Thomas Reed - OCBO Director
Mr. Reed most recently was of Counsel at K&L Gates LLP in Washington, DC, where his practice focused on a broad range of issues including commercial litigation, corporate governance, investment management, and civil rights. At K&L, Mr. Reed specialized in regulatory issues affecting women and minority-owned businesses. He has worked extensively with some of the nation's largest organizations that advocate for women and minority-owned business and is a regular commentator on disadvantaged business enterprise certification procedures. He has also served as Legal Counsel to the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation. Before joining K&L, Mr. Reed was a Senior Trial Attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Carolyn Fleming Williams - Senior Deputy Director
Carolyn Fleming-Williams most recently served as Director of the Office of Communications Business Opportunities, FCC. During her 15-year tenure with the Commission, she has also served as a Senior Attorney-Advisor with the Media Bureau. Prior to joining the Commission, Ms. Fleming-Williams served as corporate counsel with the Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT). She was also an associate attorney with the law firm Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, now K&L Gates LLP. Prior to joining K&L, she was an Honors Attorney with the U.S. Department of the Treasury. She has also served as President of DC Habitat for Humanity and as a Fairfax County Commissioner for Civil Service.
Daniel Margolis joined the OCBO in August of 2011. Prior to joining the FCC, Mr. Margolis was in private practice, first practicing with a small telecommunications boutique in Miami, Florida, and subsequently with a mid-size firm in Washington D.C. Mr. Margolis has extensive experience representing broadcast, wireless and wireline telecommunications companies before the Federal Communications Commission. He has clerked for the FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and in the office of Commissioner Michael Copps. Mr. Margolis holds a J.D. from New York Law School and a B.A. in Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media from Temple University.