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Washington DC chapter News


Programs We Support

To help give back to the sport that made us, WIBN Washington DC supports many of our local programs in need through advocacy, awareness, fundraisers, and donations.



WIBN Washington DC Board of Directors


Kevin Callabucci

Chapter Chairman General Manager at Wilkens Automotive Buick, GMC, and Subaru Wrestled at Maryland UniversityAlan Meltzer

Derek Donahue

Chapter Treasurer & Secretary Consultant at HZI
Wrestled at Westfield HS

Darren Anthony

Area Manager, First Home Mortgage
Wrestled at George Mason University

Kurt McHenry

President & COO of Archura
Wrestled at George Mason University

Eric Poppe

Senior Manager, Cherry Bekaert LLP
Assistant Wrestling Coach, Rock Ridge HS

Rich Dipetro

R&R Contracting Utilities
Wrestled at University of Maryland

ShoHei Takagi

Senior Associate, KPMG
Wrestled at George Mason University

Keith Burgess

Chapter Vice Chairman
Senior Advisor, The Meltzer Group/NFP
Wrestled at University of Maryland

John Licata

Past Chapter Chair Principal at Licata Group Keller Williams Real Estate

Alan Meltzer

CEO and Founder, The Meltzer Group
Wrestled at American University

Eric Brugal

Managing Director, Grey Owl Capital Management
Wrestled at Penn State University

Michael Lerner

President of Meridian Homes
Coach of Montgomery Youth Wrestling Association

Dr. Bob Karch

Chairman, Health & Physical Education at American University
Wrestled at American University

Toby Eckhardt

CEO and Chief Creative Officer, Focus Image
Director of Patriot Elite Wrestling Club


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While alumni networks, business groups, and industry organizations try to connect professionals, WIBN is uniquely designed to interconnect business leaders in our local community and across the country who share the values forged by wrestling. Do your part to get involved with our Chapter and the organization at large.