Board of Directors

Jim Ritter
 (Chair, Executive Committee) is a 
Partner in the Corporate practice group of
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP.

Brittany Bansak is Vice President of Marketing
at Bernstein Private Wealth Management.

Jennifer Baxter, M.D. 
(Chair, Governance) is 
an Anesthesiologist with US Anesthesia Partners. 


Martha Blalock
 (Co-Chair, Auction Gala) is the
Creative Director with Medical Arts at the
National Institutes of Health, the nation’s medical
research agency.

Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell is the Head of 
Public Programs at the Smithsonian American
Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery.


Zoë Charlton
 is an artist who creates drawings
that explore the ironies of contemporary social
and cultural stereotypes. 

Ryan Dattilo is Special Council for Antitrust and 
Bankruptcy with the Senate Committee on the

Martin Ditto 
is chief executive and leads all
development activities at Ditto Residential.

Ashley Givens
, Ph.D., is an independent
curator and academic.


Michael Hickok FAIA
(Treasurer; Chair, Audit
Committee; Chair, Strategic Planning) is the
founding principal and owner of Hickok Cole
Architects, a ninety-person architectural and
interior design firm located in Washington, DC.  

Lauren Hilyard 
(Co-Chair, Development; Co-
Chair, Auction) is the founder of Hilyard Art Advisory.


Angie Kang 
is Director of Marketing at Eaton Hotel.

Sam Lewis
is an associate at Wilkie Farrar &
Gallagher, specializing in regulatory and
transactional matters in the cable, internet, and
spectrum industries.

Andrea Limauro
 is an artist and city planner
born in Rome, and based in the U.S. since 2003. 

Deirdre Ehlen MacWilliams
 serves as public
art project manager for Arlington’s nationally-
renowned Public Art program.

Linn Meyers 
is an artist whose paintings,
drawings, prints, and site-specific works have
been exhibited nationally and internationally.  

Marvin Morris 
(Chair, Finance) is the Managing
Partner of Bedrock Global (BG), a boutique firm
that advises on project financing strategies, and
connects the resources of governments, private
companies and financial sponsors to structure
successful projects. 

Mary Margaret Plumridge 
(Secretary) is the
Executive Director for the Commercial Real
Estate Brokerage Association of Greater
Washington, DC. 

Michael S. Pollack, D.D.S. 
is a private 
practitioner in Washington, DC. 

José Ruiz 
is a Peruvian-born artist and curator
who lives and works between Washington, DC,
Baltimore, and New York. 

Judy J. Sherman 
is an independent curator
and the Principal of j fine art, a corporate art
consultancy that focuses on the role and
importance of artistic works in organizational
culture and branding.

Jocelyn Sigue 
(Co-Chair, Development) is a
media producer and performer.

Blair Wunderlich is a fine arts insurance 
specialist with Huntington T. Block Insurance

Frederick P. Ognibene, M.D. (Emeritus) is
colletor, arts patron, and former deputy
director for Educational Affairs 
and Strategic
Partnerships, and Director, 
Office of Clinical
Research Training and 
Medical Education
at the National Institutes of Health.

William C. Paley 
(Emeritus) is the founder of
La Palina Cigars and the President of the William
C. Paley Foundation.