Certified B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab® to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.

B Local Mid-Atlantic region is a group of Certified B Corps from DC, Maryland, Virginia and beyond working to foster and deepen connections among organizations in our region who share our purpose and passion for using business as a force for good.

We’re a community that helps business people act on their purpose to achieve socio-economic and environmental impact through meaningful relationships.

Meet the Committee

Our steering committee members are leaders on a mission to help Mid-Atlantic businesses contribute meaningfully to our community.

  • Kim Goddu-Alexander

    Partnerships Chair

    Director, Be Green Living and B Corp Initiatives at Bethesda Green

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  • Melissa Angeles

    At Large Member

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  • George Chmael


    Founder + CEO of Council Fire

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  • Jessica Hassanzadeh

    Events Chair

    Director of Operations, Mission Partners

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  • Carly Khanna

    Vice Chair

    Chief Marketing Officer, AE Works

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  • Paula Villegas Morera

    Fundraising Chair

    Operations and Community Coordinator, Provoc

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  • Liz Ott

    Communications Chair

    President, Threespot

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  • Kristi B. Tisdale

    Membership Chair

    Founder, BigFoot for Good

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  • Edward Tuvin


    Chief Lending Officer, FSC First

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