Kirk Robertson

Kirk Robertson is the President of Terra Vista Capital, Inc.  During the Clinton and Bush Administrations he was the Executive Vice President and Interim President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.  Kirk has held various management and policy-related appointments in the US Senate and worked at an international law firm.  He has served on corporate, non-profit and government Boards.  He received his BA from Grinnell College and his MBA from the George Washington University.

Kirk has been involved in MYS as a recreation team coach, referee, parent of three MYS footballers, and member of the 2014 MYS Board Nominating Committee.  Currently his twins play on the MYS U14 Girls ECNL team and U14 Boys Green team.  He was a varsity soccer defender in college and has played in adult leagues.

Mariano Diaz-Bonilla

Mariano currently works for Skanska, a global construction and development company, where he makes equity investments in large infrastructure assets. Mariano grew up in McLean, has played and coached soccer nearly all his life, and today lives in Vienna, VA with his wife and children. Mariano has nine children, six of whom play soccer at MYS, where he has been working closely with the Travel Director on the Player Environment Committee recruiting a new Boys Technical Director.

Sharon King Donohue

Sharon is an attorney with substantial experience in nonprofit governance and currently serves as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for the National Committee for Quality Assurance (“NCQA”), a nonprofit health care accrediting body. In her role at NCQA, she is responsible for managing all of the operations of the Board of Directors and serves as an advisor to the Board on governance best practices and risk management. She has been involved with MYS for over 10 years in many capacities on both the recreational side of soccer and the travel side including as a prior coach and team manager (ECNL and WAGS) and most recently on the Governance Committee.

Rich Irons

In addition to being Senior Vice President at First Citizens Bank, Rich has extensive experience in non-profit leadership. He was on the Board of Directors for Tyson's Chamber of Commerce for seven years, including chairing the Board in 2009. He is currently Vice Chair for Celebrate Fairfax. He has been an MYS Rec coach for six years and an MYS All Star coach for four seasons. He has two daughters playing rec and one playing Travel.

Marc Noe

Marc is a VP and Partner at IBM Global Business Services (formerly PW and PwC), and provides management consulting services to Fortune 500 companies.  In this capacity, Marc has worked closely with various commercial boards in defining business strategies and driving enterprise transformations.  He has past non-profit board experience at Bretton Woods working with the Board in his capacity as Chair of the Golf Committee.   Marc grew up in Northern Virginia having played both travel (Braddock Road) and high school (W.T. Woodson) soccer ahead of playing four years of college soccer at McGill University where he started on the 1981 and 1982 Canadian National Championship teams and received All Canadian honors in 1982, 1983, and 1984.    Marc has served as an MYS Recreation All Star coach on both the boys and girls side, and is currently serving as the Director of Travel.  He has three children who grew up playing rec soccer in MYS, with two currently on MYS travel teams.

John Poncy

John has over seventeen years of strategic and operational business management experience in the international security and technology industries. He was selected to the Armed Forces National Soccer Team, where he served as the team’s striker. John has coached at numerous levels, and all three of his children play soccer.

Matt Richardson

Currently Matt is serving on the fields committee where he is furthering the aim of having all MYS players playing on quality fields. His background includes over 25 years in the design and construction / real estate industry, most recently with Hilton. In addition he has not-for-profit board experience including serving many years on the District of Columbia Building Industry Association board and being a founding board member /treasurer of the UVA Architecture School Foundation board. All three of Matt’s children participate in the MYS travel program.

Beth Singer

Beth started her career at the Washington Post and was as one of the early employees at America Online where she co-founded and built Digital City – a local online network. In recent history, she has been active as a board member for the Children's National Medical Center and has been Chairman of the Children's Research Institute and currently as Chairman of the School Services Board. In addition she served on the Kennedy Center International Board in past years. Beth is the mother of two boys who have played House and Travel Soccer in McLean over the past ten years. In recent years, she has been most active with Travel responsibilities as social director, TSL, Age Group Coordinator McLean Tournament and helping out on concussion protocols.

James Socas

James is a general partner at Updata Partners, a growth equity firm in Washington DC, and has served as an MYS recreational coach, an all-star team coach, and is currently on the MYS Board of Directors as Chair. James also serves on the Board of Managers of the Alumni Association of the University of Virginia, as a trustee and Treasurer of the Potomac School, and was previously appointed to serve two terms on Virginia's Board of Corrections. He has three sons who play travel soccer and lives in McLean.

Kirk von Seelen

Kirk is currently Assistant Treasurer of General Dynamics Corporation, a $30+ billion aerospace and defense contractor headquartered in Falls Church. He has been in corporate finance for 25 years and has broad experience in capital markets, banking and investing, budgeting, corporate governance and controls, and cash management. Growing up, Kirk played travel soccer and now has a daughter playing U-10 travel. He is the Treasurer for the U-10 girls team.

Jamie Walton

Jamie is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aura Consulting, LLC, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that provides business growth consulting and coaching services. He is a West Point graduate and retired Army combat arms officer who has served in many command and staff positions within the US Department of Defense. He has been involved with coaching, training, and team building for over 30 years and has also been a coach for McLean recreation lacrosse, basketball and soccer teams and is currently a TSL for his daughter’s travel soccer team.