Michael Brown, CCIM, MICP – Chair, Development Committee
Mike Brown is a principal and co-founder of Red Fox Development, LLC. Mr. Brown co-founded the company with the vision to create an opportunity for individual investors to directly participate in commercial real estate projects often only available to institutional investors.
Prior to founding Red Fox Development, Mr. Brown worked as a commercial real estate executive with Landmark Commercial Real Estate Corporation specializing in land development, industrial, and office properties. Additionally, he was the co-founder and principal of L4 Realty Capital Partners, LLC, a boutique private equity company that provided capital and real estate expertise to development projects in the greater Washington D.C. area.
Mr. Brown studied government and politics at George Mason University and holds prestigious designations of Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Masters in Commercial Properties (MICP). Currently, he is an active participant with Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP), Urban Land Institute (ULI), and Real Estate Investment Securities Association (REISA).
J. Christopher Chamblin
Chris is a Loudoun County native and graduate of Hampden-Sydney College with a B.S. in Mathematics. He received his M.S. in accounting from the University of Virginia in 2003 and is also a graduate of the T.C. Williams School of Law (University of Richmond). Since 2004 Chris has practiced as an attorney in Leesburg and is also a licensed CPA.
He is also active in the community as Treasurer of the Leesburg Host Lions Club and as an Attorney Volunteer for Northern Virginia Legal Services. Chris and his wife Lyndsay currently reside in Leesburg with their two dogs “Maggie” and “Sophie”!
Mark graduated from the University of South Carolina, with a degree in International Studies. He attended school on a Navy ROTC scholarship and returned to Virginia after completion of his service. He has spent over 25 years in the IT sales field winning multiple awards and accolades. The last 10 years he has been with Dell Computers, most recently as a Manager in the Federal Healthcare space.
Mark is married to his best friend Trish, who is currently a Special Education teacher with the Loudoun County Public Schools. They have lived in Loudoun, VA for over 23 years, raising 3 great daughters and one intense Jack Russell terrier. They enjoy concerts at Wolf Trap in the summer, biking on the WO&D and anytime near the Ocean.
Maggie Hatfield has over 20 years of experience in marketing strategy and planning, digital marketing, product development and channel partnerships. She has built and led teams and helped companies redefine business approaches and enable change management. Prior to joining Cricket Media, Maggie worked at HSN where she headed up the Emerging Media team responsible for redefining HSN’s social, gaming and mobile strategies. Prior to HSN, Maggie served as the Chief Marketing Officer for two consumer online startup companies: social recruiting community, BusinessElite and college social network, Koofers. In both roles Maggie managed all marketing functions including social, communications, public relations, branding and product marketing. In addition, Maggie provided marketing consulting services to other companies in the areas of marketing and consumer engagement.
Prior to her startup roles, Maggie was the VP of Marketing at AOL. In this role she was responsible for managing AOL’s main portfolio of web products including AOL.com, AOL email, AOL Video, AOL Mobile, AOL Instant Messaging (AIM), Mapquest and ICQ. She developed, launched and managed large -scale consumer engagement initiatives to drive the millions of consumers on the web to the AOL service portfolio. She also worked in the Digital Services and Channel Marketing organizations Before joining AOL, Maggie was a Regional Channel Manager for CompuServe. Here she focused on managing key channel partnerships to drive revenue for the company. Maggie worked for Lexis-Nexis prior to CompuServe in the finance, pricing and sales organizations.
Maggie is married to Charlie and has two wonderful boys, sons Ethan and William. When not at work, you can find Maggie cheering on her boys in their favorite sport – football.
Regina Lewis is a USA TODAY and national TV contributor on consumer trends. She also regularly covers economic headlines on MSNBC and provides commentary on Fox News Channel. She is available to all networks for interviews on a range of topics, including consumer, business and demographic trends; behavioral economics; and actionable advice. She is currently focused on issues most affecting Gen X.
Over the course of her career, she has conducted thousands of on-air interviews and has appeared on every major TV network, as well as TV & radio affiliates nationwide. She also produced for “My Generation” on PBS, which received a 2013 Emmy Nomination.
Drawing on her wide-ranging experience, she founded Regina Lewis, LLC., a thriving consulting practice with specialties including media & presentation training, marketing communications and personal branding. Ms. Lewis studied Economics and English Writing at Lehigh University where she guest lectures.
Susan F. McMunn – Secretary
Before settling in Northern Virginia, Susan spent 26 years living around the world with her husband Dave, who was in the Navy. She graduated from George Mason University with a BA in Psychology, and has held “informal” teaching jobs over the years in such varied fields as English as a second language, telecommunications, science, and horseback riding. Susan has owned several horses of her own, and has always enjoyed riding, especially dressage.
When she came to LTR as a volunteer in 2003, she quickly decided she would like to be an instructor, and went on to become certified. She enjoyed teaching in the program for 5 years, and since she retired has been helping LTR with fundraising and program development.
