Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Colleen M. Kennedy
President

Department of Justice, Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia,
1980-2018
Senior Counsel for Mental Health Litigation
2008-2018
Prosecuted over 200 cases in the District of Columbia local and Federal Courts. Twenty cases appealed and upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. Drafted D.C. and federal legislation...

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Barbara Guterman
Vice President
Community Representative
Kevin Gallagher
Secretary
Host Hotels & Resorts
Cindy Miley
Treasurer
Melwood

Cindy Miley, is the Chief Financial Officer for Melwood...

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Jessica Abrahams
Drinker Biddle

Jessica chairs the Drinker Biddle's Government Contracts Team. Her clients span a variety of industries, from biodefense and health care to information technology, defense products and services, supply chain and infrastructure development. She regularly advises global government contractors, Indian nations, nonprofit organizations and small...

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Joe Alvarez
National Office Systems
Ashley Bovino
American Farmland Trust
Ashley Bovino joined American Farmland Trust in March of 2017 as the CFO and VP of Finance & Administration. She currently oversees internal operations including Finance, IT, Human Resources, and administration of all offices.

Ashley began her career as an auditor with Tate & Tryon, located in Washington, DC. After...

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Richard G. Blumenreich
KPMG

Richard G. Blumenreich is a principal in the Washington National Tax Practice of KPMG LLP. He focuses on federal taxation involving partnerships, real estate, depreciation, tax credits, amortization of intangibles, and leasing.

He joined KPMG in 1993. Before that, he was in the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Chief Counsel where he...

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Burt Braverman
Davis Wright Tremaine
Mike Brocato
DXC Technology
Karen Brinkmann
Telecom, Media & Technology Law

Ms. Brinkmann launched her own law practice after an extensive career with the international law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP, and U.S. government service with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  She specializes in Washington representation for companies in the telecommunications, media and technology sector. 

A recognized...

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Liam Brown
Marriott International

 

Jennifer Engel Fisher, MS
Weinfeld Education Group

Jennifer Engel Fisher, MS, is the associate director of Weinfeld Education Group. She serves as an educational consultant, primarily focusing on the elementary to high school years. She oversees 12 educational consultants and provides training to consultants, teachers, and parents on the special education process, including crafting appropriate...

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Toni Ghazi
Compass Real Estate

Born in Lebanon, Toni moved to the Washington Metro Area in 1995 with his family to pursue his studies and started his career in real estate in 2004. He has participated in the completion of more than $50 million worth of developments, re-developments, and tenant improvements, in the Washington Metropolitan Area, for two developers in McLean,...

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David Hish
Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC
Karen Migdail
Community Representative

Karen Migdail is Secretary for the Board of Directors for KEEN Greater DC, and she has been KEEN volunteer since the summer of 1992.  Over the last 26 years, Karen has helped start and run a number of KEEN’s programs, and she is now the program coordinator for KEEN Young Adult Fit and KEEN Family Fit.  Karen attended Syracuse University and...

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Drew Mucci
HITT Contracting

With more than 20 years of experience, Drew has made a career managing both the projects and the people that define DC construction. In 2012, after 10 years with HITT as a senior vice president, Drew left to lead the Mid-Atlantic operations for a national competitor. In 2017, he returned to HITT, bringing his signature persistence and passion...

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Lloyd M. Mustin II
XLA
Jon Olmstead
Cushman & Wakefield

Jon is an Executive Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield, where he plays a key role in the growth strategy for the tenant representation business practice throughout the entire DC Metro Region. Jon has over 20 years of commercial real estate experience, and specializes in the strategic planning, financial analysis, business terms...

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Glaucia Petcov
Bloomberg BNA
Robin Shaffert
Community Representative
Michael Zeldin
CNN

Michael Zeldin is an American attorney and CNN legal analyst. He is a retired principal with the firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Washington, D.C.[1] He was the global leader of the anti-money laundering/terrorist financing and economic and trade sanctions practice until his retirement on June 1, 2013. He was Special Counsel to the Buckley...

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Chick Hernandez
Honorary Board Member
CH Media

Chick is an Emmy Award winning Sports Anchor who was with both NBC Sports Washington and Comcast SportsNet for 17 years. He has been the emcee for the KEEN Greater DC Golf Classic many times. Chick is currently the CEO of CH Media.

David Trone
Honorary Board Member
Total Wine & More

David has been a KEEN supporter for many years, becoming a Presenting Sponsor of KEENFest. David notes that "Year after year the organization (KEEN) helps more and more children. There is no greater reward than the smiles of accomplishment on their faces.”

Haley Skarupa
Honorary Board Member
Olympic Gold Medalist

Haley first came to KEEN in elementary school. Her brother was volunteering at the SportsFestival one summer and she "tagged along." She ended up having such a good experience that it made a valuable impact on her life. She loved how KEEN encouraged kids with disabilities to exercise and have fun playing sports. She saw how much fun all of the...

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Elliott Portnoy
KEEN Founder, Honorary Board Member
Dentons

Elliott Portnoy is the Global Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dentons, the largest law firm in the world.

As Global CEO, Elliott is responsible for management of the global Firm and its unwavering commitment to integrated client service across 158 offices in 66 countries. Under Elliott’s leadership, Dentons is experiencing a period of...

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