The President at Rosslyn Business Improvement District, Mary-Claire Burick, joined us for a discussion on the value of community engagement, the importance of self-care, and the significance of having empathy as a leader. Mary also gives tips for avoiding burnout in both your personal and professional life.


The Rosslyn Business Improvement District (BID) is a designated 17-block mixed-use, urban center in the heart of Rosslyn, Virginia. Funded by a special tax paid by property owners within the BID boundaries, the Rosslyn BID provides services to enhance, grow and maintain the neighborhood through a public/private partnership with Arlington County. The Rosslyn BID provides high-quality, customer-oriented services for their 25,000 employees, 15,000 residents and 1.2 million visitors a year to enhance, grow, and connect the neighborhood.


Mary-Claire’s Personal Wellness: Surrounding herself with a positive group of people