Bethany Rubin Henderson

Chief Executive Officer bhenderson@dcscores.org

Bethany, a nationally recognized social entrepreneur; Echoing Green Fellow; and recent White House Fellow, took the helm of DC SCORES in 2014. Since 2017, she also has served as President of the America SCORES network. During Bethany’s tenure, DC SCORES has won multiple awards for being the best-run nonprofit in the DC-MD-VA region, and Bethany has been recognized as a Nonprofit Executive Director of the Year by both the Washington Business Journal and Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

Bethany’s career has spanned the social, for-profit, and government sectors. While in the White House, Bethany coordinated the 2013 Youth Jobs+ initiative and participated in developing My Brother’s Keeper, a public-private partnership focused on helping boys and young men of color get and stay on track cradle to career. In 2008, Bethany founded City Hall Fellows, an award-winning, nonpartisan, post-college local government service corps, raising more than $4M to launch and build the organization during the recession. City Hall Fellows uses service-learning principles to prepare young people to take active civic leadership roles in their own hometowns. 

Previously, Bethany was a trial attorney at international litigation firm Quinn Emanuel, where she won an award from the California State Bar Association for her pro bono work helping special needs low-income students obtain the education to which the law entitles them. She also helped build out the Center for Social Entrepreneurship at George Mason University. Bethany earned her JD at Harvard Law School and graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned both an MA and BA in Political Science.

Staff

Bethany Rubin Henderson

Chief Executive Officer

Katrina Owens

Chief of Staff

Sean Hinkle

Chief Program Officer

Tony Francavilla

Chief Development Officer

Michael Holstein

Director of Marketing and Communications

Greta Adjei Silas

Operations Manager

Charity Blackwell

Director of Creative Arts and Education

Bekah Blumenfeld

Data Coordinator

Katie Lu Clougherty

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Ana Galeas Martinez

Site Coordinator

Tom Gross

League Administrator

Chris Hudler

Soccer Program Manager

Margot Locker

Grants Manager

Abigail McCubbin

America SCORES Communications Fellow

Lorena Palacios

Community Engagement Coordinator

Danny Sheerin

Development Operations Coordinator

Will Sutton

Director of Program Operations

Keith Tucker

Soccer Specialist

Dennis Velasquez

Soccer Program Coordinator

Daria Zavodskaia

Community Outreach Fellow

Board

Bruce D. Schulman

Chair, NGP Energy Technology Partners

Andrew Howell

Sustainability Chair, Monument Advocacy

David Barritt-Flatt

Secretary, Clark Construction Group, LLC

Wally Okpych IV

Treasurer, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Alex Diaz-Asper

Assistant Treasurer, VentureCount

Loren Angelo

Audi of America

Takita Battle

BoardSource

Anthony Brown

Rentokil Initial

Ben-James Brown

Wells Fargo

Andy Bush

D.C. United

Mark Cowan

Potomac International Partners

Alexis Gallagher

Pepco Holdings

Harry Hardy

D.C. United

Fred Hargrove

MorganFranklin Consulting

Chip Lohmeyer

Vectrus

Julia Rao

True Blue Insights

Christopher S. Richardson

Washington Latin Public Charter School

Anna Schneider

Volkswagen Group of America

Devin Talbott

Enlightenment Capital

Valerie Utsey

T-Rex Solutions, LLC

Advisory Council

Alex Bearman

District Sports

Joe Beninati

Advanced Resources International

Erika Bowman

Hogan Lovells LLP

Jay Carmel

Avascent

Elle Carne

Brailsford & Dunlavey

Jason Finney

Localist

Kemba Ford

Food and Drug Administration

Josh Freedholm

Daedalus Ventures

Laurie Gonzalez

Deloitte

Traci Lee

Volkswagen Group of America

Sam Legg

D.C. United

Matt Lindsay

George Washington University

Luke Mohamed

D.C. United

Philippe Monfiston

Tim Preotle

JTP Capital Management

Mike Riggins

Clark Construction

David Shams

Writer

Lindsey Sharp

D.C. United

Erich Walizer

Localist