Member Buzz - March 2021

April 23, 2021

Highlighting the latest successes and achievements of LGW members.  


Live performances are returning at The Gala Hispanic Theatre. Abel Lopez (’88) shared the news with the Washington Post.


Maria Gomez (’92) announced that she will depart from Mary’s Center in December after 33 years of service.


Ernie Jarvis ('00) received the 2021 Brendan McCarthy Memorial Award from the Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association.


Debra Silimeo (‘02) was elected to the National Press Club’s Board of Governors.


Joe Sternlieb ('13) and his team at the Georgetown BID are installing 4,000 linear feet of sidewalk panels throughout the commercial district. Their Georgetown Decks initiative will provide expanded outdoor dining options and safer pedestrian thoroughfares.  


Richard S. Goldberg ('10) is now Chief Financial Officer for Manganaro North America, LLC. 


The Crimsonbridge Foundation promoted Executive Director Danielle Reyes ('13) to President and CEO.

Angela Franco ('13) was named permanent President and CEO of the DC Chamber. You can hear about her plans for the chamber here.


Michelle McGuire (’15) was named Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of Children's National Hospital.


Generation Hope, led by President and CEO Nicole Lynn Lewis ('16) received a grant of $1 million from the Cleveland Avenue Foundation for Education, (The CAFE) founded by former McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson and wife Elizabeth. 


Jake Burns (’17) was appointed Chief Revenue Officer for Tepper Sports and Entertainment. 


Heather Raspberry ('18) and her team at the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND) are partnering with Greystone to bring financing solutions to BIPOC real estate developers through their new Equity in Action platform.

The United Way of the Bluegrass, where Timothy Johnson ('18) serves as President and Chief Executive Officer, recently celebrated its 100th anniversary.  


Jaime Tribble-Davis ('19) is now Director of Prospect Development and Transformational Engagement for World Vision United States. 


Willie Philips (’20) Chairman of the DC Public Service Commission will lead the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Select Committee on Regulatory and Industry Diversity. 


Indira M. Henard ('21) Executive Director of the DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC) will serve on the Independent Review Commission under the Department of Defense, sending recommendations to President Biden for how to stop sexual assault in the military.





Member Buzz - March 2021