Krystal J. BrumfieldPresident & CEO
Krystal J. Brumfield currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC), a non-profit dedicated to promoting the full participation of minority-owned, women-owned and disadvantaged business enterprises (M/W/DBEs) in contracting opportunities and professional development throughout the aviation and aerospace industries. As President & CEO, Krystal works consistently with Congress, the Federal government, aviation trade associations and others serving as a resource for information, education and guidance on business and employment matters. Krystal also provides leadership to AMAC’s strategic planning process and implements new programmatic strategic initiatives.
Krystal previously served as the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the DC Chamber of Commerce where she was responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the operational aspects of the annual budget. Krystal has also worked as Tax and Procurement Counsel for the Unites States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, chaired by Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA). As Counsel, Krystal was responsible for steering the Committee’s tax and contracting legislative agenda. She also vetted nominees to the Small Business Administration. As part of her responsibilities, Krystal traveled the country educating small business owners about relevant federal tax and contracting laws.
Before joining the Committee, Krystal worked as a Staff Attorney at the Louisiana Department of Revenue, where she regularly represented the State before Louisiana trial courts and the Board of Tax Appeals. A graduate of Southern University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Krystal earned a Juris Doctorate from the Southern University Law Center, and obtained a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.Krystal has traveled to Uganda and Lesotho to teach legislative drafting at the International Law Institute – African Centre for Legal Excellence. She has also traveled to the Republic of China (Taiwan) as part of a U.S. Congressional Staff Delegation. While there, Krystal met with country officials to discuss matters in tax, trade, commerce, transportation, and finance. In 2015, Krystal was honored as a Distinguished Alumni at her alma mater, Southern University Law Center. This award is presented annually to alumni who have made significant civic, community, or professional contributions. In 2016, Krystal was selected as a Google Next Gen Policy Leader. In 2017, Krystal was appointed as a Commissioner of the DC Water and Sewer Authority Board of Directors by DC Mayor Muriel Bowser. Krystal also serves on the Board of Directors of the Providence Hospital Foundation in Washington, DC. In 2018, Krystal was named #1 in DiversityPlus Magazine’s Top 25 Women in Power Impacting Diversity.
Shahara Anderson-DavisCommunications & Event Manager
Shahara Anderson-Davis is a brand development and management professional who has held positions at the 11th Street Bridge Park and DC Chamber of Commerce. She is a proud alumnus of Temple University where she obtained a B.B.A in International Business Administration and has studied abroad in Argentina and Vietnam. She has developed transferable skills as she continues her professional career focusing in strategic communications strategies and stakeholder engagement in her hometown - the nation's capital.
Anthony W. BarnesBusiness Development & Member Services Director
Anthony Barnes joined the AMAC team in January 2015. He has previously worked in fundraising at Doctors Community Hospital, a non-profit hospital in Lanham, MD. Prior to Doctors Community Hospital, Anthony worked in fundraising and member relations at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in Alexandria, VA. Anthony received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oakwood University in Huntsville, AL. He also received a Master of Public Administration degree from Bowie State University in Bowie, MD, concentrating in Public Policy.
Mareco Edwards, Esq.General Counsel
Mareco is a licensed attorney and experienced risk manager with more than 25 years of experience in solving problems and moving business forward. He is a graduate of Howard University with a degree in finance and a cum laude graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law.
Terri FriersonProgram Manager, AMAC Foundation
Terri Frierson is Managing Principal of Palladium Holdings, a woman owned company, that is a comprehensive strategic business advisory and operations improvement firm. Most of Terri’s 25+ year career has been spent in corporate administration, project management and process and logistics improvement. In her role, Terri currently serves as Program Manager for AMAC Foundation which develops educational programs, scholarship and mentorship opportunities, and shares information to support aviation and airport industry professionals, from college students beginning their careers to seasoned professionals.
Jovan Goldstein is founder and Managing Principal of JT Goldstein, LLC, a Certified Public Accounting Firm (“CPA”), based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jovan is in charge of the firm’s Audit & Assurance and Tax Departments. He serves as an Engagement Partner and business advisor to the firm’s clients and provides leadership on various audit, tax, CFO advisory and technical engagements. Jovan has over 15 years of certified public accounting experience and prior to creating his own firm was a partner in a regional size firm.
Jessica MaimonMembership Coordinator
Jessica Maimon is a native Washingtonian who graduated from James Madison University with a Business degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management, along with a second degree in Spanish language. She has 10 years of membership and meetings experience working in associations of varying size and industry representation, the most recent being the Specialty Graphics Imaging Association (SGIA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), both located in Northern Virginia.
Chermaina RoundtreePrograms & Corporate Development Director
Chermaina Roundtree is a results oriented, strategic thinker with a background in community engagement and business development. She joins AMAC after serving as the Compliance Manager for MarketPlace PHL at the Philadelphia International Airport. Prior to her role at MarketPlace, she served as the Manager of Member Engagement and Diversity & Inclusion with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia where she oversaw the development and management of the Chamber’s Diversity & Inclusion program series. Chermaina brings more than 13+ years in program management, sponsor and member engagement to the team.
Erik Sams is a talented and highly self-motivated Graphic/ Web Designer with extensive experience in print design, multimedia, marketing and web development. He possesses exceptional collaborative, interpersonal, written and verbal skills. He is accustomed to performing in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget and design requirements. His 14-year track record demonstrates strong analytical and problem solving skills, computer proficiency and the ability to follow through with projects from inception to completion.