Leadership | Potomac Officers Club
Founder & President
Jim Garrettson founded the Potomac Officers Club (POC) as a 501(c) 6 non-profit organization in 2002, “to weave an executive fabric that benefits our local business community”. The POC and the associated e-magazine he founded in 2003 (ExecutiveBiz) served a pronounced need at the time for connecting the Washington business community. A serial entrepreneur and veteran of the fast-growth technology and telecommunications industries, Garrettson is also Founder and President of TownHall Teleconferencing, and earlier served as EVP of Sales and Marketing at Net2000 Communications, SVP of North American Sales for Satellite based streaming media provider Cidera, President of Teleglobe Business Solutions, SVP of Sales at Qwest Communications where he ran the National General Business sales force and various positions with MCI Telecommunications. Garrettson is a graduate of the University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business and serves on the advisory board of the George Mason University’s College of Science.
Director of Operations
Sheri Page has been with Potomac Officers Club since the company was “born”. Hired in October of 2002, Sheri was instrumental in getting both The Potomac Officers Club and ExecutiveBiz up and running. Sheri is responsible for all of the day-to-day human resources, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, customer service and overall office management for the company. Prior to Potomac Officers club, Sheri worked for many telecom companies in the area. Employed by MCI in 1985, Sheri spent ten years at the company supporting various members of the executive management team. Sheri later worked for the CFO of LCI Communications, which was later acquired by Qwest Communications. Sheri has a degree in Early Childhood education from Frostburg State University.