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Alumni Board

The purpose of the Bullis School Alumni Association is to engage the alumni in meaningful ways and to provide opportunities for alumni to connect and participate with the community.

Paul Mavrikes

Paul G. Mavrikes '14


Current Occupation: Director of Business Operations, Bush School of Government & Public Service, Washington DC

Professional Background: Business & Public Policy

College or University: University of Maryland, College Park

Bradley Ryan

Bradley S. Ryan '03

Vice Chairman

Current Occupation: Partner at Alpine-X, Small Business Owner

Professional Background: Self-employed and consulting, owner of a few small businesses

College or University: University of Maryland, College Park

Carley Sturges '12

Carley Sturges '12


Current Occupation: Adapted fitness/ physical education teacher at Ivymount

Professional Background: Coach, instructional assistant in a special Ed classroom, acsm certified autism exercise specialist

College or University: Undergrad - Roanoke College; Masters - University of Virginia


Jon Halle

Jon Halle '88, Board of Trustees

Bullis Legacy: Lauren '15 & Benjamin '17

Current Occupation: Real Estate Developer

Professional Background:  Architect

College or University: Tulane University & Johns Hopkins University

Melissa F. (Sherman) Hausfeld '97

Melissa F. (Sherman) Hausfeld '97

Bullis Legacy: Julia '27, Gabrielle '29, and Jacqueline '32

Current Occupation: Chief Operating Officer, Piney Branch Motors, Inc.

Professional Background: Melissa F. (Sherman) Hausfeld '97 has been a content producer, writer, and digital media creator for over 15 years. Her credits include Animal Planet, National Geographic, the World Bank, plus many non-profits and local businesses. In addition to the Bullis Alumni Board, Melissa currently serves on the Board of Congregation Beth El, The Capital Jewish Museum, and Piney Branch Motors, Inc. Melissa and her husband Josh, are also proud Bullis parents.

College or University: BA, Emory University;  MFA, American University, Film & Media

Claudia Helmig

Claudia L. Helmig '88, Board of Trustees

Bullis Legacy:  Camille '17, Charlotte '20, William (Billy) '22

Current Occupation:  Bullis School Board of Trustee member since 2014 and Chair of the Bullis Advancement Committee.

Professional Background: Claudia has been a member of the Bullis Parents Association where she has worked in all school divisions - Lower, Middle, and Upper School. In 2019, Claudia was a part of the Head of School Search Committee and chaired the Bullis Gala in 2017. From 1992 to 1998, Claudia developed and managed Fair Oaks Golf Park in Fairfax, VA. Claudia currently chairs the Washington Hebrew Congregation Second Sunday Soup Kitchen Program. As an active community member, Claudia volunteers and supports different youth organizations in Montgomery County.

College or University: Rollins College

Cyndi Bullis Vasco ’83

Cyndi Bullis Vasco '83, Board of Trustees

Bullis Legacy: Lucia '20 and Julia '21

Current Occupation: Nurse practitioner

Professional Background: Has worked at the Washington Hospital Center as a nurse practitioner in cardiac surgery and interventional radiology since 1999.

College or University: BS, University of Vermont, an M.S. in nursing from the University of Massachusetts and a graduate certificate in business of medicine from Johns Hopkins University, Carey School of Business.

Shahara Anderson-Davis

Shahara Anderson-Davis '10

Current Occupation: Communications & Marketing Consultant

Professional Background: Communications & Marketing

College or University: Temple University

Daniel Ayre

Daniel E. B. Ayre '14

Current Occupation: Associate Research Analyst

Professional Background: Investment Management

College or University: University of Alabama

Tomi Beightol

Tomi Beightol '10

Current Occupation: Assistant Director at Savills, Representing Office Tenants

Professional Background: I have been in the commercial real estate industry for seven years, working to solve my clients' real estate needs. I work with non-profits, associations, law firms, AEC firms, and corporations.

College or University: Dickinson College

Jason Bannister

Jason P. Bannister '98

Current Occupation: Vice President and Head of Real Estate, Facilities and Operations at IAC

Professional Background: Since joining IAC in 2018, Mr. Bannister also served as the Head of Real Estate and Facilities at Match Group (now an independent publicly traded company). Before joining IAC, Mr. Bannister worked as a Head of Global Real Estate and Workplace at The Carlyle Group, and prior to that was a Managing Director at The Advisory Board Company (now Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company).

