2013 Chair - Antwanye Ford, President and Co-Founder, Enlightened Inc.
Immediate Past Chair - Matt Klein, President, Akridge
Chair Elect - Ralph Bazilio, President & CEO, Bazilio Cobb Associates, PC
1st Vice Chair - Chester Burrell, President & COO, CareFirst
2nd Vice Chair - Kim Horn, President of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Kaiser Permanente
Treasurer - Susan B. Hepner, Partner, Raffa, Inc.
Secretary - Regina Knox Woods, VP, Government Affairs for the Washington Metropolitan Area, MedStar/Georgetown Hospital, LLPHC
General Counsel - Alethia Nancoo, Partner, Edwards Wildman
Audit - Jim Martinko, Co-Office Managing Partner, CohnReznick
AFederal/District Contracting- Ajay Madan, Chief Operating Officer, Optimal Solutions and Technologies
Membership – Joe Clarke, Senior Vice President, EagleBank
Membership - Mark Rothman, Founder, Myta
Government Affairs - Neil Albert, Senior Policy Advisor, Holland & Knight, LLP
Government Affairs - J.R. Clark, Partner, Squire Saunders
Workforce Development - Catherine Meloy, President & CEO, Goodwill
Workforce Development - Rod Woodson, Partner & Co-Chair, DC Practice Group, Holland & Knight
75th Anniversary - A. Scott Bolden, Managing Partner, Reed Smith
Board-at-Large - Richard Alexander, Managing Partner, Arnold & Porter
Board-at-Large - Rosie Allen Herring, National Director of Fannie Mae’s Office of Community and Charitable Giving, Fannie Mae
DC Chamber President – Barbara B. Lang, President & CEO, DC Chamber of Commerce
Claude Bailey, Partner, Venable, LLP
Eliot F. Battle, CEO & Founder, Cultura Cosmetic Dermatology & Laser Center
Robert Bobb, CEO, Robert Bobb Group
Kristina Bouweiri, Reston Limousine, President
Jackie Bradford, President/General Manager, NBC-4, WRC-TV
Donella Brockington, VP of Business Development, Xerox
Karen Campbell, Vice President, Verizon Communications
Donna Cooper, Vice President, Pepco
Matt Cromwell, Greater Washington Metro Region Strategic Development Leader, BDO Seidman
Garry Curtis, President & CEO, Hager Sharp
Bill Dean, President & CEO, M.C. Dean
Bernard Demczuk, Vice President, DC Affairs, The George Washington University
Cherrie Doggett, CEO, Doggett Enterprises, Inc
Maureen Dwyer, Partner, Goulston & Storrs
Chris Gargani, VP – Managing Director, Sales and Marketing, Washington Nationals Baseball Club
Angie Gates, General Manager, Warner Theatre
Dave Gatling, Senior Vice President, PNC
Eric Grant, VP – Corporate Relations, Washington Gas
Michele Hagans, President, Fort Lincoln Realty Company
Carl Hairston, M&T Bank, Vice President
Ken Hostetter, Vice President, Wells Fargo
Kurt Newman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Children’s National Medical Center
Chris Paradissis, Regional VP Sales & Operations, Giant
Donna Rattley Washington, VP, Government Affairs DC Metro, Comcast of the District
Rynthia Rost, Vice President Public Affairs, GEICO
Jeff Rubery, Senior Vice President, BB&T
Mike Sigal, President, GCS Inc.
Barbara Smith, Founder & Chief Creative Officer, B. Smith Enterprises, LTD
Ben Soto, President & CEO, Premium Title & Escrow
Maria Tildon, Senior VP – Corporate Affairs, Carefirst
Ex-Officio Board Members
Past Chair 2011
Corp. Vice President, FedEx
Past Chair 2010
Senior Partner, Arnold and Porter
Past Chair 2009
Publisher, Washington Business Journal
Past Chair 2008
President, Cardinal Bank
Past Board Chair - 2007
Vice President, Verizon - DC
Natalie Ludaway, Esq.
Past Board Chair - 2005
Partner, Leftwich & Ludaway, PLLC
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, Esq.
Past Board Chair - 2004
President Emeritus & Prof of Public Service, George Washington University
Past Board Chair - 2003
Charlene Drew-Jarvis, Ph.D.
Past Board Chair - 2002
President & CEO, Southeastern University
B. Doyle Mitchell
Past Board Chair - 2001
President & CEO, Industrial Bank, N.A.
Elizabeth Oliver Farrow
Past Board Chair - 2000
Chairman & CEO, The Oliver Group Inc.
Alice Rivlin, Ph.D.
Director, The Brookings Institution
Stewart Funeral Homes
Executive Vice President, DC Building Industry Association (DCBIA)
Kathy Etemad Hollinger
President, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington
Solomon Keene, Jr.
President, Hotel Association of Washington, D.C.
Robert A. Malson, Esq.
President, District of Columbia Hospital Association