Host Committee*
Terry Kenny (’16), Co-Chair
Teresa Payne-Nunn (’14), Co-Chair
Host Committee Members:
Mary Abbajay ('06)
S. Kathryn Allen (’01)
Rosie Allen-Herring (’02)
Michael Berry (’23)
Joe Budzynski ('06)
Lyles Carr (’87)
Andrea Dykes
Artis Hampshire-Cowan (’89)
Debbi Jarvis (‘09)
Marie C. Johns (’93)
Beth Johnson (’15)
Rachel Kronowitz (’15)
Mioshi Moses (‘16)
Lionel Neptune ('98)
Alex Orfinger (’98)
Derrick Perkins ('18)
Charlotte Reid (’12)
Julie Rosenthal (’02)
Mahan Tavakoli (’98)
Diane Tipton (’98)
Tamika Tremaglio
Mitch Weintraub (’21)
Tycely Williams (’18)
*Currently accepting new members


Bringing together more than 650 of the region’s most accomplished leaders from the business, government, and nonprofit sectors, the LGW Celebration of Leadership serves as the largest celebration of diverse, cross-sector changemakers in our region. This year, LGW will proudly honor Pinkie Mayfield (’01), Chief Communications Officer and Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Graham Holdings Company, with the 2023 LGW Leader of the Years award. Over the past 30 years, Pinkie has continuously demonstrated a strong commitment to our community through her work with a number of non-profit, community and civic organizations. Passionate about the advancement of women and children through education, she has made a positive impact on the lives of so many in the region. Please join us as we celebrate Pinkie and her tremendous impact on this region. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Purchase Sponsorship

Marriott Marquis
901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

Time: 6:00 pm

Dress: Cocktail attire



Our Sponsors








Cordia Partners
Rachel Kronowitz ('15)
Teresa Payne-Nunn ('14)

Friend of Pinkie


Maria-Fernanda Borja ('13)
Doug Duncan ('15)
Angela Franco ('13)
Debbi Jarvis ('09)
Debbie Kaplan ('17)
Argelia Rodriguez
Tycely Williams ('18)

Dessert Station




To discuss event sponsorship, please contact Dani Brockert, Director of Development, at or 920.723.8650.