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  • Cathy Wynn, 2024
    Cathy Wynn, 2024

    "During my journey, I have been able to connect with more than 37 leaders. Not only connect, but develop friendships. Who knew that when we all met on a chilly September morning as strangers we would become a close knit group!"
    Cathy Wynn, 2024 - UPMC

  • Cyndi Lou Foster, 2023

    "When I think of LC, my first reflection is "family". While it may be odd to consider 35 people a “family", I assure you there is no better definition. This group of individuals, all unique in their personalities, professions, and purpose, has easily become my favorite group of humans. As a tenured professional, having experienced many forms of “leadership training” over the years, this program and the takeaways from each session, each speaker, and each classmate are unparalleled. I’m forever blessed to be on this journey with my LC Family!"
    CyndiLou Foster, 2023 - High Hotels Ltd.

  • Desiree Bucke, 2022

    "This class has exceeded my expectations, I honestly didn't know what to expect. I've been to career progression/self-motivating seminars and classes before, but this class blew those out of the water. Each class has a specific goal in mind, that was pertinent to becoming a more effective leader. The class was very well organized and communicated. I would highly recommend LC to anybody interested in learning more about themselves and Cumberland County."
    Desiree Bucke, 2022 - Hampden Township

  • Matthew Wagner, 2020

    "LC doesn’t just stand for Leadership Cumberland…it also stands for Life Changing, because that’s what Leadership Cumberland did for me…it changed my life. From the friends and connections I made, to the things I learned about myself, to the skills I developed and continue to hone to this day, I am a better person, and a better member of our community because of my time with the #bestclassever #LC2020. I’m sending one of my staff through the Leadership Cumberland program now and looking forward to sending more through it in the future, and I would encourage anyone to do the same."
    Matthew Wagner, 2020 - Family Promise of Harrisburg Capital Region

  • Jacquie Walter Hower, 2020

    “What an incredible experience to be a part of Leadership Cumberland! I am so thankful for the friendships, leadership development and a better understanding of non profits and our county.”
    Jacquie Walter Hower, 2020
    Zimmerman's Automotive Service, Inc.

  • Aileen Delicanna, 2019

    “Leadership Cumberland exceeded my expectations. I thought this is just one of the leadership training's I usually attend; listen and then leave. In the beginning, I was very nervous and anxious about going out of my comfort level. Now, I feel I have developed my confidence and enhanced more of my leadership skills.”
    Aileen Delicanna, 2019
    UPMC West Shore

  • Maria Theodoratos, 2019

    “I absolutely loved Leadership Cumberland! It exceeded my expectations. I got to meet some amazing people along the way. I got out of my comfort zone many times which caused me to grow and really stop and think about the different topics discussed.”
    Maria Theodoratos, 2019
    First National Bank

  • Ashley Kurtz, 2016

    "Leadership Cumberland was an opportunity for me to network like I never had before. Through meeting, collaborating with, and learning from my peers, my professional network has expanded to not just my classmates, but their connections as well. Being in an environment where I was grouped with 20+ professionals that were roughly the same age as I, helped to accelerate friendships as we quickly found similarities in our professional and personal lives. It was also an opportunity to really explore our local community through the lens of the businesses that are here, and the people that work in those businesses, rather than reading a list of statistics."
    Ashley Kurtz, 2016
    CAEDC/Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau

  • Susan Drummer, 2015

    "The experience was more than I anticipated. The learning, friends, networking that came from the class was invaluable. The speakers provided information I could use in both my career and personal life. This was an opportunity that I am happy I was able to be a part of."
    Susan Drummer, 2015
    American Mint

  • Reed VanDerlyke, 2014

    "Leadership Cumberland has played a key role in both my personal and professional development. The learning and networking opportunities continue long after completion of the program."
    Reed VanDerlyke, 2014
    Strickler Agency, Inc.

  • Mike Wilson, 2012

    "Leadership Cumberland was a first-class experience. While the curriculum and the program provide for a solid core, the relationships one is able to develop with Cumberland County movers and shakers simply cannot be matched. I entered the program knowing none of the other fellows - but left with very close friends and excellent business relationships. The Leadership Cumberland program is worth its weight in gold."
    Mike Wilson, 2012
    Members 1st Federal Credit Union