FAIRFAX, VA – Danny Vargas, president and founder of marketing agency VARCom Solutions, was recently named president of Leadership Fairfax, following the organization’s latest election, according to a statement. He succeeds outgoing president Kimberly Stewart, founder of Stepping Stones Consulting.
“I am honored and delighted to step in as President of such an impactful and dynamic organization as Fairfax Leadership at such a pivotal time,” said Vargas, in the “We Live at a Unique Intersection of Great Anticipation for Economic Renewal and social after a stifling pandemic; the devastation suffered by so many families who have lost loved ones or livelihoods to COVID-19; and the realization that our society still has a long way to go to accommodate racial, ethnic and other disparities.Has been the case for over 30 years, Leadership Fairfax will be a leading voice in the region for positivity, unity and an honest / candid approach to address the challenges we face. Board of Directors, including the exceptional and diverse group of new members, is prepared to make a real difference at a time when the region needs it most. ”
Vargas will join the other newly elected Board members 2021-2022, which will help develop and inspire local leaders through the organization’s three leadership programs – Leadership Fairfax Institute Signature Program, Emerging Leaders Institute and Lifetime Leaders Program.
“Leadership Fairfax is delighted to welcome this group of highly motivated, talented and equity-focused leaders to the Board of Directors,” said Karen Cleveland, President and CEO of Leadership Fairfax. “We believe that our newly elected and former directors are uniquely positioned to support the organization in its efforts to meet the needs of businesses, nonprofits and government by developing leaders to make a positive difference for our community. “
In addition to his role at Leadership Fairfax, Vargas is also Chairman Emeritus of the Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino and is a past Chairman of the Virginia Board of Workforce Development. He is also a member of the Dulles Regional House and secretary of the State of Virginia Advisory Committee to the United States Civil Rights Commission.
Cynthia Bailey, who is the assistant district attorney for Fairfax County, is also joining the board as vice president.
Here is the Fairfax Leadership 2021-22 Board of Directors: