Board of Directors and Foundation Officer

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Gregory Proctor

President and CEO of G.S. Proctor & Associates

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Darrell Lanier

President and CEO of Lanier Electronics Group

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Michael Herbstman


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Estelle Ferguson

Assistant Treasurer

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Dr. Monica Goldson

Chief Executive Officer, PGCPS

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Steve Kensiger

Senior Vice-President, WesBanco Bank

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Gracelyn McDermott

Executive Director – Kaiser Permanente

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Gary Michael

President & CEO, NAI Michaels Company

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Justin Ross

Senior Vice President of Global Sports Programming for Next Level Sports & Entertainment (NLSE)

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Landis Rush

Nat’l VP at UnitedHealthcare

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Beatrice Tignor

Director of Vesta

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Thea Wilson

Foundation Relations Officer


The Excellence in Education Foundation for PGCPS Inc is a non-profit charitable organization that seeks to solicit, receive and manage contributions to enhance learning opportunities for students. The primary purpose of the Foundation is to augment the quality of services provided to students of Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS). The Foundation seeks the financial support, business experience and expertise of the private sector to ensure its success. The Foundation is committed to supporting quality educational experiences for all public school students to help them learn, achieve, and develop into successful students and, ultimately productive citizens. The Foundation seeks to create and sustain strong and supportive partnerships that will enhance student academic performance and prepare students for higher life-long learning, and the many challenges of an ever-changing society and workplace.

The Excellence in Education Foundation, Inc.’s funds are managed by The Greater Washington Community Foundation, a.k.a. The Community Foundation. The Community Foundation is an independent public charity and experienced manager of scholarship programs and other charitable funds. For questions or help regarding fund payments, please contact Desmirra Quinnonez, Community Foundation’s Donor Services Officer at

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