Neil Peterson, Founder, Chairman & CEO

Neil Peterson is a social entrepreneur. He has served in a variety of leadership positions in the public, private and non-profit sectors. He was the CEO of the public transportation agencies in … Read More

Dr. Barry Alberstein

Dr. Barry Alberstein is a Clinical and Consulting Psychologist with a Masters Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelors Degree in Communications. After 20 years of private practice in Seattle, he now … Read More

Stanley Barer

Stanley Barer is co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of Saltchuk Resources, Inc. Saltchuk is a privately held holding company for several U.S. flag maritime operating entities including Totem Ocean Trailer, Foss Maritime, Sea … Read More

Richard Beanland

Richard Beanland is the CEO of Hawkeye Channel, an integrated digital marketing agency. Richard joined Hawkeye in 2001 after 13 years with WPP where he had worked Prior to leading Hawkeye, Richard … Read More

Ernest Camacho

Ernest M. Camacho is the founder and President of Pacifica Services, Inc., a privately-owned Hispanic firm headquartered in Pasadena, California.  Since 1979, Pacifica has been a trusted leader in engineering services with … Read More

Priscilla Bell

Priscilla Bell, Phd has extensive experience in the administration of higher education institutions. Her experience includes severing as president of several colleges in Idaho, Washington and New York. In addition to her … Read More

John A. Flaherty

John A. Flaherty is a Principal and Senior Advisor at Washington Media Group. He was previously a Principal at the Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest private equity funds, located in … Read More

Tyler Duvall

Tyler Duvall is the Chief Executive Officer of SH 130 Concession Company, a private entity that operates and maintains the 41-mile southern section of State Highway 130 in Texas. Duvall was previously … Read More

Rush N. Hill, II

Mr. Hill, a second generation Orange County resident, has 40+ years of professional experience in a wide range of real estate consulting including economic analysis, public/private partnering, master planning, and architecture.  Hill’s … Read More

Peter Flom, PhD

When Peter was 5, a psychologist told his parents that he had “minimal brain dysfunction” and “would never go to college”.  His mother reacted to this by getting together with Elizabeth Friedus … Read More

Karen J. Hedlund

Karen J. Hedlund, former Deputy Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), has recently been named Director of Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) in the Strategic Consulting Group of Parsons Brinckerhoff. In her new … Read More

Bill Grinstein

Bill Grinstein has served business, federal, and state agencies both domestically and internationally. He has directed numerous studies on regional economics and planning, social policy, environmental impacts, industrial and urban development. He … Read More

Peter D. Kelly III

Peter D. Kelly III is a founding partner of Vectis Strategies, a strategy and communications firm serving public, private, non-profit and corporate interests nationwide. He formerly headed the Government Practice at a … Read More

Richard Hughes

Richard Hughes has been a consultant to local and state governments and non-profits for over 40 years. He is a former partner at Booz, Allen & Hamilton. He was also a co-founder … Read More

Nate Miles

Nate Miles is the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for Eli Lilly, a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company. Prior to joining Lilly in 1994, he worked to get the Washington State Convention Center … Read More

Ogden (Clip) Kniffin, Jr.

Ogden (Clip) Kniffin, Jr. has an extensive background in municipal finance. Throughout his career, he has provided investment banking services for a broad variety of municipal issuers, including cities and villages, school … Read More

Michael V. McGill

Michael McGill is a founding member of Rural Solutions, an initiative aimed at economic renewal and preserving the quality of life in the northwest corner of Connecticut.  He is also a consultant … Read More

Murphy McCalley

McCalley Consulting, LLC independent financial consulting practice, established in 1995, specializes in the area of public finance with emphasis on transportation and transit-related clients.  Murphy McCalley, Principal, McCalley Consulting, LLC is a … Read More

Kurt Nielsen

Kurt Nielsen, LC, CLEP, MBA, is Manager of the Lighting Design Lab, a Seattle based commercial and industrial lighting education & demonstration facility funded by major Northwest electric utilities and conservation partners. … Read More

Rev. Barry W. Miller

Rev. Barry W. Miller is an Episcopal priest with more than fifteen years of experience in transitional ministry. He has served extensively throughout the United States as an interim pastor in the Dioceses … Read More

Dick Riordan

Dick Riordan was an attorney, entrepreneur, and philanthropist before entering public service in 1993 when he was elected Mayor of Los Angeles. He served two terms with an outstanding record in public … Read More

Robert B. Oehler

Robert B. Oehler is the retired President of Far East National Bank and, subsequently, the Pacific Alliance Bank, a new bank of which he was an Organizer and CEO in 2015. He was … Read More

Lee Sander

Lee Sander is the Senior Independent Director of the Board of the National Express  Corporation, a UK based London FTSE 250 firm providing rail and bus services globally. Mr. Sander is the … Read More

Mark Rus

Mark Rus

Mark Rus is a globally experienced life sciences executive. He is the Chief Executive Officer and Board Director for Sophren Therapeutics, a Cambridge, MA-based neuropsychiatry focused biotech start-up. He most recently served … Read More

John Vogel

John Vogel is an attorney and senior counsel of the Washington, DC law firm of Crowell & Moring. His areas of practice are in Corporate Finance—specifically in working capital and asset-based finance, … Read More

Kelsey Peterson Schulz

Kelsey Peterson Schulz is an interior designer, active community volunteer and new mother. Kelsey founded her own firm, Kelsey Peterson Interior Design (KPID), in 2017. As CEO and senior designer, KPID focuses … Read More

Gwendolyn Williams

Gwendolyn W. Williams retired as Assistant General Manager-Supply Chain Services for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in 2019 and has since worked as a consultant and University guest lecturer. … Read More