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Our Board of Directors

Donald L. Harris, Chair
Inova Health Systems (Retired)
Don has served as a consultant for government relations since 2009, focusing on state government issues in Virginia representing Inova Health System. Prior to 2009, he served as Inova’s Vice President for government relations across federal, state and local governments. He has helped coordinate disaster response in northern Virginia while serving on the Board of the Northern Virginia Hospital Alliance and as a member of the statewide Hospital Emergency Management Committee. Don has also served as a board member for the Campbell-Hoffman Foundation, the national Alliance for Advancing Non-Profit Health Care, VORA (Virginian Organizations Responding to AIDS) and the Northern Virginia Health Education Center. Don served five years as captain in the US Army Medical Service Corp, has master’s degrees from both Indiana University and Yale University and an undergraduate degree from Franklin College of Indiana.

Karen T. Williams, Vice Chair
Volunteer/Community Member
TallRide Transportation, LLC
After working for nearly 20 years in the procurement and contracts industry, Karen currently serves and volunteers as Vice President Operations for the Dulles Corridor Chapter of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and owns a small limo company with her husband. NCMA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the professional growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide. She has held a variety of procurement and contracts positions with a successful career working for DuPont, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and Northrop Grumman. She also served as Chairperson of the Camelot Hearing Association, an organization devoted to promoting educational opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing children. She has volunteered and continues to support various other non-profit and civic organizations such as the local nursing home, homeless shelters, churches, health foundations, schools and athletic programs. Karen holds a B.S. Degree in Administrative and Financial Management from the University of Delaware. She lives with her husband and three children in Clifton, Virginia.

Andrew Colangelo, Treasurer
Ezra Company
Andrew grew up in Fairfax County and attended W.T. Woodson High School locally. The concept of giving back to those less fortunate was instilled in Andrew from a young age. His father, David Colangelo, suffered a bullet to the neck during an attempted robbery during David’s first year of law school. His father’s perseverance through life taught Andrew the potential strength of the human will in challenging times, and his mother’s selflessness has taught Andrew the importance of helping others. Andrew works for The Ezra Company, primarily representing tenants and designing real estate strategies to accommodate their operational needs. He attended the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce with a concentration in Marketing. He and his wife, Lauren, live in the City of Falls Church.

Cynthia L Hyland, Secretary
Northrop Grumman (Retired)
Cynthia Hyland worked for 34 years in the aerospace and defense sector, serving as Vice President of Contracts, Pricing and Supply Chain for Northrop Grumman Corp, and prior to that held senior roles at both Raytheon and Hughes Aircraft Company. Cynthia earned her B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Kentucky, her M.B.A. from the University of Southern California, her J.D. from Georgetown, and is a member of the Virginia Bar. Cynthia has a long history of commitment to volunteer and board service, beginning in her twenties. Her service includes the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, the Reston YMCA, National Contract Management Association, Beacon Hill Community Association and Hughes Aircraft Employees Federal Credit Union. She also currently serves on the Board of Readers are Leaders, a local non-profit which partners high school athletes with struggling elementary school readers. Cynthia is passionate about the challenges facing the poor, and brings to FACETS first hand experience regarding their legal, financial, educational and housing difficulties. Cynthia resides with her family in Reston.

Marcy Bartlett
Rebuilding Together – Arlington/Fairfax/Falls Church
After a rewarding career in technology, engineering, business and program management, Marcy had an opportunity to take early retirement allowing her to devote her time and energy to a new mission. She is currently the program director for a local nonprofit, Rebuilding Together Arlington/ Fairfax/ Falls Church (RT-AFF), where she works with low income homeowners and volunteer teams to make repairs and home modifications so the families can live in safe and healthy homes. She is now also heavily immersed in the development of a co-housing community in Shepherdstown, WV.

Denise Gavilan
Gavilan & Associates
Denise is owner and marketing strategist of Gavilan & Associates, an award-winning consulting firm based in Annandale. Denise’s firm has led successful branding, social media, membership recruitment and retention, product marketing, conference attendance-building and more for organizations throughout the country. In addition to working with FACETS, she frequently volunteers for Girl Scouts of the National Capital Chapter and Mantua Elementary School. Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, Denise has a Master’s Degree in Communications from American University.

Bob Grimmett
Virginia Roofing Corporation
Bob Grimmett is the President of Virginia Roofing Corporation, one of the leading commercial roofing contractors in the DC metropolitan area since 1925. His entire 30 year career has been with the company and he has worked his way up the ranks to his current position. He oversees the roofing operation, a custom sheet metal fabrication shop, and rental properties in both Maryland and Virginia. He is a member of the Washington Executive Association, Property Management Association, Roof Consultants International, and Virginia Association of Roofing Professionals.

