& CEO, The Calvert Group
J. Krumsiek has been CEO and President of Calvert since 1997.
Calvert manages over $12 billion in assets across 32 mutual funds,
including award-winning fixed income portfolios, and a full line-up
of socially responsible mutual funds. Ms. Krumsiek’s career
in the investment industry spans three decades. Before coming to
Calvert, Ms. Krumsiek was a Managing Director at Alliance Capital
Management LP in
New York City
Calvert, Ms. Krumsiek has presided over a period of dramatic growth
and increased visibility, both within the socially-responsible
investment sector (SRI) and in the financial services industry as a
whole. Under her
leadership, the firm’s sales have grown seven-fold, bringing
assets to $12 billion and increasing the firm’s presence among
individual investors, advisors and the expanding retirement plan
segment. The firm is
recognized as a leader in SRI, and an advocate for emerging issues
such as board diversity, stronger corporate governance and corporate
responsiveness to issues from global warming to Hurricane Katrina
results have also been strong. Calvert
funds were ranked by Barron’s magazine as the 16th
best performing mutual fund family for the ten-year period ending
2005, and ranked among the top five best performing taxable bond
fund families for the past three years.
her career, Ms. Krumsiek has been recognized as a pre-eminent
business leader. This
year she was named among the “Top 100 Maryland Women” by the
Daily Record. In 2005, she
was awarded the Athena Award by the Women’s Business Owners of
Montgomery County. She was named
one of 50 “Women Who Mean Business” in Washington D.C. by the Washington
Business Journal (2004), one of “Washington DC’s 100 Most
Powerful Women” by Washingtonian Magazine (2003) and
“Outstanding CEO of the Year” by the Women’s Business Center
of Washington, D.C. (2002).
addition to her professional responsibilities, Ms. Krumsiek’s
community involvement is extensive. She serves as Chair-Elect of the
Greater Washington Board of Trade and Vice-Chair of the Board of The
Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation. She serves on the Board of
Visitors at the Howard University School of Law and on the Council
for the Future of Courant at
’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.
She is on the board of the Economic Club of Washington, D.C.,
the Federal City Council and Goodwill of Greater Washington.
She is an avid supporter of the Girl Scouts in the National
Capital Region and serves on the Women’s Advisory Board to the
Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital.
Phi Beta Kappa with honors from
Ms. Krumsiek received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.
She received a masters degree in mathematics from the Courant
Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
In 2000, the Rutgers University Alumni Federation added her
to the Hall of Distinguished Alumni, and in that same year,
the Associate Alumnae named her to The Douglass Society.
awarded Ms. Krumsiek the
Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, citing her work
in advancing the critical dialogue regarding the role of business in
Krumsiek, a native New Yorker, resides in
with her husband, Bart Leonard, and their two daughters.
and Mid-Atlantic Assurance Leader,
Ernst and Young LLP
Edwards is an Audit and Advisory Services partner in the McLean,
Virginia office with over 24 years of experience. Prior to joining
E&Y, Ms. Edwards spent nearly 20 years with another international
accounting firm. She has worked with clients in a number of
industries including real estate, financial services, technology and
telecommunications. Currently, her significant clients include
American Capital Strategies, Ltd., Avalon Bay REIT and J. E. Robert
Companies. Ms. Edwards provides not only accounting and auditing
services but also due diligence and transaction advisory services.
Edwards is the champion for the gender equity initiatives within the
Mid-Atlantic Area of Ernst & Young and serves on the Gender
Equity Task Force for Ernst & Young in North America.
Edwards is a certified public accountant in Virginia, Maryland and the
District of Columbia, and an alumni of Virginia Tech. Ms.
Edwards serves on the Accounting Department advisory board for the
Pamplin College of Business, and has previously served on the
professional staff of the Treadway Commission including researching
fraudulent financial reporting.
Edwards is the Vice Chair for Leadership Greater Washington in 2005-2006.
She is also the Secretary of the Chesapeake and Potomac Blood Region
of the American Red Cross and an ex-officio member of the board of
National Capital Chapter of the American Red Cross. Ms. Edwards serves on
the governance committee and board of the Girl Scout Council of the
Nations Capital and the Board of Trustees of Trinity University.
Vice President, Business Development,
Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE: ACS)
Brockington is vice president of business development for ACS, based
in Washington, D.C. ACS, a global FORTUNE 500 company with more than
55,000 people supporting client operations reaching nearly 100
countries, provides business process outsourcing and information
technology solutions to world-class commercial and government
clients. Ms. Brockington is responsible for marketing ACS' services
to the District of Columbia Government. Her prior positions include
Vice President of Company Operations and head of ACS' Municipal
Services operation for the District of Columbia, a position she held
from 1996 through 1999.
Brockington joined ACS in 1988 as vice president of municipal
marketing. In 1991, she was named vice president of company
marketing, where she was responsible for directing and supporting
priority marketing efforts and providing direct marketing support
company wide. She also assisted in identifying and developing new
to joining ACS, Ms. Brockington served as real property
administrator for the District of Columbia's government, supervising
the city's real estate transactions, including the acquisition of
more than 300,000 square feet of office space. From 1981 to 1985,
she served as senior operations analyst for the District, where she
developed a replacement program for 17,000 commercial water meters
and was responsible for eliminating a backlog of 20,000 water
billing accounts. Before joining the District government, she was a
senior health systems analyst for the Health Systems Agency of
Brockington currently serves on the board of directors of the DC
Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Greater Washington, and the Hoop
Dreams Scholarship Fund. She co-chairs the Women's Advisory Board of
the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital and is vice chair of
the United States Tennis Association's membership committee. She is
a recipient of both ACS' President's Award (1998) and Lifetime
Achievement Award (2003), and received the 2001 Inaugural Heroines
in Technology Lifetime Achievement Award from the March of Dimes.
in Washington, D.C., Ms. Brockington holds a master's degree in
urban systems engineering and a master's degree of education in
guidance and counseling from Howard University. She earned her
bachelor's degree at Clark University in Massachusetts.
lives in Washington, D.C. Her interests include tennis, dance and