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Ernest Clover

For the last 10 years, Ernest P. Clover III, has served as Executive Director of the DC Dream Center.

As a follower of Jesus, Ernest has always strived to share the Gospel through the way he lives his life. In 2006, he earned his BA in history from Defiance College, continuing on to earn a Master’s in International Relations from the University of Denver. With his newfound credentials, Ernest began his professional journey in Washington, DC.

From 2008 until 2012, Mr. Clover worked as Executive Assistant and then Chief of Staff at National eHealth Collaborative. In 2012 Ernest moved to his present position as Executive Director of the DC Dream Center. As Executive Director, he has overseen, developed, and helped lead the construction of the Dream Center building, the expansion of its programs and focus, as well as its role and function in the community. In response to the March 2020 Covid pandemic, Ernest initiated and developed the DC Dream Center response to support the local community. Since the start of the pandemic, the Dream Center has provided 64,000 meals, 1 million pounds of fresh produce, and 100,000 nonperishable and hygiene items to those in need in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virgina. Now Ernest is focusing the DC Dream Center on broader community and individual development.

Ernest loves to read and play golf. He and his wife Rachel have been married for 14 years, have an 8-year-old son, Dylan, 5-year-old daughter, Makenzie, and a 3-year-old son, Kai.


Ernest Clover
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