LCC created a greater investment in doing the hard work to come up with team building approaches to the daily work environment. It’s a daily challenge for me, but I observed through LCC that it’s worth the challenge. Tammy Gentzel | LCC ’04 | Executive Director – Centre County United Way
CC helped me become aware of my own leadership style, and to see the limitations within that style as well as the strengths.
Anna Grieco |
LCC '13 |
Staff Accountant - Parente Beard, LLC
LCC made me more aware of different viewpoints, and encouraged me to consider other people’s ideas.
Betsy Dupuis |
LCC '01 |
Attorney/Shareholder - Babst Calland Attorneys at Law
I came from Pakistan and I really had no connections, no roots in the community. I wanted to find ways where I could give back and become a participant in the community. Leadership Centre County provided me with that venue."
Talat Azhar |
LCC '03 |
Assistant Professor & Associate Director, Humphrey Program - Penn State
If you want to learn about where you live and work and spend your time, energy, and money there’s no better program. It is a great experience, you’ll meet wonderful people, and you’ll feel valued at being able to give back."
Amy Caputo |
LCC '13 |
Strategic Communications Director, Alumni Association - Penn State
Just do it. Become part of LCC to learn more about your community. Learn more about yourself, and meet professionals in the area that become part of your network, not just professionally, but personally. Diane Brown | LCC 05 | Manager - Individual Organizational Development, Penn State
LCC helps to give you a little greater appreciation for the diversity within any group you are involved with, and the need to appreciate that and encourage it, and seek it out. Benson Lichtig | LCC 93 | President - Communication Station
The primary thing that the class provided me was awareness of things going on in our community. The class encouraged me to learn and get involved and that’s what I’ve done since graduation. Jason Fralick | LCC 07 | Vice President - Herbert, Rowland Grubic, Inc.
It takes you out of what you’re doing and surrounds you with other people who are really interested in community and learning more about themselves. There’s no other organization that does that better within Centre County. Michael Pipe | LCC 14 | Commissioner - Centre County Government
You have a view of the world around you, and whether we all care to admit it or not, that view is heavily weighted by your personal experiences and your biases. Leadership Centre County puts you in an environment outside of your element, and I think it grounds you. Steven Bair | LCC 09 | Fire Director - Centre Region Council of Governments
You will go places you never went before, you’ll meet people you never met before, it will help you in parts of your life that you would not have expected. Tracy Carpenter Sepich | LCC 06 | President - Sepich Eye Care, P.C.
I came to appreciate our economic needs, our environmental needs and other facets of our community needs that I dont face on a daily basis - it enlarged my scope of vision to really appreciate the strengths and needs that are all around us and to be motivated to continue to help wherever I can. Peter Montminy | LCC 00 | Child Psychologist | Wellness Coach - MidStep Centers for Child Development
LCC is an opportunity to effectively and quickly establish a broad network with your classmates, and get a good handle on how things work in Centre County; some of the challenges, and where to get more information. Jens Thorsen | LCC 10 | Partner - Hartman Group
Even if you’ve been a long-standing community member, I wouldn’t assume you know everything that’s going on. If you want to learn more about this region, and make great personal contacts, I would encourage anyone in the community to consider LCC. Gavin Fernsler | LCC 12 | CFO - Restek Corporation
The amount of personal reflection within this program came as a surprise, but a very pleasant surprise. The entire experience helped me to see abilities within that I didn’t realize were there. Tammy Miller | LCC 07 | Auctioneer International Speaker
By their commitment to serve, the 750 graduates of this program have improved our quality of life and have created a leadership network that will serve our community now and in the future. Will you join us? Bradley P. Lunsford | LCC &amp;#039;93 | Judge - Centre County Court of Common Pleas