Board of Directors
Collectively, our owner and board of directors have over seventy-five years in law, business management, public relations, communications public affairs, brand and political campaign management, marketing, education, finance, auditing, and financial analysis. We have experience in working with individuals, small and large companies, and governments. Our team has proven track-records in the various areas of expertise.
LINDA MERCADO GREENE
Linda Mercado Greene, Owner and Board Chair, is one of the most knowledgeable political insiders in Washington, DC, with more than 35 years of experience in government and public relations. Linda has worked extensively with Heads of State, Republican and Democratic Members of the United States Congress, Mayors and Councilmembers of the District of Columbia. She has managed political campaigns for elected officials within the District of Columbia, and served as a Chief of Staff to a DC Mayor. Linda's clients have also included internationally acclaimed entertainers and athletes. She has served on numerous business and non-profit boards in the United States and abroad. The Mayor of the District of Columbia, Muriel Bowser, recently appointed Linda to serve a three year term on the Historic Preservation and Review Board. She has also been honored by MEA Magazine as one of the 50 Women of Influence and Power. Linda is a renowned public affairs and community outreach strategist with close personal relationships within the city’s business community, in addition to local, national, and international governments.
Sherri Blount, Board Vice-chair, is a practicing transactional attorney in the District of Columbia with strong relationships with business leaders and government officials at the local and national levels. She has held positions in government and in the private sector and counsels clients in complex transactional and regulatory matters. She handles a variety of regulatory issues before DC and Federal agencies. Sherri was selected by the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia as the Woman Lawyer of the Year in 2011 for her exceptional achievements in the legal profession.
Yolanda Caraway, Board Secretary, is an entrepreneur and has a career in public affairs, public relations, and political management spanning over 30 years. She has worked with Fortune 500 clients such as Microsoft, Google, MGM Mirage, Bristol Myers Squibb, AT&T, Mitsubishi and Texaco. She is nationally recognized as a strategist who is known for her work in government, the non-profit and private sectors. Often sought to coordinate major undertakings for the Democratic National Committee, as well as private organizations, she showcases three decades of organizational ability and management expertise.
H. MARREL FOUSHEE
H. Marrel Foushee, Board Treasurer, is a former government official who has an extensive background in tax and financial management. In his company, he advises corporations and municipalities regarding improving operational efficiencies, best business management procedures, auditing services, and financial advice. Foushee is a highly sought after speaker on business trends and best practices. He is the co-founder of the National Forum of Black Public Administrators. Foushee has worked in the area of business and finance for over 35 years.