Leadership Team

Albert Wu

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Albert is responsible for executing on neXco National’s mission: serving our members through an ideal networking experience that cultivates an environment of personal and professional growth. 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.   

Albert serves on the board of ServiceSource (www.servicesource.org), a non-profit with a mission to provide resources to people in the disability community and their families. And also serves on the board of Atlas Performing Arts Center on H st in DC (www.atlasarts.org), a non-profit with the mission to bring people together through the arts to expand the reach and strengthen the bonds of the local community.

Adam Levin

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.

Tina Hyland

Chief Leadership & Development Officer 

Tina Hyland a business coach who helps entrepreneurs grow and scale their business while taking the “busyness” out of running their business. She helps her clients become freedom-filled, empowered business owners with clarity and focus who live and work on their terms so they can live out their version of an extraordinary life. 

Tina has over 20 years of experience in multiple industries in areas of sales growth, strategy, systems and customer service as a corporate trainer and business consultant. She provides her clients with a proven “road map” to help them get further faster.  Her private and group coaching programs incorporate business strategy, branding, marketing, mindset, sales training, leadership development, staff management and how to build and retain high performance teams.

True Clarity Coaching is business coaching for entrepreneurs who are ready to get out of overwhelm, establish a clear vision about their goals and a implement a step by step strategy to achieve them. She is married and lives in Arlington, VA.  She enjoys travel (is an avid cruiser), football, entertaining, red wine and all things Louis Vuitton.

Kristen McGarr

Vice President of Sales

Kristen is the owner of Adroit Insights, an outsourced sales management firm. Adroit Insights works with small to mid-market businesses, government contractors and non-profits on their sales process, technology, and people. As a life-long resident of Northern Virginia and a career salesperson, Kristen prides herself on making valuable connections in the business community. Her husband teaches IT and STEM at their daughters’ elementary school and is her rock! Kristen spends her free time with her family and racing in triathlons. She is a member of the Reston B2B chapter and co-represents a non-profit in the Reston Core chapter. NeXco has had an important impact on Kristen’s business and she joins the team in our mission to help each other succeed.

 

Paul Kashchy

Vice President of Chapter Growth

Paul N. Kashchy is a Business Relationship Manager with Atlantic Union Bank.  Paul works with small to medium size businesses and helps consult them through all parts of the operating cash flow cycle.  Paul’s primary focus is in the following industries:  Non-Profit, IT, Medical and Commercial Real Estate.  Paul has been a part of the Northern Virginia Community for the past 25 years and has served the Reston/Herndon market, for the past 10.  Giving back to the community is extremely important to Paul.  Paul is the President of the Reston B2B Nexco group, a Reston Chamber of Commerce Member – Innovation Committee, Treasurer for his son’s Cub Scout Pack, coach to his children’s baseball and basketball teams, Deacon at church, Board Member for the Northern Virginia Great Banquet and Board Member for Brain Injury Services.  In his spare time, Paul enjoys spending time with his family and wife, Karen, taking leisurely walks through his community with Labrador Puppy Finley. 

Michael Burns

Founder & AMBASSADOR

Michael Burns is the co-founder and Ambassador 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 Ambassador, 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.

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