Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Albert is responsible for executing neXco National’s 2021 vision to grow to 30 chapters in Virginia, and expanding neXco National’s ecosystem to Maryland and Washington, DC. Albert ensures every neXco National chapter is providing a great member and guest experience, and fostering an environment of collaboration, open dialogue, personal development and authentic relationships that leads to quality business growth.
Chief Growth Officer
Michael Burns is the co-founder and Chief Growth Officer of NeXco National, which was established in 2015. Michael’s passion for networking began in 2005 with the Tysons Chamber of Commerce where Michael participated, ran, and started successful leadshare chapters for the chamber, as well as served as the chair of the member benefits committee.
Michael’s vision for NeXco National is to create a community based business ecosystem, where successful business people connect and collaborate, with the common goal of helping each other grow their business. As Chief Growth Officer, Michael is dedicated to spread NeXco National’s vision to all types of professionals that are looking for a better way to grow their business and expand their network. Michael believes in leading by example as he has built his insurance practice, Health Wealth Advocates, exclusively through networking to become a leading employee benefits insurance practice in the DC Metro area.
Michael is active in the NAHU and supports the National MS Society and has used his passion for cycling to help raise money for them on their Bike MS rides over the years. Michael’s other passion is tennis, where he played on the GMU Team, was an instructor for 18 years, still plays locally, and hopes to pass the skill down to his son Aiden.
Chief Marketing Officer
Adam Levin brings more than 25 years of marketing and group-building experience to NeXco National. He is responsible for creating, communicating and delivering offerings that create value for customers, clients and business partners.
Adam is passionate about creating B2B Mastermind groups & events that attract and retain highly motivated and engaged members and deliver member experiences that result in deep connections and measurable personal & professional growth.
Building high-impact communities has always motivated Adam. He’s coached youth basketball for 15 years, he was a member of the South County beach patrol, was a two-man competitive beach volleyball player, was founder of an AAU Boys Basketball program, and brought Ultimate Frisbee to his college campus. He is also passionate about giving back to his community. Adam served on the Ashburn Youth Basketball League Board for five years and enjoys creating and planning charity events as part of his NeXco National leadership role.
Director of B2B Memberships
Kelly Whitfield is the Business Development Manager for Avitecture, Inc., an audiovisual design, integration and service company, serving commercial and government clients in VA, MD and DC as well as nationwide and internationally. Kelly’s focus is on building relationships, being of resource and helping her clients plan, design and implement the best AV and office technology solutions to fit their business model. Kelly brings to her company and the NeXco National B2B Team, more than 25 years of leadership in business development, sales, marketing and corporate growth strategy.
As Director of Membership for NeXco National B2B Kelly is the face of the team welcoming new members into the exclusive networking organization. In conjunction with the NeXco National B2B Executive Team, she is responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans to drive membership growth in support of organizational goals and membership success needs.