2011 The Young and The Guest List

by Editorial

Nicholas Cambata and Doug Sonders.


Nicholas Cambata
Co-founder, 8112 Studios

Hunter Campbell
Co-founder, George

Alejandra “Ali” Campoverdi
Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff, The White House

Sarah Cannova
Co-owner, Sassanova

G. John Cecchi
Assistant Vice President, The IDI Group Inc.

Drew Chafetz
CEO and Co-Founder, Love.fútbol

Keo Chea
Counsel, House Financial Services Housing and Community Opportunity Subcommittee

Gina Chersevani
Mixtress, PS7’s

Peter Cherukuri
VP, General Manager, D.C., Bureau, The Huffington Post

Timothy Chi
Founder/CEO, WeddingWire Inc.

Clara Brillembourg Chopivsky
Associate, Foley Hoag LLP

George Chopivsky, III
Vice President, Development, Simpson Housing, LP

Shom Chowdhury
Co-founder and CEO, Salido

Karim Chrobog
Producer, 18th Street Films; Founder, Tangier Pictures

Michael Coe
CEO and Executive Vice President, Government Relations, Hawthorn Group L.C.

Kelly Collis
Founder, CityShopGirl.com

Tim Conlon

Chris Cooley
Tight End, Washington Redskins

Peter Corbett. (Photo by Anchyi Wei)

Peter Corbett
CEO, iStrategy Labs

Rachel Cothran
Public Relations, Corcoran Gallery of Art; Editor, ProjectBeltway.com

Alexandra Cousteau
Founder, Blue Legacy International; Emerging Explorer, National Geographic Society

Philippe Cousteau Jr.
CEO, EarthEcho International; Owner, Azure Worldwide; Chief Ocean Correspondent, Animal Planet

Philippe Cousteau with Stephanie Green

Carrie Cox
Vice President, Hughes Design Associates

Anna Chaley Croll
Guest Relations, Sofitel Lafayette Square

Danielle Crutchfield
Director of Scheduling, Office of the President

Ben Cunis
Actor, Synetic Theater

Monique Currie
Forward, Washington Mystics

Lindsay Czarniak

Lindsay Czarniak
Sports anchor and reporter, WRC-NBC4


Brooke Daley
Student, Georgetown University Law Center

Kate Damon
Owner, Kaze Design

Nathan Daschle
Executive Director, Democratic Governor’s Association

Jill Daschle
Managing Director, EnTrust Capital

Dominique Dawes
Motivational Speaker and President, Dominique Dawes LLC

Brad Dayspring
Communications Director, House Republican Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.)

Tara De Nicolas and Darby, her beloved, kid-friendly pit bull. (Photo courtesy of Vithaya Phongsavan).

Tara De Nicolas
Executive Director, Fashion for Paws benefiting the Washington Humane Society

Renaud De Viel Castel
General Manager, Veolia Environment Inc.

AnaÏs De Viel Castel
Public Relations and Fashion Consultant

Laurent Desbois
Correspondent, France 2 Television

Nichole Devolites

Marketing Consultant, Conversa Group

Rich Dinning
Tysons Galleria, General Manager

Amy Donnelly
Partner, Arent Fox, LLP

Raymond “Tripp” Donnelly, III
President and CEO, RepEquity Inc.

Matt Dornic
Director, Quinn Gillespie & Associates; Editor, FishbowlDC

Ross Douthat
Conservative author, blogger

Michael Dove
Co-founder, Artistic Director, The Forum Theatre

Mark Drapeau
Director of Innovative Social Engagement, Microsoft

Joshua DuBois
Director, White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Jeff Dufour
Editor, UrbanDaddy DC

Ben Dunham
Environmental Advisor to Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.)


Cate Edwards
Civil Rights Attorney, Sanford Wittels & Heisler LLP

Ebong Eka

President, Ericorp Consulting, Inc.

