Search Underway for New WDCEP President & CEO

July 26, 2023, Washington, DCThe Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) is seeking a new President & CEO to lead and implement strategies to accelerate economic growth in the District of Columbia. WDCEP is a non-profit, public-private organization whose core purpose is to actively position, promote, and support economic development and business opportunities in the District.

“As the District implements Mayor Bowser’s Comeback Plan, we know that WDCEP and its leadership will continue to play a critical role in supporting our economic development strategy. We look forward to finding a collaborative and ambitious leader to help drive that work.” said Keith Anderson, Interim Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development, Co-Chair, WDCEP Board.

WDCEP’s mission is to promote the District’s economic and business opportunities through supporting business retention and attraction activities. WDCEP’s unique position is owed to its historical knowledge of the city’s business and economic climate; accurate analytics, data, and research; and access to community partners.

“As the central organization in the District that connects both the public and private sectors we have a tremendous opportunity to drive investment to our downtown and neighborhood communities,” added Mike O’Hara, Principal, Bohler Engineering, Co-Chair, WDCEP Board.

WDCEP collaborates with its partners in the city to facilitate dynamic relationships with technology visionaries, entrepreneurs, real estate professionals, nonprofits, and global enterprise leaders. We stay one step ahead of the vibrant and evolving economic landscape by monitoring the pulse of the District’s economic landscape.

An ideal candidate will possess exceptional strategic leadership and managerial skills, a deep understanding of economic development principles, and the ability to collaborate with various stakeholders to drive sustainable economic prosperity. The position reports to the WDCEP’s board of directors, comprised of public and private sector members.

A full description of the position can be found below. Questions can be directed to P3Hired at careers@p3hired.comwith “WDCEP President and CEO” in the subject line.


President & CEO Job Description


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