WASHINGTON, July 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ICMA-RC is pleased to announce that Senior Vice President, Chief Operations and Chief Marketing Officer Gregory Dyson has been awarded the National Forum for Black Public Administrators' (NFBPA) highest honor, the National Leadership Award, for his dedication and hard work in public service administration.
Other honorees who received the award at the NFBPA's 12th National Leadership Dinner themed "Selma: The Dream — The Journey," held last night in Washington, D.C., were D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, and Alabama Congresswoman Terri Sewell.
Mr. Dyson is responsible for overseeing ICMA-RC's mission to serve local and state governments in building retirement security. In this role, he has long maintained significant involvement in key public sector organizations, including the NFBPA.
In recognition of Mr. Dyson's outstanding service in fostering black public administrators, ICMA-RC President and CEO Bob Schultze said, "ICMA-RC and its associates are delighted that NFBPA selected the accomplished and respected Gregory Dyson to receive its National Leadership Award." He continued, "NFBPA's endorsement underscores Gregory's long-standing commitment to helping public sector employees who devote their careers to serving their communities."
NFBPA's National Leadership Award is given annually to spotlight individual achievement and exemplary leadership qualities; thank public sector leaders for inspiring others to strive for excellence; and recognize their work in furthering NFBPA's mission and goals. NFBPA strives to strengthen the capacity of government managers and to prepare and support younger, aspiring administrators for senior management positions in government.
The National Forum for Black Public Administrators is dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in local and state governments. NFBPA administrators are on the frontline working to solve pressing community and human service issues. In support of these administrators, NFBPA provides training and other professional development programs, research and policy analysis and collegial networking.
Founded in 1972, ICMA-RC is a non-profit independent financial services corporation based in Washington, D.C. focused on providing retirement plans and related services for more than one million public sector participant accounts and more than 9,000 retirement plans. Our mission is to help build retirement security for public sector employees. We deliver on our mission by focusing on service, quality and value. All of our retirement programs, administrative services and educational tools have been developed specifically for public sector retirement plan administrators and participants. For more information, visit www.icmarc.org. AC: 0715-7842