SFDC’s 13-member Board of Directors represents a broad cross-section of community, business, economic development, and real estate leaders.

SFDC Officers

Mark Viani, President, Partner and Shareholder, Bean Kinney Korman.

Carlos Heard, Vice President, Acquisitions, B.F. Saul Company.

Mike Kitchen, Secretary, Vice President of Land Development, Christopher Consultants. Mike is chair of SFDC’s Economic Development Committee.

Bruce Leonard, Treasurer
, Managing Principal of Streetsense. He has over 20 years of experience designing and executing mixed-use projects throughout the United States and Europe.

SFDC Board of Directors

Holly Dougherty, Executive Director, Mt. Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce.

Katy Fike, retired commercial realtor with McEnearney Associates. Katy is co-chair of SFDC’s Marketing, Community, Appearance, Planning, and Transportation (M-CAPT) Committee.

Stephen Keat, retired Foreign Service Officer, and represents Mt. Vernon District on the Economic Advisory Commission.

Richard (Dick) Knapp has spent 27 years in the US Army and a decade in private industry. He has been involved with the revitalization of Richmond Highway since 1978, and is active in his community association church. He currently is the Co-chair of SFDC’s M-CAPT Committee.

Vik Patel, Senior Vice President of Baywood Hotels.

 Chris Soule, former president of the Jefferson Manner Civic Association

John Thillmann, former Vice President, Landmark Atlantic Holdings (retired).

Rebecca (Becky) Todd, President of Todd Restaurants, Inc.

Ellen Young is a civic association president and the appointee of the Mount Vernon Council of Civic Associations.