Carly Mitchell Named March of Dimes 2021 Heroines of Washington Winner

Washington, D.C. (December 08, 2021) — Guidehouse is proud to announce that Carly Mitchell was honored for her years of volunteer work and service to the community as a Heroine of Washington Award winner by March of Dimes at the organization’s annual gala November 16th at The Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner. March of Dimes, whose mission is to lead the fight for the health of all moms and babies, has honored 135 women since 2001.

Carly was joined by other finalists at the awards ceremony, including Julia Fantacone of Altarum, Kerry-Ann Hamilton of KAH Consulting, Nancy Bossard of Long & Foster, Michele Bolos, CEO and founder of NT Concepts, Mary Kinnard-Brown of The MITRE Corporation, Lydia Russo of Lydia Real Estate, Shaza Andersen, CEO of Trustar Bank, and Dr. Sandy Chung, CEO of Health Connect IPA.

“The March of Dimes mission to improve the health of babies so closely matches Guidehouse’s mission of creating a positive impact in the world” said Sherlonda-Goode Jones, Guidehouse partner and longtime colleague. “We are thrilled to have one of our own named as a heroine of Washington. Carly has worked tirelessly in serving the March of Dimes for years. She is so deserving of this recognition.”

“The March of Dimes has had such a profound impact in improving the health of mothers and babies,” added Ellen Zimiles, Partner and Financial Services Segment Leader. “This is exactly the type of organization that Guidehouse wants to partner with. Our passion and obligation to lift up not-for-profit organizations like the March of Dimes is the cornerstone of everything we do.”

In addition to the awards presentation, the evening included a cocktail reception, dinner, and silent auction. Proceeds from the event will support local March of Dimes programs, including research, education, and advocacy so that every family can have the best possible start. Heroines of Washington has raised more than $3.8 million to support the March of Dimes mission to improve the health of babies. To view pictures of the event, visit our Facebook page. To learn more about the event, please visit

About The March of Dimes
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide and its premier event, March for Babies, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies. For the latest resources and information, visit or Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

About Guidehouse
Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit

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