The Neilom Foundation Team


Davinder K. Anand, Founder and Executive Director

Dr. Davinder K. Anand is Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Center for Engineering Concepts at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has a passion for helping others to succeed, particularly young people.

Dylan Hazelwood, Director of Operations and Board Member

Dylan Hazelwood is the Assistant Director of the Center for Engineering Concepts at the University of Maryland, College Park. He believes in the power of technology to help young people live better and more fulfilling lives, particularly when they are helping others.

Anita Rice, Secretary and Board Member

Anita Rice is an Administrative Assistant at Intelsat in McLean, Virginia. She is a dog lover, and never misses an opportunity to help those in need.

Allison Anand, Board Member

Allison Anand is a physical therapist and is the Clinical Education Specialist at Adventist Home Health in Silver Spring, MD. She is an alumni of the University of Maryland. Her empathy and passion for helping people extends thru both her personal life as well as her professional career.

Subhash Bhalla, Special Programs and Board Member

Subhash Bhalla, formerly of AT&T, manages special programs supporting the Foundation’s vision. She has a passion for helping young and underprivileged people in need, both here and around the world.

Joseph D. Gallagher, Counsel and Board Member

Joseph Gallagher is a Partner with Gill Sippell and Gallagher, a law firm in Rockville, Maryland. He is an alumnus of the University of Maryland and American University.

Malcolm O’Hagan, Board Member

Malcom O’Hagan is the founder of the American Writer’s Museum in Chicago and former CEO of The National Electrical Manufacturers Association. Born in Ireland, he was also an avid runner.

Stewart Grubman, Board Member

Stewart Grubman is the Partner in Charge of the Bethesda office of PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP and the senior member of the Affordable Housing Group whose clients he has served for over 35 years in providing safe, decent and affordable housing to special populations including the elderly, people with chronic mental health issues, people who are homeless, veterans and the underprivileged. He is a CPA and a nationally recognized teacher and speaker.

David Boutin, Board Member

David Boutin is a former President of Theta Tau, and recently graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in electrical engineering. He is a member of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) National Board of Directors, and works at Accenture as a technology analyst.

Kristen Edwards, Board Member

Kristen Edwards recently graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in mechanical engineering, and is currently working on an M.S. in mechanical engineering at MIT.

Alexander Anand, Outreach

Alexander Anand owns a custom apparel & graphics company in Maryland. His company also helps young people launch a business of their own. As his father did, he has a passion for helping others in any way he can, especially helping young people accomplish their goals both in business and life.

Cimrin Bhalla, Outreach

Cimrin Bhalla is a Research & Development Associate at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in Tarrytown, New York. She has a B.S. degree in Molecular Biology from Lehigh University.

Fitzgerald Walker, Outreach

Fitzgerald Walker is the Manager of Outreach and Recruiting and Advisor in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland. He is actively helping students of color see the value and future possibilities of a college education, and is a regular invited youth education speaker throughout Maryland.