Meet the DISCUS Team

Chief Executive Officer

Chris R. Swonger

President & CEO

Senior Staff

Abeer Naqvi

Chief People Officer

Adrian Baxter

Chief Financial Officer

Christine LoCascio

Chief of Policy, Strategy & Membership

Courtney J. Armour

Chief Legal Officer

Denzel McGuire

Chief of Federal & State Government Relations

Lisa Hawkins

Chief of Communications & Public Affairs

Sarah Fitzmaurice

Chief of Staff


Adam Smith

Vice President of State Government Relations

Aimee Carter

Vice President, Member Services & Business Development

Ainsley Giglierano

Vice President of Public Affairs & State Policy

Amanda Berger

Vice President of Science

Andy Deloney

Senior Vice President & Head of State Public Policy

Audrey Woods

Communications Manager

Bob Budoff

Senior Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs

Brianne Stefek

Event Manager

Brittney Norrman

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

Caleb Ross

Director of Member Services

Casey Scamporino

Director, Legal and Regulatory Policy

Christopher Webb

Government Relations Coordinator

Christy Hicks

Events Manager

Colleen Terry

​Director of Advocacy

Corey Staniscia

Vice President, State Government Relations

David King

Senior Director of Information Technology

Emily Smith

Vice President, State Public Policy

Hasan Bakir

Director of Economic Studies

Jack Thompson

Director, Federal Government Relations

Joel Matticks

Export Program Manager

Jordan Man


Katherine Borden

Accounting Associate

Kim Eastman

Industry Education Director

Kyna Ricks


Luis Valladares

Program Coordinator

Rob Maron

Vice President of International Trade

Rocky Vazquez

Associate Counsel

Rosalinda Wolfe-Bertling

Director of Events