Meet the DISCUS Team

Chief Executive Officer

Chris R. Swonger

President & CEO

Senior Staff

Christine LoCascio

Chief of Policy & Strategy

Courtney J. Armour

Chief Legal Officer

Denzel McGuire

Chief of Federal & State Government Relations

Joe Donadoni

Chief of Membership Services & Business Development

Kendra Goode Carroll

Chief People Officer

Lisa Hawkins

Chief of Communications & Public Affairs

Sarah Fitzmaurice

Chief of Staff

DISCUS Staff

Adam Smith

Vice President of State Government Relations

Adrian Baxter

Chief Financial Officer

Ainsley Holyfield

Vice President of Public Affairs & State Policy

Amanda Berger

Vice President of Science

Andy Deloney

Senior Vice President & Head of State Public Policy

Audrey Clark

Export Program Coordinator

Bob Budoff

Senior Vice President, State Government Affairs

Casey Scamporino

Director, Legal and Regulatory Policy

Charles McEntee

Director of Export Promotions

Christopher Webb

Government Relations Coordinator

Colleen Sague

​Manager of Grassroots Advocacy

Daniela Torrealba

Manager of Events & Education

David King

Senior Director of Information Technology

Emily Smith

Vice President, State Public Policy

Gideon Blum

Administrative Coordinator, Public Policy

Ginger Walker

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Hasan Bakir

Director of Economic Studies

Jessica Brady

Senior Director of Federal Government Relations

Jordan Man

Accountant

Katherine Borden

Accounting Associate

Kyna Ricks

Controller

Maggie Quinn

Director of Public Relations

Rob Maron

Vice President of International Trade

Rocky Vazquez

Associate Counsel

Vicky Prosser

Industry Education Manager