Meet the 2023-2024 Business Alumni Chapter Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is responsible for executing the mission of the Alumni Chapter through volunteer efforts.
The Board's mission is to enhance the interests and reputation of the Costello College of Business and to nurture an enduring fellowship between alumni, students, faculty, staff, and the community. Achievements of the Board include raising funds for scholarships, holding events, working with students in a variety of ways, and collaborating with other alumni chapters across the university. All George Mason University Business graduates are alumni members and are welcome to join as a Friend of the Board to learn about opportunities.
Senior Vice President, Business Development and Head of Sales, Empower EnergiesPam Maple is the senior vice president, business development and head of sales at Empower Energies. Maple has over 25 years in the energy industry ranging in areas from utility power plant design, to retail and wholesale energy market trading and analytics, to renewable and cutting-edge energy technologies deployment.
Retired, George Mason University FoundationDave received both a BS in Accounting and an MBA from George Mason. He worked for the George Mason University Foundation for 26 years before retiring in September of 2016.
Immediate Past President
Deputy Director, Corporate Business SystemsScott Hine is a member of the executive leadership team within the Department of Energy, Office of the Chief Financial Officer where he is the Deputy Director of Corporate Business Systems. Scott has over 30 years of portfolio, program and project management experience.
Chief Financial Officer, Notal VisionJohn Hall has spent his career working in the Northern Virginia technology ecosystem and building a great reputation as a financial leader and operations partner. In 2020 he was given a CFO of the Year award from the Northern Virginia Technology Council in recognition of his accomplishments and impact.
Director of Donor Relations, Community Foundation for Northern VirginiaGabrielle Webster holds a master’s degree in management from George Mason University. She brings a wealth of experience in nonprofit management and operations, with a passion for education and financial literacy.
Vice President, C&I Relationship Manager at EagleBank
Alumni Chapter Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion CommitteeTien Huynh is a Vice President, Commercial Lender at EagleBank, specializing in Corporate Lending and Financing to different commercial sectors including government contracting, management consulting, healthcare, non-profit, construction, and professional service firm.
Corporate Counsel, Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.
Alumni Chapter Outreach CommitteeAndrew Sanchez graduated with an MBA from George Mason University, with a focus in Financial Management in 2018. With both his business and legal experience it has helped him become a corporate attorney with over seven (7) years of experience.
Chief Growth Officer, 1901 Group
Alumni Chapter Philanthropy CommitteePaul Wilkinson has over 25+ years of experience within technical and leadership positions supporting commercial, federal and DoD programs.
President, Founder, Solutions Realty Group, Potomac Legacy Homes, Fairfax RE Investments & Denali PropertiesRicardo Bolanos is a highly accomplished figure in the Northern Virginia real estate market, recognized for his finance expertise, multiple prestigious national sales awards, and strong dedication to community engagement.
Senior Advisor, NovaTerra (Mongolia), and Global (Singapore)Itgel is a finance executive, currently serving in various senior roles in companies operating in financial services, technology, mining, real estate and management consulting sectors in Mongolia.
Director of Graduate Enrollment, George Mason University Costello College of BusinessKevin Connor graduated from the MBA program, Boston cohort, in 2022. He joined the Costello College of Business Graduate Programs Recruiting and Admission Team in Fall 2018.
Commercial Real Estate Portfolio Lender/Assistant Vice President, John Marshall BankHannah Davis is a commercial portfolio lender at John Marshall Bank. She primarily focuses on commercial real estate lending for investors, developers and builders in the DMV area across all asset types.
Former Vice President of Commercial and Asset Management, ENGIE Renewables North AmericaLisbeth is a business leader with an extensive and dynamic career in renewables, liquefied natural gas, and wholesale & retail energy.
Principal, Chainlink SolutionsGina Healy is a principal owner at Chain Link Solutions LLC, a strategic firm focused on advising financial institutions to leverage and implement technology solutions (AI, machine learning) that help improve operational efficiencies, leverage analytics to evaluate alternative credit data and broaden product offerings.
Proxy Specialist, Sands Capital ManagementWorking as the Proxy Specialist at Sands Capital, Christopher Jenkins contributes significantly to the firm's broader stewardship efforts, managing proxy voting and stakeholder engagement activities.
Associate Administrator of Acquisition Workforce Programs, Office of Management and BudgetJoanie F. Newhart, CPCM, has over 40 years’ experience in Federal government contracting. For 13 years, she has been the Associate Administrator for Acquisition Workforce Programs at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) within the Office of Management and Budget and Executive Office of the President.
Prevention Training and Compliance Section Chief, National Guard BureauChassidy Reese serves as the Prevention Training and Compliance Chief at the National Guard Bureau. Chassidy has over 16 years of experience as a human resource professional and has served in various capacities ranging in areas of finance, budget, and insurance prior to joining the National Guard Bureau in April 2018.
ConsultantBrad Stein has more than 30 years of experience successfully managing and delivering some of the largest and most complex transformational programs in the federal government, with a focus on systems modernization.
Friends of the Board
Sales Development Representative, Accenture Founder and CEO, MuziumRahul Bajaj is an ambitious and dedicated entrepreneur who is making waves in the music industry as the founder and CEO of Muzium. His groundbreaking company aims to transform how people book, connect, and stream music, bringing convenience and innovation to the forefront.
Assistant Director, National Business Investment, Fairfax County Economic Development AuthorityOriginally from the Washington, DC area, John has been at the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) since 2017, where he serves as the Assistant Director for National Business Investment and handles the relationship with emerging tech companies in sectors ranging from artificial intelligence and blockchain to drones and autonomous vehicles.
Senior VP, MasterPeace ServicesJeanine Callahan is an executive leader who leverages deep managerial, technical, and business development experience supporting Government customers to mature and enhance small businesses to achieve strategic outcomes.
Senior Financial Advisor, KBC AdvisoryKeith Callahan, elected for a third term on the Business Alumni Chapter, is a successful George Mason University graduate with significant leadership, business strategy, corporate finance and treasury experience. He is currently working with Not-For-Profits and INGOs to improve their treasury, risk and finance functions.
Finance Consultant, Accenture LLP
Board Member, Women in Business InitiativeChaimaa Fekkak is a Finance Consultant at Accenture LLP, specializing in providing financial analysis, deal shaping and pricing, and deliverables for proposals throughout a variety of portfolios within the commercial sector in North America.
Managing Director, Shift7 DigitalChitwan Gahun is managing director at Shift7 Digital, where he works with clients to strategize, innovate and tactically deliver results for their businesses.
Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLPMichael Ly is a CPA and auditing professional with over 13 years of experience between public accounting and private industry with extensive accolades.
Founder and President, Business Management Consulting, Entrisor
Alumni Chapter Council of PresidentsE. Ryan Najjar is a member of the Costello College of Business Alumni Chapter Council of Presidents.
Independent Board Director and AdvisorSumeet Shrivastava is an accomplished executive and proven business leader with more than two decades of experience in the government IT industry.