Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is inclusive, representing an impressive range of business, academic and research expertise, to empower this game-changing economic development partnership.


  • Bob Buchanan, Chair; President, The 2030 Group
  • Robby Brewer, Vice Chair; Principal, Lerch, Early & Brewer
  • Ola Sage, Secretary; CEO, e-Management; CEO, CyberRx
  • Dr. Sanjay Rai, Treasurer; SVP for Academic Affairs, Montgomery College
  • James Brady, Vice President, Finance, MedImmune
  • Terry Forde, CEO, Adventist Healthcare
  • Mike Gill, Maryland Dept. of Commerce (ex officio)
  • Angela Graham, President & CEO, Quality Biological
  • Cidalia Luis-Akbar, Chairman & CEO, M. Luis Construction
  • Ron Paul, Chairman & CEO, EagleBank; President, Ronald D. Paul Companies
  • Lily Qi, Office of the County Executive (ex officio)
  • Tien Wong, CEO or Chairman, Lore Systems, Tech 2000, & Opus8, Inc.
  • Ellie Giles, Workforce representative, WorkSource Montgomery, Inc.