Steve Proctor is Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable.
Mr. Proctor is the Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of G.S. Proctor & Associates. He manages the lobbying staff throughout Maryland and oversees all aspects of clients’ government relations and lobbying strategy. Steve and his leadership team create and implement client government relations strategies, foster relationship with elected officials on clients’ behalf, and lobby legislation at the federal, state and local levels.
Born at Andrews Air Force Base, Steve grew up in Southern Maryland and has been a lifelong supporter and advocate for these communities. Steve graduated from The George Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in political science.
Currently, Steve is actively involved in the following organizations throughout Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland:
• Bowie State University, Board of Visitors Member
• College of Southern Maryland Foundation, Board Member
• Mission of Love Charities, Inc., Advisory Council Member
• Old Line Bank, Board Member
• Melwood Prince George’s County Open, Executive Committee Member
• Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable, Secretary/Treasurer
• Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Finance Committee Member
• Prince George’s Suite Magazine, Advisory Board Member
• Bishop McNamara High School, Board & Executive Committee Member
M. H. Jim Estepp
The President and CEO of the Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable is Mr. M.H. Jim Estepp. Jim is formerly: Chair of the Prince George’s County Council where he served two elected terms; President Pro Tempore of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments; Chairman of the Board of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments; President of the International Association of Fire Chiefs; Director of the Maryland Security Council, Office of the Governor; Fire & EMS Chief of Prince George’s County and Director of Public Safety for Prince George’s County. Mr. Estepp was named Citizen of the Year by the Prince George’s Board of Trade, was recipient of the Elizabeth & David Scull Award for Outstanding Regional Leadership, COG’s highest Award and The Tom Bradley Leadership Award from the National Association of Regional Councils, its highest award. In addition Jim received the Janet L. Hoffman Award for outstanding local administration from the American Society for Professional Administration (ASPA), Maryland Chapter. He is Vice President of the Board of Directors; Congressional Fire Services Institute, a member of the Board of Directors of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center. A member of the Board of Visitors at Bowie State University, the Prince George’s Community Foundation Advisory Board, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker’s Commission for Education Excellence, and Chairman of the Board of the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (ProBoard). Additionally, Mr. Estepp serves on the Board of Visitors of the world renowned Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Jim lives in Croom with his wife Nancy and between them they have five children and eleven grandchildren. He is a graduate of the Program for Senior Executives in State & Local Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA.
Geoffrey Pohanka is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Board of Directors of The Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable.
Geoffrey Pohanka is the President of Pohanka Honda, Hyundai, and Volkswagen in Capitol Heights Maryland, part of the Pohanka Automotive Group representing sixteen auto dealerships in Maryland and Virginia. As a third generation automobile dealer Mr. Pohanka started working at his father’s dealership at the age of 13. After graduating from Colgate University in 1980 he joined the company full time. His business will celebrate it’s 100th birthday in 2019.
Mr. Pohanka is very involved in his industry and the community. He currently serves as a director of the Washington Area New Automobile Dealers Association and the National Automobile Dealers Association. He is a member of the Greater Prince Georges Business Roundtable and the Andrews Business and Community Alliance. He is treasurer of Saint James School in Hagerstown Maryland, a board member of the Prince Georges Catholic Charities, Honorary Commander and Ambassador for Joint Base Andrews, and a United States Air Force Air Mobility Command Civic Leader.
Some of the recognition Mr Pohanka has received includes the AIADA-Sports Illustrated All-Star dealer award, Time Magazine’s Auto Dealer of the Year Award, the Community Foundation Vision Award, the Collective Empowerment Group’s Small Business Award, and the Northwood University Dealer Education Award.