NextGen Leaders

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Mission Statement

NVTC NextGen Leaders brings together the future leaders of the technology industry in our region and provides a forum for rising professionals to connect and engage with senior executives in the technology community, share best practices for young professionals, and develop content, resources and networking events that help to build a regional community of emerging leaders.


  • Build a regional community of the future leaders for the technology ecosystem.
  • Provide a forum for companies to share best practices for recruiting and engaging young professionals.
  • Connect senior executives and young professionals to provide cross-generational insights on careers, industries, leadership, corporate strategy and challenges.
  • Provide content rich events and programs to allow for discussions around the next generation workforce and industry and regional trends.

Members of the NVTC NextGen Leaders are working to fulfill the group's mission and achieve its goals through a variety of working groups including events and programs, mentoring, research and community.

If you are interested in participating with the NVTC NextGen Leaders, please contact Mekaela Berry mberry@nvtc.org

Committee Leaders

DeAnthony Heart

Jon West
Account Executive
ePlus Inc.


Committee Meetings - Northern Virginia Technology Council January 26, 2018

Pursuing Growth through Advanced Degrees/Education

Pursuing Growth through Advanced Degrees/Education

Thinking about going back to school? Whether it is the time commitment, financial costs, determining the best field of study to advance your career, or what the transition is like from the working world to the classroom, there are many points to consider when deciding to pursue an advanced degree. The NextGen Leaders Committee is bringing together representatives from the area's top universities and educational assistance organizations to answer all of your questions. Don't miss the opportunity to speak directly with educators, graduate admissions representatives and HR professionals to learn how you can maximize your career growth and earnings within your field through advanced education.


Philip Barry, Adjunct Professor, George Mason University and The George Washington University
Gina Guillaume-Joseph, Adjunct Professor, The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science
Emily Pinette, Virginia Tech, Associate Director, Career Services and Alumni Relations
Melanie Stover, Northern Virginia Community College, Director of Business Engagement


Patron Sponsor: Northern Virginia Community College

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Networking
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Program
MITRE Corporation
1550 Westbranch Dr.
Mc Lean , VA 22102

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