Contact: Kaarmin Ford | Leadership Montgomery | | 301.881.3333
July 1, 2023 


 Rockville, MDLeadership Montgomery (LM), a Montgomery County-based nonprofit connecting leaders working in the public, private and nonprofit sectors today announced the appointment of five new members to its board of directors:

  • William Ellis (CORE 2021), Pepco Holdings
  • Catherine Matthews (CORE 1998), Retired County Government
  • John “Jay” Murphy (CORE 2022), M&T Bank
  • Anthony Spearman-Leach (CORE 2018), National Academy of Public Administration
  • Shuaa Tajammul (EL 2020), Shuaa Tajammul, Esq.

“LM is proud to welcome these esteemed community leaders to our board,” said Dana Pauley, President, and CEO of Leadership Montgomery. “We look forward to welcoming their diverse perspectives and shared dedication to achieve our mission to connect and prepare leaders to build thriving and inclusive workplaces and communities”.

A complete list of FY 24 board members can be found here.

About Leadership Montgomery

Leadership Montgomery (LM) is an award-winning organization that supports public, private, and nonprofit leaders in Montgomery County, MD, and beyond. Connecting the community for over thirty years, LM is committed to unlocking the potential of cross-sector leaders in understanding and addressing complex issues in our region. Through curriculum-based leadership programs, meaningful alumni engagement, and impactful corporate activation, LM mobilizes leaders to build thriving and inclusive workplaces and communities. Please visit our website at, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn to learn more.