Golden Triangle BID Announces Seven New Members Join Board of Directors

Officers Re-elected for 2023

WASHINGTON, DC (October 27, 2022) — The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District (BID) announced today its re-election of officers and seven newly named members to serve on its 2023 Board of Directors. The new members represent a diverse mix of entities— real estate, retail, academia, and hotels. The full governing Board of 23 members will direct key activities for the BID through the next year.

New 2023 Board members:
Nicolas Beliard, General Manager, The Hay Adams
Owen Billman, President, Blake Real Estate
Gary Cohen, Chairman and Executive Vice President, Willco
Jen Correale, Vice President, Asset Management, Brookfield Properties
Anuj Mehrotra, Dean, School of Business, George Washington University
April Richardson, President/Owner, DC Sweet Potato Cake
Will Rich, President, Delta Associates, Inc.

“The BID’s work will be more critical than ever as DC’s central business district confronts extraordinary change in a post-COVID era,” said Leona Agouridis, Executive Director of the Golden Triangle BID. “The new Board members add key perspectives as the Golden Triangle evolves from a premier business district into a world-class, innovative, mixed-use neighborhood.”

Re-elected officers to the 2023 Board:
PRESIDENT: Kathryn Clement, Senior Vice President, Director of Asset Services, JBG Smith
VICE PRESIDENT: James E. Brawner, Managing Director, Brawner Management LLC
SECRETARY: Eric Posner, Director of Asset Management, The Tower Companies
TREASURER: John Sikaitis, Chief Innovation Officer, Avison Young
MEMBER: Scott Mead, Vice President, Property Management, Lerner Corporation
MEMBER: Sean Warfield, Director, Tishman Speyer

Ten additional members will continue to serve on the Board:
Amy Bowser, Executive Managing Director, JLL
David Bueno, General Manager, The Jefferson Hotel
Oliver Carr, Chief Executive Officer, Carr Properties
Ben Comm, Senior Managing Director and City Lead, Asset Services, Cushman and Wakefield
Bill Feeks, Director of Commercial Property Management, Rockrose Development
James Rich, Vice President, Zuckerman Gravely Development, Inc.
David Toney, Vice President, Development, Akridge
Jeffrey C. Utz, Director, Goulston & Storrs
Hilari Varnadore, Vice President, LEED for Cities, U.S. Green Building Council
Justin Waller, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce


About the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District
Formed in 1998, the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District (BID) enhances Washington, DC’s central business district, the 44-square-block neighborhood stretching from The White House to Dupont Circle. For more information, visit: and connect on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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