Applications are now open for the 2021 Program. Deadline is June 30, 2021. View the slides from our April 2021 webinar to learn more

Board Candidates

More than 130 graduates fully qualified and ready to serve on a corporate board

In addition to their extensive professional achievements, each of our candidates has completed an intensive six-month training program to be fully qualified and ready for a corporate board position.

Carole M. Adolphe
Vice President, Finance and Contracts Mobius
Kathleen Allgier
Founder & CEO Tanager Hill Consulting
Dawn Amore
President Volanno
Dr. Dorine Andrews
CIO Peace Corps
Leslie Bauer
President and CIO Bauer Technology Group
Phyllis L. Bayer
Co-Principal Dumbarton Strategies, LLC
Mary Ann Best
Managing Director Bernstein
Urvi Bham
CEO and Founder Vikara Risk and Compliance Solutions LLC
Judith Bjornaas
EVP/CFO ManTech
Aileen Black
Founding Partner Accelerated Government Strategies
Rose Blackburne
Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) Executive Medical Director
Amy Bleken
CEO Buchanan and Edwards
Lisa Brown
CFO Siteworx
Jill Bruning
General Manager and Executive Vice President Amentum
Brandy Butler
President/CEO ADC Management Solutions
Robin Cantor
Managing Director Berkeley Research Group LLC
Theresa Caragol
VP of Global Channels Extreme Networks
Kim Casey
Director KPMG
Jeannette L. Chu
Managing Director PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Julie Coons
President/CEO Electronic Retailing Assn.
Carrie Cordero
Adjunct Professor Georgetown Law
Kelley Coyner
Senior Fellow Scharr School of Policy and Government Center for Regional Analysis
Kelly Davis-Stoudt
Principal Owner KT Properties, LLC
Julie H. Dellinger, CFA
Founder & CEO Westminster Investment Consultants
Mara Desmedt
Senior Regional Sales Director PlanSource
Angela Desmond
Principal Angela Desmond, LLC
Deborah Diaz
Board Director, CEO, CTO Catalyst ADV
Heather Diehl
Digital Transformation Strategist International Monetary Fund
Devie Dragone
CIO/COO Aqqolade, Inc.
Rhonda Dyer
Vice President, Cyber Strategy SAIC
Carolyn Eichler
Chief Operating Officer CapGemini Government Solutions
Adelle Elia
Chief Integrity Officer Louis Berger
Alexandra Field
Sr. VP & Dep. Gen. Counsel TerreStar Networks
Erika Flora
Principal BEYOND20
Nicole Ford
Vice President of Information Security and Chief Information Security Officer Baxter Healthcare
Jennifer Fordham
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs Natural Gas Supply Association
Hilary Fordwich
President Strelmark LLC
Jean Foster
Chief Marketing Officer Ostendio, Inc.
Patricia Froyo-McCarty
President Pati Froyo Coaching & Consulting LLC
Nicole Gardner
Senior advisor, retired Vice President IBM Corporation
Jan Gaudean
Sr. Program Director General Dynamics Information Technology
Nicole Geller
Senior Director Springer Lawson Associates
Susan Gibson
Principal Dep. Gen. Counsel Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Lisa Ginn, MD, FAAD
CEO & Owner Skin@LRG, LLC ®
Vincette Goerl
Director, Consulting CGI Federal
Sue Graham
CEO InfoPro Incorporated
Geraldine (Gigi) Green-Branch
Tech Exec T. Rowe Price
Heather Greenfield
Director of Communications CCIA
Simone Grimes
Mary Clare Gumbleton
Executive Vice President VX Technologies, LLC
Luanne S. Gutermuth
EVP and Chief Administrative Office (retired) WGL & Washington Gas
Tracy S. Harris
Chief Financial Officer UMUC Ventures
Ana Recio Harvey
Director District of Columbia Dept of Small Business Development
Helen Harwood
Managing Director Harwood/Partners
Denise Haselhorst
Chief People Officer Blackboard
Cary Hatch
CEO MBD Communications, Inc.
Kristen Heavener
President Hone Consulting
Cheryl Heller
Managing Principal Pillar One Consulting
Sally Herbert
Founder & CEO Altius Farms Inc.
Debra Hoopes
Linda Howard
Crystal Icenhour
CEO Aperiomics, Inc.
Maria Izurieta
Chief Financial Officer Elk Creek Advisory
Rise Jacobs
Helene Johnson
President & CEO Bid2Win Consulting
Hope Johnson
President & CEO Pyramind LLC
Susan T. Jones (Morrison)
Partner Attain LLC
Susan Kearney
Partner Newport LLC
Claire Kelly
Chief Information Officer (CIO) and IT Managing Vice President CMA Retirement Corporation (ICMA-RC)
Alexandra Kim
Vice President, Technology MICA - Maryland Institute of Art
Kellie Kim
CFO Opus Group, LLC
Laine Klein
Senior Vice President AECOM
Kathryn Kolbe
Colonel USAF, Retired
Nancy Kuhn
Director Jackson & Campbell's Business Law Group
Gerrie L’Heureaux
Owner Maison Renouvele Investment, LLC
Dana Lacy
Managing Director Apex Intel LLC
Archana Lamoureux
Senior Executive Partner Gartner
Marguerete Luter
President The Process Pro
Lang Ly
Chief of Staff Appian Corporation
Karen Majcher
Northern Virginia and Washington, DC, Operations and Finance Executive
Sarah Martin
Managing Director KM Systems Group
Lisa Mayr
Chief Financial Officer Internap Corporation
Maureen C. McLaughlin
Vice President, Public Policy Iridium Satellite, LLC
Kathy McNeill
Principal/CIO and Executive Technology Consultant Solutions Consulting, LLC
Nikki Mehta
Vice President of Product Management Nexus Systems
Jeannine Melican
President Data Yield
Hope Y. Mentore-Smith
Sr. Program Manager Sev1Tech
Olivia Millar
Managing Principal Millar + Associates
Patricia Milon
Enterprise Chief Compliance Officer E*TRADE Financial Corporation
Nisa Moore
Vice President General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc
Katea Murray
Cyber Technical Fellow and Architect Leidos
Tracey Mustacchio
Interim CMO Carbonite
Nancy Myers
President Catalyst Healthcare Consulting
Lynn O’Connell
Executive Director Computer C.O.R.E.
Kathleen C. O’Leary
Sr. Dir., Business Dev. InScope Energy, LLC
Patricia Obermaier
Chief Executive Officer Resigility, LLC
Carol Papillo
Senior Vice President Business Development Operations Amentum
Diana Parr
Senior Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy Bank of America
Marisa Patrizi
Technology Executive
Teresa Payne Nunn
Senior Vice President Federal Client Operations Xerox
Ellen Petrocci
Linda F. Powell
Chief Data Officer Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Chitra Ragavan
Founder and CEO Goodstory Consulting
Lauri Reishus
COO & Vice President Airlines Reporting Corporation
Carrie Rich
Co-Founder & CEO The Global Good Fund
Kim A. Robson
Direcotr Strategic Planning for CIO and IT Services NGA
LuJuanna Russell
President & CEO Business Management Associates
Susan Saadat
Vice President Americas, ETL Systems
Rochelle Sanchirico
Chief Operating Officer mHelpDesk
Gigi Schumm
Founding Partner Accelerated Government Strategies
Jennifer L. Seifert
Portfolio Lead Karsun Solutions, LLC
Samaria Sherman
Managing Director SVi Services, LLC
Barbara Shurtleff
VP, Network & Security Solutions SAIC
Debra Silimeo
President Silimeo Group
Kathleen Skinski
Director Turner Broadcasting System
Deborah Sliz
President & CEO Morgan Maguire LLC
Lauren Stack
Chief Operating Officer Corcoran Gallery of Art
Dawn Stern
Associate DLA Piper, LLP
Gayle Sweeney
Director CareFirst
Donna Thomas
Vice President, Quality Excellence Xerox
Lucy Thomson
Founding Principal Livington PLLC Law & Technology
Avril Ussery Sisk
Ethic Counsel US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Lauren Van Wazer
Vice President, Global Public Policy Akamai Technologies
Archana Vemulapalli
Chief Technology Officer Government of the District of Columbia
Cheryl Waldrup
Principal Deep Water Point, LLC
Vicki Warker
Chief Marketing Officer Savi Technology
Christine Warnke
Senior Governmental Affairs Advisor Hogan Lovells
Mary Karen Wills
Director, Leader of the Gov't. Contracting Group Berkeley Res. Group
Stephanie Wilson
Staff VP, Military Health & Health Solutions National Government Services
Ann Wilson
Sr. VP of Gov't Affairs Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assn.
Joan Zaorski
Senior VP & CFO Analytic Services, Inc.