JTCC welcomes Eric Joseph as the new co-chairman of the JTCC Advisory Board alongside John Spirtos. Joseph replaces Graeme Bush who has served with distinction as chairman/co-chairman for 10 years. Bush will remain on the board and JTCC is most appreciative for all his efforts in driving the organization forward over the course of the last decade.
JTCC is also delighted to announce the appointment of seven new Advisory Board members:
George Connors is Executive Vice President at Sandy Spring Bank, the third largest locally-headquartered bank in the Washington D.C. area. Connors was previously President of WashingtonFirst Bank, until it merged with Sandy Spring Bank. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Center for Financial Training, United Cerebral Palsy of Washington and Northern Virginia and the Anglican Relief and Development Fund.
Karen Dewis is a Partner at Sidley Austin LLP, where she represents leading financial institutions and corporate clients in mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, capital raising transactions, corporate governance, compliance and general corporate matters. Dewis has been named by Chambers USA as a leader in the field of corporate mergers and acquisitions and by SmartCEO Magazine as one of the legal elite in the Washington D.C. area. She received her B.A. from UCLA, her J.D. from the University of Toronto, and her LL.M from Georgetown University Law Center. Dewis competed on the WTA Tour and her daughter currently trains at JTCC
Jonathan Feigelson is the Managing Director and General Counsel for iCapital Network, a financial technology platform in New York. Before joining iCapital, he was the Senior Managing Director, General Counsel and Head of Regulatory Affairs & Policy at TIAA. Feigelson graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College, received his Masters from the London School of Economics, and his J.D from Columbia University School of Law. He also spent some time working as a coach at Nick Bollettieri’s academy in Florida and is an avid player.
Dr. Reza Ghorbani is the President and Medical Director of the Advanced Pain Medicine Institute in the Greater Washington, D.C. area. He is also the Founder and CEO of the APMI Physical Therapy and Fitness Center in Greenbelt, MD. A graduate of Tufts University and the Tufts University School of Medicine, Ghorbani has devoted his entire career to helping patients overcome pain to enable a better quality of life. He was a former junior tennis champion and is still a passionate player in addition to enjoying photography and travelling.
Jack Mills is the Owner and President of Mills Communications in Columbia, South Carolina. Jack has been involved in tennis for over forty years and has been very active at the top levels of the USTA. In 1977, Mills was elected President of the South Carolina Tennis Association. Under his Presidency, participation in South Carolina grew immensely. In 1984, Mills was elected President of the Southern Tennis Association. When he left that post, the Southern section made up more than 20% of total USTA membership. He is currently the regional USTA Vice President of four sections and on the U.S. Open Policy Committee.
Billy Peterson is the founder and President of Epic Match Media, an independently owned media company based in Washington D.C. EMM distributes films worldwide and focuses on feature films, documentaries and technology. An alumnus of American University and Emerson College, Peterson has had a lifelong passion for tennis and is the tennis representative on the Board of Directors at Sleepy Hollow Bath and Racquet Club.
Jim Senker is the CEO of Corporate Rentals, the premier provider of quality furnishing and housewares to insurance housing and to corporate housing companies in the Mid-Atlantic. Previously he worked for Furniture Rentors of America. Seneker has served on the board of the USO of Metropolitan Washington D.C. Senker attained a BA in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Jim is an avid athlete, playing tennis regularly at JTCC in addition to ice hockey and fishing.