Lisa Ellman
Senior Counsel, Office of Legal Policy, Department of Justice

Greg Engert
Beer Director, Neighborhood Restaurant Group (Churchkey/Rustico)

Kadrieka Maiden and Dannia Hakki. (Photo by Tony Powell)


Jon Favreau
Director of Speechwriting, White House Office of Communications

Sarah Feinberg
Communications Strategy, Bloomberg News

Abby Fenton
Director of Community Relations, WJLA and TBD TV

Adam Frankel
Senior Presidential Speechwriter, White House Office of Communications

Lauren Freedman
Public Affairs Associate, Burson-Marsteller

Carolina Furukrona
Director for Development, Smithsonian Archives of American Art

Angie Goff. Photo by Tony Powell.


Matthew Gardiner
Resident Director, Signature Theatre

Dean Garfield
President and CEO, Information Technology Industry Council

Robert “Bo” Garza
Musician and Co-owner, Thievery Corporation

Patrick Gavin
Staff Writer, Politico

Lauren Gentile
Director of Sales, Irvine Contemporary Gallery

Chuck Ghoorah
Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Cvent Inc.

Fletcher Gill
Vice President, Montview Realty Advisors

Mark Gillespie
Artistic Manager, YOA Orchestra of the Americas

Shana Glickfield
Partner, Beekeeper Group; Online Community Director, www.NextGenWeb.org

Becca Glover Watkins
Director of Media Relations, The Daily Caller

Angie Goff
Traffic and Entertainment Anchor, WUSA-TV; Co-anchor, WUSA 9NEWS NOW

John Goodwin
Chief of Staff to Rep. Raul Labrador (R-Idaho)

Garrett Graff
Editor in Chief, Washingtonian

Jonice Gray Tucker
Partner, BuckleySandler

Adam Green
Founder, Progressive Change Campaign Committee

Mae Haney Grennan

Kate Marie Grinold
Director of Development, FAIR Fund

Rex Grossman
Quarterback, Washington Redskins

Kristin Guiter
Director of Public Relations, Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design

Erika Gutierrez and Carlos Gutierrez

Erika Gutierrez
President, epgPR, LLC

Carlos Gutierrez
Student, Georgetown University Law Center


Dannia Hakki
Co-founder, MoKi Media

Chris Hayes
Senior Washington Editor, The Nation

Kate Shaw Hayes
Associate Counsel to the President

Matthew Hemerlein
Recording Artist

Doug Heye
Communications Director, Republican National Committee

Heather A. Higginbottom
Deputy Director, Office of Management and Budget

Francis Hoang
Partner, Fluet Huber + Hoang PLLC; President, MAG Defense Services LLC

Matthew Hoh
Senior Fellow, Center for International Policy; Director, Afghanistan Study Group

Jason Horowitz
Reporter, Washington Post Style Section

Duncan Hunter
Member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-Calif.)


Joseph P. Ireland, III
Founder and CEO, J.D. Ireland Interior Architecture and Design


Sassy Jacobs
Co-owner, Sassanova

Katie Johnson
Personal Secretary to the President

Rikka Johnson
General Manager, The Source

Anna Jones
Director of Marketing, Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association


Katherine Kallinis
Founder, Georgetown Cupcake

Olivier Kamanda
Speechwriter and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State

Goldy Kamali
President and Founder, FedScoop

Cassidy Karakorn
Associate Marketing Director, Human Rights Campaign; DJ

Sam Kass
Assistant to White House Chef; Senior Policy Advisor, Healthy Food Initiatives

Cody Stephen Keenan
Presidential Speechwriter

Parag Khanna
Senior Research Fellow, New America Foundation; Author

Lindsay Kin
Program Assistant, Gender, Violence & Rights, International Center for Research on Women

Ezra Klein
Reporter and Columnist, The Washington Post

Rachel Klenifeld
Co-founder and CEO, Truman National Security Project

Erikka Knuti
Communications Director, Health Information Center

Brian Komar
Director of Strategic Outreach, Activism and Alliances at American Progress

Peter Korbel
Co-founder, Fojol Brothers of Merlinida

Michael Kosmides
Owner, Teatro Goldoni and Cities

Sherri Kraham
Acting Vice President, Department of Policy and International Relations, Millennium Challenge Corp.

