LGW brings together the area’s top leaders to improve the DC region. Explore these stories to learn more about our collective impact.

Events & Programs

Fern Barrueta ('94')

"My classmate Alvin Nichols (’94) who worked at Fannie Mae at the time, gave me the opportunity to...
"The initial connection to Alvin has led to the best parts of my life and career."
Fern Barrueta ('94)
Executive Vice President Colliers International

Alvin Nichols ('94)

Former Fannie Mae employee and Fern Barreuta's LGW classmate.   
Partner Organizations

Sallie Mae

Sallie Mae donated $250,000 to the Hispanic College Fund in association with Fern Barrueta.

Michael Frohm ('14), COO, Goodwill of Greater Washington

"Following my graduation from the Signature Program, I attended a member dinner where I met June Kress (’05), the Executive Director... Learn more

​Howard Ross (’91), Founder & Chief Learning Officer, Cook Ross, Inc.

Kojo Nnamdi’s was in the 1998 class while I was a facilitator. I become an honorary member of the class and Kojo, and I... Learn more

Nicole Quiroga (’08) President and CEO, Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

"During my Signature Program experience, I was General Manager of Telemundo Washington DC. My classmate Maynard McAlpin (’08) allowed me to... Learn more