Our Team

The Washington Home team is committed to working to support innovative and compassionate programs that improve quality of life for the elderly and those in end-of-life care in the Washington, DC area.


Board of Directors

Sharon Collins Casey
Board Chair
Sharon Collins Casey
Board Chair

Sharon Collins Casey joined the Board of Directors in 2003 and became Board Chair in 2013. As Board Chair, she has led the repositioning of the organization from being a non-profit provider of care to nursing home residents and hospice patients to becoming a charitable foundation. The foundation is focused on the mission of supporting elderly and/or terminally ill residents in the Washington, DC area. Sharon practiced corporate/securities law for more than 20 years. She has a BA degree from Wellesley College and a JD degree from Harvard Law School.

Oak Strawbridge
Board Vice Chair
Oak Strawbridge
Board Vice Chair

Oak is a principal in Douglass Winthrop Advisors, LLC, an SEC registered investment advisory firm.

Prior to joining Douglass Winthrop, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Partner at the Grosvenor Funds, a Washington, DC- based venture capital firm where he made and managed venture investments in early-stage technology and healthcare companies.

Oak currently serves as Vice Chair of The Washington Home and has previously served as Treasurer and Chair of the Finance, Investment and Compensation Committees of the board.

He also serves on the Board of the Sibley Memorial Hospital Foundation as a member of the Execute Committee and Chair of the Finance committee.

Oak received an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, and a BA from The George Washington University.

Marijke Jurgens-Dupree
Board Secretary
Marijke Jurgens-Dupree
Board Secretary

Marijke Jurgens-Dupree graduated from Georgetown University and completed her graduate school studies in International Economics and Strategic Studies from Johns Hopkins University (SAIS).

She is currently Vice-Chair of the JHU SAIS Board of Advisors, and a Board Member of the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW).

Keith Eig, CLU, CLTC
Board Treasurer
Keith Eig, CLU, CLTC
Board Treasurer

Keith is a principal at Greenberg, Wexler & Eig, LLC. He specializes in individual insurance planning, long-term care insurance, and serves as the firm’s Managing Partner.

Keith has been active in the insurance industry and has been a member of NAIFA-GW since 1990, serving as President in 2005–2006.

In 2009, Keith was the 62nd recipient of the Bernard L. Wilner Award, an honor given by the Greater Washington Foundation of Insurance and Financial Advisors in recognition of high standards of conduct and service to the industry and the community.

Keith is the past President of GWFIFA, an industry foundation that raises money for local youth charities. And he is also Chairman of the Greens and Grounds Committee at the Woodmont Country Club in Potomac, MD.

Quinton Bowman, Esq.
Board Member
Quinton Bowman, Esq.
Board Member

Quinton is the Chief Operating Officer for the law firm of Weisbrod Matteis & Copley PLLC. He oversees firm operations including finance, human resources and other firm support functions.

Previously, Quinton led the human resources and other company support functions for BET Networks where he also served as associate general counsel.

Quinton has served as an active duty military lawyer in the U.S. Army with various assignments throughout the United States. He attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Quinton’s Army roles included: administrative law attorney, criminal defense counsel, chief prosecutor, law professor, chief deputy legal officer, and chief administrative tort claims branch lawyer.

He holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy.

David T. Canham IV, CIMA
Board Member
David T. Canham IV, CIMA
Board Member

Dave is Managing Director & Senior Wealth Advisor at IBIO Capital. With more than 25 years of financial advisor experience, Dave manages the planning and investment needs for affluent families, individuals and non-profits.

He also collaborates with trusted professionals, including attorneys, CPAs, insurance specialists, and investment specialists for clients.

Dave has held successful tenures at global institutions such as Alex. Brown & Sons, its successor Deutsche Bank Securities, and Merrill Lynch.

Dave holds a Bachelor of Art in History from Denison University. And he is a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) — certification administered by Investment and Wealth Institute and taught in conjunction with The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He also completed The Institute’s Endowments and Foundations program.

Currently, Dave is the chair of The Washington Home’s Governance Committee, and also serves on both the Investment and Finance Committees.

Gregory A. Faron
Board Member
Gregory A. Faron
Board Member

Greg is a Partner at CityPartners, a development group focused on creating partnerships for the acquisition, design, and development of commercial, residential, and mixed-use real estate.

With more than 14 years of experience, Greg is responsible for the identification of real estate investment/development opportunities, business plan creation and execution, capital markets strategy, and asset disposition for real estate projects and partnerships focused in the Washington, DC area.

Greg holds a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton College. He is an active member of both the Urban Land Institute and the Real Estate Group in Washington, DC.

