Bullis Trustees 2018-19

Chair: Patrick Caulfield

Elected to Board: 2012

Occupation: Co-owner and officer in charge of operations, human resource management and financial activities of Coakley & Williams Construction, Inc.

School Affiliation: children Owen ’14 and Fiona ’20

Professional Background: Joined Coakley & Williams in 1977 and has been responsible for the day-to-day operation of the company since 1984. He has overseen the construction and renovation of hundreds of commercial, government and institutional projects throughout the U.S. and overseas, including many award winners recognized by leading national and regional industry organizations. Also serves as chairman of the board for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capital Area and is on the board of advisors for the Universities at Shady Grove.

Vice Chair: Adam Greenberg

Adam Greenberg

Elected to Board: 2009

Occupation: President and founder of Restaurant Zone, Inc.

School Affiliation: children Amanda ’14, Kyle ’16 and Blake ’19

Professional Background: A lifelong Marylander, is the president and founder of Restaurant Zone, Inc., the company that manages Potomac Village Deli Catering, as well as four Potomac Pizza restaurants located in Potomac, Chevy Chase, Rockville and Gaithersburg. In his previous life he started and ran the Cone Zone ice cream parlors.

Darren Anzelone

Elected to Board: 2018

Occupation: Co-Chief Investment Officer, and a Principal, of The Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG), a privately-owned developer, owner and operator of hotel, office, residential, retail & sports and entertainment properties throughout the United States.

School Affiliation: Kieran ’21, Sydney ‘23, Quinn ‘25, & Lyla ‘27

Professional Background: At BPG, Darren oversees the development, acquisition, and financing of new hotel investments throughout the United States and is actively involved in the asset management of existing investments. He has been responsible for oversight of transactions totaling in excess of $3.0 billion since joining BPG; including the acquisition, development, and redevelopment of thirty-seven hotels. After earning a BS in Economics from the U.S. Naval Academy, where he played on the lacrosse team, Darren was a Supply Corps Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and is an original crew member (Plank Owner) of the USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN-74) (Aircraft Carrier). Darren earned an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and serves on the boards of Bethesda Lacrosse Association and PM Hotel Group. He is a former board member of the Tewaaraton Foundation (Heisman Trophy of Collegiate Lacrosse).

Hillary D. Baltimore

Elected to Board: June 2015

Occupation: Former consultant to the Department of Defense’s Military Housing Privatization program, and consultant for Ernst & Young in their Public/Private Real Estate Consulting Group

School Affiliation: children Thomas ’18 and Hannah ’21

Professional Background: Ms. Baltimore currently volunteers with and supports a variety of organizations that are focused on providing support and opportunities to underserved segments of the population. She has served on several independent school boards and held leadership positions at several not-for-profit organizations. Her primary work has revolved around fundraising, outreach and marketing, and program development. Ms. Baltimore recently served as the president of the Washington Tennis and Education Foundation and continues to be an active member of the board. She is also chairman of the nominating committee for the Wolf Trap Foundation of the Performing Arts and will serve as co-chair for their upcoming Gala this fall.

Livia Christensen

Elected to Board: 2017

School Affiliation: Parent Association President; son Julian ’22

Professional Background: Born and raised in Germany, Ms. Christensen holds a German law degree from the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich. Prior to having a family, she worked in the cross-border leasing division of Siemens Financial Services in Munich, and in the Automotive Mergers and Acquisitions division of Citibank in London. She has been involved in school volunteering ever since her son started school: first at the Manor Montessori School where she helped with various school events; and now at Bullis where she was the PA Lower School coordinator, the PA vice president, the Gala database coordinator, and now the PA president.

Gary Friedlander, M.D. ’79

Gary Friedlander

Elected to Board: 2009

Occupation: Private practitioner, Urological Consultants

School Affiliation: Alumnus, Class of 1979; children Marni ’11, Melanie ’14 and Michael ’19

Professional Background: Chairman, Department of Urology, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital; Formerly served on the Bullis Alumni Board

Jonathan Halle ’88

Jon Halle

Elected to Board: 2012

Occupation: Architect and real estate developer

School Affiliation: Alumnus Class of 1988; children Lauren ’15, Benjamin ’17 and Matthew ’26.

Professional Background: Master’s in architecture from Tulane University; master’s in real estate from Johns Hopkins University.

Claudia Helmig ’88


Elected to Board: 2013

Occupation: Developed Fair Oaks Golf Park, a state-of-the-art golf practice facility in Fairfax, Va., that was nationally recognized as one of the premier golf training facilities in the Mid-Atlantic. Managed development and sales and merchandise strategies. Currently a residential interior designer.

