PRESS RELEASES

Arlington Cares Volunteer Awards Announced

June 15, 2022

Volunteer Arlington 6th Annual Celebration of Volunteerism Arlington, VA – Volunteer Arlington, a program of the Leadership Center for Excellence, will hold its sixth annual Arlington Cares event virtually on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m., to celebrate this year’s Volunteer Awardees. “We are thrilled to celebrate individuals and groups who are…

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Amanda Ripley to Give Keynote at Leadership Summit

May 18, 2022

Arlington, VA – The Leadership Center for Excellence’s annual Leadership Summit on May 20, 2022, will feature a keynote presentation from Amanda Ripley.  There are options to participate in person at Marymount University’s Ballston Campus or online via a virtual event platform. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. and programming will start at 1:00 p.m.…

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2022 Dominion Energy Torch Award for Ethical Leadership Announced

May 10, 2022

The Leadership Center for Excellence has selected Chef Ype von Gengst as the 2022 Dominion Energy Torch Award for Ethical Leadership.

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2022 Northern Virginia 40 Under 40 Honorees Announced

March 9, 2022

Arlington, VA – The Leadership Center for Excellence and Leadership Fairfax are proud to announce the 2022 Northern Virginia 40 Under 40 honorees. These emerging leaders demonstrate exceptional and impactful leadership in their professional and personal spheres within the Northern Virginia region. The 2022 Northern Virginia 40 Under 40 event celebrating the honorees will be…

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Now Accepting Nominations & Submissions for 2022 Northern Virginia 40 Under 40

January 21, 2022

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Northern Virginia 40 Under 40. The Leadership Center for Excellence and Leadership Fairfax are once again partnering to recognize young leaders who are making a positive impact in Northern Virginia.  Nominations and applications can be submitted online at leadercenter.org/40-under-40 until Friday, February 18, 2022. Honorees will be recognized at…

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Announcing Virginia Statewide Summit on Racial Equity

December 2, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Leadership Center for Excellence (LCE) is hosting a virtual Virginia Statewide Summit on Racial Equity on Tuesday, December 7 from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. ET. The event will celebrate and elevate racial equity work across the Commonwealth of Virginia and is sponsored by Amazon.  The Summit is a unique opportunity to…

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Announcing New President & CEO

November 1, 2021

The Leadership Center for Excellence (LCE) is proud to announce Lisa Fikes as its third President & CEO. “We are thrilled to have Lisa Fikes lead LCE as its next President & CEO. Her experience, skill set, and performance as our acting President & CEO over the past months made this an obvious decision for our Board…

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Announcing the Ignite Young Professionals Class of 2022

October 14, 2021

The Leadership Center for Excellence (LCE) is pleased to announce the members of the Ignite Young Professionals Class of 2022. For more than 20 years, LCE has offered high level programming for leaders at all levels of their professional careers. The eight-month Ignite program exposes young professionals to ideas, organizations, and established area leaders that can catapult emerging leaders…

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Announcing the Leadership Arlington Class of 2022

July 22, 2021

The Leadership Center for Excellence (LCE) is pleased to announce the members of the Leadership Arlington Class of 2022. The purpose of Leadership Arlington is to transform a highly motivated group of diverse individuals into a network of leaders with the knowledge and commitment to benefit our community. “For well over 20 years, Leadership Arlington has provided…

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