Meet the Advisory Board and E-Council that are inspiring the DC Region's young people to find their paths to success!


NFTE DC Region Advisory Board

Monish Kundra
Advisory Board Chair
Principal Partner
Columbia Capital

Wanda A. Alexander
President and CEO
Horizon Consulting Incorporated

Patty Alper
The Alper Portfolio Group, Ltd.

Sid Banerjee
Chief Executive Officer

Sig Behrens

Terri Copeland
Community Development Market Manager
PNC Bank

Minal Damani Kundra
Managing Director
NextGen Capital Ventures, LLC

Alka Dhillon
Chief Executive Officer
Technalink, Inc.

Greg Diamond

Tucker Foote
Head of US Government Affairs

Chante Goodwin
Owner & CEO
Your Way IT Solutions

John Hasenberg
Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
Financial Advisor
The Hasenberg Hartsock Group
Merrill Lynch

Davon Kelly
President & CEO
Novad Consulting

Michael Lustbader
Arlington Capital Partners

Patricia Milon
Chief Compliance Officer, Bank and Brokerage
E*TRADE Financial

Stefan Nicholas
Senior Wealth Planner, Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo

Bryan Pynchon
Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking
Capital One Bank

Rene Salas
Strategic Growth Markets Leader, Assurance
Ernst & Young LLP

Randy Segal
Hogan Lovells

Laine Shakerdge
Pantheon Capital Partners

Julia Spicer
Executive Director
Mid-Atlantic Venture Association

Ben Teicher
Chief Financial Officer
Healthy Directions

David Wellisch
Co-founder and Managing Partner
Latinum Network



NFTE DC Region E-Council

Jonathan Desjardins
E-Council Chair
AdvantEdge Business Centers

David Adelman

Nicki Allen
The Ritz Carlton

Dustin Canter

Andrea Dashiell
Honeecakes Bakery

Justin Harrison
Vino Lovers

Terrence Heubert
Buchanan Ingersoll Rooney

Tony Hutchins
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause

Jennifer Jansen

Angeline Jusino

Sejla Karalic
Summit Consulting

Kayma Liburd
Jones Lang LaSalle

David Meritt
Accenture Federal

Philip Reeves
DC Department of Small and Local Business

Laura Simmons
Social Tables

Katie Tedrow
Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland

Jhonathan Umanzor
Sice Crew Productions

Amber Wason

Alex White
Wilmer Hale