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Board & Team

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors meets four times a year, usually on the third Thursday of the month. For more details, please email info(at)


Chair: Patrick Kain
First Vice-Chair:
Reed Landry
Second Vice-Chair: Joshua Guelbart
Secretary: Louis Courembis
Treasurer: Michael McCarthy

Board of Directors:

Louis Courembis – Courembis Companies
James Gebara – PNC Bank
Jennifer Goodman – The Ven at Embassy Row
Joshua Guelbart – Post Brothers
Patrick Kain – Kain & Associates
Reed Landry – Mission Group
Michael McCarthy – Quadrangle Development
Bob St. Francis – Sulgrave Club
Sheri Swain – Donohoe Hospitality Services
William Verno – RB Properties

Meet Our Team

Bill McLeod, Executive Director

Bill McLeod is the Executive Director of the Dupont Circle Business Improvement District, working on streetscaping and the new cap park. Prior to that, he was the Executive Director of Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets, a revitalization organization using historic preservation to retain and attract businesses to Dupont Circle. Bill worked on fundraising, marketing and events. Before that, he was the Executive Director of the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District, a business improvement district working on the east end of downtown Washington DC – providing clean, safe, marketing, planning, and economic development services to the area. Prior to that, he was the Executive Director of Barracks Row Main Street, an award-winning nonprofit organization on Capitol Hill revitalizing 8th Street SE. Before that, he worked for the National Trust for Historic Preservation where he managed the Main Street Certification Institute, Great American Main Street Awards, and fundraised. Mr. McLeod earned his MBA through George Washington University and a B.A. in Social Science from Houghton University in Houghton, N.Y.

Contact Bill: bmcleod(at)

Jason Goldman is the Marketing and Events Manager of the Dupont Circle Business Improvement District, with a focus on curating and disseminating information related to events and happenings within Dupont Circle. Before this, he served as an Events Coordinator for American University’s Washington College of Law. There, Jason facilitated events for high-profile clients in the political sphere while also maintaining a commitment to exceptional event planning and hospitality. Before that, he was the Program Coordinator for the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering, where he supervised and managed up to 50 program Ambassadors to coordinate and execute large-scale events with the primary purpose of marketing the University and its programs to potential applicants. Mr. Goldman earned his B.A. in Public Policy and Public Leadership from the University of Maryland in College Park, M.D.

Contact Jason: jgoldman(at)