As President, Hedrick provides strategic direction to Potomac Conservancy as it fights to improve the Potomac River and its surrounding lands through conservation and advocacy. Under his leadership, the Conservancy has launched several successful initiatives to promote the river-friendly land use and to expand the base of volunteers actively engaged in the stewardship of our local green spaces.
He comes to the Conservancy with over 15 years of nonprofit fundraising and leadership experience, most recently as Vice President of the Metropolitan Group, a strategic communication and resource development consulting firm. Before joining the Metropolitan Group, Hedrick worked for several conservation groups, including the National Park Foundation, Izaak Walton League of America, and the League of Conservation Voters. In addition, Hedrick has experience mobilizing grassroots advocates, formulating public policy, partnering with public agencies and developing conservation programs.
Hedrick received his bachelor's degree in history from Yale University, and his master's in public administration from George Washington University. He lives with his wife and two children in Silver Spring, Maryland.