Board of Directors
Jeffrey Harvey, Chairman
Jeff is Managing Partner of Hickory Ridge Capital, a healthcare fund focused on tech-enabled healthcare services. He was previously a part owner of the Washington Bayhawks of Major League Lacrosse. He is Chairman of The Tewaaraton Foundation and a member of the University Club of Washington DC. He received a B.S. from Boston College, where he played lacrosse, and received his MBA from the University of Michigan. He lives in Bethesda, MD with his wife and two children.
Steve is the CEO of US Lacrosse, the sport’s national governing body. A native of Baltimore, Steve began playing lacrosse at St. Paul’s School before attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his undergraduate degree in journalism. He was a member of two national championship teams at UNC in 1981 and 1982. Steve also serves as Vice President of the Federation of International Lacrosse, holds board positions with the Association of Chief Executives for Sport and the National Sports Concussion Coalition, and is a member of the Positive Coaching Alliance’s National Advisory Board, among other volunteer positions.
Andrew has held a variety of executive positions in the fields of health care, American Indian affairs, and philanthropy. Andrew is chairman of the board of directors of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian New York; chairman of US Lacrosse’s Native American Advisory Council; and a member of the Board of Governors for Harvard’s Honoring Nations program. A lifelong lacrosse player and current youth coach, Andrew is a graduate of Hamilton College and the Harvard Kennedy School. He, his wife, and three sons live in Glastonbury, Connecticut, and his extended family resides on the Seneca Nation’s Cattaraugus Territory.
Andy is a Managing Director at BlackRock, a global investment management firm headquartered in New York City. He was introduced to lacrosse at an early age on Long Island, N.Y., and his playing career passed through West Islip High School, Cornell University, the Long Island Lacrosse Club, and the New York Saints (NLL). He was a part of three Ivy League championships and one Final Four appearance while at Cornell. Andy previously coached his three daughters at the youth level on Long Island. He received both a B.S. and an M.B.A. from Cornell University.
Sylvester is a graduate of Landon School (Class of 1980), where he played lacrosse for Rob Bordley. He is Chief Executive Officer of Durham Capital Corporation, which he founded in 1985. He graduated from Columbia University in 1990 with a B.A. in political science. He served on Landon’s Board of Trustees from 1999-2008 in various capacities, including Vice Chairman. He was part of the group that founded the Tewaaraton Award in 1999. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Harbor. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the US Lacrosse Foundation. He is a long time supporter of the Central Park Conservancy and the US Fund for UNICEF. Sylvester lives in New York City with his wife, Gillian, and two children, Serena and Quint.
Sarah is in her 8th year as Executive Director of The Tewaaraton Foundation. She graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1995, where she played lacrosse, twice winning the ODAC championship, and club basketball. In 1996, she began her real estate career and has worked as both a residential and commercial agent in DC, MD, and VA. She is currently with the Atlas Group of Compass Real Estate specializing in residential sales. Also in 1996, she began her coaching career and continues to coach at the youth and high school levels. She is a member of the US Lacrosse Potomac Chapter Hall of Fame. She has served many other non-profits in various capacities including US Lacrosse, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Winners Lacrosse, NativeVision – Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health and the W&L alumni athletic board. She and her husband, Tristan Zaia live in Washington, DC. Tristan was a founding member of the Tewaaraton Award and also coaches lacrosse.
Neil is a Senior Vice President and Managing Director with Lincoln Property Company in Arlington, Virginia. Neil was the Co-Captain of the 1988 undefeated Syracuse University Men’s Lacrosse National Championship team. Neil also serves on the board of Winners Lacrosse and was inducted into the US Lacrosse – Potomac Chapter Hall of Fame in 2015. Neil and his wife, Maura have two (2) children, Maggie a sophomore playing lacrosse at Santa Clara University and Brendan a junior playing lacrosse at Gonzaga College High School.
Allegra F. Bartscherer
Allegra is the Senior Marketing Communications Manager at the Consumer Healthcare Products Association. She graduated with a degree in Globalization Studies from Gettysburg College, where she played lacrosse, taking two trips to the NCAA Division 3 Final Four in 2009 and 2010. Allegra and her husband Zach live in Washington, DC where they are members of the University Club. She is active in the Junior League of Washington and is a member of the Washington Lacrosse Club.
