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 processes needed to provide the company with a solid foundation for organic growth and stability in all corporate governance areas including accounting and finance, contracting, HR, BD, and QA. She established the Dovel advisory board and managed relationships with outside accounting and legal teams. 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, Ms. Levy is involved with several philanthropic 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 served as a certified mentor for SCORE where she supported and advised new and aspiring entrepreneurs and she currently is a Mentor in Residence for the GW School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; she serves as a member of the National Advisory Council of the GW School of Engineering and Applied Science. Prior to her career as a business executive, Ms. Levy was a certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She practiced in healthcare and case management in the United States, as well as in 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 she has a Master’s Degree in Health Care from Marymount University. She holds certifications as a Leadership Coach and LifeSkills Coach.