Andrew Dumont, Chair of the Rebuilding Together-AFF Board, was recognized as an emerging leader in the Leadership Center for Excellence and Leadership Fairfax 40 Under 40 program. The 40 young honorees were recognized for their exceptional and impactful leadership in their professional and personal spheres within the Northern Virginia region. “This year’s honorees demonstrate exemplary vision, adaptability, and care of others,” said Lisa Fikes, President and CEO of the Leadership Center for Excellence. “With so much changing in the world today, these leadership traits are needed and worth celebrating.
CEO and President of Leadership Fairfax, Karen Cleveland, stated, “We at Leadership Fairfax are beyond ecstatic to partner with our friends at the Leadership Center for Excellence to honor some of the best and brightest young leaders in our community. Each and every one is exceptional, and I cannot wait to see the impact they make in the future.
Andrew joined the RT-AFF Board in 2016 and became Chair in 2021 after serving as Vice Chair for two years. Andrew was a key member of RT-AFF’s leadership team for the NeighborWorks America Excellence in Governance (EIG) Program and has helped RT-AFF achieve lasting and adaptive change by creating the framework and process for our strategic planning. He has transformed the way the board operates and makes high level strategic and critical decisions.
“Andrew is passionate about our mission and takes every opportunity to improve Rebuilding Together-AFF,” said Patti Klein, Executive Director. “He has continually increased his leadership role and has created an inclusive and positive environment for all who serve and are served. We are grateful for his leadership in our mission of repairing homes, revitalizing communities and rebuilding lives.”