Shawn P. McLaughlin is President and Chief Executive Officer of McLaughlin Ryder Investments, Inc. He brings more than 29 years of investment experience, specializing in helping individuals, businesses and associations achieve their investment goals through financial planning. He earned his B.S. in business administration from Georgetown University and remains active as a mentor to students in Georgetown’s business school. He regularly speaks to local honor students through the Alexandria Summer Economics Institute. Mr. McLaughlin has been active in the Northern Virginia business and civic communities for more than 28 years. He served on the Inova Health System board of trustees and is the past Chairman of the Inova foundation. Gov. Mark Warner appointed Mr. McLaughlin to the Virginia Baseball Stadium Authority in 2004. In March 2008, he was elected to the board of directors of Burke & Herbert Bank. Mr. McLaughlin was elected Chairman of the board of trustees of the Virginia College Savings Plan in 2010. Also in 2010, Mr. McLaughlin accepted an appointment to the board of visitors of the School of Business at Marymount University in Arlington, Va. In 2003, he helped establish the Alexandria Police Foundation and continues to serve as the foundation’s first Chairman. Mr. McLaughlin has served on the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce board of directors for more than 12 years. His fellow business leaders elected him Chairman of the board of the chamber in 1994. Most notably, the chamber named Mr. McLaughlin the 2005 Business Leader of the Year.