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Board & Team

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) 

Sharon Christiansen, Director of Administration

Contact Sharon: schristiansen(at)

Board of Directors

Board Meetings fall on the second Thursday of the month. For more details, please email

Executive Committee: 

Chair: Patrick Kain – Kain & Associates
First Vice-Chair:
Reed Landry – Mission Group
Second Vice-Chair: Joshua Guelbart – Post Brothers
Secretary: Louis Courembis – Courembis Companies
Treasurer: Michael McCarthy – Quadrangle Development Corporation

Board of Directors:

Pierre Abushacra – Firehook Bakery
Louis Courembis – Courembis Companies
James Gebara – PNC 
Jennifer Goodman – The Ven at Embassy Row
Ruth Gresser – Pizzeria Paradiso
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