Ann M.D. Drumheller (Onondaga)
Ann is Special Assistant, Native American Initiatives at the National Museum of the American Indian – Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Ms. Drumheller has been with the NMAI for 29 years and has served in Collections Management, as the Head of Registration and in her current position which provides extensive outreach to Native constituency, fundraising opportunities, engagement, follow-up, and continued partnership in Indian Country. Ms. Drumheller earned her BFA from Syracuse University and is designated as the first Native American female athlete to receive a four-year Varsity Letter from Syracuse University (Volleyball). Ms. Drumheller was named Syracuse University Outstanding Alumni Award Winner (2007) and Inaugural recipient of the Native American Outstanding Alumni Award (2018). Ms. Drumheller belongs to numerous Native cultural and educational organizations as well as museum associations. Ms. Drumheller has served on the Syracuse University Alumni Association Board (SUAA), as well as the Executive Committee of the SUAA and currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Tewaaraton Foundation.
Kristen held various marketing positions during her professional career in industries including politics, the art world, technology, and private equity. Kristen is currently serving as a National Co-Chair of “Game On”, the National Campaign for Lacrosse, which supports US Lacrosse in its efforts to meet the needs of the sport’s explosive growth. She served on the board of the US Lacrosse Foundation from 2006 to 2012, where she was a member of its Executive Committee. A native of New York, Kristen received her A.B. from Princeton University, where she played lacrosse and was an All-American, and received her M.B.A from Harvard Business School. She lives in Atherton, CA with her husband and three children.
Henry “Skip” Flanagan Jr.
Robert H. Fogarty, Sr. -President of Sport Chevrolet and Sport Honda in Montgomery County (MD), Auto Sales Park. Served as Talent Coordinator for 2001 Maryland Youth (8th Grade) State Champion Team coached by Neil Alt, Tristan Zaia, Chris Rimoran, the Wade brothers, among others. All four children played high school lacrosse with Lane (2005) and Gibbs (2009) going on to play at Duke and Bailey at UVA (2012). Fogarty was involved early on in Tewaaraton Board. Also served on Landon School Board, Washington New Car Dealers Board, BBB Board, and chaired Washington Auto Show 2009-2011.
Richard is managing partner of Aiglon Capital, a private investment firm that acquires, manages, and grows lower middle-market manufacturing, and distribution companies. Prior to founding Aiglon, Richard was a Partner at Pritzker Group Private Capital. A former U.S. Marine Corps officer who served with the 1st Marine Division, Richard earned his M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and his B.S. from Georgetown University, where he played lacrosse under Coach Dave Urick. Richard enjoys competing in endurance events, and has raced in many open water swimming, Ironman, and marathon events. He lives in Durham, North Carolina with his wife and three children. He also serves on the Board of Trustees at the Duke School.
Corey is an attorney at the law firm of Drummond Woodsum & MacMahon where he focuses on the representation of tribal nations and tribally owned enterprises. He attended college at Colgate University, where he played lacrosse, and he received his Juris Doctorate from the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Corey also played on the 2003 U-19 Iroquois Nationals and the 2006 Men’s Iroquois Nationals teams, both of which competed in the ILF World Championships. Corey lives in Portland, Maine with his wife and daughter and spends part of his free time organizing youth lacrosse activities for native youth in Maine.
Brett is the Founder and President of Hildene Capital Management. Mr. Jefferson oversees all firm investment decisions and strategies. With over 25 years of combined experience in the structured finance market and the option arbitrage industry, Mr. Jefferson has led Hildene to the #2 ranking in Barron’s 2013 Annual Top Hedge Fund’s List and to recognition as Hedge Fund Review’s 2013 Hedge Fund of the Year and 2013 Best Distressed Hedge Fund. Brett graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and a Master of Management degree from J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Prior to founding Hildene, Mr. Jefferson worked in the Structured Credit Products groups at Salomon Smith Barney and Chase Securities. He is the managing member of RPP Advisors LLC, a financial services firm based in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Char serves on the Executive Committee of the Harvard Varsity Club, Friends of Harvard Lacrosse and Friends of Harvard Hockey Advisory Board. She graduated from Harvard College, received the Lionel DeJersey John Harvard Fellowship at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, and later received her MBA from Harvard Business School. As an undergraduate, Char played field hockey, ice hockey and lacrosse, was selected as First Team All-Ivy in each, was a member of the undefeated 1990 National Championship Team and was a three time all-American in lacrosse. She and her husband, Les Cheek, have four children, who all play lacrosse at their respective high schools and colleges, and live in Wellesley, MA. Her two oldest boys played on the US U-19 Indoor Team this past Fall when they competed at the Junior World Indoor Championships at Six Nations.
