Lynda EllisPresident, CEO, Owner
Lynda Ellis is the Owner, President & CEO of Washington DC-based Capitol Concierge. Under Lynda's leadership, the Capitol Concierge brand has become synonymous with best-in-class SERVICE and top-notch professionalism.
Born and raised in Las Vegas, NV, Lynda developed a passion for customer service at an early age. A graduate of St. Mary’s University in San Antonia, TX, Lynda spent more than 25 years in Instructional Technology, selling and marketing computer-based education and training products, earning numerous awards for her performance and leadership. In 1998 Lynda joined Capitol Concierge, eventually purchasing the company in 2007. Since then, she has been guiding the enterprise with her passion for service and trademark enthusiasm.
Lynda and Capitol Concierge’s recent accomplishments include being named an Enterprising Women Magazine 2013 Enterprising Women of the Year; Smart CEO’s 2013 Future 50 Award and 2012 Brava! Business Hall of Fame; winning the prestigious 2012 National Capital Business Ethics Award; Inc. 5000 list for three years; and the Apartment and Office Building Association "Outstanding Leadership Award" for seven consecutive years. Lynda was also named "Outstanding Young Woman in America" in 1982 and awarded the "Presidential Appreciation Award" by the American Red Cross.
At Capitol Concierge, SERVICE extends beyond the company’s valued clients to numerous good causes and those less fortunate in our communities. Setting the standard, Lynda’s extensive community service and civic involvement includes Second Chance, FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association, AOBA, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, American Red Cross, Prince George’s Scholarship Program, Duckworth School, Entrepreneur Organization and St. James’ Vestry and Thrift Shop Board. As one of the first 200 pledge companies to the national Billion + Change Campaign, Capitol Concierge has committed to provide 4,000 hours of pro bono leadership skills service to nonprofits in our community in 2013.
Misty TiemanVice President
Misty Tieman is the Vice President of Capitol Concierge. Misty’s extensive retail management and recruiting background will help guide Capitol Concierge’s growth as Capitol pursues national opportunities throughout the United States. Joining the Executive Management Team, Misty will focus on strategic growth, company profitability and operations.
With a strong background in sales and recruiting, Misty has unique qualifications that make her an invaluable asset to this organization. Before joining Capitol, she spent the past six years working as Director of Federal Business Development and Director of Recruiting for Focus Technology Consulting. In this fast-paced, deadline-driven IT service management area, she developed a real knack for spotting talent. Misty also spent several years in the retail management sector, which is a strength that will benefit Capitol as the company expands.
Misty is highly skilled at strategic organization and direction, identifying and solving problems, and has a wonderful track record in finding and placing valuable employees in a myriad of positions.
As Capitol Concierge's Controller, Eric Tenali heads the company's finance department. Eric joined Capitol in 2013 after previously working in the event management and construction industries for over 15 years. He started his career in finance while working as a staff accountant for 9 years at a Certified Public Accounting firm in Rockville, MD.
Eric is proud to work with the Capitol Concierge Executive Team to provide leadership and financial metrics so that the management team can make strategic decisions. Eric's skill in combining value and growth opportunities positions Capitol Concierge to finance all our growth from revenue earned within the company.
Business Administration from Columbia Adventist University.