Executive Committee

We are thrilled to announce Rob Copito, Vice Chairman, CBRE, Inc and Dave DiLuigi, Market President, Greater Washington & Central Virginia, Wilmington Trust, N.A. will be chairing the 2018 Leukemia Ball! They will lead an Executive Committee of more than 40 dedicated business leaders in the Washington, DC area. LLS is proud to partner with these outstanding volunteers to advance our mission and bring together the local corporate community in support of blood cancer patients and their families.

2018 Leukemia Ball Event Co-Chairs

 Mr. Robert Copito
Vice Chairman
CBRE, Inc.

 Mr. Dave DiLuigi
Market President
Greater Washington & Central Virginia
Wilmington Trust, N.A.

2018 Leukemia Ball Executive Committee

 * = Past Chairman

Mr. Rich Amador

Senior Vice President
Mid-Atlantic Middle Market Banking
Capital One Bank

Ms. Jennifer Azzolina

Director,
Federal Systems Integrators
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Mr. Brendan Bayer

Vice President- Commercial Real Estate Finance
M&T Bank

Mr. Wayne Berson*

Chief Executive Officer
BDO

Ms. Jean Blackerby

Senior Associate
Hogan Lovells US LLP

Mr. David Breen

Vice President, Human Resources
General Dynamics Information Technology

Mr. Dan Brown

Partner
Brown Gould Kiely

Mr. Richard Bynum

President – Greater Washington
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

Mr. Mike Caggiano

Senior Managing Director
Robert Half Executive Search

Mr. Andrew Carroll

Client Partner,  Politics & Advocacy
Facebook

Mr. Frank Chiaramonte

Vice President
Chiaramonte Construction Company

Ms. Maria Coakley David

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer
C.J. Coakley Co., Inc

Ms. Angela Cordovez

Vice President,
Advisory & Transaction Services
CBRE

Ms. Nancy Currier

Managing Director
CW Capital

Ms. Kimberly Davis-Riffe

Partner-Financial Services Advisory
KPMG LLP

Mr. Michael Dearden

Senior Vice President & Managing Director,
Wells Fargo

Mr. Gary DePreta (New!)

Area VP – Federal
Defense, Intel. & Aerospace
Splunk

Mr. Andy Eichberg

Managing Director
Tishman Speyer

Ms. Heather Fennerty

Senior Vice President & Relationship Manager, Not-for-Profit & Govt. Banking
SunTrust Bank

Mr. Tony Giachinta*

Regional VP – Partner
Clune Construction Company

Ms. Julie Hanson

Owner
Hanson Productions

Mr. Tom Jones

Entertainment Consultant
Jones & Brown Productions, Inc.

Ms. Carol Kerins

Director of Business Development
Microsoft

Ms. Kay King

Sales Associate
Washington Fine Properties

Mr. Matthew Kirtland

Co Partner-in-charge
Norton Rose Fulbright
US LLP

Mr. Neil Kishter

Managing Director
The Kishter Group Merrill Lynch

Mr. Dan Lasik

Head of Real Estate/Hospitality
Ernst & Young

Mr. Jim Lears

General Manager 
Special Projects Division
Turner Construction Company

Mr. Andrew Lewis

Partner
KPMG LLP

Mr. David Loose

Treasurer
CSRA Inc.

Mr. Tom McCarthy

Partner
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Mr. Mike Micholas

Regional Managing Partner
CohnReznick

Ms. Michelle Montes

Partner, Assurance Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Mr. Steve Movius*

Vice President,
Investor Relations
Northrop Grumman

Mr. Sean Murphy

Partner
Duane Morris LLP

Ms. Lori Russo

President
Stanton Communications

Mr. Mark Ruszczyk

VP of Marketing, Sales, and Business Development
Kaiser Permanente

Mr. Brian Schwalb

Vice Chairman
Venable LLP

Ms. Millie Seijo

Partner
Castro & Company

Mr. Chris Spille

Business Development
Deloitte LLP

Mr. Jeff Spruill

Managing Director, Mid-Atlantic Region
John Hancock Real Estate

Mr. John Stalfort

Managing Principal
Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

Mr. Keith Switzer

President & CEO
INTEC Group, Inc.

