New Members Join Board of Directors

(Washington D.C., July 1, 2019) – The Montgomery County Chamber Community Foundation (MCCCF) announces the induction of four new board members to its board of Directors: Spiros Komis, CEO of C2 Essentials; Donna Gandt, Regional Vice President of Unanet; Mark Rockefeller, Co-Founder and CEO of StreetShares; and Carlos Rivera, President and CEO of Vysnova Partners.

Donna Gandt is the Regional Vice President of Unanet and supports government contractors across the northeast. She is a U.S. Navy veteran and has spent more than 25 years at the intersection of business and technology in various industries including telecommunications, software, retail, and government.  

Mark Rockefeller is the co-Founder and CEO of StreetShares, one of America’s fastest growing financial technology companies. Mark started his career in the U.S. Air Force and served in Iraq. He later joined the law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP as a litigation associate where he worked on financial and investment securities disputes.

Carlos Rivera is the President, CEO, and Founder of Vysnova Partners where he provides leadership and day-to-day management of corporate operations. Carlos is a U.S. Navy veteran and has more than 30 years of experience working in the health and information management sectors. Prior to founding Vysnova, Carlos was the Founder, Chairman and CEO of CAMRIS International, a management consulting firm that received many industry awards including making the Inc. Magazine 500/5000 list twice.

​“MCCCF is thrilled to welcome these distinguished business leaders to the Board of Directors,” stated Barbara Ashe, President of MCCCF and National Director and Founder of the Veteran Institute of Procurement (VIP). “Their individual expertise combined with their collective acumen in business and dedication to veteran business success is the precise insight MCCCF needs to create and sustain initiatives that enhance and enrich the business community.

The MCCCF was founded in 2008 and performs research and/or disseminates information, connects, and educates: (1) the nationwide veteran owned small business community on best business and procurement practices and; (2) the general public in Montgomery County, Maryland and its surrounding regions in the areas of economic matters, health and wellness, the environment, and public safety.

Learn more about the Montgomery County Chamber Community Foundation here. 

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