Christina Hughes is a transplant to DC from Houston, TX, where she graduated magna cum laude from Rice University in 2013. Christina received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Rice in Civil and Environmental Engineering and has worked in engineering consulting for the last decade. Before moving to DC in 2023, Christina worked as…

Kyle Coen

Inducted to Delta of Colorado during his undergraduate career at Colorado State University, Kyle spent two years in business before returning to Colorado State for his Master’s Degree in Communication. After obtaining his M.A., Kyle returned to the Pacific Northwest to begin his career in advertising. During his time in Seattle, he served on the…

Matthew Thomas

Membership & Outreach Chair/Webmaster, Events Vice Chair of DCPBK

Matthew Thomas is currently the Treasurer/Webmaster, and Events Vice Chair of DCPBK. He is an Economist at the Federal Trade Commission with a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University. His research covers a broad range of topics in microeconomic theory including auctions, robust design, discrimination, contests, and financial markets. He was inducted into Phi Beta…

W. Briggs Burton is a Registered Wealth Management Client Associate with The Corey Group at Merrill Lynch, where he has worked since 2021. Prior to his career in wealth management, Briggs worked for multiple nonprofits in development, operational, and communications roles. A native of southeastern Virginia, Briggs graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in…

President

Niku Neshati is the President of the Board for the DC Area Phi Beta Kappa Association, having previously served on the Executive Committee as the Membership & Outreach Coordinator (2022-2023). Niku has been a DCPBK member since 2017. As president, she leads quarterly board meetings, represents DCPBK externally, maintains relations with other local associations and…

First Vice President

Paul Lubliner, past president of the D.C. Area Phi Beta Kappa Association, now serves as a member of its Executive Committee.

Liz Marshall Anderson is an associate at Morvillo LLP where she advises clients on complex and sensitive government investigations and related white collar matters