College or University: Bachelor’s Degree in Business & Management from the University of Maryland, College Park

Nicole Bernard

Nicole Bernard '83

Bullis Legacy: Hayden Chaffin; Nieces Brynn & Gabrielle McIntosh; Nephew Alec McIntosh; Nephew: Christian Bernard '21

Current Occupation: Entertainment attorney

Professional Background: Career spanning entertainment and media: music, television & film

College or University: Howard University; Georgetown Law School

Julie Coan

Julie Ayres Coan '83

Bullis Legacy: Sam '18; Jack '22

Current Occupation: IT Consultant

Professional Background: Self-employed IT Consultant

College or University: Vanderbilt

Keith Cohen

Keith Cohen '06

Current Occupation: President District Print

Professional Background: District Photo, Board Member of Shutterfly / Snapfish

College or University: University of Denver

Paul Davis

Paul W. Davis '04

Current Occupation: Entrepreneur

Professional Background: Finance

College or University: Brigham Young University

Nicki Geifman

Nicki Harris Geifman '89

Bullis Legacy: Sydney '17 and Jack '20

Current Occupation: Stay at home mom

Professional Background: Advertising Media Planner and Account Executive

College or University: University of Wisconsin

Grant Hollingsworth

Grant W. Hollingsworth '04

Current Occupation: Attorney

Professional Background: Started practice at Hollingsworth LLP in 2012, with practice focused on complex litigation in the products liability space

College or University: Brown; Georgetown Law

Winton Lyle

Winton A. Lyle '13

Current Occupation: District of Columbia Department of Energy & Environment

Professional Background: Environmental Protection Specialist

College or University: Pennsylvania State University

Samier Mansur

Samier Mansur '03

Current Occupation: Founder/CEO, No Limit Generation

Professional Background: Entrepreneur, writer, public policy

College or University: James Madison University

Candice Mitchell

Candice Mitchell '83

Current Occupation: Office of Compliance, AmeriHealth Caritas DC

Professional Background: Health Law & Compliance

College or University: Howard University & David A Clarke School of Law at University of the District of Columbia

Carter Morris

Carter Morris '16

Current Occupation: Financial Analyst at DiamondRock Hospitality

Professional Background: Graduate of Syracuse University - Martin J. Whitman School of Management with a double major in Finance and Real Estate. Currently participating in a three-year Financial Analyst program at DiamondRock Hospitality, a publicly traded lodging REIT.

College or University: Syracuse University

Laura Ray

Laura Ray (Steyer) '04

Current Occupation: Currently home with my 16 month old

Professional Background: Social Work and Admissions

College or University: Miami University (college), Catholic University (grad school)

Shannon Ryan

Shannon Courtney Ryan '98

Current Occupation: Director of Development at Capitol Hill Day School

Professional Background: Development

College or University: University of Colorado - Boulder

Justin Schuble

Justin Schuble '13

Current Occupation: Social Media Influencer

Professional Background: Marketing/Social Media

College or University: Georgetown University

Jenn Sherman

Jenn Sherman '10

Current Occupation: Founder of The Influencer Collective

Professional Background: Worked at two different PR agencies when I graduated from college and then started my own business in 2017.

College or University: University of Maryland - College Park

Rob Stien

Robert Stien '94

Bullis Legacy: Sy '29, Reagan '32

Current Occupation: EVP, Chief Public Policy Officer

Professional Background: Legal, public policy

College or University: University of Florida (BA)/1998, Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America (JD)

Svetlin Tintchev

Svet Tintchev '06

Current Occupation: Investment Banker

Professional Background: Financial Services

College or University: University of Michigan

Robert Trone

Robert Trone '14

Current Occupation: Digital Merchandising at Total Wine & More

Professional Background: E-commerce

College or University: Vanderbilt University

Carl Tugberk '98

Carl Tugberk '98

Bullis Legacy: Hayden '34

Current Occupation: Office of Consumer Practices Wealth and Investment Management Executive, Wells Fargo, Washington, DC

Professional Background: Law; Public Policy; Wealth and Investment Management

College or University: Colby College (BA); American University, Washington College of Law (JD); Georgetown University (MA)

Idrienne Walker

Idrienne Walker '13

Current Occupation: Law student at American University and non-profit owner

Professional Background: I am a current law student, but I graduated from Drexel University with a B.S. in Economics and player on their field hockey team

College or University: Drexel University (undergrad); American University (law school)

Chelsea Widerlite

Chelsea Widerlite '14

Current Occupation: Senior Investment Analyst - ASB Real Estate Investments, Capital Investments Group

Professional Background: Investment Banking at Stifel - Healthcare Group

College or University: Georgetown University

Daniel Zubairi

Daniel Zubairi '93

Current Occupation: Corporate Executive

Professional Background: Space and Defense

College or University: University of Maryland, Baltimore County