ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Council on Aging (NCOA) has appointed Ramsey Alwin as the organization’s new chief executive officer.
Alwin replaces James Firman, who led NCOA for 25 years until his retirement earlier this year. Alwin is an experienced public policy leader in addressing issues related to aging in America. She returns to NCOA following five years at AARP.
Alwin previously served as vice president of economic security for NCOA from 2009 to 2015. During this time, she oversaw the development and implementation of programs designed to promote the economic security of older adults and secured funding for a holistic economic assistance program for older adults during the last economic recession. She joined AARP in 2016 as director of global thought leadership in financial resilience.