Alumni in the DC Area

  • With more than 1,500 Darden alumni (and 36,000 total University of Virginia alumni) in the Washington, D.C., area, the capital region represents the Darden alumni network’s largest base.DC Area  

    Darden alumni have established a powerful network in the area’s growing entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem and also play an influential role in the federal government, public policy and lobbying infrastructure in the nation’s capital.

    Darden’s office and reception space in Rosslyn, Virginia, just across the Potomac River from the Jefferson and Lincoln memorials, is located at 1100 Wilson Boulevard.Alumni in the D.C. Area

    Alumni partner with Darden to increase the power of the network in the area and enhance Darden’s role as a thought leader in fields of interest to the region. Darden Alumni Career Services Executive Director Jennifer Coleman is based in the D.C. area to ensure members of Darden’s largest alumni base are maximizing their career opportunities and impact. 

    Darden’s Washington, D.C., Alumni Chapter is one of the School’s most active, hosting receptions and events throughout the year. To contact the chapter about an event, please contact one of the chapter leaders.

    Washington DC Alumni Chapter Leadership

    David Tayman
    Melissa Mendro

    Chapter Leadership Team 
    Caroline Schoenecker
    Meg Vorland
    Missy Jenkins
    Erica Breese
    Ann Gray
    Brian Gavron
    Ed Gilliland
    Javier Castro 

    Chapter Contact Email: 

    To connect with Darden alumni in the Washington, D.C., area or get more information about alumni-led partnerships in the region, please contact us.