EXECUTIVE TEAM

JB-LFbiopics_NealNeal Lawson is the father to Jennifer’s beautiful children, an entrepreneur and the founder and chair of the Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation. As a graduate of Randolph Macon College he pursued a career in Information Technology consulting and software development for several global firms. READ MORE
Jennifer Myers is the executive director at the Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation. She’s responsible for managing day-to-day operations and developing long-term strategy for the foundation’s programs, fundraising efforts and expansion plans, as well as overseeing the execution of JB-LF’s mission. READ MORE

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Colleen Borelli is a board certified OB/GYN and she also holds a Masters in Public Health. Her interests include obstetrics, menopause, adolescent gynecology and minimally invasive GYN surgery. She has been listed as a “Top Doctor” in Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian. READ MORE

 

Bruce Bush is Jennifer’s father, has been married to Jennifer’s mother Fran for more than 40 years and is a member of the Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation Board. Bruce and Fran reside in Center Valley, Pennsylvania where Jennifer was raised. READ MORE

Kelly Garrity is the Senior Director of Membership Services and Development at the National Health Council, and a founding member, fundraising chair and legislative co-chair of the Virginia chapter of the Star Legacy Foundation. READ MORE
Elizabeth Ingram is a preschool teacher at Westover Baptist in Arlington, VA, and has volunteered with the Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation since its launch, serving as a co-chair and the race director of the annual 5K & Family Fun Day. READ MORE
JB-LFbiopics_NealNeal Lawson is the father to Jennifer’s beautiful children, an entrepreneur and the founder and chair of the Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation. As a graduate of Randolph Macon College he pursued a career in Information Technology consulting and software development for several global firms. READ MORE
Jennifer Mies Lowe is Vice President of The Boeing Company and directs the company’s National Strategy and Engagement Organization. She integrates the business needs of the company with their public policy initiatives and community engagement. READ MORE
JB-LFbiopics_StephenStephen Scott has helped organizations to create, to protect, and to restore value. He is a proven leader, with 20-years’ experience providing strategic business intelligence and risk analysis to clients in the course of conducting investment due diligence. READ MORE

 

ADVISORY BOARD

Leah Bitounis serves as the Special Projects Officer for the Aspen Strategy Group (ASG), a policy program of the Aspen Institute. She previously was a member of the Aspen Institute’s senior Institutional Advancement team and brings many years of development experience to JB-LF. READ MORE

 

Elyssa Geschwind has professional experience as an attorney and in nonprofit fundraising and development and has been working to alleviate gender-based disparities throughout her career. READ MORE

Jeff Harris serves as Director, Duke in DC, and Associate Director, Government Relations for Duke University. Prior to joining Duke, Jeff spent six years at the Aspen Institute, where most recently he was the Senior Manager for Public Affairs and Policy Program Communications. READ MORE

Emily Hershenson is an independently licensed clinical social worker in the District of Columbia. Her work focuses on helping individuals manage depression and anxiety often accompanying complex medical illnesses. READ MORE

Jessica Liu serves as the practice manager for the Health Care Industry Committee at the Advisory Board Company and oversees research focused on strategic issues affecting health care suppliers and service providers. READ MORE

 

Myrna Alphonse Newman is a trained NCS (Newborn Care Specialist)/Postpartum Doula and therapeutic nanny, with a particular interest in doula support systems and race disparities in postpartum care. READ MORE