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Lamont Akins

Lamont is the Senior Manager for Strategic Initiatives and External Affairs Affairs for Pepco. He most recently served as Director of DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Office of Community Affairs. Lamont was responsible for ensuring the needs of D.C. residents were met and that resident trust and engagement with D.C. Government increased. Lamont managed and advised on the intersectional needs of building community by leading 13 constituent and community offices, and 12 boards and commissions. Prior to the Bowser Administration, Lamont served as Director of Constituent Services and Community Outreach for At-Large D.C. Councilmember Anita Bonds. He was responsible for external community engagement and connecting residents to services offered by D.C. Government agencies. An Arkansan native, Lamont earned his Bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and holds a Master’s in Community Development from Delta State University. Lamont is a lifetime member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.