I delight in bringing in business, building relationships and getting difficult things done. In addition, helping industry leaders get smarter, faster, on strategic issues. To contact me by email, please click here. In addition, here are links to connect via LinkedIn to follow on Twitter.
My team provides key industry leaders with research, peer-insight and board-level services. On a recurring basis, we deliver inspiration on current and emerging leadership issues to top executives and their boards.
A longtime resident of Washington, DC, I host “Looking Ahead,” an online series produced in conjunction with Nasdaq. Season One surfaced key industry and cross industry strategy issues for executive teams and their boards. Season Two focuses on leadership opportunities for Financial Services, Health and Technology officers & directors.
In my role, I am responsible for overseeing all of the company’s business segments — with a focus on growth, product development and expansion. As the CEO for DirectorCorps, Inc., I am responsible for:
- Setting the company’s strategic direction;
- Aligning the organization in terms of intent and objectives;
- Coaching up our team;
- Working with our board; and
- Representing the privately-held company to all of our constituents.
ACADEMIC + PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
I am a 1999 graduate of Washington & Lee University, where I was a four-year letterman on the varsity baseball team.
I earned an MBA from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
My financial and technology background includes positions with:
- Board Member, Inc., Bank Director’s previous company which is now part of the New York Stock Exchange.
- Computech, a Bethesda, Maryland-based information technology firm now part of NCI (NASDAQ: NCIT).
A native Bostonian (Needham), I went to high school in Dallas (St Mark’s) and St. Louis (MICDS). I have twice lived in New York City for extended periods of time and moved to Washington, D.C. in 2004.
I am on the board of A Wider Circle, which provides basic need items to individuals and families transitioning out of homelessness, fleeing domestic abuse, or otherwise trying to lift people out of poverty.
I proudly support Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, the largest independent social services agency in the DC area providing critical services to hundreds of thousands of people in need.
I am an alum of Leadership Greater Washington’s “Sweet 16” class and on the Young Professionals Board of Sibley Memorial Hospital Foundation.