inc.
  • Jim Cornelsen, Chairman – Mid-Atlantic Region of WesBanco, WesBanco
  • Dave Dacquino, Chairman & CEO, Serco
  • Monica Dalwadi, Office Managing Partner, DC Metro Area, Baker Tilly
  • John Dancy, Global Head, Professional Services, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Michelle Dandeneau, Managing Director, Project and Development Services, JLL
  • John Delaney, Dean, Kogod School of Business, American University
  • Kim Dickerson, Lead Managing Director/DC Office, Protiviti
  • Pankaj Duggal, President and Chief Operating Officer, Jensen Hughes
  • Bill Eisig, Regional Managing Partner, BDO USA, LLP
  • Andrew Flagel, President & CEO, Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area
  • Brad Flickinger, Senior Managing Director, Mid-Atlantic Region, CBRE, Inc.
  • Scott Frisch, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, AARP
  • Nora Gardner, Managing Partner, Washington DC Office, McKinsey & Company (Assistant Secretary)
  • Tim Gillis, Managing Partner, Washington Metro Area, KPMG LLP
  • Jay Grauberger, Senior Vice President, Clark Construction Group, LLC
  • Dave Green, CFO, Georgetown University
  • Ed Grenier, President & CEO, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington
  • Dirk Haire, Chair, Construction Practice Group, Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Cary Hatch, CEO, Brand Advocate, MDB Communications, Inc.
  • Steve Heger, President, RFSI, Raffa Financial Services, Inc.
  • Keith Hennessey, Chief Financial Officer, Bechtel Global Inc. (Chair)
  • Cecilia Hodges, Regional President, M&T Bank (Treasurer)
  • Diane Hoskins, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Gensler
  • Jamil Jaffer, Vice President for Strategy & Business Development, IronNet Cybersecurity
  • Ernie Jarvis, Managing Principal, Jarvis Commercial Real Estate, LLC
  • Blue Jenkins, President, WGL
  • Jermaine Johnson, President, Greater Washington, PNC Bank (Chair-Elect)
  • Melonie Johnson, President & COO, MGM Resorts International
  • Beth Johnson, Founder and CEO, RP3 Agency
  • Terry Kenny, Market President for Metro DC Baltimore and DE Region, TD Bank
  • Dale Kopnitsky, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Skanska USA Building Inc.
  • Evan Kraus, President & Managing Director of Operations, APCO Worldwide
  • Susan Lacz, Principal and CEO, Ridgewells
  • Lorraine Lavet, Senior Client Partner, Northern Virginia, Korn/Ferry International
  • Corby Lawrence, Executive Vice President, Western Transportation Group
  • Evelyn Lee, Regional President, Greater Washington Region, SunTrust Bank
  • Betsy Lewis, Partner, Cooley LLP
  • Jack McDougle, President and CEO, Greater Washington Board of Trade
  • Pat McGuire, President, Trinity Washington University
  • Brian McVay, Executive Vice President, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
  • Anuj Mehrotra, Dean of the George Washington University School of Business, The George Washington University
  • Catherine Meloy, President & Chief Executive Officer, Goodwill of Greater Washington
  • Radha Muthiah, President & Chief Executive Officer, Capital Area Food Bank
  • Kurt Newman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Children’s National Medical Center
  • Joe Ochipinti, Chief Executive Officer – Mid Atlantic Region (DC, MD, VA, WV), United Healthcare
  • Alex Orfinger, Publisher & Market President, Washington Business Journal
  • Adam Ostrach, Regional President, Atlantic Union Bank
  • Maury Peiperl, Dean, School of Business, George Mason University, School of Business
  • Derrick Perkins, Senior Vice President/Market Executive, Bank of America
  • Cathy Piche, Vice President-Project Delivery, Crown Castle
  • Brian Pieninck, CEO, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Tony Pierce, Partner in Charge, Washington Office, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
  • Darryll Pines, President, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Mike Policicchio, Partner, EY
  • John Potter, President & CEO, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
  • Steve Proctor, President and Chief Executive Officer, G.S. Proctor & Associates, Inc. (Assistant Treasurer)
  • Bryan Pynchon, Senior Vice President Relationship Manager, Capital One
  • Linda Rabbitt, Chair of the Board, Rand Construction
  • Marty Rodgers, Metro DC Senior Managing Director, SE H&PS Lead, Accenture (Secretary)
  • Ken Samet, President & CEO, MedStar Health
  • Monica Schmude, Mid-Atlantic Market President, Cigna
  • Ethan Selzer, Vice President, Retail & Regional Advertising, The Washington Post
  • Steve Skinner, Vice President & Business Group Leader, The Walsh Group
  • Ricky Smith, Chief Executive Officer, BWI Marshall Airport
  • Courtney Spaeth, Chief Executive Officer, growth[period]
  • John Stalfort, Managing Principal, Washington DC Office, Miles & Stockbridge P.C. (General Counsel)
  • Patti Steis, Managing Director, Head of Office, Marsh, Inc.
  • Paul Stimers, Partner, K&L Gates LLP
  • David Straut, Market Executive of Wells Fargo Commercial Banking Capital Market, Wells Fargo
  • Carl Tims, VP of Community Engagement and Chief Diversity Officer , Geico
  • Caleb Vuljanic, Office Managing Partner, DHG
  • Greg Wallig, MetroDC Office Leader, Grant Thornton LLP
  • David Whitesone, Executive Partner, Washington DC, Holland & Knight LLP
  • Paul Wiedefeld, General Manager and CEO, WMATA-Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
  • Ruth Willams-Brinkley, President, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc., Kaiser Permanente
  • Ken Wiseman, Design Principal, CannonDesign

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