Mr. Dan Todd

Principal
Todd Strategy

Ms. Jennifer Vermillion

Ms. Barbara Werther

Partner
Troutman Sanders

Ms. Katie Yanushonis

VP, Leasing
Boston Properties

Future Leaders Committee

The Future Leaders Committee is a meaningful networking opportunity for philanthropic, dedicated and talented individuals to support the mission of LLS. This exclusive group supports, engages and enriches their community by selling young professional tickets to increase exposure, awareness, and revenue for LLS.

Each ‘Future Leaders’ ticket costs $175 and provides entry into the Leukemia Ball at 9:00 pm. Tickets include balcony seating, open bar, and dessert, as well as an opportunity to view the Mission Moment, Mercedes-Benz raffle drawing, comedic performance and musical entertainment. Attire is black tie. For more information or to purchase tickets please contact Marianne Johnson at (703) 399-2903 or marianne.johnson@lls.org with any questions.

2018 Future Leaders Committee Co-Chairs

Marin Galvin

Growth Marketing Specialist
MorganFranklin LLC

Peter Black

Eplus Group, Inc.

Auction Committee

One of the highlights of the night is the Leukemia Ball silent auction that is procured and created by a committee of 14 people from across the DC/Virginia/Maryland area. Throughout the year this committee works with donors to provide a variety items for attendees to bid on.

2018 Auction Committee Co-Chairs

Karen Altschuler

Owner
Contract Furniture Options, Inc.

Kristin Paolini

Becca Willcox

Manager
Events & Communications
Tysons Corner Center

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Past Chairs

For the past 30 years, the Leukemia Ball has been chaired by many of Greater Washington, D.C.’s most outstanding business leaders. Through their tireless efforts, The Leukemia Ball has raised $59 million to advance the mission of LLS. We extend our deepest gratitude for their longtime commitment and dedication to helping LLS create a world without blood cancers. 

2017

  • Wayne Berson
  • David DiLuigi

2016

  • Ed Offterdinger
  • Wayne Berson

2015

  • Dan Waetjen
  • Ed Offterdinger

2014

  • Candace Duncan
  • Dan Waetjen

2013

  • James H. Davis, Ph.D., J.D.
  • Candace Duncan

2012

  • Robin Lineberger
  • James H. Davis, Ph.D., J.D.

2011

  • Steven L. Lilly
  • Robin Lineberger

2010

  • R. Edwin Offterdinger
  • Steven L. Lilly

2009

  • Joseph B. Kelly
  • R. Edwin Offterdinger

2008

  • Fernando Murias
  • Joseph B. Kelly

2007

  • Stephen Movius
  • Fernando Murias

2006

  • Tony Giachinta
  • Stephen Movius

2005

  • Patrick Minan
  • Tony Giachinta

2004

  • Steven L. Lilly
  • Patrick Minan

2003

  • S. Daniel Johnson
  • Steven L. Lilly

2002

  • Mark Overend
  • S. Daniel Johnson

2001

  • C. E. Andrews
  • Mark Overend

2000

  • James McAndrews
  • C. E. Andrews

1999

  • James Walls
  • James McAndrews

1998

  • William Hoover
  • James Walls

1997

  • Richard Dugan
  • William Hoover

1996

  • William Shaw
  • Richard Dugan

1995

  • Ray Ranelli
  • William Shaw

1994

  • Robert Quinlan
  • Ray Ranelli

1993

  • John Schwieters
  • Robert Quinlan

1992

  • Al Lord
  • John Schwieters

1991

  • Rusty Jackson
  • Al Lord

1990

  • Randy Waterfield
  • Rusty Jackson

1989

  • Ross Towne
  • Randy Waterfield

1988

  • Ross Towne