Nick is President & CEO of Fidelis Cyber Security, an Automated Detection & Response company serving the Global 1000. Prior to Fidelis, he was the Executive Chairman of eSentire, a cyber security Managed Detection & Response company that he ran until selling the business to Warburg Pincus. Previously, Nick was the Founder & President of NetWitness which he sold to EMC in 2011. He was an Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” Finalist for Greater Washington in both 2010 & 2011, and an ACG Finalist for the National Capital Chapter in 2011 for M&A Deal of the Year over $100M. Nick sits on numerous industry, corporate & non-profit Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards. He holds a BS from Cornell University, where he played lacrosse, winning an Ivy League title and competing in the NCAA tournament. Nick also received an MBA from the University of Rochester’s Simon School and has also completed the Executive Program for Growing Companies at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Nick lives in Bethesda, MD with his wife and 3 children, all of which are lacrosse players.
Gene is the Vice Chairman of EverFi, an online education company and a director of Opower, a NYSE software company. Previously, Gene was a General Partner of Valhalla Partners, one of the leading venture capital firms in the mid-Atlantic region. Gene has a B.S. degree from Penn State, where he played lacrosse, and an MBA from Loyola University. He lives in McLean, VA with his wife. They have 4 children and 2 grandchildren. Gene is also an assistant lacrosse coach at The Heights School in Potomac, Md.
Jon is a former Wall Street real estate executive with stints at Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, UBS and Morgan Stanley in the commercial real estate finance business. He is now a Partner with Juniper Capital which is a real estate investment and advisory firm looking for real estate investments in major markets in the US and Canada . He is a graduate of Landon School ’80 where he played lacrosse for Rob Bordley. Jon was recruited to Brown University to play defense for Dom Starsia, graduating in 1984 with a B.A in Organizational Behavior and Management and a minor in Spanish Studies. Jon lives in Montclair NJ where he coached and founded the youth lacrosse program for 9 and 10 year olds. He and his wife Patty have three sons, Jack who played for Bates College ‘15, and twins Rob and Joe who play at Bates College ’20 and Gettysburg College ’20 respectively. He is also a founder of RELax, a network of commercial real estate executives in the NYC metro area who played lacrosse and wish to support each other in business and philanthropy and introduce young professionals to senior business professionals through this unique sports affiliation. He is former member of the Board of Governors of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council and Member of the Board of Trustees of Montclair Kimberly Academy.
A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Lisa played lacrosse and basketball at Mount De Sales Academy, where she was twice named Maryland Player of the Year in lacrosse and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2010. Lisa went on to attend James Madison University where she majored in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sports Marketing and played on the 1997 and 1999 CAA Championship teams. After a career in sports and entertainment at SFX Sports Group, ESPN, NASCAR and Madison Square Garden, Lisa transitioned into real estate and is currently the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Vornado Realty Trust, a leading commercial landlord in New York City. Lisa and her husband, Jason, currently reside in Manhattan.
Lane is senior marketing manager at US Lacrosse, the national governing body of the sport, where he leads the organization’s social media, video and content strategy efforts. He graduated with a B.S. in marketing from the University of Maryland in 2009 and went on to earn a master’s degree from Georgetown University. He lives in Baltimore, Md., with his fiancé, Kate.
John is the Social Media Director for The Martin Group and its Martin Davison Public Relations in Buffalo, N.Y., and an editor-at-large for Inside Lacrosse. Currently leading social media and content marketing strategy for TMG/MDPR and its regional and national client base, John is the former Vice President/Editor-in-Chief of Inside Lacrosse. Before moving back home to Western New York in October, 2014, John spent 14 years at Inside Lacrosse, building it into the leading media company in the sport. Honored with the 2014 Doyle Smith Award by the USILA, he’s also the Story Editor on the The Lost Trophy documentary on the 1990 Syracuse Lacrosse Team.
Katie Chrest Erbe
David Kelly Jr.