Potomac Tech Wire – Sept. 21

Daniel Barker Named New President and CEO of DC-based Halcyon

Washington, DC – Halcyon, the Georgetown-based social entrepreneurship incubator and community hub, announced that co-founder Kate Goodall will step down as CEO at the end of the year. Daniel Barker, currently managing director of Halcyon, will be the new president and CEO.

“I’m honored to be stepping into the role of President and CEO of Halcyon,” said Barker. “Kate’s dedication to social entrepreneurship has been a pillar of the community for the past ten years and I plan on steering Halcyon’s next ten years with the same kind of passion and excellence. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to build on the nearly 10-year legacy of helping impact-driven entrepreneurs change how we do business in favor of a more equitable, sustainable, and inclusive future.”