2024-2025 Emerging Leaders

Jonathan Akman

American University Kogod Business School

Director of Data Analytics

Allister Chang

State Board of Education

Ward 2 Representative

Michael Cohen

Suitless, Inc

Principal and Founder

Robert “Bobby” Cunningham

Vogel Group


Salah Czapary

Mayor's Office of Nightlife and Culture


Kristen DeSanti


Manager of Career Preparation

Manny Egoegonwa

Cubed Partners

Managing Partner

Dan Goetzel

"National Science Foundation; U.S. Department of Commerce"

Program Director & Entrepreneurial Lead; Senior Advisor, Investments

A. Jillynn Greene

SRB Communications

Chief of Staff

Ashley Greenspan

External Affairs

Crown Castle

LaJoy Johnson-Law

Advocates for Justice and Education

Project Coordinator

Matt Larson


Associate Principal

Graham McLaughlin

Snacklins; Zeal Capital Partners

President; Executive in Residence

Samantha Meyerhoff

Consigli Construction Co., Inc.

Associate Principal

Hayley Morris

Post Brothers

Vice President of Acquisitions

Chad Price

Mill Creek Residential Trust

Associate Director

Jamie Scott


Deputy Director of Business Development and Strategy

Jay Shuman

Nelson Mullins

Of Counsel

Cherrelle Swain

Terra Rossa

Creative Strategist, Filmmaker

Brett Swiatocha


Associate Principal

Read their bio’s here.