President & CEO, The Family League of Baltimore City, Inc.
In April 2018 Family League's Board of Directors announced its appointment of Demaune A. Millard as the 5th President & CEO of the 27-year-old nonprofit. Assuming the role of Interim CEO in July 2017 after serving over 2 years as Chief Operating Officer, Demaune leads and manage all aspects of Family League’s $26 million operations. In addition to his core responsibilities of directing Maryland's largest Local Management Board, Demaune also serves on the Greater Baltimore Committee's Presidential Advisory Council as well as on the United Way of Central Maryland's Community Partnership Board.
Demaune' s professional career spans over 15 years influencing policy and operations management at the local, state and federal levels. These tenures include service as Mayor’s Office Chief of Staff, managing day-to-day operations and leading municipal government wide initiatives. Demaune also served as the city’s chief lobbyist overseeing legislative operations responsible in securing critical federal and state funding.
A career that started in the mailroom of former U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski’s Capitol Hill office; Demaune worked his way onto her legislative staff upon graduation from Howard University with a business degree in Finance.
As a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Demaune chaired the annual scholarship gala and started a male mentorship program at Matthew Henson Elementary School. Omega Psi Phi's Pi Omega Chapter recognized him with the National Superior Service (2007) and Citizen of the Year (2008) awards, respectively. In March 2016, Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine featured Demaune in their Executive Management Awards edition as a Leadership All Star for his work at Family League.
A proud Baltimore native, Demaune and his wife Terrylynn reside in the city with their daughter Asa.