Matthew Kroenig
Professor of Government, Georgetown University

Jackie Kucinich
Staff Writer, Roll Call

Anna Lefer Kuhn
Executive Director, Arca Foundation

Maria Teresa Kumar
Founding Executive Director, Voto Latino

Aba Kwawu
President, The ABA Agency

Kate Marie Grinold, Katherine Kennedy, and Sarah Randall. (Photo by Tony Powell)


Sophie Lamontagne
Founder, Georgetown Cupcake

Reed Landry
Founder, LNS Media Corporation

Sara Lange
Special Events Manager, National Children’s Museum

Philippe Lanier
Principal, EastBanc Technologies

Mat Lapinski
President, The Capital Club

Matt Lauer
Partner, Qorvis Communications LLC

Becky Lee
Executive Director and Founder, Becky’s Fund

Pum Lefebure
Co-founding Partner and Creative Director, Design Amy

Jake Lefebure
Co-founding Partner and Creative Director, Design Amy

Svetlana Legetic
Founder, BrightestYoungThings

Rachel Lerner
Vice President, J Street Education Fund

Marne Levine
Vice President, Global Public Policy, Facebook

Kirsten Lodal
Co-founder and CEO, LIFT

Reggie Love
Special Assistant and Personal Aide to the President

Annie Lowrey
Economics Reporter, Slate

Rufus Lusk


Jen Mapp
Brand Manager, Cibu

Carrie Marriott

David Marriott
Chief Operations Officer, Eastern Americas Region, Marriott International

Jaclyn Mason
Owner, Charm Georgetown

Ashindi Maxton
Senior Fellow, The New Organizing Institute

Lindsay McCluskey
President, United States Student Association

Katie McCormick Lelyveld
Press Secretary to the First Lady

Tommy McFly
DJ/Radio Host, 94.7 Fresh FM

Heather C. McGhee
Director, Washington office, Demos

Patrick McHenry
Member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-N.C.)

Andrew J. McKenna
Founder, President and CEO, McKenna & Associates

Spike Mendelsohn
Restaurateur, Good Stuff Eatery and We, the Pizza

Alicia Menendez
Senior Advisor, New Democratic Network

Elaine Mensah
Founder and Fashion Director, SVELTE LLC

Keri Ann Meslar
Glaceau District Marketing Manager, Coca-Cola Co.

Kate Michael
President, K Street Kate LLC

Maggie Michael

Emily Miller
Senior Editor, Human Events

Jeff Mills
Director, Food Service, D.C. Public Schools

Eduardo Morales
Deputy Director, Generation Change Program, Center for Community Change

Ross Mueller
Technology Entrepreneur

Maria Teresa Kumar and Jamal Simmons. (Photo by Tony Powell)

Maria Teresa Kumar and Jamal Simmons. (Photo by Tony Powell)


Deejay Neekola
DJ, Music Producer

Jared Nelson
Principal Dancer, Washington Ballet

Andrew Noyes
Manager, Public Policy Communications, Facebook


Norah O’Donnell
Chief Washington Correspondent, MSNBC

Anne Olaimey
Director of Office of Business Liaison, U.S. Department of Commerce

Maggie O’Neill
Owner, O’Neill Studios LLC

Brian Orakpo
Defensive End, Washington Redskins

Alex Ovechkin
NHL Left Wing, Washington Capitals; Founder, Crazy Eights


Charles Paret
Co-founder, Paxton Stuart LLC

Dan Pfeiffer
Communications Director, The White House

Macon Phillips
Director of New Media, White House Office of Communications

Erich Pica
President, Friends of the Earth

Maggie Pitts
President, The Madison

Ada Polla
Founder and CEO, Alchimie Forever

Lauren Pomponio
Field Marketing Manager, Pop Chips

Omar Popal
Co-owner, Café Bonaparte and Napoleon

Drew Porterfield
Curator and Director, Long View Gallery

Jen Psaki
Deputy Communications Director, White House


Ben Quayle
Member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-Ariz.)


