Meet Our Team

Advancing the interests of business in Prince George’s County

PGCOC Staff

Alexander K. Austin PGCOC, President & CEO - headshot

Alexander K. Austin

President & CEO

Denise Staples, PGCOC Director of Operations

Denise Staples

Director of Operations

Chauka Reid, PGCOC Business Development Manager - headshot

Chauka Reid

Business Development Manager

Donna Bryant, PGCOC Finance manager

Donna Bryant

Finance manager

EXECUTIVE Committee

PGCOC Cassius Priestly - headshot photo

Cassius Priestly

Chair, Truist Bank

BILLYE POUNDS GIANT FOOD

BILLYE POUNDS

Chair-Elect, MGM

PGCOC Brian Wheeler - headshot photo

Brian Wheeler

Past Chair, Carefirst Bluecross Blueshield

TONY RUFFIN

TONY RUFFIN

Treasurer , PEPCO

Courtney Edmonds - headshot2022

Courtney Edmonds

Secretary, WSSC

Jason Deloach

JASON DELOACH, Esq.

General Counsel,
Alexander & Cleaver

Donna C. Graves - Interim, PGCOC President & CEO - Headshot

Donna C. Graves

Chair of Alumni Committee, Kaiser Permanente

Shameeka Price

Shameeka Price

Member at Large, Capital Structures Real Estate, Inc.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Tom Farasy

Tom
Farasy

Corner Media

ADENIA BRADLEY SOUTHERN MANAGEMENT

ADENIA
BRADLEY

Mission of Love Charities

DR. AMINTA BREAUX BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY

DR. AMINTA
BREAUX

BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY

MARK LAWRENCE INNCUVATE

MARK
LAWRENCE

INNCUVATE

DR. CHARLENE M. DUKES, RETIRED PRINCE GEORGE’S COMMUNITY COLLEGE

DR. CHARLENE
M. DUKES

Honorary Member

Anton de Roo - headshot

Anton
de Roo

UnitedHealthcare of the Mid-Atlantic, Inc.

MICHAEL COHEN

MICHAEL
COHEN

TOP DOLLAR PAWN & JEWELRY

EBEN SMITH THREE / E CONSULTING GROUP

EBEN
SMITH

THREE / E CONSULTING GROUP

Tony McBarnette - Headshot photo

Tony
McBarnette

WesBanco

Dr. Monica Goldson

DR. MONICA
GOLDSON

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Enor Williams - headshot 2022

Enor
Williams

THE ELOCEN GROUP, LLC

Carolyn
Ellison

CLARK CONSTRUCTION

Rob Malone

ROBERT
MALONE

THE ARC PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY

JAMES HENDERSON

JAMES
HENDERSON

J.E. HENDERSON FINANCIAL

THOMAS MCLAURIN

THOMAS
MCLAURIN

INDUSTRIAL BANK

Ed Grenier - headshot 2022

Ed Grenier, Jr.

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

Chris Carroll - headshot photo

Chris
Carroll

AT&T

Dr. Falecia
Williams

PRINCE GEORGE’S COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Denita Conway

DENITA
CONWAY

PROVEN MANAGEMENT, LLC

Ashley Powell, Southern Management Companies - Headshot

Ashley
Powell

Southern Management Companies

Leslie
Jefferson

Giant Food, LLC.

James
Marrow

CORENIC CONSTRUCTION GROUP

Manuel
Geraldo

Washington Gas

Will
Groben

THE WALRUS OYSTER & ALE HOUSE