MVT: Mount Vernon Triangle CID President & CEO, Kenyattah Robinson, Receives Awards from Cornell and AAREP
Kenyattah Robinson, President and CEO of the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID), has been recognized with two prestigious professional awards: the Wilbur Parker Distinguished Alumni Award for 2016 from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, and the President’s Award from the African American Real Estate Professionals in Washington, DC (AAREP DC).
“Earning these awards is tremendously humbling,” said Robinson. “I consider myself very fortunate to have had the opportunity to help public sector organizations leverage public-private partnerships to fulfill their mission objectives in my prior work, and to now lead an organization as dynamic as the Mount Vernon Triangle CID. The Mount Vernon Triangle community – its residents, office workers, visitors, business leaders – exemplifies the type of collaborative leadership needed to build strong, authentic neighborhoods as Washington, DC continues on its trajectory as one of the world’s greatest cities. It is a pleasure to work and live here, and to be honored by Johnson and AAREP DC for doing something that I enjoy is both rewarding and validating.”Mount Vernon Triangle CID Vice Chairman, Berk Shervin, President of The Wilkes Company, commented,
“We are extremely proud to have as the President and CEO of the MVT CID as talented and perceptive a leader as Kenyattah. The energy, passion and intellect he brings to every facet of our mission, and his talent for finding productive solutions and uniting stakeholders, gives us tremendous confidence in the future of our community. We congratulate him on these well-deserved awards from two extremely distinguished organizations.”