NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kathleen D. Rooney serves as Vice President of Rooney Holdings, Inc. a privately- held investment company that specializes in commercial and civil construction, energy, and commercial real estate development. Kathleen is responsible for developing, directing, and managing the firm’s investment strategy and investment portfolio. She also serves as Vice President of Rooney Properties, a Washington D.C.-area development company specializing in office, industrial and multi-family projects. Kathleen evaluates and conducts analysis for all potential investments on in-house development and joint-venture projects. Prior to founding Rooney Properties, Kathleen worked in the United States Senate concentrating on legislation related to budget, taxes, trade, and social security.
Kathleen earned a Bachelor of Arts, Economics and History from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. She is the former Chairman of OAI Electronics, an ISO 900 manufacturer providing turnkey manufacturing and testing services to the aerospace, military, medical and industrial sectors. She is a member of the board of directors of the Washington Jesuit Academy, a tuition-free, independent middle school for young men from Washington, D.C.’s low-income communities. Kathleen serves on the board of directors of the District of Columbia Building Industry Association (DCBIA) and is a member of the Georgetown Real Estate Initiative. As well, she serves on the Advisory Council to the College of Arts and Letters at the University Of Notre Dame, is the National Co-Chair for MAVPAC Women’s Coalition and is a member of the National Board of MAVPAC.