Awards and Recognition
2017 NAAAP National Leader of the Year: Ryan Namata, President
Ryan Namata, was awarded the 2017 NAAAP National Leader of the Year award for his dedication and generosity to the DC Chapter. Under his leadership, Ryan has recruited exceptional leaders, board members, partners, and sponsors. His generous wisdom as a mentor has translated into generous programming for the chapter. Through his vision, NAAAP DC has unified the DC API community to elevate as one.
2017 NAAAP National Program of the Year: NAAAP DC Leadership Conference: Disrupt
The NAAAP DC Leadership Conference: Disrupt was awarded the 2017 National Program of the Year award for its stellar keynote lineup, diverse professional development workshops, engaging networking sessions, and operational efficiency. Disrupt was the largest NAAAP DC leadership conference in recent history, doubling anticipated conference attendance, increasing member sign-ups by 40%, and forging new partnerships with corporations and professional organizations. Through this event, NAAAP DC has been recognized as the premier API leadership and professional development organization in the DC-metro area.