The steering committee of the Young Professionals of Pitt County is proud to sponsor one of its members in the Greenville-Pitt Leadership Institute (LI) through its annual YP Leadership Scholarship. The LI is an eight-month (September – May) program offering valuable information and hands-on experiences designed to enhance leadership potential, channel personal strengths and cultivate interest in community service. The YP Leadership Scholarship will cover the entire cost of the program which is a $1,250 value. In order to qualify for the scholarship you must be a member in good standing of the Young Professionals of Pitt County and your employer must be a member in good standing of the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce.
To apply for the YP Leadership Scholarship, please follow the instructions below:
- Fill out the required Leadership Institute application (2019 application deadline August 2, 2019).
- Provide one (1) letter of reference which will suffice for the required letter of reference for other applicants not associated with the YPs.
- Compose a 100-word write-up detailing why you would like to participate in the LI and submit the write-up with your application.
The deadline to apply for the scholarship is Friday, August 2, 2019 no later than 5:00 PM. Please mail, fax or email your application to: Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce Attn: Leadership Institute 302 S. Greene St. Greenville, NC 27834 Fax: (252) 752-5934 Email: Kimber Stone The Leadership Institute advisory committee will carefully review each application and award the scholarship based on the information submitted. Whether you are awarded the YP Leadership Scholarship or not, your application will be considered for participation in the Greenville-Pitt LI. *Please note the time commitment and attendance policy required of Leadership Institute participants.
2019 Leadership Institute Participants
Paul Abell, Business Services Officer – BB&T
Travis Albea, Attorney and Vice Chairman – Young Professionals of Pitt County
Byron Aynes, Broker/Commercial Advisor – The Overton Group
Lisa Belue, Office Manager – CareMaster
Dail Booth, Water Treatment Plant Operations Coordinator – Greenville Utilities Commission
David Braswell, Engineer – Hyster-Yale Group
Susan Bucci, Owner – The Painted Peacock
Jordan Cox, Global Commodity Manager – Domtar Personal Care
Marianne Cox, Assistant Vice President, Institutional Advancement – Pitt Community College
Cindy Cronkite, Assistant Administrator/HR Director – Orthopaedics East & Sports Medicine
Alan Cummings, Gas Engineering Assistant – Greenville Utilities Commission
Jennifer Dietshce, Director, Enterprise Project Management Office – Vidant Medical Center
Patty Gillen, Administrator – Vidant Medical Center
Jesse Harris, Captain – City of Greenville, Fire Department
Thomasyne Jefferson, Regional Coordinator – NC Biotechnology Center
Karen Koch, Director of Mental Health Education – Eastern Area Health Education Center
Louis Kornegay, Territory Sales Representative – CenturyLink
Michael McCarren, Director, Operational Excellence – Hyster-Yale Group
Shawn Moore, Director for Scholarship and Signature Programs – ECU Alumni Association
Patrick Roberts, Associate Director, Career Services – East Carolina University
Paul Sheehan, Assistant Director, Sports Development – Greenvillep-Pitt Co. Convention & Visitors Bureau
Annette Springle, IT Leads Manager, Global CFS – Hyster-Yale Group
Kimber Stone, Executive Director – Riley’s Army
Wayne Suggs, Sales Manager – US Cellular
Justin Wooten, Police Sergeant – City of Greenville, Police Department