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Mario Acosta-Velez

Director – State Government Affairs, Verizon

David Alpert

Executive Director, DC Sustainable Transportation

Johnny Bailey

Executive Director, ShineHard Foundation

Jacqueline M. Baker

Director of Innovation Programming, AARP Innovation Labs

Corey Barnette

Founder, District Growers

Rahsaan Bernard

President, Building Bridges Across the River; THEARC

Dr. Charlene Brown

CEO, Caregiver Jobs Now

Kevin Bush

Chief Resilience Officer, Government of the District of Columbia

Pete Celano

Director of Consumer Health Initiatives, MedStar

Laurent Crenshaw

Senior Director – Government Affairs, Eaze

Karl Darin

Vice President & Program Lead of Connected DMV, Greater Washington Board of Trade

Rebecca Lee Funk

CEO, The Outrage

Robin Glasco

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Bambü Healthcare Advisors & Investing

Kelsey Guyselman

Senior Director; Government AffairsInformation Technology Industry Council

Henric Johnson

Science & Innovation Councellor, Embassy of Sweden

George Johnston

Founder, Tech City Ventures

John Kagia

Chief Knowledge Officer, New Frontier Data

Kamran Khan

Managing Director, Search & Content Analytics, Accenture

Jim Knight

President & CEO, Jubilee Housing

Annamaria Konya Tannon

Chief Evangelist, The George Washington University

Dorothy Kosinski

CEO, The Phillips Collection

Melissa Lavinson

Senior Vice President, Governmental & External Affairs, Pepco Holdings

Yuri Lee 

Vice Chair, DC Medical Cannabis Trade Association

Jeff Lesk

Partner – Nixon Peabody, New Partners Community Solar Corporation

Tony Lewis, Jr.

Community Leader, Tony Lewis Jr.

Maryann Lombardi

Chief Creative Economy Officer – Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment (OCTFME), 202creates

Steve McKnight

Vice President, National Capital Region, Virginia Tech

Jay Melder

Assistant City Manager, District of Columbia Internal Services

Catherine Merrill

CEO, Washingtonian Magazine

Keisha Mims

Deputy Director, East of the River Services 

Michelle Moore

CEO, Groundswell

Steve Moore

Executive Director, Southwest BID

Radha Muthiah

President & CEO, Capital Area Food Bank

Maggie O’Neill

Co-Founder, SwatchRoom

Jit Papneja

Vice President, Enterprise Analytics, Nestle USA

Shanita Penny

Founder, Minority Cannabis Business Association

Caroline Phillips

Founder & Executive Director, National Cannabis Festival

Cam Poles

Chief Dot Connector, Black Alley Band

Joe Provenzano

Associate Director, Ford Motor Company

Rick Robinson

VP of Product Development, AARP Innovation Labs

Sheldon Scott

Director of Culture, Eaton DC

Theresa Sheils

Co-Managing Director, Gensler DC

Justin Strekal

Political Director, NORML

Brandon Todd

Council of the District of Columbia, Councilmember, Ward 4

Jeffery Tribble

Founder & CEO, The MusicianShip

Andrew Trueblood

Director, DC Office of Planning

Karim Webb