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Nonprofit Veteran and Georgetown Law Alum Joins New Strategies Leadership

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Ernest “Chico” Rosemond has been named Program Director for the Global Social Enterprise Initiative’s (GSEI) New Strategies Program, an advanced education program for nonprofit executives focusing on revenue enhancement. In this role, he will be responsible for partnerships with corporate funders, content development, program strategy and growth, and operational management of the New Strategies program. Mr. Rosemond will work alongside New Strategies co-directors Bill Novelli and Curt Weeden.

“Since coming to GSEI in 2014, New Strategies has experienced tremendous growth and success,” said Bill Novelli. “Adding a highly experienced nonprofit leader with revenue generation and partnership experience as Chico Rosemond has, will provide further expertise and value to the New Strategies participants, supporters, and alumni.”

“I am motivated by helping those passionate about a social mission” said Rosemond. “I am excited to be working with a program that helps nonprofit leaders realize their development objectives and New Strategies is exactly that - new opportunities to have a greater social impact.”     

Rosemond, a Georgetown Law alum, comes to New Strategies after 15 years with AARP, the 38 million member social welfare nonprofit. At AARP, he managed brand alliances, partnerships, and directed sponsorships and exhibits. He is also a Certified Aging in Place Specialist. 

Currently, he also serves on the boards of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (National Capital Area Chapter), the Chevy Chase Fire Department, and the Dance Institute of Washington.

Prior to AARP, Rosemond was a Development Officer with the National Alliance of Black School Educators, served as an Associate for Houston & Howard Law Firm in Washington, DC, and as Law Clerk for the Honorable Henry Kennedy, Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.