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CAAB Announces New Executive Director

Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz Named as New Executive Director of Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) .

Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz Named as New Executive Director of Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB)

Washington, DC (July 29, 2019) - Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) announced today that Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz has been named Executive Director of the Washington, DC-based non-profit organization with a mission to create opportunities for low- and moderate-income individuals in the greater DC region to build financial security, savings, and wealth for the future.

"CAAB's board is thrilled to partner with Joseph and have him advance CAAB's mission throughout the Washington metropolitan region," said Lee Davenport, CAAB's President of the Board. "CAAB's work is guided by our vision of a metropolitan region where birthplace, race, and the zip code we live in don't limit economic opportunity and optimism. Choosing Joseph is an important step in helping CAAB to achieve these goals." 

"I'm humbled by the confidence of the board in choosing me to lead this great organization," said Leitmann-Santa Cruz. "I look forward to deepening CAAB's impact for the benefit of low- and moderate-income families in our community."

Leitmann-Santa Cruz is an Asset Building, Financial Capability and Financial Services professional with 20 years of experience in a broad spectrum of executive management, strategic planning, product development, and program & project management in the non-profit and private sectors. 

Leitmann-Santa Cruz joined CAAB in October 2013 and during that time has served as Acting Executive Director, Deputy Director and Director of External Relations.

About Capital Area Asset Builders

Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create opportunities for low- and moderate-income individuals in the greater DC region to build financial security, savings, and wealth for the future.

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Now, more than ever, non-profits like Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) need your help. Please support CAAB as we continue to help DC residents manage and/or improve their financial situation during these difficult times. If you can't afford to give a monetary gift, please visit our Amazon Wish List where you can choose from a variety of items that CAAB needs in order to better serve our community.

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Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB)
c/o Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz, CEO & Executive Director
1100 H Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005