WPA's board of directors is comprised of artists, arts patrons, and arts professionals with a shared commitment to supporting contemporary artists as intellectuals, and advancing their art and thought through collaboration and experimentation.
Board of Directors
Jim Ritter (Chair, Executive Committee) is a
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP.
Brittany Bansak is Vice President of Marketing
at Bernstein Private Wealth Management.
Jennifer Baxter, M.D. (Chair, Governance) is
Martha Blalock (Co-Chair, Auction Gala) is the
Creative Director with Medical Arts at the
National Institutes of Health.
Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell is the Head of
Zoë Charlton is an artist who creates drawings
that explore the ironies of contemporary social
and cultural stereotypes.
Ryan Dattilo is an antitrust and bankruptcy attorney.
curator and academic.
Michael Hickok FAIA (Treasurer; Chair, Audit
Committee; Chair, Strategic Planning) is the
founding principal and owner of Hickok Cole
Lauren Hilyard (Co-Chair, Development; Co-
Chair, Auction) is the founder of Hilyard Art Advisory.
Gallagher, specializing in regulatory and
transactional matters in the cable, internet, and
art project manager for Arlington’s nationally-
renowned Public Art program.
Marvin Morris (Chair, Finance) is the Managing
Partner of Bedrock Global (BG), a boutique firm
that advises on project financing strategies, and
connects the resources of governments, private
companies and financial sponsors to structure
Jocelyn Sigue (Co-Chair, Development) is a
media producer and performer.
Frederick P. Ognibene, M.D. (Emeritus) is
director for Educational Affairs and Strategic
Partnerships, and Director, Office of Clinical
Research Training and Medical Education
at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center.
William C. Paley (Emeritus) is the founder of
La Palina Cigars and the President of the William
C. Paley Foundation.