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