NACo Leadership Academy August Graduates from Maryland Shine

National Association of Counties (NACo)  Leadership Development Academy August cohort from Maryland graduates.  

MACo and the Professional Development Academy would like to acknowledge and congratulate the August NACo Leadership Academy graduates from Maryland. They join over 10,000 graduates and current participants from across the country, benefitting from the 12-week online program enabling existing and emerging county leaders to achieve their highest potential.

  • Arie Baker, Manager, Core HR, Prince George’s County
  • Ashley Staples-Reid, Special Projects Program Manager, Calvert County
  • Ed Sullivan, Division Chief, Office on Aging, Calvert County
  • Inez Claggett, Director of Council Finance, Prince George’s County
  • Marverly Nettles-Simpson, Director, Prince George’s County

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