About

Board of Directors

Lou Giuliano retired as Chairman, CEO, and President of ITT Corporation. Lou has served on the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service. He presently serves as a senior advisor to The Carlyle Group, non-executive Chairman of Vectrus Inc., and board member of Meadowkirk Retreat Center. He is an active member of the CEO Forum and the Advisory Board for Princeton University Faith & Work Initiative. He is the Co-Founder of Workforce Ministries. He and his wife, Barbara, reside in The Plains, Virginia. They are blessed to have their two grown daughters and their families — eight grandchildren and one great grandson — living nearby.

Barbara Giuliano is the Co-Founder of Lay Counselor Institute, a training institute for lay counseling ministries in local churches. She currently leads the Lay Counseling Ministry at Reston Bible Church. She has counseled individuals for over 35 years. She has served on the board of Seattle School of Theology and Psychology. She and her husband, Lou, have been married for over 50 years and are blessed to have two grown daughters and their families living in Loudoun County.    

Michael Dewey is Evergreen Christian School’s Founding Head of School. Before coming to ECS he served as the Assistant Head of School at Trinity Christian School in Fairfax, where he oversaw the K-12 academic program and helped lead Trinity to a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence award in 2019. He has been involved in Christian education for over 25 years, having previously served as a high school principal in El Paso, Texas. Over the years he has taught courses in literature, Christian doctrine, apologetics, ethics, and philosophy, both at the secondary and university levels. In addition to being an educator, Mr. Dewey has ministered in various pastoral roles both in New York and Texas, served as a chaplain in the Army Reserve, and worked in campus ministry with Cru. He is currently working on his doctoral dissertation in philosophy at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Sandra, who serves as the Director of Educational Technology at ECS, live in Manassas Park.

Jim Hadley is Founder and CEO of Tiber Solutions, LLC, a professional services company focused on delivering data analytics leadership and solutions to corporations and government agencies. In 2017 and 2019, Tiber Solutions was named one of the 50 great places to work in Washington, D.C. He formed a partnership with Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College to annually sponsor and work with a team of graduate students. He served on the board and was Chairman of Ad Fontes Academy, a Christian school in Centreville, Virginia. He and his wife, Katrina, are blessed to have four children and live in Leesburg, Virginia.

Geary M. Higgins is the Vice President of Labor Relations for the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). He is a member of NECA's executive committee, treasurer of the Council on Industrial Relations, and an executive committee member and Treasurer of the Electrical Training Alliance. He is a fellow of The Academy of Electrical Contracting. Geary also serves as a trustee for the NECA-IBEW Family Medical Health Care Plan. Elected in November 2011, Geary represented the Catoctin District on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors for eight years. He served as Chair of the Board's Transportation and Land Use Committee and was a member of the Joint Board of Supervisors-School Board Committee, having previously served as co-chair of that committee. He also served as a member of the Land Use Committee, as Chairman of the Personnel Services Committee and as a member on the Legislative Policy Committee and the Discipline Committee for LCPS. Geary has been a board member and officer for the Loudoun Museum. He also served as a board member on the Board of Dominion Academy. Geary and his wife, Gail, have lived in Northern Virginia for over 30 years. They attend church at Cornerstone Chapel in Leesburg, Virginia, and have three married daughters and five grandsons.

Paul MacMahon is the principal broker and co-owner of Sheridan-MacMahon, Ltd., a Middleburg, Virginia real estate brokerage. With more than 40 years’ experience in the Middleburg region, Paul is considered a top broker. His extensive community involvement includes serving as a member of the board for Notre Dame Academy, Upper Loudoun Little League, Middleburg Amateur Basketball, and Meadowkirk Retreat Center, and as a member of the George Washington University Baseball Advisory Council. Paul and his wife, Marion, have three grown sons and live in Upperville, Virginia.

V. Jennifer Mastran is the founder of two businesses: a community cycle studio known as Great Falls Cycle Studio and a personal training/coaching business known as Renewed Body. She has worked in the fitness industry for over 28, managing and coaching in many different settings. She is a member of the board of directors and serves as Donation Coordinator of II Corinthians Foundation. She teaches Bible and volunteers in local schools and rehab centers in the area. She and her husband, Dave, have six children and one grandson all living in Loudoun County.

Eileen Polachek is a member of the Lay Counselor Institute's Board of Directors. She is active in her local church and various Young Life ministries. Previously, Eileen was Associate Director of Admission for Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Virginia. She has also been an administrator and manager in business. Eileen and her husband, Ralph, have lived in Northern Virginia since 1985.

Ralph Polachek is an attorney. He is a member of the Board of Directors and serves as Treasurer of Lay Counselor Institute. He is active in his local church and various Young Life ministries. He serves on the steering committee of Workforce Ministries. Ralph and his wife, Eileen, have lived in Northern Virginia since 1985.

John Scott is the second generation President and CEO of Scott-Long Construction, Inc., a commercial general contractor based in Northern Virginia. Scott-Long’s focus has been the construction of institutional projects such as hospitals, senior living facilities, religious, community and school buildings, and other challenging commercial projects. He is Committee Chair of the local Young Life organization. He is Co-Chair for Young Life’s effort to build its new camp in West Virginia. He and his wife, Elizabeth, have three grown children and live in Fairfax, Virginia.

MJ Wivell is the CEO of BTI360, Inc., a software development company focused on data discovery solutions based in Ashburn, Virginia. BTI360 is a nine-time winner of the Washington Business Journal's Best Places to Work award. He is active in his local church and has a passion for equipping the next generation of leaders in ministry and business. MJ and his wife, Kelly, have two children and live in Leesburg, Virginia.

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