Elisa is a native Washingtonian and third generation realtor. Her past experiences include digital game design and selling technology consulting services.
Elisa graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in Architecture Design, and graduated with honors from the University of Baltimore with a degree in Computer Simulation and Digital Entertainment.
She is the proud mother of a twin son and daughter and a puppy.
Lynn is a research biologist transplanted 20 years ago from southern California. She lost her husband to cancer in 2013 and lives in Silver Spring, MD with two adult daughters and two rescue dogs.
Reva is a project manager who has held various leadership positions in the private and public sectors. As a volunteer in her community, she has served as Area Vice President for the Northeast Consortium of the Montgomery County Public Schools and Representative on the Montgomery County Council of PTA's.
Ms. Gambrell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Catholic University of America and a Masters of Business Administration from Howard University.
David, a long-time television producer, director and executive, moved with his family to Maryland in 1996 following many years in public television, mostly at WQED in Pittsburgh - home of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood - when he was hired by Discovery Communications. He was part of Animal Planet’s original management team and ran its production department for the network’s first five years before moving over to the Travel Channel.
David received his B.A. in TV/Radio/Film Communications & Psychology from Syracuse University where he met his late wife, Ryna. He is the proud father of two grown daughters, Erica and Alison, and has two grandchildren, Camden and Emily, who are the joy of his life.
At agencies in Washington, D.C. and Boston and as an independent consultant, Gary has been helping organizations for over 25 years to fundraise, expand their donor base and launch new programs. Clients have included the American Red Cross, American Library Asssociation, Covenant House, Children's National Medical Center, Fox Chase Cancer Center, National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund and Paralyzed Veterans of America, just to name some of them.
"My interest in Widow Care originated with the sincerity of the leadership and openness of fellow board members. It continues with the opportunity to help accelerate the growth of its mission while evaluating success in terms of service to others and impact in the community."
Gary lives in Northern Virginia with his two teenage children, Naomi and Jonathan.
Julie is the Program Manager for Serving Together, a program of EveryMind that is dedicated to creating a more coordinated system of care and easier access to services for military, veterans and their families. Julie holds a BA in English from San Jose State University and is the proud wife of a United States Naval Petty Officer.