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​Executive Office

Lisa Washington, CAE, Executive Director/CEO

Jazmine Rodriguez, Executive Administrator


Valexia Hall, Vice President, Education and Certification

Jackie Porter, Certification Manager

Charmayne Branch, Education Program Coordinator

Zeporia Laws, Registrar

Keisha Swann, Receptionist/Customer Experience Specialist


Mihisha Henderson, Director, Education​


Matt Mantione, CAE, Director, Membership Development

Katie Colten, Region Development Manager​

Mia Porter, Manager, Member Services & Engagement

Michelle R. Johnson, Coordinator, Membership Services


Jilien Harvey, Director, Meetings & Events

Allison Leisner, Meetings and Events Coordinator

Patrick Wilson, Exhibit and Sponsor Sales (PAI Sales)

Advocacy and Outreach

Louis J. Jenny, Vice President, Advocacy and Outreach

Richard Thomas, Director, State/Local Legislative Affairs

Andrew Ausel, Associate Director, Advocacy​

Todd Rich, Manager, Customer Resources & Outreach​

Strategic Communications

Kim Wright, Director, Strategic Communications

Nathan Smith, Communications Associate

Fred Yi, Webmaster/Digital Storyteller​

Stephanie Fieseher, Graphic Designer

Accounting, Finance and Administration

Timothy J. Heck​, Chief Financial Officer

Alice J. Wright, Associate Manager, Accounting and Administration

Tanya Wharton, Human Resources and Accounting Specialist

Antonio Muse, Office Services Clerk


 Contact Us

1331 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, 4th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20004
Tel: 202-682-0110
Fax: 202-682-5877
DBIA is located between 13th and 14th Streets, NW, in the National Place Building. The entrance to our building is across from Freedom Plaza in between the National Theater and the JW Marriott. Map
The nearest Metro stop is Metro Center (Red, Blue, Orange and Silver Lines). Exit toward 13th Street and walk south two blocks and west a half block. Map
Individual staff electronic addresses are first initial last name @ If you are unsure who the best DBIA contact is, please use dbia@.