The HGBA Board of Directors is elected annually each year. Nominations are received from members of the HGBA in April.
All board members must be active business owners or professionals serving the Haymarket or Gainesville communities.
Ours is a working board and each member plays a key role in the success of the HGBA.
Board members usually serve for two years, but can stay on the board for more and up to 3 terms.
The HGBA membership will cast votes for each of the positions at HGBA Monthly Meeting in May. New board members start their term in June.
HGBA Board of Directors for 2018-2019
President/Marketing/Social Media/PR - Doug Burum | Loudoun Insurance Group LLC
Throughout my career as a sales professional, I have always been passionate about building relationships and adopting new concepts to better myself, my company and my client’s experience. My philosophy is that every client is unique and every plan needs to be customized. There is no ‘one size fits all,’ solution in the insurance industry. This is why I consider myself an advisor. I want to build a relationship with my clients so that I can walk along beside them as their needs change.
Past President – Terri Aufmuth | Cornerstone Landscaping
Terri Aufmuth, Owner of Cornerstone Landscaping, a local landscape design, build, and maintain firm serving Northern Virginia since 1997. Terri is also a board member of Comfort Cases, and has resided in Prince William County since 1979.
Vice President/Venues – Deborah Jewell | GFWC Dominion Woman's Club
Deb Jewell, Unified Communications Systems Solutions provider by day. GFWC Dominion Woman's Club Founding Charter and former DWC Board member by night. Awarded GFWC Northern District VIP and Prince William Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Year in 2015.
Treasurer - Sandra Surabian | Surabain PC
Secretary/Membership – Dennis Taylor | Golden Rule Builders
Dennis is responsible for Marketing, Information Technology and community relationship development for Golden Rule Builders, Inc. in Catlett, VA. He oversees the company’s social media presence, website maintenance, networking and tradeshows, and all branding and collateral material development. He also manages the organization’s IT infrastructure and technology advancement programs.
In addition to his role at Golden Rule Builders Dennis and his wife, Jean, own and operate Paradigm Solutions, a business and management coaching and consulting firm also located in Catlett, VA.
Prior to his current roles Dennis was employed for 17 years by Intertek Technical Services, a global supply chain management and quality assurance consulting firm serving the aerospace, defense, and commercial manufacturing markets. Dennis served Intertek in various management capacities eventually becoming the firm’s President and Chief Operating Officer.
Webmaster/Communication – Bob Moe | Moe Technologies, Inc.
Bob started MoeTec in 2001 and has grown his business to over 150 managed website, providing web development, search engine optimization (SEO), website hosting and maintenance. Active in local chambers with Fauquier counties and on the board of the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association and Fauquier County Pickleball Association.
Membership - Jason Knight | Loudoun Insurance Group LLC
Jason is the Director of Schoolcraft Insurance Agency, in Manassas, it is a division of Loudoun Insurance Group. He has been in the Insurance Business for over 20 years. His office is a full-service insurance agency that includes: Home-Auto | Business | Employee Benefits | Life. While we have built a superior reputation among individuals and businesses throughout Northern VA, we are also licensed throughout the US. Jason is also VP of the Sweet Julia Grace Foundation, a local non-profit in honor of his daughter, that fills in the gaps, grant wishes, and meets the non-medical needs of children that are seriously ill, have special needs, or are in the midst of a medical crisis.
Membership Director – Deborah Trnka | Edward Jones
Deborah Trnka, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones. Her office is in Haymarket, Virginia. As a military wife she moved all over the world. Deborah is very active in her community. She is committed to providing the best service possible to her clientele.
Membership - Joe Turpin | New Media Horizons, LLC
After a lengthy career in Sales and Marketing for the moving industry, I started New Media Horizons Marketing to help small businesses with their digital marketing needs.
I created and managed marketing programs for large and small moving companies and helped to grow their gross sales in several markets on the East Coast, South West and Mid-West. I started New Media Horizons, LLC initially to help the companies and individuals that were already turning to me for help, and was able to expand our services and grow the company over the last 8 years.
We specialize in Social Media consulting and content management, website development, reputation protection and video.
Speakers – Asha Sedalia Bruot | ASHA Public Relations, LLC
For 20 years, Asha Sedalia Bruot has worked with business owners in the Washington, D.C., area to define and consistently maintain their voice, image, and presence. The success of Asha’s work has elevated businesses from the hospitality industry and the non-profit sector to law firms and powerful corporate players such as AT&T. She has worked with national, regional and local media to secure consistent news coverage for her clients. Asha also instructed students in the Master of Science in Management program at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., teaching Managing External Communications and Advanced Business Communications.
Membership - Dianne Lemanski | kwSolutions - Keller Williams
Dianne Lemanski, Team Lead, Dianne Lemanski Real Estate Group, Keller Williams Realty. Dianne has been helping individuals and families buy and sell homes in Northern VA since 2004. She joined the HGBA early in her real estate career and appreciates the value the organization brings to local businesses and the community. Dianne has lived in Haymarket since 2000 with her husband, Jim, and children, Eric and Katie. She enjoys playing golf, volunteering at her church and in the community, and socializing with family and friends.
Marketing - Robert McGlothlin | AveryHess Realtors
Active Northern Virginia Realtor / Broker representing commercial, industrial, residential clients since 2000. Resident of Prince William County since 1966. My goal with HGBA is to help folks grow their businesses and non profits.
Communication/Financial - Shalini Kapur | John Marshall Bank
Shalini Kapur is Vice President and Branch Manager for John Marshall Banking Office, overseeing business development and daily branch operations.
With more than a decade of experience in the financial industry, Shalini shines in building relationships and helping small businesses through her services and referrals. Management, small business solutions and community outreach are just some of Shalini's areas of expertise.Holding a B.A. in commerce, Shalini supports various local charitable groups. She is also an active member of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce, The Haymarket-Gainesville Business Association, Catholic Business Networking, Gabriel Homes, Haymarket Food Pantry and the Manassas Optimist Club.