Geoff J. Gonella
Appointed October of 2019
Geoff J. Gonella is President and Managing Director of Cornerstone, a Washington D.C.-based employee-owned consulting firm that specializes in government relations, public affairs, strategic communications and business advisory services, which he helped found and launch in 2002. Mr. Gonella holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Mr. Gonella, a native Washingtonian, currently serves on the board of directors for several organizations, including the Washington Jesuit Academy where he is immediate past chair, the Maryland State Golf Association and the Catholic Business Network of Montgomery County, MD where he was named the 2017 Businessperson of the Year. He is a former Chair of the University of Maryland College Park Foundation Board of Trustees and a former member of the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism Board of Visitors and the Board of Directors at the Suburban Hospital Foundation and the First Tee of Greater Washington. He is also a former Board Chair of Mater Dei School (Bethesda, MD) and KidsVoting USA (Phoenix, AZ).
Mr. Gonella lives in Kensington, MD with his wife Lulu and two boys, Geoff, Jr. & Andrew.
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