Mr. Andre D. Nottingham is a seasoned higher education administrator and nonprofit executive with over 24 years of experience managing, directing and supervising programs and units in institutions of higher education. Mr. Nottingham also has eight years of experience as Co-Founder and Executive Director of a Youth Development 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Alliance for Innovation in Education has a mission to “empower young people in the present and future.” AIE has five-prong approach to assisting young people: Academic preparation; Health/Wellness/Movement; Job Training and Readiness; Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship.

Presently, Mr. Nottingham serves as Assistant Director, Program Development and Advancement at the Nyumburu Cultural Center at the University of Maryland, College Park. In this role Mr. Nottingham has led the advancement/fundraising effort for the (Black Cultural Center) Nyumburu. Mr. Nottingham has work closely with Alumni Affairs, University Relations, University of Maryland College Park Foundation and University Development offices to help to raise awareness, collegiality and financial resources for the Nyumburu Cultural Center.

Mr. Nottingham possesses several years of experience working in the financial services industry with companies such as New York Life, Mass Mutual Life Insurance, AIG and AXA Financial. The goal was to work with clients to protect their financial assets while planning for their financial future (life insurance, annuities, investment and long term care). Mr. Nottingham previously managed, directed and supervised federally funded TRIO projects designed to assist primarily low-income and first generation populations to plan and prepare for education beyond high school. From 2008 – 2012, Mr. Nottingham served as Director, University of Maryland – Educational Talent Search Program managed the daily operations of a project that assisted 500+ youth annually in Prince George’s County Public Schools to plan and prepare for education beyond high school. From 2002 – 2008 Mr. Nottingham served as Associate Director of the University of Maryland – Educational Opportunity Center which assisted 1000+ adult learners to either connect or re-connect to higher education options and opportunities. Mr. Nottingham started his career in higher education administration in 1990 as a graduate Residence Hall Director at the State University of New York, College at Buffalo. Mr. Nottingham then served as a Residence Hall Director, and then Assistant Director of College Housing at the State University of New York at Albany.
Mr. Nottingham was born and raised in Haverstraw and Spring Valley, New York (Rockland County). He graduated from Ramapo Senior High School in Spring Valley where he was the starting quarterback in his junior and senior years. Mr. Nottingham earned a dual bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business; and a master’s degree in Student Personnel Administration from the State University of New York, College at Buffalo. Mr. Nottingham has resided in Fort Washington since 1995 where he is married to Stephanie Nottingham, and has two young adults, Andre D. Nottingham II and Nia S. Nottingham. Both young people attended John Hanson Montessori School, and Oxon Hill High School (Science & Technology Program). Nia also attended Robert Goddard Montessori School. Andre II is a graduate of Morgan State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering. Nia is a sophomore Architecture major with an interest in Real Estate Development. Mr. Nottingham had been involved with the Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) at each of the schools in which his children were enrolled. Serving as the PTSA President at John Hanson Montessori School in 2008 – 2010. Mr. Nottingham has been heavily involved in the community through several organizations. A proud member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. A member of Ebenezer AME Church in Fort Washington. A member of the Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce 2013 – 2020; a member of SCEDA from 2015 – 2017; and a Notary Public since 2002. Mr. Nottingham has served on the Democratic Central Committee in 2010 – 2014, and has run for School Board District 8 and County Council District 8. Mr. Nottingham is a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
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