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Meet the Leaders of Goodwin Living Foundation

The Goodwin Living Foundation team works with our Board of Directors to further our mission of uplifting, honoring and supporting older adults and those who care for them.

Through the power of philanthropy, we seek and celebrate generosity to carry out the mission of Goodwin Living, to provide financial security to residents, to enable staff to thrive in their careers, and to support innovation, thus enhancing the lives of older adults and those who care for them.

Through the power of philanthropy, we seek and celebrate generosity to carry out the mission of Goodwin Living

Meet the Foundation Team

Valerie Burke

Valerie Burke

Chief Philanthropy Officer

Mary Kate Roberts

Mary Kate Roberts

Director of Development, Goodwin House Alexandria

James Woodward

James Woodward

Director of Development, Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads

Rachel Parrent

Rachel Parrent

Foundation Operations Manager

Erica Sadiq

Erica Sadiq

Hospice Gifts Officer

Meet the Foundation Board of Directors

The Goodwin Living Foundation Board of Directors is made up of community leaders and citizens who are passionate about our work. Board members contribute more than 1,500 hours of their time on behalf of Goodwin Living. In addition, every member of the Foundation Board of Directors and Goodwin Living Board of Trustees makes financial contributions to the Foundation.

We look forward to working with you as we continue our mission of ensuring the Goodwin Living community is a vibrant place to work and live.

Officers

Joan Renner

Joan Renner, CPA, CGMA, Chair

Senior Consultant and Former Managing Shareholder, Renner and Company, CPA

Bob Eiffert

Bob Eiffert, Vice Chair

Retired, formerly Manager, Long Term Care Program, Fairfax County Health Department

Kimberly Fiske

Kimberly A. Fiske, Esq., Secretary

Estate Planning Attorney and Partner, Fiske Law Group, PLLC

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John H. Komoroske, Treasurer

Retired Vice President, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Directors

Laura Bailey

Laura Bailey

Retired, formerly Senior Vice President of Community Finance, Capital One

Laurie Blackburn

Laurie J. Blackburn

Vice President, Investments, Caudron • Megary • Blackburn Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors

David Crabb

David L. Crabb, JD

The View Alexandria resident since 2023. Retired from the University of Chicago after 35 years as Senior Philanthropic Advisor

Sara DeCarlo

Sara DeCarlo

Formerly Vice President for Marketing and Strategic Development, Nortel Government Systems

Jim Hennessey

Jim Hennessey

Director of RP Financial, LC

Robert Long

Robert E. Long

CFA – CEO & Principal, Ariba Asset Management

Melinda Merk

Melinda Merk, JD, LLM, AEP®

Principal, McCandlish Lillard, PC

Judith Miller

Judith Miller

GHBC resident since 2015. Former International Aviation Regulatory Executive and Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation. Founder and partner of consulting company offering services to foreign air carriers and U.S. airports

Fred Pang

Frederick F.Y. (Fred) Pang

Goodwin House Alexandria resident since 2020. Formerly Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Assistant Secretary of Defense and Assistant Secretary of the Navy

Gant Redmon

Gant Redmon

Former Board Chair. Current Attorney at Redmon, Peyton & Braswell LLP and current General Counsel to a major real estate service conglomerate

Tricia Rogers

Tricia Rodgers

former Director, Volunteers in Service to America

Steven Smith

Steven Smith

Managing Director and Regional Co-Head, CIBC Private Wealth Management

Anne Stewart

Anne D. Stewart

GHBC resident since 2010. Retired, Former Intern Coordinator, Semester in Washington Program, Maxwell School of Public Affairs, Syracuse University

Anthony Tambasco

Anthony J. Tambasco

Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads resident since 2010. Professor Emeritus of Theology at Georgetown University, retired after 35 years. Former Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Liberal Studies

Jim Thessin

Jim Thessin

Legal adviser for Immigrant Rights Organization, Retired Ambassador and Former Senior Legal Official at U.S. Department of State

Dr. Alton Wallace

Dr. Alton Wallace

Senior Scientist, Institute for Defense Analyses

Giving to the Goodwin Living Foundation means you join a circle of generosity. When you support residents, you support our entire team, and when you support our team and residents, you support our vision to redefine aging. We can’t do this without you. Learn more about how you can support the efforts of the Goodwin Living Foundation or become a supporter by making a donation today. All gifts are fully tax-deductible under IRS regulations and may provide additional tax advantages for the donor. Goodwin Living Tax ID number (EIN) is 54-1549749.

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