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Power Moves: Tamika Tremaglio is leaving Deloitte to lead the NBA union

Plus, Eric Paterson is the new executive director of the Virginia Tech National Security Institute and Marcus Shaw is the new CEO of AltFinance.

Tamika Tremaglio, new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association.

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DC’s Tamika Tremaglio has more than a decade working with players’ associations. Now she will be leading one.

Starting in 2022, the longtime Deloitte leader will be the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), the labor union which represents players for the National Basketball Association (NBA). She will be taking over the role at the end of the year, following the retirement of current executive director Michele Roberts.

Tremaglio will be coming to the position from her role as managing principal of Greater Washington at professional services firm Deloitte, a company she’s been with for the past 11 years. At Deloitte, she was a leader in the company’s consumer products and sports industries arm, and has 15 years of experience working with player associations.

“I’ve worked with some of the brightest business and legal minds in the world,” said Tremaglio in a statement. “I’ve broken barriers, challenged misperceptions, and much like the professional athletes I’ve supported over the years, I have defied the odds. I’m incredibly grateful and passionate about this opportunity to serve the Players and positively contribute to the role that the NBPA will play in the future of basketball, both on and off the court.”


Eric Paterson has been appointed the first executive director of the Virginia Tech National Security Institute, a brand new initiative from the school for research and innovation in national security.

Prior to this appointment, Paterson spent two years as the interim executive director for VT’s Hume Center for National Security and Technology. Additionally, he was the department head for aerospace and ocean engineering.

During his time as Hume interim director, Virginia Tech said research spending in the school increased from $13 million to $18 million.


“Building upon the Hume Center trajectory and its successful model of blending research execution, graduate education, and experiential learning, I look forward to steering the Virginia Tech National Security Institute into new areas and fostering partnerships across the entire university,” said Paterson in a statement. “By growing our applied research portfolio that also integrates student learning, this institute will enable Virginia Tech to help solve tomorrow’s national security challenges, and to deliver the workforce of the future.”


The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) has added seven new members to its board of directors, effective September 14. The news comes almost exactly a year after the NVTC named Jennifer Taylor (also a 2021 RealLIST Connector) as its new president and CEO, creating space for new endeavors with the organization as well as new outreach.

“NVTC is a notable voice in our region and its reputation extends across the entire technology ecosystem,” said NVTC Board Chair Greg Baroni in a statement. “The addition of these six dynamic leaders to our Board will not only allow us to become a more impactful council, but also provide additional avenues to further our strategic plan and reach a wider network of leaders, educators, and entrepreneurs,”

Here are the new appointees:

  • Matt Desch, CEO, Iridium Communications
  • Rob Faktorow, vice chairman, CBRE
  • David Quirke, chief information officer, INOVA
  • Jeremy Rissi, Global VP, public sector, Splunk
  • Victor Hoskins, president and CEO, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority — Honorary Board Member
  • Telly Tucker, director, Arlington Economic Development — Honorary Board Member
  • Christina Winn, executive director, Prince William County Department of Economic Development — Honorary Board Member


Starting this fall, Marcus Shaw will be CEO of DC’s brand new Alt Finance.

Alt Finance, which was founded by Apollo, Ares, and Oaktree in partnership with Management Leadership for Tomorrow, is a new investment management firm for students of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Shaw comes to the role from the position as CEO of The Company Lab, an accelerator nonprofit for entrepreneurs in Tennessee.

As part of his new appointment, Shaw launched the AltFinance Fellowship program for students of Clark Atlanta University, Howard University, Morehouse College and Spelman College. Selected sophomores and juniors at the HBCUs will have access to coaching, career assistance, custom curriculums, workshops, networking and scholarships, with its first eligible class in 2022.

In the new role, Shaw said he will be leading the organization’s mission to boost diverse representation in investment.

“HBCUs are a valuable, yet often overlooked, part of the global talent landscape,” said Shaw in a statement. “As alternative investments become a bigger part of the economy, we are excited to partner with leading firms to ensure HBCU students are exposed to career pathways and positioned for success in the industry.”


Check out who else is taking on new roles across the DMV:

  • Arlington IT services firm Accenture Federal Services named Jennifer Sample to the role of applied intelligence growth and strategy lead. Sample was previously a scientist in the applied physics lab at Johns Hopkins University, focused on emerging technologies, intelligent systems and quantum. Additionally, the company has appointed Vanessa Godshalk as the new lead for its strategy and consulting practice and Kristen Vaughan as strategic market differentiator.
  • DC automated billing platform Ordway has added Tracy Henriques to its team as the new head of client services. Prior to this position, Henriques was the chief customer officer for LeaseAccelerator and VP of customer success for Microstrategy.
  • Herndon, Virginia fintech company Skience appointed Jeff Stephens as its new CEO. Stephens comes to the position as the previous VP of finance at logistics firm Avetta.
  • MorganFranklin Consulting, a management consulting firm based in McLean, Virginia, announced Sue Ulrey as executive director. Zubaid Kazmi, an alum of accounting firm EY, will also be joining the team as managing director of its cybersecurity practice.
  • Marketing software development firm Higher Logic, based in Arlington, Virginia, named Erika Jolly Brooks to the position of chief marketing officer. Brookes previously held a CMO role at Springbot, a marketing firm based in Atlanta.
  • Reston, Virginia cybersecurity firm Electrosoft appointed Kevin Thomas as its new senior VP of strategic growth. Thomas’ previous roles include stints at HP, Booz Allen Hamilton, SAIC, OnPoint and Achilles Shield.
  • Herdon software development firm BTI360 named Meigan Ward as its inaugural chief people officer. Ward has previously held roles at Allegis Group, CareFirst BlueCross and Cella.
  • Reston-based IT services firm Intelligent Waves has added Amy Wood as its new senior VP of finance and accounting.
  • Siege Technologies, a cybersecurity firm based in Chantilly, Virginia, has added Mike Managan as its new chief financial officer and Dallas Hall to its Board of Managers.
  • Bloomberg Government, located in DC, named Kerry Lenahan as general manager and head of government contracting solutions. In the new role, Lenahan will be taking on the business’s go-to-market strategy as well as overseeing product management, engineering, design and data for government contracting.
  • Peraton named Booz Allen Hamilton alum Mara Motherway as senior VP of government and customer relations earlier this month. Motherway will be managing public policy and government affairs strategies for the Chantilly IT services firm.
  • Annapolis, Maryland-based Netography, a network detection and response company, has appointed Martin Roesch as its new CEO. Previously, Roesch created Snort, an open-source intrusion detection system project and founded exited network security firm Sourcefire.
  • McLean identity resolution tech firm Verato has added Mark Erwich as CMO and Arti Pandit as chief customer experience officer. The new members of the leadership team will support the company’s growth in customer operations and client acquisition.
  • IT modernization solutions Citizant, based in Chantilly, promoted David Romola to the role of COO. Going forward, Romola will be overseeing Citizant’s growth and customer delivery.
  • Kevin Alansky will be the new CMO for enterprise performance management software company Jedox. As CMO, a position he will hold from DC, he’ll be working on the firm’s global strategy and worldwide brand.
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