President’s Council Mission:

President’s Council members are champions of Higher Achievement in the DC Metro region. They further Higher Achievement’s mission by contributing and leveraging resources, promoting Higher Achievement within their networks, and supporting Higher Achievement’s capacity through events and other activities.

Please contact Janice Cori if you are interested in learning more about the DC Metro President’s Council at

DC Metro President’s Council

As of January 2019

Sara Akbar — Oracle Corporation

Duncan Barks — Deloitte

Kevin Barrow — The MARK App

Carol Boochever

Nicole Butler — NGage Properties

Mary Eva Candon — Candon Law Associates

Susan Carras — HFF

Tom Cassels — Leidos

Robert Clark — Ober Kaler

Oliver Crandall — RBC Wealth Management

Patrick Dooher — Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Stacy Dranginis

Sherika Ekpo – United States Digital Service

Rick England — Madison Wealth Management

Ron Fiegenschuh  — Architect

Colleen Gannon 

Carlos Garcia  — Eng Garcia Group

Steve Goldstein

Donna Grell Ben-Veniste

Ali Hashmi – Fannie Mae

Holly Hassett

Randy Heeb  — Bates White

Conrad Hipkins

Larry Horowitz  — Velsor Properties

Kil Huh  — Pew Charitable Trust

Sumi Krishnan  — K4Solutions, Inc.

Anne Marshall

Bob Marshall  — Bates White and Penn State

Dan Masur  — Mayer Brown

Edward Meehan

Charlie Mullin  — Bates White

Barry Nigro 

Mara Olguin  — Fivesquares Development

Diana Peacock  — Coastal Cloud

Sherry Rhodes

Sam Rosen

Amanda Rosenthal — JLL

Joe Saka — Lownstein Sandler LLP

Raj Sharma — Public Spend Forum

Stephen Shaw — Phillips Realty Capital

Harriet Sockwell