Women in Business Initiative Members
CEO/copywriter and strategist
Monika Jansen is head copywriter and strategist at Jansen Communications, a boutique marketing agency that specializes in copywriting and social media marketing. She and her team work with clients to create outstanding content and get it in front of the right people so they can hit their overall business goals. When she is not working with her team or building client relationships, she hangs out with her husband and kids, travels, snowboards, and laughs as much as possible.
Innovative Executive Consultant
STS International, Inc.
Treasurer/Sponsorship Committee Chair:
Kathy Campbell '88, '98
Former, Corporate Finance
Member at Large:
Cindy Miley '96
CFO Solutions LLC
Cindy Miley is a senior finance executive successful in consistently delivering outstanding results in fast paced, high growth environments. She is currently founder and CEO of CFO Solutions LLC. CFO Solutions is a firm that focuses on helping small business owners thrive and navigate their financial business successfully.
She has worked with firms in entrepreneurial growth stages as well as mature companies with revenues ranging from $100 million to $3 billion. Her proven hands-on approach includes building and leading finance teams that act as business partners, working with Board of Directors, auditors, banks, and attorneys. Her experience includes supporting an initial public offering, sell and buy side M&A due diligence, successful sale of company to a strategic partner, Sarbanes Oxley compliance, ERP system conversions, creation of a shared services model for finance, goodwill impairment testing, foreign currency, government contract compliance, and treasury management including hedge accounting.
Miley earned an MBA from the College of William and Mary, and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Virginia. As a George Mason University graduate (BS Accounting), she is thrilled to be on the board of the Women in Business Initiative at George Mason.
Branding & Marketing Committee Chair: Vacant
Events Committe Chair:
Decisive Point Consulting Group
College 2 Career Committee Chair:
Learning in Bloom
Tammy Bjelland holds a BA and MA from the University of Virginia and is a certified master trainer by the Association for Talent Development. She is the founder and president of Learning in Bloom, a learning experience design company. She lives in Winchester, Virginia with her husband and two dogs.
Green Cyber Group, Inc.
Debi Beck Corbatto '86, '03, '18
Senior Associate Athletic Director
George Mason University Athletics
Debi Corbatto is the senior associate athletic director for Performance, Well-Being and Risk Management, as well as the NCAA athletics healthcare administrator for George Mason University Athletics.
Corbatto moved to this position in 2012 after serving as the associate head athletic trainer at Mason. She worked directly with men’s basketball, baseball, tennis, dance, and cheer. She has extensive experience in working with elite level athletes, and has completed rotations with USA Basketball and the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. In addition, she serves as the vice-chair on the Virginia Board of Medicine - Athletic Trainers Advisory Board
Corbatto has a broad education with a special emphasis on positive psychology and well-being. Her dissertation topic, “Trust as a Precursor to Flow: A Social-Cognitive View of Flow in Elite Coach/Athlete Dyads” is an introduction to her understanding of the importance of positive psychology in high performance athletics. She has presented to national and international audiences on a variety of topics associated with elite athletic performance.
Sabria Biberaj '85
CostTrend Consulting, Inc
Sabria Biberaj, CPA, CFCM, CGMA, CPCM, has more than 25 years of practical experience in government procurement regulations and financial management for private enterprises. She specializes in cost accounting, business strategies, financial and operations management, budgeting, disclosure statements, due diligence related to mergers & acquisitions of government contractors, Earned Value Management Systems, estimating systems, accounting system implementations, incurred cost submissions, contract closeouts, cost/price proposals, government audits and compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and other procurement regulations.
She works closely with firms to ensure that accounting operations are accurate, efficient and timely, and that they comply with the applicable contract provisions of the FAR and CAS. Sabria works closely with contractors to strengthen internal controls, establish formal policies and procedures and prepare for audits by the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), and other federal auditors.
Jeanine Callahan '98
Organizational Change Management, Principal
Family Law Section Leader
Attentive Law Group, PLLC
TO DOne Consulting
Florin Group, LLC
Deb Cohen, LLC
Deb Cohen, Ph.D., is an association executive with more than 25 years of experience advising, speaking and guiding nonprofit, academic, and for-profit entities. Her 2016 book, Developing Proficiency in HR: 7 Self-directed Activities for HR Professionals, focuses on self-development. As a former senior vice president, with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Cohen was responsible for a 50-person division covering knowledge services, original research, and the development of a profession-wide competency model. Under her direction, research services were transformed into a significant revenue stream, a curriculum guide for the HR profession was established and a competency model that forms the basis for a world-wide certification credential was created.
