Board of Directors

Washington DC Cityscape
The individuals listed below serve on our 2020 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.

FirstLastTitleOrganization
PeterAbrahamsPublisherWashington Business Journal
MichaelAkinPresidentLINK Strategic Partners
RosieAllen-HerringPresident & CEOUnited Way of The National Capital Area
ChuckBeanExecutive DirectorMetropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG)
IrmaBecerraPresidentMarymount University
MarcBlakemanPresident – Mid-Atlantic StatesAT&T
JackieBradfordPresident & General ManagerNBC4/WRC-TV
JakeBurnsExecutive Vice President, Business OperationsWashington Nationals Baseball Club (MLB)
TeresaCarlsonVice President, Worldwide Public SectorAmazon Web Services
LylesCarrSenior Vice PresidentThe McCormick Group, Inc.
DaraCastleManaging Partner, Washington Metro OfficesRSM US LLP
JohnCavanaughPresident & CEOConsortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area
EnricoCecchiManaging DirectorThe IDI Group Companies
GeoffChatasSenior Vice President and Chief Operating OfficerGeorgetown University
TamaraChristianPresident, Chief Operating OfficerInternational Spy Museum
AnitaCooke WellsSenior Vice President, Administration and Corporate SecretaryRLJ Lodging Trust
JamesCornelsenChairman of the Mid-Atlantic RegionWesBanco
DavidDacquinoChairman & CEOSerco, Inc.
MonicaDalwadiOffice Managing Partner, DC Metro AreaBaker Tilly
MichelleDandeneauManaging DirectorJLL
JohnDelaneyDean, Kogod School of BusinessAmerican University
JeffreyDetwilerPresident & Chief Executive OfficerLong & Foster Companies Inc.
LawrenceDi RitaGreater Washington, DC Market PresidentBank of America
KimberlyDickersonLead Managing Director/DC OfficeProtiviti
PankajDuggalSenior Vice President & Managing PrincipalJacobs
WilliamEisigRegional Managing PartnerBDO USA, LLP
JohannesFieberCEOLidl U.S.
EdwardFlemingExecutive Vice PresidentWalton Global Holdings, Ltd.
BradleyFlickingerSenior Managing Director, Mid-Atlantic RegionCBRE, Inc.
ScottFrischExecutive Vice President & Chief Operating OfficerAARP
NoraGardnerSenior PartnerMcKinsey & Company
TimGillisManaging Partner, Washington Metro AreaKPMG LLP
JayGraubergerSenior Vice PresidentClark Construction Group, LLC
EdGrenierPresident & CEOJunior Achievement of Greater Washington
DirkHaireChair, Construction Practice GroupFox Rothschild LLP
DavidHartmanPresident & Co-Founder Hartman Executive AdvisorsHartman Executive Advisors
CaryHatchCEO, Brand AdvocateMDB Communications, Inc.
StevenHegerPresident, RFSIRaffa Financial Services, Inc.
KeithHennesseyPresidentBechtel Enterprises
CeciliaHodgesRegional PresidentM&T Bank
KimHorn*President, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc.Kaiser Permanente
DianeHoskinsCo-Chief Executive OfficerGensler
MarkJacksonDirectorGoulston & Storrs
JamilJafferVice President for Strategy & Business DevelopmentIronNet Cybersecurity
ErnestJarvisManaging PrincipalJarvis Commercial Real Estate, LLC
BlueJenkinsPresidentWGL
BethJohnsonFounder and CEORP3 Agency
JermaineJohnsonExecutive Vice President, Corporate BankingPNC Bank
MelonieJohnsonPresident and COOMGM Resorts International
TerryKennyMarket President for Metro DC Baltimore and DE RegionTD Bank
DaleKopnitskyExecutive Vice President & General ManagerSkanska USA Building Inc.
SusanLaczPrincipal/CEORidgewells
LorraineLavetSenior Client Partner, Northern VirginiaKorn/Ferry International
CorbyLawrenceExecutive Vice PresidentWestern-Express
EvelynLeeRegional President, Greater Washington RegionSunTrust now Truist
ElizabethLewisPartnerCooley LLP
AnthonyLewisRegion Vice President, Public PolicyVerizon
WallaceLohPresidentUniversity of Maryland, College Park
JackMcDouglePresident and CEOGreater Washington Board of Trade
PatriciaMcGuirePresidentTrinity Washington University
MaryMcLaughlinSenior Vice President, Beltway RegionComcast
BrianMcVayExecutive Vice PresidentCushman & Wakefield, Inc.
AnujMehrotaDean of the GW School of BusinessThe George Washington University
CatherineMeloyPresident & Chief Executive OfficerGoodwill of Greater Washington
CatherineMerrill-WilliamsPresident & CEOWashingtonian Magazine
RadhaMuthiahPresident & Chief Executive OfficerCapital Area Food Bank
KurtNewmanPresident and Chief Executive OfficerChildren’s National Medical Center
MauryPeiperlDean, School of BusinessGeorge Mason University
AnthonyPiercePartner in Charge, Washington OfficeAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
StaciPiesVice President, Government and Regulatory AffairsCrown Castle
MikePolicicchioPartnerEY
JohnPotterPresident & CEOMetropolitan Washington Airports Authority
SteveProctorPresident and Chief Executive OfficerG.S. Proctor & Associates, Inc.
BryanPynchonSenior Vice President, Group Manager Mid-Atlantic Middle Market BankCapital One Bank
LindaRabbitt*Chairman of the Boardrand* construction corporation
StephanieRidoreDirector of Human Resources & Labor RelationsSafeway Inc.
MartinRodgersSenior Managing Director – US Southeast and Metro Washington DC OfficeAccenture
RynthiaRostVice President, Public AffairsGEICO Insurance Company
KennethSametPresident & CEOMedStar Health
JanisSchiffPartnerHolland & Knight LLP
MonicaSchmudeMid-Atlantic Market PresidentCigna
BrianSchwalbPartner in Charge, Washington, DCVenable LLP
EthanSelzerVice President, Retail & Regional AdvertisingThe Washington Post
KevinSharkeyVice President & General ManagerTurner Construction Company
JenniferSicilianoChief Exernal Affairs & Communications OfficerInova Health System
StephenSkinnerVice President & Business Group LeaderThe Walsh Group
RickySmithChief Executive OfficerBWI Marshall Airport
StuartSolomonCEOThe Alnair Group
LidiaSoto-HarmonCEOGirl Scout Council of The Nation’s Capital
CourtneySpaethChief Executive Officergrowth[period]
JohnStalfortManaging Principal, Washington DC OfficeMiles & Stockbridge P.C.
PatriciaSteisManaging Director, Head of OfficeMarsh, Inc.
PaulStimersPartnerK&L Gates LLP
DavidStrautMarket Executive of Wells Fargo Commercial Banking Capital MarketWells Fargo
BeverleySwaim-StaleyPresident and CEOUnion Station Redevelopment Corporation
TomTouchetPresident & CEOSmart City Media
TamikaTremaglioManaging Partner, Greater WashingtonDeloitte LLP
DavidVelazquezPresident & CEOPepco Holdings
CalebVuljanicOffice Managing PartnerDHG
GregWalligMetroDC Office LeaderGrant Thornton LLP
NeilWelshFounder & CEOSilverback Strategies
PaulWiedefeldGeneral Manager and CEOWMATA-Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
W.K.WisemanDesign PrincipalCannonDesign
JeffWoodGreater Washington, DC Market PresidentBank of America
NicholasZabriskiePublic Policy ManagerUber Technologies, Inc.

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