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, Rondeau was the President & CEO of Family League of Baltimore, the city’s Local Management Board. Under his leadership, Family League developed a bold, robust strategic plan, which resulted in increased grantmaking to $18M annually.
His previous roles include Vice President, Community Services and then Chief Program Officer of Melwood, the second largest disability provider in Maryland, which provides employment and community support to people with differing abilities; and Director of Camping & Therapeutic Recreation, Autism Services & Transportation for The League for People with Disabilities, which provides a continuum of services to people with disabilities in the greater Baltimore area.
Rondeau has also been recognized for his leadership over the years. Most recently he received the President’s Award for Outstanding Service from the Central Maryland Chamber of Commerce (May 2018), SmartCEO Cornerstone Award (Finalist and Winner 2016), Maryland Daily Record VIP (Success by 40 Honoree 2014), and the American Camp Association Service Award (2004).
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.