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SAVE THE DATE: SEPTEMBER 12TH, 2016 - Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Speed Coaching

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When: Monday, September 12, 2016

Time: 7:00-9:30pm

Where: WeWork Wonder Bread Factory 641 S Street NW- Ground Level

Published in LEDC Events
Leda Hernandez Appointed Chief Operating Officer-COO of LEDC
~Ms. Hernandez charged with oversight of key initiatives at the organization~
August 1 – Washington, D.C. Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC)

Leda Hernandez joined LEDC in 1998 and has worked in LEDC’s Finance & Administration Department for the past 18 years. Most recently, as Controller, Leda spent a decade leading all bookkeeping and procurement activities at LEDC as well as managing and reconciling bank accounts for the organization. She will now take on the role of Chief Operating Officer-COO, overseeing strategic and long-term initiatives for LEDC. Specifically, she will be charged with duties including implementation of LEDC’s 2017-2020 Strategic Plan objectives; oversight of annual program planning and budgeting; legacy partner relationship management; and execution of LEDC’s external events. This promotion is effective on August 1st, 2016.

Ms. Hernandez stated; “I am very excited and grateful to take this opportunity to continue my professional growth at this great and amazing organization. I am very committed to LEDC--- I believe in our mission, our clients, and our communities."  
Marla Bilonick, Executive Director of the Latino Economic Development Center, speaks about Leda’s appointment; "I met Leda Hernandez in 1999, when I first worked at LEDC. I was immediately struck by her energy and passion for the work we do in the community. When I returned to LEDC in 2012, that spark in Leda had only grown stronger. She is committed and capable and will definitely succeed in this role---a role that is key to taking LEDC to the next level. I look forward to continuing to work closely with Leda in her new capacity. Hearty ‘felicitaciones’ are in order!” 
About the Latino Economic Development Center
The Latino Economic Development Center is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization. LEDC’s mission is to drive the economic and social advancement of low- to moderate-income Latinos and other D.C. area residents by equipping them with the skills and tools to achieve financial independence and become leaders in their communities.
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