Carolyn Parent is a co-founder of Gravy, a leading data analytics and marketing segmentation provider serving the mobile location services industry. In this role, she is responsible for the strategy and execution of the company’s sales, business development and marketing initiatives.
A serial software and technology solutions entrepreneur, Carolyn has over 20 years of experience as an accomplished business executive. She is a seasoned software sales leader nationally, specializing in driving exponential growth and scaling teams, pre-revenue to large scale. Carolyn’s work has ranged across small, mid-cap and Fortune 500 private equity and public companies. Her entrepreneurial spirit, track record of innovation and steady leadership are the foundation of her record of achievement.
Carolyn is active in the greater Washington DC area technology business community. She currently serves as an advisory board member for ComScore, is a member of The Leadership Foundry for Women in Technology and has been selected as a judge for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for many years, including 2015.
Carolyn is also passionate about education, serving on numerous advisory boards that support STEM for K-12 students, including STEMlete, and Jason Learning. She is also serves on the board for ZippSlipp and Loudoun Therapeutic Riding. Carolyn holds a Bachelors of Arts from Villanova University.
Kimberley Partoll – Vice-President
Kim has more than 20 years of marketing, operations and general management experience in the telecommunications, cable, web and digital media industries. Kim moved to Loudoun County in 2002 to join AOL, and left in 2009 after serving as Chief Operating Officer where she led AOL’s strategic growth areas, focusing on expanding AOL’s offerings globally and to mobile platforms. Currently Kim is Founder and CEO of Shakti Consulting, LLC, focused on consulting support to startups looking to build product and marketing initiatives as well as scale and restructure growing businesses to profitability. Kim’s long-term engagements with companies have included management and leadership coaching, strategy development, product experience, market planning, and business development.
Kim is currently an Advisor to several successful early stage companies, including Internet Media Labs, Circleback, and LotLinx, and served as Chairman of the Board of PeekYou from March 2009-May 2014.
A long time horse lover and leisure rider, Kim joined LTR as a volunteer and immediately connected with the program staff, volunteers and, especially, the students. She deepened her involvement by joining the LTR Board in October of 2014. Kim attended the Executive Education Program at the Dartmouth College Amos Tuck School of Business and holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Duke University. She and her partner, Rohit, reside in Waterford, in a household ruled by their two German Shepherd “kids,” Sita and Bear.
Susie began her involvement with LTR as a volunteer which reflects her love of children and horses. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a degree in Communications, and worked for Penton Publishing in Stamford, CT as a Production Assistant. Susie is a best-selling author having had 6 “gift” books published by Sourcebooks, Inc.
Susie and her husband Garrett live in Leesburg and have two sons, Christopher who lives in NYC and Garrett who lives in Boston. They also have 3 GRANDchildren; Genevieve, Andrew, and Caden!
Atul Sharma is currently the Principal of Kanha LLC, a real-estate investment company. Atul received his undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems from James Madison University in 2003 and his MBA in Management and Marketing from California State Los Angeles in 2005. Atul is passionate about building relationships with local Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development, SBA, etc. to facilitate collaboration between local businesses.
Atul was born and brought up in the Washington D.C. area and currently resides in Great Falls, VA. Atul and his wife Khushboo have been married for 5 years and have an energetic 3 year old boy, Abhay. He enjoys spending time with his family, taking relaxing trips to the beach whenever possible and watching football. Atul lives by the motto “Believe in yourself”.
Katy Tyrrell, CFRE
Katy has Bachelors of Arts degrees from Indiana University in English and Anthropology and a Graduate Certificate in Philanthropy and the Non-Profit Sector from Loyola University Chicago. She is a certified fundraising executive, and currently serves as the Executive Director of the Middleburg Community Center, Middleburg, VA. Prior to her position there she was the Assistant Director, Corporate Relations at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, the Development Manager at Inova Loudoun Hospital Foundation, and Assistant Development Director at the American Institute for Cancer Research.
Katy has volunteered with many organizations including serving in the Peace Corps in Benin, West Africa. Raised in McLean, Virginia. She has lived in Loudoun County since 2008 and currently resides in Leesburg with her two rescue dogs, Boss, and HoneyLove.
Tony Wininger – President
Tony is a Vice President of Commercial Lending for John Marshall Bank in Leesburg, Virginia. He is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College where he received a BA with Honors in Economics and Political Science. Just out of college in 1995, Tony served as a financial advisor with Dean Witter in Virginia Beach and went on to own his own financial services business. He moved to Northern Virginia in 1999 with First Union Bank. Tony went through several mergers and acquisitions with large banks before finally settling in as a true community banker with John Marshall Bank. He serves his community as a member of the Board of Directors for Door of Hope in Ashburn, VA and as a member of the Sterling Rotary Club.
Tony is also known for his work as a Senior Correspondent and financial columnist for The Analyst, an international publication covering global financial crises. He lives in Sterling, VA with his wife and two children. One of his daughters has special needs and enjoys horseback riding on a therapeutic level as well as a favorite past time. Tony can testify to the great impact that therapeutic riding has on the disabilities community.