Being part of various associations for knowledge sharing and networking is very important to me. Generally, you’ll find my at conferences on the east coast as well as some specific groups below that I am very active in.


Betamore is a campus for technology + entrepreneurship located in the heart of the Federal Hill neighborhood of downtown Baltimore.

Shenandoah Lodging and Tourism Alliance

The Shenandoah Lodging and Tourism Alliance is a coalition of alternative lodging providers and merchants who benefit from tourism. Established in July, 2014, we aim to educate Northern Virginia citizens about the economic benefits of our “green industry”. We are furnished, ‘family-style” lodging providers. We rent out our second homes, cottages and cabins to families and business travelers who seek a home environment to satisfy their travel needs.

Washington, DC Area Marine Aquarist Society (WAMAS)

The Washington D.C. Area Marine Aquarist Society, Inc. (WAMAS) is a 501(c )3[b] non profit educational society dedicated to the husbandry of marine life in a captive environment.

Baltimore Saltwater Hobbyists

Founded in 2014, a group of saltwater hobbyists located in Baltimore, MD.

Northern Baltimore County Wine Club (NBCWC)

Founding member, now an active participant, a group of avid wine enthusiast supporting the local tri-state wine industry.

Front Royal Independent Business Alliance

The FRIBA mission is to help Front Royal and Warren County prevent the displacement of local independent businesses, ensure ongoing opportunities for entrepreneurs, and advance citizen engagement in directing the development of our community.