Steve Ressler
President, GovLoop – “Facebook for Government”

Ben Rhodes
Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications, White House

Joseph Robert, III
Board of Directors, Fight for Children; Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps


Jayne Sandman Dufour
Director, BrandLinkDC

DJ Saul
Director, Open Innovation, iStrategyLabs

Christy Schlesinger
Architect, Schlesinger & Associates

Aaron Schock
Member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-Ill.)

John Schriffen
Reporter, WRC/NBC-4

Nikki Scwabb
Yeas & Nays Columnist, Washington Examiner

Sheldon Scott
General Manager, Marvin

Christina Sevilla
Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Small Business, Market  Access and Industrial Competitiveness

Kunal Shah
Managing Partner, Night Life Agency Group Inc.

Renee Sharrow
Marketing Communications Manager, Park Hyatt Washington DC

Muna Shikaki
Correspondent, Al Arabiya

Arash Shirazi
President, Bullitt Bookings

Heath Shuler
Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-N.C.)

Cynee Simpson, Julian Epstein and Michelle Yankey

Cynee Simpson
Reporter, WJLA/ABC-7

Nicole Siobal
Project Manager, New Media Strategies

Thomas Snedeker
Director of Finance, New Media Strategies

Anna Soellner
Vice President for Communications, Center for American Progress

Nora Sommerkamp
Model; Assistant Front Desk Manager, Jefferson Hotel

Douglas Sonders
Co-founder, 8112 Studios; Principal, Douglas Sonders Photography

Pamela Sorensen
Founder, Pamela’s Punch

Michael Steel
Press Secretary, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio)

Sam Stein
Political Reporter, Huffington Post

Dan Steinhilber

Matt Stoller
President, BlogPAC

Stephen Strasburg
Pitcher, Washington Nationals

Jennifer Streaks
Managing Partner, The Finance, Law & Media Group

Marie Sylla-Dixon
Chief Legislative Counsel, T-Mobile


Qubad Talabany
Representative of the Kurdistan Government

Karin Tanabe
“CLICK” Reporter, Politico

Ashley Taylor
Gemologist, Ann Hand LLC

Josh Thomas
Senior Director, First Services Real Estate

Shaunna Thomas
Program Director, Young People For (YP4)

Aureta Thomollari and Teddy Kim. (Photo by Kyle Samperton)

Aureta Thomollari
President, D&A Luxury Consulting

Rebecca Thompson
Director, Young People For (YP4)

Doug Thornell
Communications Director for Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.)

John Thornley
Lead Singer, US Royalty

Paul Thornley
Guitarist, US Royalty

Scott Thuman
Anchor and Reporter, WJLA/ABC-7

Jessy Tolkan
Executive Director, Energy Action Coalition

Elliot Totah
Executive Vice President, The Oxbridge Group

Geoffrey Tracy
Restaurateur, Chef Geoff’s and Lia’s


Omar Vargas
Director, Global Policy and Government Affairs, PepsiCo.

David Vennett
National Manager, Government Affairs and Special Projects, Toyota Motor North America Inc.

Justin Vitarello
Co-founder, Fojol Brothers of Merlindia


Lee Wang
Chief Operations Officer, Wedding Wire

Jon Ward
Senior White House Correspondent, The Daily Caller

Kevin Warsh
Member, Board of Governors, The Federal Reserve

William “Pepper” Watkins
Special Projects Manager, The National Trust for Historic Preservation

Paul Wharton
Owner, Evolution Look Modelling Agency

Kirk Wiles
Owner/Founder, Paradise Springs Winery

Christina Wilkie
“In The Know” Columnist, The Hill

Erica Williams
Deputy Director, Progress 2050 at the Center for American Progress

Stephanie Williams
Miss District of Columbia 2010


Justin Young
Founder and Creative Director, ReadySet Creative Studio LLC


Amal Zaari
Director of Social Catering, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington

Katharine Zaleski
Executive Producer and Head of Digital News Products, The Washington Post

Ryan Zimmerman
Third Baseman, Washington Nationals

Krisztina Scherer, Nora Sommerkamp, and Jacqueline Akoko. (Photo by Tony Powell)

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