Sheila Johnson

Sheila C. Johnson is an entrepreneur and philanthropist whose accomplishments span the arenas of hospitality, sports, TV/film, the arts and humanitarian causes. She is CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts, overseeing a growing portfolio of luxury properties and lifestyle businesses. Ms. Johnson is the only African American woman to have a principal shareholder stake in […]

Richard Kay

Richard Kay, Partner

Richard Kay was chairman of Sentrillion Inc., a border security, cyber-security, information assurance and healthcare managed services company. He was the former founder, chairman and CEO of OTG Software, a leader in the data storage software company that he founded in 1992. OTG became the leader in online data storage solutions. Mr. Kay served on […]

Jeong H. Kim

Jeong H. Kim is chairman of Kiswe Mobile Inc., a startup focusing on interactive mobile video. Dr. Kim also served as president of Bell Labs, the communication industry’s most heralded research organization. His early career encompassed computer design, satellite systems design and data communications, including seven years as a nuclear submarine officer in the U.S. […]

Mark D. Lerner

Mark D. Lerner, representing members of the Lerner, Cohen and Tanenbaum family, is the managing principal owner and vice chairman of the 2019 World Series Champion Washington Nationals and a principal of Lerner Enterprises, a real estate development, management and investment company concentrated in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Mr. Lerner and his family are […]

Roger Mody

Roger Mody, Partner & Managing Partner, Washington Valor & Baltimore Brigade

Mr. Mody also is an associate publisher of Inc. Magazine and is the former chairman and CEO of SIGNAL Corporation.  Mr. Mody is the founder and chairman of The Mody Foundation, whose goal is to provide higher education, health-based and athletics funding for economically disadvantaged inner-city children.  The Mody Foundation has been actively involved in […]

Anthony Nader

Anthony Nader, Partner

Anthony Nader is a co-founder and managing director of SWaN & Legend Venture Partners, a multi-stage venture capital firm that invests in high-growth, high-quality organizations and the entrepreneurs behind them. Mr. Nader is Vice Chairman at Asurion, a company that he successfully merged with his company, NEW, in 2008 where he served as CEO. He […]

Dick Patrick

Dick Patrick, Vice Chairman and Partner President, Washington Capitals

The Patrick family name is synonymous with the sport of hockey and the National Hockey League. Lester Patrick’s (grandfather) legacy as longtime coach and general manager of the New York Rangers is honored with the Lester Patrick Trophy, awarded annually for “outstanding service to hockey in the United States”.  Mr. Patrick himself earned the Trophy […]

Fredrick D. Schaufeld

Fredrick D. Schaufeld, Partner

Fredrick D. Schaufeld is a co-Founder, along with Anthony Nader and Cliff White, and Managing Director of SWaN & Legend Venture Partners (SWaN). He is a Partner in the Washington Nationals, the Professional Fighters League and the Hill Top House Hotel, Harpers Ferry. Mr. Schaufeld also owns American Bike Ride, parent of the DC Bike […]