Boyd Harter
Community Member
Boyd Harter is a semi-retired business owner and management consultant. After ten years of working with PricewaterhouseCoopers, he started his own management consulting company and grew Guident Inc. to 300 employees. Boyd has lived in Northern Virginia since 1978, growing up in Oakton and now lives in Oak Hill with his wife, their three children and two golden retrievers. He holds undergraduate degrees in finance and accounting and M.S. in Information Systems from the University of Virginia, and is a licensed CPA. Boyd has been associated with animal rescue, youth education, immigration and refugee issues, and is focusing on alleviating wealth disparity in our community.

Nidiah Harvey
Quantum Real Estate Management
Nidiah Harvey serves as a certified occupancy specialist, providing explanations regarding housing programs to tenants and owners, ensuring compliance with regulations, applying fair housing requirements, and making recommendations on reasonable accommodation requests. Prior to joining Quantum, Nidiah worked as case manager for OAR of Fairfax County, supporting community members in taking steps towards obtaining employment, and in coping with the emotional impact of having a family member incarcerated. She also served as a member of the Motivational Interviewing Committee and as OAR’s Mentoring Program ambassador, playing a vital role in building meaningful relationships which help reduce the challenges associated with release and building a foundation for ongoing success. Committed to providing a helping hand to those in need, Nidiah volunteers with multiple community-based organizations.

Sean Howe
UBS
Sean leads a wealth management team that is dedicated to helping local families plan, manage and execute their financial goals. His passion for helping people professionally has carried over into Sean’s personal life in a big way. In addition to serving as a mentor to a high school student through the DC-based Capital Partners for Education, Sean has started mentoring a veteran through American Corporate Partners. Sean believes in FACETS’ vision and feels the mission aligns perfectly with his desire to continue to give back and help make a difference in his community. He currently resides in McLean with his wife, Alisha, and son, Hudson.

Michael Kim
Conduent, Inc
Michael has over 20 years of experience in technology and business. He is currently a Vice President of Business Development for Conduent (formerly Xerox Business Services) targeting regional public sector transportation agencies, state & local government, and public sector healthcare. He was introduced to FACETS through a pro-bono, strategic consulting engagement sponsored by Compass. Michael studied Engineering at Columbia and George Washington, and Business at Duke. He and his family are members of Floris United Methodist Church and live in Herndon.

Mani Qazi
Lion Federal
Mani Qazi is the Founder/Principal of Lion Federal, an Information Technology consulting provider to the federal government. He has volunteered in Washington D.C. homeless shelters and other charity organizations such as Hands on D.C., since the early 2000s. In 2013, he was in search of an organization that made a difference in his local community and found FACETS to be that organization, where he could see the difference they were making around him. He and his family live in McLean, Virginia. He has a bachelor’s in Computer Science from Virginia Tech and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from George Mason University.

Marie-Christine “Chris” Rumohr-Webster
Bean, Kinney & Korman, PC
Chris Webster has been a legal assistant/paralegal in Fairfax County for over 25 years and currently works in Land Use and Real Estate Law with the law firm of Bean, Kinney & Korman, PC. She is a member of the Fairfax Bar Association and serves on the board of the Northern Virginia Community College Paralegal Advisory Committee. Chris has lived in Fairfax County for over 50 years and began volunteering in our community as a teenager. In September 2017 Chris became a Fairfax County Volunteer Firefighter. She continues to work as a State & Federal wildland firefighter with the Department of Forestry and the Bureau of Land Management, as well as volunteering as a wildland firefighter with The Nature Conservancy of Virginia and is a VDEM certified search team member and has volunteered with The Shenandoah Mountain Rescue Group for over 15 years.

Hugh Taylor
Northrop Grumman (Retired)
Hugh Taylor spent his career with Northrop Grumman and the last 20 years in senior executive roles, serving as Vice President for Washington Operations, President of the Civilian Agency Group, and as corporate Chief Information Officer. He joined Grumman Corporation in 1983 and worked his way up through accounting and controller positions before moving to sales and general management. Hugh earned his BA in Business Administration from Marist College and has attended multiple executive development and leadership programs. In addition to his work with FACETS, he serves on the Board of Trustees for Flint Hill School and as the Board Chair for the Fairfax Reston YMCA.