Aaron Marcavitch, executive director of Anacostia Trails Heritage Area Inc., is a preservation professional with experience in community development, tourism, and historic preservation. He was awarded a “40 Under 40” recognition in 2004 by the Nantucket Independent. With a Bachelor of Science in Historic Preservation from Roger Williams University and a Master of Arts in Public History from Middle Tennessee State University, Aaron has been working and promoting historic preservation in its many forms for over ten years. He has worked in affordable housing, advocacy, architectural review, and nonprofit management. With his work at ATHA Inc. he has been working to interest residents and bring new visitors to the region around the Route 1 Corridor through marketing and promotion of heritage, arts, and nature. Aaron has two children, Beatrice and Graham, and is married to Andrea.