GREENVILLE, S.C. － Sept. 27, 2019 － United Way of Greenville County recently concluded its first community leadership program for young professionals, “That’s My Greenville.” Upon completion, the 20 young leaders gained clear pathways and competency to serve meaningfully in board service, volunteerism and civic engagement.
With a focus on both leadership development and a deep exploration of community issues, participants attended monthly sessions to build knowledge and aptitude.
United Way’s “That’s My Greenville” class of 2019 includes:
• Rachel Kaplan, SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
• Kate Northrop, Community Member
• Kenny Harper, Robert Half Technology
• Adam Tourna, Greenville County
• Amy Leroy, ITW - Hartness International, Inc.
• Charlie Smith, GE
• Kaitlin Neville, GE
• Brandy McRae, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
• Caroline Andrew, Southern First
• Daniel Greer, TD Bank
• Ryan Keeling, Michelin North America
• Nicole Mularski, Find Great People International
• Taylor Stathes, Prisma Health
• Riley Brock, World Acceptance Corporation
• Rachel Schatz, United Community Bank
• Bill Kandel, Solvay
• Jane Kendjoria, Solvay
• Molly Dunlap, UBS Financial Services Inc.
• Kelsey Puls, Hubbell Lighting
• Palmer Primm, Hubbell Lighting
The “That’s My Greenville” program equips young leaders with the knowledge, tools and skills to connect with community and volunteerism through United Way’s work as the largest poverty fighting agency in Greenville County. Organizations and businesses selected young professionals to participate as an opportunity to educate, inspire and motivate the next generation of leaders in Greenville.
“This is an extraordinary group of young professionals leading the charge to help make a difference in our community,” said Meghan Barp, president and CEO of United Way of Greenville County. “Their willingness to dive in and learn about the complex issues facing Greenville today is a great indicator that this next generation of leaders will serve as impactful leaders for change for years to come.”
For more information about United Way’s community leadership program for young professionals, visit unitedwaygc.org.