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Harden Wiedemann

Programs Coordinator - North Texas

Harden is a 5th generation Texan, born and raised in Dallas.  He has more than 25 years of senior leadership experience in corporate, entrepreneurial, government settings and is owner of Royal Blue Partners, a company dedicated to pioneering new ways for not-for-profit entities to create endowments.  He has served as an Alpha USA Division of Institutions National Prison Advisor and is Chair of the Dallas Bethlehem Center, a 75-year-old community center as well as  Board Member of Social Venture Partners in Dallas. 


As Damascus Program Coordinator for North Texas, Harden utilizes his extensive experience in the private sector along with his dedication to public service within the criminal justice system to develop and implement opportunities for the incarcerated as well as engaging and equipping communities to provide both pre and post release support services.


Harden attended St. Mark’s School of Texas, Harvard College, and the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva.  His entrepreneurial spirit has led him to many travel locations, and he has lived for extended periods in Mali (W. Africa) and Switzerland.  An avid reader, he also enjoys beekeeping, mentoring and running (5k). Also of note, while at Harvard Harden played football, was elected First Class Marshal, and won the Henry N. Lamar Award (football).  He and his wife, Cynthia Gulley Wiedemann, a political fundraising consultant, are the parents of three sons Hardy (39), Neth (37) and Sterling (deceased).

Contact Harden Wiedemann here.

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