Publication: 2013-12-14



Name:Owen Ambur


Name:Ballston Business Improvement District


The Ballston Business Improvement District (BID) is a 25-block neighborhood of commercial and residential properties. With over 8.3 million square feet of office space, 1 million square feet of retail space and 8,000 residential units, Ballston offers a range of market-rate options. As a newly formed BID in Arlington it is our goal to make Ballston a foremost business, cultural and entertainment destination. It is our blend of urban sophistication and neighborhood charm that is unique to this region, boasting top universities, Fortune 500 companies, the Washington Capitals office and practice facility, and many research organizations nestled by upscale hotels, retail, green space and restaurants; all easily accessible by metro and major thoroughfares.


  • Tina LeoneCEO

  • Catherine RoperDirector of Marketing

  • Allie KrafftCommunications Coordinator

  • Samantha BakerAdministrative Assistant

  • BID Board of Directors

  • Jill GoubeauxPresident -- Senior Vice President, The JBG Companies

  • Joe SchechtelVice President -- Senior Vice President, Commercial Division, Gates, Hudson & Associates, Inc.

  • Donna EstinSecretary -- Vice President, Advance Global Solutions, Inc.

  • Martin SchniderTreasurer -- President, Fred Schnider Company

  • Roger AberthGeneral Manager, The Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel

  • Joseph F. BurtSenior Advisor, National Science Foundation

  • Simon CarneyVice President, Regional Counsel Greater D.C. Region, Brookfield Office Properties

  • Joe DupriestVice President, Chief Marketing Officer Greater D.C. Region Washington Capitals

  • Dave GelfondSenior Vice President, The Meridian Group

  • Michelle GleasonAsset Manager, The JBG Companies

  • Stephen GuthVice President, Vendor, Operations, Legal and Tenant Services, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

  • James McMullinPresident, RESI Management

  • John MooreEastern Regional Vice President Operations, Forest City

  • Cassidy MullenAdvisor Building Services, Natural Rural Electric Cooperative Association

  • Larry NixonPartner, Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.

  • Kelly ShooshanVice President, The Shooshan Company

  • Allyson UgarteArlington County Board Appointee

  • Bob WibergExecutive Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Region, Piedmot Office Realty Trust

  • Dr. Talmadge WilliamsArlington County Board Appointee

  • Marc McCauleyAED Liaison -- Director, Real Estate Development Group, Arlington Economic Development