Anthony Spearman-Leach

Anthony Spearman-Leach

Tony Spearman-Leach of Gaithersburg, MD, is managing director of The Spearman Company LLC.He earned a Bachelor of Science from Regents College in 1992 and prior to that, a Bachelor of Arts in 1995 from Johns Hopkins University. Since 1991, Spearman-Leach has mentored several fellow alumni toward attaining their degrees at Excelsior College. He is committed to and has a passion for volunteerism and community involvement, as evidenced by the following: his unyielding commitment to pay it forward to new generations of nonprofit professionals as the Association for Fundraising Professionals’ Global 2021–2023 Chair, Collegiate Chapter Support Committee; his efforts as the founding Advisory Board-Steering Committee member of AADO’s (African American Development Officers) Men of Color in Development national initiative to expand inclusiveness, diversity and mentoring for paucity of minority men with careers in philanthropy; his work to expand our understanding of enslavement and self-determination in U.S. and Canadian history as the Advisory Board chairman of the Josiah Henson Park & Museum; and his former service on the board of directors and ongoing support for The Sphinx Organization, the world's first all African American and Latino strings competition and symphony that seeks to expand diverse representation among professional classical string performers.