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OUR PEOPLE

C. Marie Taylor

PRESIDENT & CEO

Alison Levingston (Ali)

VICE PRESIDENT, LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

Kaarmin Ford

DIRECTOR, MARKETING & MEMBERSHIP

Carol Ippolito

MANAGER OF FINANCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Angelina Cho Tracey

MANAGER, EXECUTIVE AND ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT

Sarah Burnett

DIRECTOR, CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM
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OUR BOARD

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

David A. Hill (CORE 2005)

Board Chair

VICE PRESIDENT & GENERAL COUNSEL
WH Administrators

Helaine B. Guillliams (CORE 2012)

Development Chair

VICE PRESIDENT, TEAM LEADER
M&T Bank

Susanne G. DeGraba (CORE 2008)

Finance/Treasurer Chair

Kelly G. Caplan (CORE 2013)

Membership Chair

COMMUNITY OUTREACH MANAGER
Washington Gas

Crystal C. Townsend (CORE 2015)

Programs Chair

PRESIDENT
Healthcare Initiative Foundation

Lisa Mandel-Trupp (CORE 2013)

Secretary

CHIEF OF STAFF
Office of Councilmember Sidney Katz

William A. Goldberg (CORE 2015)

Governance & Ethics Chair / At-Large Member

LITIGATION ATTORNEY
Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd. 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ian A. Barry (EL 2016)

SALES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Innovative Business Interiors, Inc. 

Mayra J. Bayonet (CORE 2015)

FOUNDER, PRESIDENT & CEO
Communities Connect

Michael A. Brown (EL 2015)

PLANNER COORDINATOR, MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Maryland National Capital & Planning Commission

Dona Deutsch (CORE 2013)

PRINCIPAL
Deutsch & Associates, LLC

Michael S. Gottlieb (CORE 2011)

PRINCIPAL
Momentum Law Group

Mabrouka I. Hassanein (SLM 2011)

SENIOR FELLOW & MIDDLE EASTER COMMUNITY LIAISON
County Executive’s Office of Community Partnerships

Shondra B. Jenkins (CORE 2016)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & DIRECTOR, COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Sodexo/Sodexo Foundation

Aaron Kaufman (EL 2015)

SENIOR LEGISLATIVE ASSOCIATE
Jewish Federations of North America

Lawrence W. Kotchek (CORE 2013)

SALES MANAGER
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Marilyn D. Lynk (CORE 2017)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Adventist HealthCare Center for Health Equity & Wellness

Jeff Miller (CORE 2014)

CERTIFIED BUSINESS COACH
Jeff Miller Consulting Alliance

Michael C. Parsons (CORE 2017)

CHAIRMAN/MORTGAGE BANKER
Apex Home Loans, Inc. 

Maurice Philogene (CORE 2017)

MANAGER
Accenture

DeRionne P. Pollard (CORE 2012)

PRESIDENT
Montgomery College

Kelly M. Price (CORE 1999)

VICE PRESIDENT, RETAIL ASSET & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
The Peterson Companies

Thomas L. Ranson (CORE 2011)

MARKET PRESIDENT
BB&T

Courtney B. Schaefer (EL 2017)

ATTORNEY
Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy Ecker

Richard A. Wieczorek (CORE 2010)

PRESIDENT & CEO
NIH Federal Credit Union

Debbi L. Jarvis (CORE 2012)

VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE RELATIONS
Pepco Holdings

Alan B. Sternstein (CORE 1999)

LITIGATION COUNSEL
Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC

C. Marie Taylor (CORE 2012)

PRESIDENT & CEO
Leadership Montgomery
Note:  Years listed after individuals’ names indicate the year in which they graduated from Leadership Montgomery, Senior Leadership Montgomery or Emerging Leaders Programs

FOUNDING BOARD

Fran L. Abrams

Paul G. Adams, III

Allen Bender

Adrianne L. Carr

Susan Hedling Evans

Joan Finnerty

Michael A. Freedman

Frederick C. Gale*

Barbara G. Golden

William H. Hussmann*

Blair Lee

Dr. Noreen A. Lyne

Carolyn S. Meakem

Esther B. Newman

Eliot Pfanstiehl

Lawrence F. Pignone*

Kenneth P. Reichard

Warren P. Rothe

Barry F. Scher

Roberta F. Shulman

The Hon. Carlton R. Sickles*

Andrew M. Stern

Gladys L. Young

PAST BOARD CHAIRS

Frederick C. Gale* (1989-1991)

Eliot Pfanstiehl (1991-1993)

Mita M. Schaffer (’90) (1993-1995)

Sheldon I. Grosberg (’93) (1995-1997)

Robert L. Jones (’92) (1997-1999)

Charles A Lyons (’95) (1999-2000)

Marion H. Hull (’95) (2000-2002)

Bradley L. Westpfahl (’97) (2002-2004)

William G. Robertson (’02) (2004-2005)

Solomon Graham (’03) (2005-2007)

Debra L.C. Liverpool (’99) (2007-2009)

Michael L. Mael (’05) (2009-2011)

Marvin Dickerson (’07) (2011-2013)

Bradley H. Colton (’00) (2013-2015)

Debbi L. Jarvis (’12) (2015-2017)

* Deceased