Elma LevyChair of the Board, Co-Founder
As co-founder, Elma Levy built Dovel Technologies from a two- person company into a mature organization with significant business offerings to the Federal Government. She established the corporate structure needed to provide the company with a solid foundation to scale up for growth and stability in all corporate governance areas. She successfully transitioned from her role as CEO to her current role as Chair of the Board, where she oversees the well-being of the organization from a Board level.
In addition to her work at Dovel, Levy is involved with multiple community health & entrepreneurial business related organizations. At Montgomery Hospice, in addition to her work as a patient volunteer, she serves on the Board of Directors as well as on several committees. She is an experienced and seasoned business mentor; she served for several years as a mentor for SCORE where she supported and advised new and aspiring entrepreneurs, she is a Mentor in Residence for the GW School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, she mentors teams for the NSF ICORPS program, and she serves as a member of the National Advisory Council of the GW School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Levy is a credentialed Leadership and Life skills Coach, she completed the Leadership Coaching for Organizational Wellness program at George Mason University, the Leadership Coaching Strategies program at the Harvard School of Continuing Education and the Life Skills Coaching program at the Life Coach Institute of Orange County.
Prior to her business career, Levy was a Family Nurse Practitioner. She practiced healthcare and case management in the United States, Israel and The Netherlands. She came to the United States from her native country, The Netherlands, in 1982.
Levy completed her undergraduate degree at George Mason University, and her Masters Degree at Marymount University.