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Power 100: Marillyn Hewson

Power 100: Marillyn Hewson

Marillyn Hewson President and CEO, Lockheed Martin When President Trump complained about the high cost of Lockheed Martin’s overbudget and years-late-in-delivery F-35 jet fighter, Hewson promptly announced a price-cut, thereby deftly avoiding more adverse presidential tweets....

Power 100: The Long & Foster Companies

Power 100: The Long & Foster Companies

P. Wesley Foster Jr. Founder and Chairman Emeritus, The Long & Foster Companies Jeffrey Detwiler CEO and President, The Long & Foster Companies The company was founded in 1968 by Wes Foster and Hank...

Power 100: Richard Fairbank

Power 100: Richard Fairbank

Richard Fairbank Chairman and CEO, Capital One Financial Corp “What’s in your wallet?” is Capital One’s familiar advertising slogan. In Fairbank’s case, the answer is $1 billion. In 2017, Fairbanks became one of four...

Power 100: Jeff Bezos

Power 100: Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos CEO, Amazon; Owner, The Washington Post Bezos is the richest man on the planet with a personal wealth valuation of $129.5 billion – “enough to cover Britain’s budget deficit twice over and...

Power 100: Washington Fine Properties

Power 100: Washington Fine Properties

Thomas Anderson Founder, Washington Fine Properties Dana Landry Founder, Washington Fine Properties William F.X. Moody Founder, Washington Fine Properties Marc Schappell Founder, Washington Fine Properties One of Washington’s most successful real estate powerhouses is...

Power 100: Cardinal Donald Wuerl

Cardinal Donald Wuerl Catholic Archbishop of Washington “Unusual for Washington, Cardinal Wuerl doesn’t like the limelight, and he’s not comfortable with the press, but he can be a player behind the scenes,” says Tom...

Power 100: Molly Smith

Power 100: Molly Smith

Molly Smith Artistic Director, Arena Stage Washington is where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by a bullet from the stage of a theater, but today the metropolitan area‘s theater scene is safer, larger and...

Power 100: David Skorton

David Skorton Secretary, Smithsonian Institution Skorton oversees 19 museums and galleries, 20 libraries, the National Zoo and numerous research centers. He is responsible for an annual budget of $1.3 billion, 6,500 employees, 6,300 volunteers...

Power 100: Deborah Rutter

Deborah Rutter President, Kennedy Center Three years into the job, Rutter has put her stamp on what many regard as the nation’s biggest culture complex, with its multiple performing areas, opera company, resident orchestra...