2016

Diane Hoskins
Co-CEO
Gensler

O.M. (Tony) Nicely
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
GEICO

Kenneth A. Samet
President & CEO
MedStar Health

Gary H. Tabach
Managing Partner, Greater Washington
Deloitte

2015

Seth Goldman
Co-founder & TeaEO,
Honest Tea

Sheila C. Johnson
CEO,
Salamander Hotels & Resorts;
Vice Chairman
Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Joe Rigby
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer,
Pepco Holdings, Inc.

John Toups
Planning Research Corporation (retired)

J. Scott Wilfong
Chairman & CEO, SunTrust Bank, Greater Washington/Maryland (retired)

2014
Peter Barris
Managing General Partner,
Washington, DC
NEA

Sudhakar Kesavan
Chairman & CEO,
ICF International

Debbie Kissire
Vice Chair,
EY

Dennis Ratner
Founder, CEO & Stylist,
Ratner Companies

2013
William Couper
Retired President, Mid-Atlantic Region,
Bank of America

Bobbie Greene Kilberg
President & CEO,
Northern Virginia Technology Council

Mark Ordan
CEO,
Sunrise Senior Living

Linda Hudson
President & CEO,
BAE Systems, Inc. 

2012
Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr., Chairman,
Patton Boggs LLP

Giuseppe Cecchi
President,
The IDI Group Companies

John R. Darvish
Founder & President,
DarCars

M. Charito Kruvant
President & CEO,
Creative Associates International, Inc. 

Ronald D. Paul
Chairman & CEO,
EagleBank

2011
Gloria Bohan
President & CEO,
Omega World Travel

Alan L. Meltzer
Founder & CEO,
The Meltzer Group

Joseph E. Robert, Jr.
Founder & Chairman,
JER Partners

Robert J. Stevens
Chairman & CEO, 
Lockheed Martin

Warren M. Thompson
Founder & President,
Thompson Hospitality


2010
Gerald T. Halpin
Founder, President & CEO, Chairman of the Board of Directors,
WEST*GROUP

John G. Laytham
President,
Clyde's Restaurant Group

Debra L. Lee
Chairman & CEO,
BET Networks

Theodore "Ted" J. Leonsis
Chairman & CEO,
Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Dr. J. Phillip London
Executive Chairman, Chairman of the Board,
CACI International Inc

2009
David G. Bradley
Chairman,
Atlantic Media Company

Margery Kraus
President & CEO,
APCO Worldwide

Barbara J. Krumsiek
President & CEO,
Calvert

Dr. Ralph W. Shrader
Chairman & CEO,
Booz Allen Hamilton

J. Knox Singleton
President & CEO,
Inova Health System


2008
Richard D. Fairbank
Chairman & CEO,
Capital One

Donald E. Graham
Chairman & CEO,
The Washington Post Company

Mandell J. Ourisman
Chairman of the Board,
Ourisman Automotive Enterprises

Milton V. Peterson
Founder,
The Peterson Companies

Linda D. Rabbitt
Chairman & CEO,
rand* construction corporation

2007
Sidney O. Dewberry
Chairman,
Dewberry

Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.
Senior Managing Director,
Lazard Frères & Co. LLC

John P. McDaniel
CEO,
MedStar Health, Inc.

David Reznick
Chairman,
Reznick Group

David M. Rubenstein
Co-Founder and Managing Director,
The Carlyle Group


2006
John E. "Chip" Akridge, III
Chairman,
Akridge

Alexandra Armstrong
Chairman,
Armstrong, Fleming, & Moore, Inc.

Jeong H. Kim, Ph.D.
President,
Lucent Technologies,
Bell Labs

B. Francis Saul II
Chairman & CEO,
Chevy Chase Bank

Kenneth R. Sparks
Former Executive Vice President,
Federal City Council


2005
Raul Fernandez
CEO,
Object Video

Fred Malek
Founder & Chairman,
Thayer Capital Partners

Herbert S. Miller
Chairman,
Western Development Corporation

Morgan O'Brien
Founder,
Nextel Communications

John T. Schwieters
Vice Chairman,
Perseus L.L.C.


2004
Steve Case
Former Chairman & CEO,
America Online Inc., &
AOL Time Warner

John M. Derrick Jr.
Retired Chairman,
PEPCO Holdings, Inc.

P. Wesley Foster Jr.
Chairman & CEO,
Long & Foster Companies, Inc.

Marie C. Johns
Former President & CEO,
Verizon - Washington, DC

Robert P. Pincus
Chairman,
Milestone Merchant Partners

2003
Robert L. Johnson
Chairman & CEO,
BET Holdings, Inc.

Austin H. Kiplinger
Chairman,
Kiplinger Washington Editors

Theodore N. Lerner
Founding Partner,
Lerner Enterprises

Edward F. Mitchell
Former Chairman & CEO,
PEPCO

John R. Tydings
Former President,
Greater Washington Board of Trade


 

2002
Joe L. Allbritton
Former Chairman & CEO,
Riggs National Bank and WJLA-TV

A. James Clark
CEO,
Clark Enterprises
Chairman, Executive Committee
Clark Construction

J. Willard Marriott, Jr.
Chairman & CEO,
Marriott International

Esther T. Smith
Founding Editor,
Washington Business Journal
Founder,
Washington Technology

Jack Valenti
Chairman & CEO,
Motion Picture Association of America

2001
Roger R. Blunt
Chairman & CEO,
Blunt Enterprises

John J. Curley
Former Chairman, President & CEO,
Gannett Company Inc.

