Corporate Advisory Council

The CBCF Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) provides an advisory role to the CBCF Board of Directors. CAC members are leading business, organization, and association leaders and executives who generously donate their time, financial expertise, and business acumen to advise the CBCF’s Board of Directors on policy, special initiatives, and leadership development.

For more information about the Corporate Advisory Council contact Tasha Cole, Vice President, Resource Development, at 202-263-2800 or

Meet the Council

  • Chairperson

    Chaka T. Burgess

    Empire Consulting Group

  • LaKeitha Anderson

    RAI Services Co.

  • Mariko Bennett

    Coco B. Productions

  • Zafar Brooks

    Hyundai Motor America

  • Engel Burns

    Avanir Pharmaceuticals

  • Ray Dempsey

    BP Corporation North America

  • Regina K. Dillard

    State Farm Insurance Companies

  • Micaela Fernandez Allen


  • Isaac Fordjour

    Boston Scientific

  • E. Monique Hall


  • Chanelle Hardy


  • Robert Harris

    The Glover Park Group

  • Gerald G. Harvey

    Lockheed Martin, Retired

  • John Haysbert


  • Alethia Jackson, Esq.

    Walgreens Co.

  • Erica Johnson


  • Lonnie L. Johnson

    Exxon Mobil Corporation

  • Michone T. Johnson


  • Maisha Leek

    Translation + UnitedMasters

  • Jeanine Liburd

    BET Networks

  • Marie Long


  • Ramon O. Looby

    Bank of America Corporation

  • John Mason


  • Keith W. McCoy

    Exxon Mobil Corporation

  • Waldo McMillan

    Charter Communications, Inc.

  • Jerome Murray

    Office of Delegate Stacey Plaskett

  • Jesse Price

    Eli Lilly and Company

  • Nichole Francis Reynolds


  • Norman H. Ross, Jr.

    Heartland- Coca-Cola Bottling Company

  • Julia Feliz Sessoms

    Intel Corporation

  • Dontai Smalls


  • Nigel Stephens

    Accenture Federal Services

  • Shashrina Thomas

    TRI-COR Industries, Inc.

  • Kenny Thompson


  • Phillip Wallace

    Intellectual Ventures

  • Shawna Watley

    Holland & Knight, LLP

  • Daron Watts

    The Watts Group

  • Hilary West

    JP Morgan Chase & Co.

  • Cherie Wilson

    General Motors Company