2021 WCNCR Board Election - Meet Your Candidates

Don't forget to vote!  Be sure to look for the email titled “Vote: Wharton Club National Capital Region Election 2021”ALL paid club members receive an email from the online voting tool on April 14th. Election is open until Midnight, April 30, 2021.

If you have any issues or questions regarding the election voting process, please email elections.

Please acquaint yourself with your 2021 Board Candidates!

Joanna Abousleiman

Class year of Graduation:        2015

WCNCR was founded to bring together our area’s large and diverse Wharton community. The pandemic was an unexpected challenge for us this past year, but with the support and engagement of our members we were able to make a successful shift to virtual programming...click for more.

Denise Aranoff

Class year of Graduation:        1992
Major(s):              MBA in Marketing and Strategy

I am excited to continue my tenure on the Board, as WCNCR continues to develop affinity and club-wide programming and to evolve our partnership with other Wharton and Penn alumni clubs...click for more.


David Gertler

Class year of Graduation:        1998
Major(s):              MBA (WEMBA 22)

I would work with the other Board members to establish clear, quantifiable goals which would include: increasing membership, increasing the quantity and quality of events and better understanding the needs of our alumni in the DC area....click for more.


Ashley Hall

Class year of Graduation:        2020
Major(s):              Executive MBA

My vision for the Wharton Club of the National Capitol Region is to promote an inclusive space where alumni can come together to discuss the major social and economic issues affecting business and how we as alumni can lead....click for more.


Amanda Lonsdale

Class year of Graduation:        2006
Major(s):              MBA (SAIS/Wharton)

What I love about DC is that it is both a global city—home to embassies, the World Bank, and other international institutions—and a city rich with neighborhoods, culture, and grassroots entrepreneurship and advocacy...click for more.