The mission of Leadership Center for Excellence is to enlighten, inspire and connect leaders through community building, leadership development, and community impact. The vision of Leadership Center for Excellence is a prepared, inspired and inclusive leadership who together embrace responsibility for the common good.
This organization fosters a sense of community that motivates participants to become involved in our community’s future. Through leadership training, the organization creates an infrastructure that will insure an ongoing source of trained leaders in our community by focusing on the application of leadership skills in a unique environment of experiential learning. Leadership Center for Excellence’s events and programs promote skill-building, connect leaders and encourage philanthropy and civic engagement in our communities.
Leadership Center for Excellence held its first 40 Under 40 event in December 2014. This event recognizes 40 emerging leaders under the age of 40 who demonstrate impact personally and/or professionally through their exceptional leadership in the DC metropolitan region. 40 Under 40 is an opportunity to show support for and invest in this next generation of trailblazers.
For its inaugural event in December 2014, we received approximately 250 nominations to fill 40 spots. Additionally, the event sold out well in advance of the luncheon date and again in 2015 and 2016. Each year, we see impressive cohorts of trailblazers join our group of 40 Under 40.
40 Under 40 is an initiative of Leadership Center for Excellence in partnership with Arlington Chamber of Commerce, Arlington Community Foundation, Arlington Economic Development and Sun Gazette.
Since its inaugural event in 2014, this event has sold out every year with more than 275 people registered. Want to gain exposure from this event? Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Barbara Bush, Director of Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-528-2522.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
11:30am – 1:30pm
Army Navy Country Club
1700 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA 22202