Board Members

Rakita Garner, President

Rakita Garner is a 2018 MBA candidate at the Robert H. Smith School of Business focusing in Human Capital. She has over five years of experience in recruitment and employee retention within the staffing industry and most recently as a Talent Acquisition Manager with Hanover Research, a market research firm based in the Washington, DC area. Rakita’s has an interest in employee engagement, process improvement, and diversity and inclusion that help to create a positive environment where all can thrive.

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Evan KlondarEvan Klondar, VP Finance

Evan Klondar is an MBA/MPP candidate focusing on human capital.  He is interested in organizational strategy and design and making teams work better.  He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife and in his spare time enjoys cooking and all things soccer.

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Karolyn MaynardKarolyn Maynard, VP Programming and Marketing Communications

Karolyn Maynard is a 2018 MBA candidate focusing on Strategy. She has over 7 years of experience working with companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte, where she held the position of Manager, leading complex projects, developing team members and demonstrating great flexibility in the reality of changing deadlines and changing scope. Within the Human Capital space, Karolyn is passionate about ensuring long term organizational success through implementing adequate learning and development strategies, especially within global companies.

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