Ann Deschamps, Ed.D.
TransCen, Inc.
Dr. Deschamps currently serves as a senior research associate at TransCen, Inc. a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to improving educational and employment outcomes for people with disabilities. She provides technical assistance to staff of Maryland PROMISE, a five-year initiative addressing the needs of youth, ages 14-16 receiving Supplemental Security Income and their families. She also coordinates the Mid-Atlantic ADA (American with Disabilities Act) Leadership Network, providing professional development to ADA trainers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Previously, Dr. Deschamps provided support to Maryland counties through the Maryland Seamless Transition Collaborative (MSTC), which provides youth with disabilities the opportunity to participate in enhanced career assessments, paid job experiences, support services, and leadership activities. Dr. Deschamps also collaborates with other TransCen team members to design relevant online training opportunities for transition practitioners.

Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D.
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Dr. Horowitz, Ed.D., is the director of LD resources and essential information at the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). Prior to his arrival at NCLD in 1996, he served as the associate director of the Learning Diagnostic Center at Schneider Children’s Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJMC) in New Hyde Park, NY. He also held the position of assistant unit chief, educational supervisor, and grand rounds chairperson of the Center for Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Chris Kuenne
RoseMark Capital Group
Chris is the Founder and CEO of Rosemark Capital Group and the Founder of Rosetta. Chris founded Rosetta in 1998 and was its Chairman & CEO until May 2013 and Non-Executive Chairman from May 2013 until his departure from the company in December 2013. Throughout Chris’ 28-year management career, he has been focused on developing and deploying breakthrough marketing and operational solutions based on intellectual property scaled through technology. This fascination motivated him to found Rosetta and pilot its aggressive growth trajectory, and now forms the basis for Rosemark Capital Group.

Alyssa Lovegrove
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
Alyssa is an experienced business executive with a career spanning the financial services, strategy consulting, consumer retailing and non-profit sectors in the US and UK. Alyssa is the Associate Director of the Entrepreneurship Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and an Adjunct Professor and Entrepreneur-in-Residence. She also works extensively with the local business leaders and entrepreneurs to ensure a close connection between the activities on campus and the needs of the broader professional community.

D. Scott McLeod, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital Aspire Program
Dr. McLeod is the Executive Director of the Aspire Program of Massachusetts General Hospital (“MGH”), a program serving individuals with autism spectrum disorder. He is also a clinical instructor in psychology at Harvard University, in addition to being engaged in private practice, Dr. McLeod has served as the Executive Director of the MGH Aspire program since 1991. He was previously employed jointly as the Chief Psychologist at the MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center until 2013. However, since August 2013, Dr. McLeod has devoted himself full time to the Aspire Program. Dr. McLeod was also employed form 1995 to 2006 as the Clinical Supervisor at Harvard University’s “Inventing the Future” Program where he supervised students in the “Risk and Prevention Program” of the Graduate School of Education. Prior to serving in these capacities, Dr. McLeod was a staff psychologist at Dana Group Associates, serving individuals with ADHD and The Germaine Lawrence Diagnostic Center where he performed psychological testing.

William Stixrud, Ph.D.
The Stixrud Group
William R. Stixrud, Ph.D., is a clinical neuropsychologist who has been in private practice since 1985. He is also a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the Children’s National Medical Center, and he holds a faculty appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the George Washington School of Medicine. He has previously held an appointment at the Georgetown University Medical School, and he has served as a consultant to the Division of Neuropsychology at the National Institutes of Health.

Jennifer Swindell
Booz Allen Hamilton
Jennifer is a Senior Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton, leading the Firm’s Navy and Marine Corps Headquarters & Operations subaccount. Her team supports clients around the world, with concentrations in the Pentagon, Quantico, and Norfolk; and across the Pacific including San Diego, Hawaii, and Okinawa. Jennifer also drives significant change through the Firm’s Diversity and Inclusion initiatives as senior advisor for the DiverseABILITY Forum and Disability Agenda.