Chief Program Officer
Cicely Whitfield joined Bridges to Independence in April 2020 after serving as the Community Services Manager and Executive Director of the Bonder & Amanda Johnson Community Development Corporation for approximately five years. As a native Arlingtonian, Cicely has a passion for serving the Arlington community as an advocate for underserved communities. Her work and life experiences have empowered her to promote equality and equity, fight for justice and to advocate for others. She holds a B.S. in Social Work from North Carolina A&T State University and an MSW from Norfolk State University. In her free time, she enjoys taking spin classes, music lessons, and baking.