Welcome to Leadership Anne Arundel (LAA). LAA, a nonprofit 501c3 organization, is the premier leadership training and networking institute in Anne Arundel County since 1993. LAA inspires, develops and connects community leaders through education, training, information, events and networking.
The mission of Leadership Anne Arundel is to provide people of diverse backgrounds with the education, resources and networks necessary to become successful proactive leaders.
The vision of Leadership Anne Arundel is to develop and nurture community trustees who improve the quality of life in Anne Arundel County by convening diverse stakeholders, bridging their divides, and facilitating resolutions for the common good.
BUILD: LAA program participants will develop essential leadership skills, gain an awareness and understanding of county and regional issues, and acquire valuable, hands-on experience.
CONNECT: LAA graduates will have access to a wide range of resources and be part of a diverse network of business, government, and community leaders.
CELEBRATE: LAA will always be on the lookout for examples of exemplary leadership on display throughout our county. This will culminate with LAA honoring and highlighting the accomplishments of leaders throughout the region at our annual Tribute to Community Leadership ceremony and graduation.
CONVENE: LAA will bridge divides by bringing together representatives from all sectors of the community in a collaborative effort to tackle formidable issues.
INNOVATE: LAA will stay on the cutting edge of the Community Leadership field by continually monitoring trends within the industry, re-evaluating our program curriculums, and expanding our program offerings to meet the growing needs of our region.