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Troy LeMaile-Stovall


Troy A. LeMaile-Stovall serves as the CEO for TEDCO ($200M+ AUM), Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, where he leads TEDCO in efforts to facilitate the creation of technology-based businesses and supports economic development in all regions of Maryland through the cultivation of an inclusive ecosystem. Troy also serves as a Strategic Advisor for Hunter Lewis, LLC, an investment management advisory firm led by Cambridge Associates Co-Founder Hunter Lewis.
An accomplished & award-winning CEO with significant experience in leading and implementing strategic plans via strong coaching and a focus on metrics, Troy has led or co-led over $3B in debt and equity offerings.

Troy is an entrepreneur at heart; he founded the management consulting firm LeMaile-Stovall, LLC and co-founded GulfSouth Capital, the family investment/venture capital office for US Ambassador to Portugal and SkyTel founder John N Palmer, where he served as the first President and CEO.

His previous positions include serving as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), Interim President of Zenith Education Group; Principal at Butler Snow Advisory Services; Executive Vice President and COO of Howard University; and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Jackson State University, where he was awarded the Thurgood Marshall HBCU CFO of the Year. Earlier in his career, Troy held positions at McKinsey & Company, Southwestern Bell Telephone, AT&T Bell Labs (youngest recipient of the Key Award), and Rockwell International.

Troy holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering cum laude from Southern Methodist University, a master’s degree in computer science degree from Stanford University, and an MBA (1st Year Honors) from Harvard University.
A NACD Certified Director (NACD.DC), Troy has served and is serving on a number of for-profit and non-profit boards, including University of Maryland School of Medicine, Parkway Properties (NYSE:PKY, Compensation Committee Chair, Audit and Corporate Governance Committees), Archipelago Learning (NASDAQ:ARCL, Audit and Compensation Committee), Internet America (NASDAQ:GEEK, Audit Chair and Compensation Committee), School Status (Audit Committee), EpiCor Software (Chair Elect, Audit Committee), Southern Methodist University (SMU) Dept. of Electrical Engineering (Chair), UDC Foundation (Treasurer), and his church Landover, MD-based Zion Church, led by Sr. Pastor Keith Battle, where he serves as Treasurer. During his time on these Boards, Troy has impacted efforts in the areas of strategic and operational planning, mergers, fiscal planning, capital formation, diversity and inclusion, organizational design, and marketing.

Troy was selected for the Leadership Greater Washington Signature Program Class of 2019, DC Chamber Chairman’s Award, Baltimore Business Journal Leadership Trust in 2020, Washingtonian “Tech Titan” in 2022, The Daily Record’s Most Admired CEOs in 2022, the 2023 class for the NACD Accelerate Audit Committee Pipeline program, a 2023 Inductee into the Baltimore Dealmakers Hall of Fame and a 2023 Baltimore Business Journal Power 10 honoree.
Troy’s top 5 CliftonStrengthsTM are Belief, Connectedness, Strategic, Achiever, and Learner and he has a “i” DiSC® style.