John T. Hazel, Jr.
Attorney at Law,
Reed Smith Hazel & Thomas

Wilhelmina Cole Holladay
Founder,
National Museum of Women in the Arts

Mario Morino
Chairman,
Morino Institute

2000
William Harris
President,
Greater Washington Region,
Crestar Bank

James V. Kimsey
Founding CEO & Chairman Emeritus,
America Online, Inc.

Louise Lynch
Chairman & CEO Emeritus,
Courtesy Associates

Abe Pollin
Chairman of the Board & CEO,
Washington Sports and Entertainment

Irwin Zazulia
Retired President & CEO,
Hecht's

1999
Irving Goldstein
Retired Director General & CEO,
Intelsat
Retired Chairman & CEO,
Comsat

William S. Harps
Retired President & CEO,
Harps & Harps, Inc.

Clifford M. Kendall
Retired Chairman & CEO,
Computer Data Systems, Inc.

Catherine Filene Shouse
Founder,
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts

Robert Zalokar
Retired Chairman & CEO,
First Virginia Banks, Inc.

1998
Sister M. Majella Berg
Chancellor,
Marymount University

William Calomiris
President,
Calomiris Investment Company

Dr. Coleman Raphael
Dean Emeritus,
George Mason University
Founder, CEO & Chairman,
Atlantic Research Corporation

John D. Stewart
Co-Founder,
The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

Carmen E. Turner
General Manager,
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority,
Undersecretary,
Smithsonian Institute

1997
Norman R. Augustine
Chairman,
Lockheed Martin

Dan R. Bannister
Chairman,
DynCorp

Oliver T. Carr, Jr.
Chairman,
CarrAmerica Realty Corporation

Stephen D. Harlan
Chairman,
H.G. Smithy Company

Ivan Selin
Founder,
American Management Systems

1996
Morris Cafritz
Founder,
The Cafritz Company

Elizabeth Pfohl Campbell
Founder,
WETA

Israel Cohen
Former President & Chairman of the Board,
Giant Food

Nehemiah Meyer Cohen
Co-Founder,
Giant Food

Edwin I. Colodny
Retired Chairman of the Board,
USAir

Dr. George W. Johnson
President Emeritus,
George Mason University

1995
Katharine Graham
Chairman of the Executive Committee,
The Washington Post Company

R. Robert Linowes
Senior Counsel,
Linowes and Blocher

Walter F. McArdle
Founder,
McArdle Printing Company Inc.

Joseph H. Riley
Retired Chairman of the Board & President,
NS&T Bank

The Honorable Walter E. Washington
Former Mayor of Washington, DC

1994
James G. Banks
Former Executive Vice President,
DC Association of Realtors

Edwin T. Holland
Founder,
First Virginia Banks, Inc.

David O. Maxwell
Former Chairman of the Board,
Fannie Mae

Allen H. Neuharth
Former Chairman of the Board,
Gannett Company
Founder,
USA Today

Jean Head Sisco
Former Vice President,
Woodward Lothrop

1993
Christian Heurich, Sr.
Founder,
The Christian Heurich Brewing Company

Foster Shannon
Former President & CEO,
Shannon and Luchs

W. Reid Thompson
Former Chairman of the Board, CEO & President,
Pepco

Julia M. Walsh
Former Managing Director,
Tucker Anthony
CEO,
Julia M. Walsh and Sons

Earle C. Williams
Former President, CEO & Member of the Board,
BDM International Incorporated

1992
Earle Palmer Brown
Founder,
Earle Palmer Brown Companies

John Lankford
Architect,
Washington's First African American Architect

William G. McGowan
Founder,
MCI Communications Corporation

Thornton W. Owen
Former Chairman of the Board & CEO,
Perpetual Savings & Loan

1991
Robert C. Baker
Former Chairman & CEO,
American Security Bank

Donald S. Bittinger
Former Chairman of the Board,
Washington Gas

Willard M. Kiplinger
Founder,
The Kiplinger Washington Letter

Jane E. Marilley
Founder,
Courtesy Associates, Inc.

1990
Dr. Lloyd H. Elliott
Immediate Past President,
George Washington University

Jesse H. Mitchell
Founder,
Industrial Bank of Washington

Benjamin T. Rome
Chairman of the Board Emeritus,
George Hyman Construction Company

Edward Bennett Williams
Founder,
Williams & Connolly

1989
George M. Ferris, Sr.
Chairman of the Board,
Ferris, Baker Watts, Inc.

Theodore R. Hagans, Jr.
Founder,
Fort Lincoln Town Corporation

Sidney L. Hechinger
Founder,
Hechinger Company

Thomas G. Pownall
Chairman of the Executive Committee,
Martin Marietta Corporation

Bernard Francis Saul
Founder,
B.F. Saul Company

1988
Robert Fleming
Former Chairman of the Board & CEO,
Riggs National Bank

David Lloyd Kreeger
Honorary Chairman of the Board,
GEICO

J. Willard Marriott
Founder,
Marriott Corporation

Eugene Meyer
Former Chairman of the Board, President & Publisher,
The Washington Post Company

Flaxie M. Pinkett
President,
John R. Pinkett, Inc.

Charles E. Smith
Founder,
The Charles E. Smith Companies