MEMBER BUZZ - JUNE 2019
June 1, 2019
Highlighting the Successes and Accomplishments of LGW Members
Maria Gomez won the Hispanic Business Hall of Fame Award, 2019.
Charlene Drew Jarvis was the graduation speaker for the Psychology Department at the University of Maryland where she earned her PhD.
Ibrahim Mumin received a Resolution for his work on behalf of the residents of the District of Columbia.
May 13th was declared Kojo Nnamdi Day by DC Mayor, Muriel Bowser.
Alex Orfinger was honored as Developer of the Year by Jubilee Housing.
Cary Hatch and her communications firm, MDB Communications, were recognized by Roy Rogers Restaurants as an Agency of Record.
Jair Lynch Real Estate Partners set a goal of investing more than $200 million on workforce and affordable housing.
Tamara Copeland was named Fair Chance DC’s Community Champion.
Marsha Ralls was awarded Enterprising Women of the Year 2019.
Mario Acosta-Velez was honored among the Washington Business Journal Business of Pride 2019 honorees.
CohnReznick LLP elected David Kessler as its next Chief Executive Officer.
Lidia Soto-Harmon and the Girl Scouts of the National Capital Area launched a new philanthropy and STEM initiative called Girls the World Needs.
Dr. Sheryl Chapman received an Honorary Doctorate from Brown University.
Glen O’Gilvie was named the FAME -- Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education 2019 Community and Nonprofit Champion.
WBJ Editor-in-Chief, Doug Fruehling, was named editor-in-chief of the San Francisco Business Times.
Marymount University appointed Jonathan Aberman Dean of its School of Business and Technology.
Jake Burns has been promoted to Nats’ EVP of Business Operations.
Juan Jara was appointed as the new chairman of the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Nicholas Jordan was named to the Washington Business Journal 2019 class of 40 Under 40 honorees.
Beth Gorman is now Vice President of Fundraising and Innovation and Growth Initiatives at the National Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Torine Creppy and her organization, Safe Kids Worldwide, held the first-ever “Children in Autonomous Vehicles” Consortium.
Janese Kleban was named to the Washington Business Journal 2019 class of 40 Under 40 honorees.
Jill Klein was recognized in the 20th Annual Women in Technology Leadership Awards in the area of Academia.
Maury Peiperl was appointed as a new director at The Freedom Bank of Virginia.
Aaron Dworkin was named as the new CEO of the National Summer Learning Association.
Bobby Moran was selected as the new Chief Revenue Officer at EverFi.
In Memoriam: Alice Rivlin ('00)