Burton Gray
Board Member
Burton Gray
Board Member

Burton is The Washington Home’s Investment Committee Chair. He is an entrepreneur and investor, with experience in the music, film, and videogame software industries. Burton currently operates Banks Mountain Cattle Company. He also serves as Treasurer for the Washington Investors Club.

Alan S. Helfer, CPA
Board Member
Alan S. Helfer, CPA
Board Member

Alan is the managing member of HelferBell, LLC. He has more than 35 years of public accounting experience in providing comprehensive and specific tax, consulting, litigation support and business advisory services to national and international clients.

Alan’s expertise encompasses business and individual planning, entity structure, expert witness testimony, federal/state tax controversy, tax compliance, estate and trust services, and the design and implementation of accounting systems.

He holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Maryland, University College. Alan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, and the Washington DC Estate Planning Council.

Brian McGregor
Board Member
Brian McGregor
Board Member

Brian is Co-Founder and Principal of the Sargent Investment Group. He has broad experience helping investors construct dynamic portfolios as well as designing and implementing execution strategies. Brian holds his series 7, 63 and 65 registrations.

Brian graduated from Middlebury College with a B.A. in Economics, and he holds an MBA and a Master of Finance from Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School.

He is a member of the Advisory Board for his alma mater, McDonogh School, in Baltimore, MD. Brian also serves on The Washington Home’s Investment Committee and Finance Committee.

Robin Goodpasture Moore
Board Member
Robin Goodpasture Moore
Board Member

Robin joined The Washington Home’s Board of Directors in 2013. Robin worked for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) for 8 years and now has her own organizing business. She has a BA degree from Gettysburg College and an MPA from UNC-Charlotte.

Susan Wojcik
Board Member
Susan Wojcik
Board Member

Susan is a seasoned fundraising professional with extensive experience serving as the development lead for galas, auctions, benefits, and other community events.

She currently serves as Assistant Treasurer for St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, in Arlington, VA. Susan is also the development chair for The Washington Home, with prior roles as Vice Chair, and as a member of the Executive Committee.

Susan holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Richmond.

Staff

Phyllis Dillinger
Chief Executive Officer/CFO, Grants & Trusts Liaison
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Phyllis Dillinger
Chief Executive Officer/CFO, Grants & Trusts Liaison

Phyllis is the driving force behind TWH’s mission and operations. She has more than 30 years of international and domestic experience working with new venture start-ups, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and more.

She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland and a Master of Business Administration from the George Washington University.

Phyllis has spearheaded the recent transition from The Washington Home & Community Hospices to The Washington Home Foundation, and now oversees the management and annual distribution of the endowment.

Chenelyn Barker
Development & Community Outreach Associate
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Chenelyn Barker
Development & Community Outreach Associate

Chenelyn creates and stewards effective community engagement programs that support the TWH mission.

She has extensive experience in database management, digital communications, fostering donor support and cultivating community connections.

Raj Batni
Finance Manager
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Raj Batni
Finance Manager

Raj oversees the financial tracking and reporting for the organization and ensures compliance with accounting rules and regulations.

Betty Nelson
Operations Support Manager
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Betty Nelson
Operations Support Manager

Miss Betty is responsible for ensuring TWH’s daily operations run smoothly and efficiently. During her free time Miss Betty enjoys reading and is a passionate football and tennis fan.

She also volunteers with multiple groups in Metro DC – her favorite activity is teaching life skills and conflict resolution techniques for at-risk youth. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Maryland.

Tiffany Oscar, LICSW
Program Manager
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Tiffany Oscar, LICSW
Program Manager

Tiffany is a program manager at The Washington Home. She oversees the development and implementation of charitable programming that aims to connect social and community resources with the elderly and terminally-ill residents, in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

Prior to joining The Washington Home, Tiffany worked as a social worker in various capacities including: learning and development, outreach, and providing clinical counseling services to vulnerable populations.

Tiffany earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Texas-Austin, and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from American University. She is also a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Washington, DC.

Interest Areas: Emotional Wellness, Yoga & Meditation, End of Life Discussions

Mohamed Zulkifly
Staff Accountant
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Mohamed Zulkifly
Staff Accountant

Mohamed works with the financial team as an accountant. He is responsible for managing the accounts payable process and maintaining the accounting and investment records.

Prior to joining The Washington Home, Mohamed had 10 years of experience working in an accounting firm handling all aspects of Accounts Receivable, Payable, Journal Entry Preparation/Posting, Account Reconciliation, Profit & Lost, Balance Sheets, and Cost Accounting. He earned his BS in Accounting from RMIT University, Sri Lanka.