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Leadership DeKalb (LD) invites applicants for the position of Executive Director (ED) to oversee governance and operations, and to lead the charge in establishing new pathways to private and public resources that will generate sustainable programs and activities that support the organization’s mission. The Executive Director will provide vision as well as strategic leadership to the LD organization, which includes 23 highly dedicated board members, two staff members and over 1000 alumni. The ED will be thoroughly committed to Leadership DeKalb’s mission. The ED is a representative of the organization and is expected to operate at all times with a level of integrity and professionalism generally expected of such a representative. Leadership DeKalb is a respected leadership development program in DeKalb County, Georgia, which convenes and connects leaders, informs them on matters vital to the county and enhances their leadership skills. This strengthened pipeline of talent immerses in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, thereby advancing quality of life in DeKalb. With a focus on the entire county, Leadership DeKalb positions current and emerging leaders – reflecting the area’s rich diversity – to unite, commit and act to make DeKalb a premier place to live, work and enjoy life. Leadership DeKalb class members learn about the history, diversity, government, justice, arts and culture, education, health and economic development in the county. Classmates and alumni gain access to leaders in all of these sectors. With over 1,000 alumni, LD facilitates long-term leadership sustainability. Graduates of the program include CEOs of top public and private companies, educators, judges, entrepreneurs, volunteer and nonprofit leaders, as well as a large number of elected officials from DeKalb County and around metropolitan Atlanta,

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