Leslie Cooper

Leslie Cooper is in private practice as a psychologist treating depression, anxiety, grief and loss. Previously she worked at Walter Reed Military Medical Center specializing in helping patients diagnosed with cancer.


Ellie Giles

Ellie Giles is the first CEO of WorkSource Montgomery, a county agency that leads regional and economic development and workforce efforts. Previously she was a teacher and administrator in Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.


Hugh Hill, M.D.

Hugh Hill is an actor in Washington, DC and Rappahannock, VA. He is also an emergency medicine physician at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Maryland.


Ann McDaniel

Ann McDaniel is a consultant to Graham Holdings and serves on the boards of The Match Group, The Strathmore Performing Arts Center, and St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She is a longtime journalist and media business executive.


Robert Norris, M.D.

Robert Norris Ph.D. is a Teaching Pastor at Fourth Presbyterian Church, Bethesda, Maryland. He was senior pastor at the church from 1984 until 2015.


Donna Sawyer 

Donna Drew Sawyer is the Executive Director of The Baltimore Office of Promotion, the non-profit agency that produces Artscape, Light City and other local events. She is also an author and formerly worked at the Smithsonian Institution’s Hirshhorn Museum and The Children’s Television Workshop.


Jill and David Scharff

Jill Scharff is a psychoanalyst specializing in child, adolescent, and family psychiatry. She is one of the founders of the International Psychotherapy Institute, an author, and international training consultant.

David Scharff is a psychoanalyst and one of founders of the International Psychotherapy Institute. He is an author, international training consultant, and formerly the Director of the Washington School of Psychiatry.


Leigh Scott

Leigh Scott is a vegan chef and completed the professional program at the School of Natural Cookery. Formerly she served as an executive in the non-profit sector.


Nicole West

Nicole West is a business consultant and executive coach. She formerly built global businesses in financial services and technology.