Good Shepherd Housing Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors

by | Jul 28, 2017

Good Shepherd Housing, a non-profit affordable housing developer and provider, proudly announces the Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 year, led by Board Chair Alexis Feeney Tallman of Alexandria, Va. Tallman succeeds Richard Alderson, of Alexandria, Va., and will serve a two-year term through June 2019.

“Good Shepherd Housing has long been an established force to reduce homelessness in our community,” said Tallman. “With our new strategic plan in place, this year will see GSH embarking on our ten-year plan to significantly increase our impact by adding 150 affordable housing units to our community.”

Alexis Feeney Tallman is an analytical problem solver, committed to leaving the world a bit better than she found it.  She is currently Director of Strategy and Planning at Anthem, Inc. where she helps shape the company’s plans to deliver on its commitment to transforming healthcare with trusted and caring solutions.  In this role she enables the use of fact-based analysis and insights to drive thoughtful decision making related to Corporate, IT and analytics strategies with a focus on improving both performance and organizational health.

Prior to joining Anthem, Alexis Feeney Tallman was a consultant focused on creating and executing growth strategies for hospital systems and physician groups across the country.  She began her career in the financial services industry, as an analyst at J.P. Morgan, and later Capital One.

A Fairfax County native, Alexis Feeney Tallman is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Duke University.  In addition to spending time with her family, she enjoys distance running and is currently training for the 2017 Marine Corps Marathon and the Anthem Richmond Marathon. 

Tallman is proud to serve on GSH’s Board of Directors with fellow members:

Vice Chair: Willie Tate, Vice President – Relationship Manager, TD Wealth
Treasurer: Michael E. Bennett, Chief Financial Officer – Ourisman Automotive Group
Secretary: Joyce Zoldak, Retired, Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Federal Bureau of Prisons

Richard Alderson, Retired, Director Strategic Programs at EMC Federal
Kelly M. Atkinson, AICP, Senior Staff Coordinator, Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning
Les Baer, Retired business executive and current Fairfax County Public Schools teacher
Emily Ford Cooksey, Former governmental and political staff member with the White House, Department of Treasury and multiple political organizations
Betty Del Toro, Chief Financial Officer at SBG Technology Solutions
Gary Hall, Partner, PRASAM LLC Consultant
Sanjiv Mahan, President, WGL Energy
Sara Mariska, Attorney at Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh, P.C
Erica C. McCants, Business Development Manager, UPS
Kelly Sewell Nagel, Vice President of Development, Aimco
Christopher Reddick, CPA, Vice President and Director of Mortgage Sales, The National Capital Bank
Rob Snow, Managing Member, Carillon Capital, LLC

About Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services

Since 1974, GSH has been reducing homelessness and enabling self-sufficiency by providing permanent affordable housing, emergency financial services, budget counseling and case management to working-class families in Fairfax County. Earning numerous accolades for their work, GSH received the 2013 Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management, and was named one of the best nonprofits by the 2014-2015 Greater Washington Catalogue for Philanthropy.

For more information, please visit www.goodhousing.org.