Jonathon Rondeau, Chief Executive Officer
For more than 15 years Jonathon Rondeau has provided leadership across diverse organizations to create opportunities for self-sufficiency and independence for people with disabilities and those traditionally underserved. As the Chief Executive Officer of The Arc Central Chesapeake Region, Rondeau continues that commitment to excellence and achievement.
Prior to joining The Arc, Jonathon was the President & CEO of Family League of Baltimore, the city’s Local Management Board. Under Jonathon’s leadership, Family League developed a bold, robust strategic plan which resulted in increased grantmaking to $18M annually. He also led efforts to diversify and increase the type of organizations receiving grants and capacity building, as well as expanding key initiatives such as Baltimore’s Community Schools and Family League’s food access work.
Previously, Rondeau served as Chief Program Officer at Melwood and worked at The League for People with Disabilities where he oversaw recreational and support programs. Jonathon’s past community involvement includes the United Way of Central Maryland, Baltimore City Partnership Board, Baltimore Education Research Collaborative Executive Committee and The Johns Hopkins University Urban Health Institute Community-University Advisory Board, The Arc of Maryland Board of Directors, and Past-President of the American Camp Association Chesapeake Section.
Jonathon Rondeau has won numerous awards including SMART CEO’s Cornerstone Award in 2016 and the Daily Record’s VIP: Success by 40 in 2014. He is also a graduate of several leadership classes, including Leadership Southern Maryland (class of 2011), Leadership Maryland (class of 2013), and the Greater Baltimore Leadership (class of 2017).
Rondeau holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management from Notre Dame of Maryland University and a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation counseling and disability studies from Springfield College.