Donna Westmoreland

COO, I.M.P., Inc.
D.C. Policy Center

Donna Westmoreland is the Chief Operating Officer of I.M.P., Inc., the Washington, DC company that operates the renowned 9:30 Club, The Anthem, Merriweather Post Pavilion the Lincoln Theatre and The Atlantis. An avid music fan and born event planner, Donna was drawn to the independent company post-college, quickly taking on production responsibilities, and subsequently becoming General Manager. She returned to I.M.P. as VP of Marketing after spearheading the marketing, nonprofit and sponsorship components of Sarah McLachlan’s Lilith Fair touring festival. Its groundbreaking, all-woman lineup played over 130 shows in three years at major North American venues including the Rose Bowl, Jones Beach and The Gorge in Washington State. In her roles at both I.M.P. and Lilith Fair, Donna has enjoyed opportunities to work with top performers, Fortune 100 executives and national and regional leaders. 

Active in civic and philanthropic causes, Donna also curates benefit events at I.M.P. venues and elsewhere. She served on the Board of Directors of Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, organizing an annual fundraising hike for 10 years. She chairs the Board of Washington, DC’s Southwest BID and serves on Destination DC’s Board of Directors. 

Donna is a second-generation Washingtonian; she spent most of her childhood abroad with her Foreign Service officer father and family, primarily in Southeast Asia. She attended high school in Bethesda before attending the University of Maryland, where she studied Government and Politics. She lives in the Washington, DC area with her husband, is an avid cook and competes in triathlons across the country.