Meet the Team
"We can build a happy life only on the foundation of our own nature."
- Gretchen Rubin
Directors and Coaches
CEO of DC Accelerator
Financial Advisor, Merrill LynchAbout Eddy
Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch
Ed Moss is a partner of Clark, Moss & Associates, a wealth management and financial planning practice at Merrill Lynch that specializes in advising entrepreneurs and senior corporate executives. Ed graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Economics from the University of Dallas and holds the Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designations. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Ed worked as an analyst and consultant with various investment management and information technology firms in the US, Latin America, and Europe. His prior experience includes corporate finance, private equity investments, and systems integration. He lives in Great Falls with his wife Sarah and their two boys.
Founder, Home Harmony LLCAbout Kelly
Founder, Home Harmony LLC
Kelly McCabe founded Home Harmony, LLC in 2013 after a lifelong passion for organizational systems, respect-based parenting techniques, and the application of the Montessori philosophy to the home environment. Kelly and her husband Tom are both from Washington, D.C. They have eight children, and several grandchildren. Their children and grandchildren have attended Montessori preschools and elementary schools in the Washington, D.C. area for almost 25 years. Kelly was a founding Board Member of Siena Academy, the first Parochial Montessori school in the U.S. She has a Journalism Degree from Marquette University, and worked on Capital Hill and in the Reagan White House in her early career.
CEO of the Kilner Group and Founder of TowerHill RealtyAbout Pat
CEO of the Kilner Group and Founder of TowerHill Realty
Pat Kilner is the CEO of the Kilner Group Companies, which includes The Kilner Group Residential, KG Builder Solutions and TowerHill Realty. Additionally, Pat and his brother Michael are working to launch a training organization in the real estate space called the Indispensable Agent. Pat has served on a variety of boards and is the current Chairman of the Board at the Heights School. Pat has been called upon by numerous organizations in the for-profit and not-for-profit space to lead their strategic planning, goal setting, and visioning exercises. Pat graduated from the Catholic University of America in 2001 and earned his Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Navarre in Pamplona, Spain in 2003. He currently resides in Potomac, Maryland, with his wife Elena and their six children.
Teacher, The Heights SchoolAbout Bill
Teacher, The Heights School
Bill Dardis teaches English, history, science and religion at the Heights School in Potomac, MD. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Dardis worked as an IT consultant for Ernst & Young in New York City. He later founded UrbanFUTURE, a character-based mentoring program for inner-city youth in St. Louis. For the past 20 years he has run professional development programs for suburban and at-risk youth in St. Louis, Chicago, and Washington. A native of New Orleans, Mr. Dardis has enjoyed the District of Columbia for the past 7 years.
Principal, Strategy and New Ventures, EAB Global, Inc.About Apoorva
Principal, Strategy and New Ventures, EAB Global, Inc.
Apoorva Shah is a principal in the Strategy and New Ventures division of EAB, a best practice research and technology company serving the education sector. In this role, he leads efforts in firm strategy, new product development, and M&A. Some of his current project areas include data warehousing for universities, academic growth and innovation for professional schools, and adult learner marketing. Apoorva has supported the development of several EAB businesses including most recently Academic Performance Solutions, which helps university leaders use data and analytics to manage academic costs and improve program performance.
Apoorva holds a BA from Rice University. Prior to joining EAB, Apoorva was a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where his research focused on political economy and demographics. At AEI, Apoorva co-founded the institute’s India Studies program, the Banter podcast, and the American Enterprise Debates series.
Founder, Girl TalkAbout Julie
Founder, Girl Talk
Julie is the founder and CEO of Girl Talk, a non-profit organization dedicated to building a sisterhood of self-worth for women in high school and college. She hopes to inspire every person to recognize his or her inherent dignity and live virtuous lives.
In the past she has served as the Director of Operations at the Leonine Forum, an institute dedicated to cultivating virtuous leadership among aspiring professionals in DC, New York and Los Angeles. She is a New Jersey native, and graduate of The Catholic University of America, receiving her undergraduate degree in psychology and her Master of Science in Business Analysis.
Senior Vice President of Homeland Security at ANDEAbout Kumar
Senior Vice President of Homeland Security at ANDE
Kumar Kibble is Senior Vice President of Homeland Security at ANDE. He has more than two decades of experience leading organizations in transnational criminal investigations, visa security, trade, customs and immigration enforcement operations. As former ICE deputy director, led a 20,000 person global organization and directed a team of C-suite executives in operations, human resources, information technology, security, legal, financial, legislative, public and international affairs.
Project Manager, Resource Environmental SolutionsAbout Stas
Project Manager, Resource Environmental Solutions
Stas Cynkar is a project manager at Resource Environmental Solutions where he manages construction projects focused on ecological restoration. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP), he has managed teams that have restored streams and built wetlands throughout Virginia and Maryland. Stas graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Classics. He lives in Herndon, Virginia with his wife Mary and their three children.