LAYC Board Chair with youth.

LAYC is led by business leaders, entrepreneurs, researchers, lawyers, and influential leaders committed to improving the lives of youth and their families in the Washington Metropolitan Area.

Our leadership team remains true to our vision and mission, to empower a diverse population of youth to achieve a successful transition to adulthood as they pursue their dreams, reach their goals, and acquire the skills and self-confidence to live a life of purpose, connection, contribution, and joy.

Officers


Antonio Marquez

Antonio F. Marquez
Chair
EagleBank

Lauren Eyster

Lauren Eyster
Vice Chair
Urban Institute

Simon Fairclough

Simon Fairclough
Treasurer

Capital One

Betsy Brand

Betsy Brand
Secretary

American Youth Policy Forum

Members


Patricia Arzuaga

Patricia Arzuaga
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.

Elizabeth Burrell

Elizabeth Burrell
LAYC Career Academy

Sean Carroll

Sean Carroll
Creative Associates International

Carlos Gutierrez, Jr.

Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr.

Greg Kfoury
Linden Development Partners

Carrie Markovitz

Carrie E. Markovitz
National Opinion Research Center

Santiago Martinez

Santiago Martinez
270 Strategies

Brett Meringoff
WinnDevelopment Company

Jose Morales

Jose Morales
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flomm LLP

Jennifer Mauskapf

Jennifer Mauskapf
Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

Aaron Pomerantz

Aaron Pomerantz
Cushman & Wakefield

Desmond Serrette

Desmond Serrette
UNITE HERE Local 25

Matt Sislen

Matt Sislen
Audubon Enterprises

Sheila Somashekhar

Sheila Somashekhar
United Way of the National Capital Area

Adam Spiegel

Adam Spiegel
The Advisory Board Company

Andy Van Etten

Andrew Van Etten
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Amanda Wood

Amanda Wood
Becker & Poliakoff