Staff & Board

Kim Jones, Executive Director.
Kim Jones was appointed Executive Director of the Nonprofit Village in May 2012 and has developed critical capacity building programs, expanded shared services, reduced debt and increased earned income, while creating a collaborative environment for nonprofit tenants. She has more than 20 years of experience in national and international nonprofit program development with an emphasis on capacity building, cross-cultural communication, and strategic alliances. Kim previously served on the Board of Directors of the Nonprofit Village and in numerous volunteer leadership positions throughout Montgomery County. Kim holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from Spelman College, earned the CAE in 2002 and is a Certified Proposal Writer. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc and is a 2004 graduate of Leadership Montgomery.
Tom Colling, Programs Manager.
Tom Colling joined the Nonprofit Village in 2014 to develop and manage programs for the organization’s tenants and the wider nonprofit community; to support their growth, ensure compliance and encourage best practices. Tom previously worked as a researcher on internationalization and quality assurance policy in higher education. Prior to that, he worked in London on strengthening organizations’ governance structures. Tom has a BA in Philosophy from the University of Warwick and an MA in Legal and Political Theory from University College London. He is also a PRINCE2 certified project manager and a member of the Project Management Institute.
Lisette Ortiz, Community Engagement Coordinator.
Lisette joined the Nonprofit Village in Aug. 2016 to develop and implement an integrated communications strategy that will encourage tenant and stakeholder engagement, create value, build the brand, and drive revenue. She has implemented this using digital communication, event planning, print advertising, website development, and community activities. Lisette is fluent in English and Spanish and has experience working with print production, digital communication, event planning, photography, Adobe, and more. She previously worked as an Account Coordinator in an Advertising Agency in Miami and as a Marketing Project Leader with a nonprofit organization. Lisette has a BS in Advertising from the University of Florida and is a registered member with American Advertising Federation.


Michael J. Bobbitt

Artistic Director
Adventure Theatre MTC

Shani Boone

Senior Director TLC Network
Discovery Communications

Jane de Winter

Executive Director
Big Learning – EPI

Lesley-Jane Dixon

Senior Vice President
Clark Enterprises, Inc.

Matthew Freeman

Media and PR Consultant

Roland Hawthorne

Relationship Manager
The Meltzer Group

Michele Horwitz Cornwell

Vice President
BMC Property Group

Alex Johnson

Potomac Network Group

Sally Sternbach

Former Director
Montgomery County Dept. of Economic Development

Andy Stern

Chief Executive Officer
Andy Stern’s Office Furniture

Renee Kramer

Shulman Rogers

Nicola Whiteman, Esq.

Sr. VP of Government Affairs
Apartment & Office Building Association

Greg Trimmer

The JBG Companies

John Camp

Oxford Chase Development Inc.

Leaha Martynuska

Senior Project Manager
James G. Davis Construction Corp.

Dorothy Umans

Dean of Workforce Development
Montgomery College