Cohen received her Ph.D. in management and human resources and her master's degree in labor and human resources from Ohio State University. She is a certified HR professional with the designation SHRM-SCP. Cohen is the editor-in-chief for the quarterly journal, Employment Relations Today, and is an adjunct professor at George Washington University teaching MBA courses in strategic HR.
Chief Financial Officer
InfiniSource Consulting Solutions, Inc.
Former Assistant Principal
Oakdale High School
STAT Association Management
Courtney B. Harden, PLLC
VP, Financial Services Manager
Access National Bank
Diane Holland is an assistant vice president and client services manager of the Reston Branch of Access National Bank. At Access National Bank, Holland believes in putting her clients first, and making their financial goals, her goals. What makes Access unique among community banks is their commitment to local business. With a background of more than 20 years in the banking industry, Holland is a trusted source to advise her clients on products and services that best meet their financial goals.
In addition to Mason’s Women in Business Initiative, she currently services on the Board of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce and the NAWBO Greater DC Board of Directors.
Owner and Consultant
Miss Panda Chinese
Vice President, Membership
Academic Pathways, SpiderSmart of Rockville, and Spidersmart of Kensington
Founder and CEO
Founder & Director
Namrata Maguire, LLC
Commercial Services Officer
The McGruder Group
Senior VP, Regional Non-Profit Practice Leader
USI Insurance Services. LLC
President & CEO
Aspire Ascend, LLC
Following a dynamic career in executive search, where Jan Molino specialized in placing c-suite and board leadership, her passion led her to form Aspire Ascend, a firm designed and dedicated to enhance the success of executive women in leadership. Because she’s been there, Molino knows and understands the challenges of women in leadership, and brings a wealth of expertise on issues that impact women as leaders in the c-suite and the boardroom. She has become a sought-after speaker and panel member when the subject is workplace gender balance and boardroom diversity, and her articles and blog posts often provide guidance and advice to women on the way up and to those who have already arrived in leadership positions. Molino believe that success in a global economy depends on the presence of women in executive leadership positions.
Small Business Development Center at CBP
Amy Riccardi '04
CEO and Founder
Tracy K. Shen
Founder and Managing Partner
Florin Group LLC
Cara Streb '87
VP, Practice Delivery and Strategy
Cara Streb has more than 30 years of proven senior-level operations management experience. For the last year, she has served as a vice president for Practice Delivery and Strategy, providing executive level oversight to the Program Management Office (PMO), Practice Areas, and engineers providing cloud computing, mobility, virtualization, IT Managed Service and Enterprise Solutions. She served as a vice president at CACI International Inc. for 14 years. At CACI, she was valued for her operational, teambuilding, and problem solving skills. Streb takes great pride in workforce development and building a culture based on integrity and good character. She holds a BS in information systems and operations management from George Mason University.
Chief Marketing Strategist
CCS Innovations, LLC
UNO Translations and Communications, LLC
Brigitta Toruño’s love of her native language, Spanish, fueled her desire to work with languages and launch UNO Translations and Communications, LLC (UNO) in 1998. UNO considers itself a linguistic partner to companies, not only offering translation services, face-to-face interpretation, phone interpretation, sign language interpretation, and desktop publishing in more than 200 languages, but also consulting with companies in international cultural business issues. Toruño is a sought-after speaker, sharing her love of Hispanic culture. She has moved audiences with her portrayal of family and her inherited love of music. She also speaks about her expertise in Hispanic outreach, the importance of language translation, cross-cultural competence, cultural awareness and international business etiquette.
Mass Mutual Capitol District
Stephanie Zimmermann '93
Owner and Vice President
Lend A Box LLC
Women in Business Emeritus
Founder and CEO
Kristina J. Bouweiri
President and CEO
Beth Cabrera, PhD
George Mason University, Center for Advancement of Well-Being
CEO & Founder
Shari Jaeger Goodwin
MS Biology '95
Brenda Harrington, ACC, CRP
Adaptive Leadership Strategies, LLC
Continuity Consulting, LLC
Sirena Johnson, CPA
BS Accounting '99
Partner, Co-Practice Leader
BSN Nursing '81
Focus Wealth Management, Ltd.
Judy L. Redpath
VISTA Wealth Strategies LLC
MS New Professional Studies '99
President and CEO
BS Management '96
Human Capital Strategic Consulting
Merito Group, LLC
Maura Burke Weiner