School Affiliation: Alumna '88; children Camille ’17, Charlotte ’20 and Billy ’22

Professional Background: Board member at Washington Hebrew Congregation (Chair, Youth Committee and Second Sunday Soup Kitchen Program); volunteer with development efforts at Miriam’s Kitchen; active volunteer at Harbor School, Norwood School and Horizons of Greater Washington

Lesley Lavalleye

Lesley Lavalleye

Elected to Board: 2010

Occupation: Worked as a manufacturing engineer and financial analyst after graduating from MIT with an SP in chemical engineering and an MBA from The Wharton School.

School Affiliation: daughters Alexandra ’06, Courtney ’08 and Jacqueline ’10. Served as president of the Bullis Parents Association, 2007-2009.

Professional Background: Volunteers with a number of organizations including Cause (Comfort for America’s Uniformed Services), an organization providing services to soldiers at military hospitals. Serves on the board of directors of Cause.

Helen Stefan Moreau

Elected to Board: 2019

Occupation: Ms. Moreau is the President and CEO/Founder of The Midtown Group— one of the best staffing firms in the nation. Her company is a 13-time winner of the Washington Business Journal’s “Best Place to Work” award and Inc. Magazine named Midtown one of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the United States 3 years in a row. Based in the nation’s capital, Ms. Moreau’s company serves clients such as the Smithsonian Institute, the DC Streetcar, Amazon Web Services, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), and countless agencies throughout the federal government. 

School Affiliation: children William ’21 and Victoria ‘23

Professional Background: Ms. Moreau opened her company in 1989— just months after the start of her career in the staffing industry following her 1988 graduation from the University of Florida (UF). In 2008, she was accepted as a member of the prestigious Young Presidents’ Organization and served on the executive team as her chapter’s membership chair, making her the chapter’s first female chairperson. Ms. Moreau was also chosen as a member of The Committee of 200 (C200), a membership organization of the world’s most successful women entrepreneurs and corporate innovators.

A dedicated member of the UF Foundation, Ms. Moreau is also a member of the State University System (SUS) Undergraduate Dean’s Council for the College of Journalism and Communications. In 2015, she was inducted into the Gator100, honoring the fastest-growing, Gator-owned or Gator-led businesses in the world.

Ms. Moreau is a fierce champion for women around the world. In 2007 and 2008, she was awarded “Board Member of the Year” for her involvement with Rachael’s Women’s Center, helping local women in DC step up and out of homelessness. She was also a member of the Zonta Club, empowering women across the nation through service and advocacy. In addition, she serves as Vice Chair of the Studio Samuel Foundation, ensuring vulnerable girls in Ethiopia overcome endless obstacles to complete their education. Ms. Moreau’s involvement guarantees each girl will receive healthcare in addition to the life skills she learns while attending Studio Samuel.

Muriel Suggs


Elected to Board: June 2018

Occupation: Neuroscience Sr. Account Specialist at Allergan School


Affiliation: child: McKenzie '24

Professional Background: Muriel earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Frostburg State University. Over the past 30 years, she has worked in the Healthcare Industry as a pharmaceutical sales representative for various Fortune 500 companies. Muriel's active volunteerism began when she joined the Illustrious Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, which was incorporated in 1982. She has been a power source for organizations she believes in ever since. She has added her enthusiasm, energy, drive, and can-do spirit to the Bullis PA Board Member over the past four years, currently Co-Chairperson for New Families. She also serves as the grade six Bullis fund ambassador.


Cyndi Bullis Vasco ’83, Chair, Alumni Board

Cyndi Bullis Vasco

Elected to Board: 2009 (ex-officio)

Occupation: Nurse practitioner

School Affiliation: Alumna Class of 1983; husband Kevin Vasco ’84; daughter Lucia ’20

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

Paula Widerlite


Elected to Board: 2012

Occupation: Chief Strategy Officer, Anne Arundel Medical Center

School Affiliation: daughters Elise ’11 and Chelsea ’14; former Parent Association President

Professional Background: Strategic planning, market and business development, public relations/communications, marketing, physician relations and philanthropy for the healthcare industry. Active in a number of professional healthcare associations and community organizations.

Trustee Emeriti

Edmund Bartlett
Bryant F. Foulger ’73
Jerome Friedlander
Ronald A. Howard
Bruce Kogod
Thomas L. Nordlinger
BGen Lewis S. Norman, Jr. ’39, USAF (Ret)
David H. Pensky
James F. Rill
Melvin O. Wright

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