George Koch - George Koch has been active in the National and DC arts community since 1970. He was a founding board member of A. Salon, Ltd. an artist incubator; Arts DC; Arts and Culture Committee, Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO, Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington; Cultural Development Corporation; and Artomatic, Inc. Currently Mr. Koch is establishing The Center for the Creative Economy, to highlight the DC creative economy thought leaders within each of the six creative clusters for the executive and legislative branches of government and the community at large. He is a founding board member for the new culinary arts advocacy non-profit, Nourish. Follow George on Twitter @georgeckoch.