Prospective Fellows

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WHEN SOMEONE IS DESIGNATED AS A FELLOW, WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?

Leadership Cumberland Fellows have demonstrated emerging leadership and vision through their career experience and community involvement. Volunteerism, leadership and shaping the future of the workplaces and organizations that serve Cumberland County are their primary objectives.  New Fellows of Leadership Cumberland are joined by their predecessors with the recognition of their contributions that have continually enhanced the quality of workplaces and community services throughout Cumberland County.

Leadership

 SKILLS SET  PARTICIPANT  EMPLOYER  COMMUNITY
 LEADERSHIP THEORY & COMPETENCY  Gain Knowledge of leadership models and develop related communication and interpersonal competencies. Prepare participant for success in business and civic leadership that is valued by the organization.  Provide thoughtful and capable leaders who are invested in enhancing their personal life, workplace and community.

Nonprofit

 SKILLS SET  PARTICIPANT  EMPLOYER  COMMUNITY
 NONPROFIT GOVERNANCE & COMMUNITY SERVICE  Understand, practice and develop skills required to serve effectively on nonprofit boards and civic authorities. Enable employee to be skilled volunteers, to positively represent their work place, and to create a better community for business. Connect emerging community leaders with opportunities for service in nonprofit and other civic opportunities.

Networking

 SKILLS SET  PARTICIPANT  EMPLOYER  COMMUNITY
 NETWORKING & RELATIONSHIP BUILDING  Develop network of emerging leaders and build local relationships vital to growth and awareness. Elevate recognition of the organization and foster supportive strategic relationships.  Create dynamic partnerships to support initiatives which contribute to a culture of community cooperation and collaboration.

Personal Skills

 SKILLS SET  PARTICIPANT  EMPLOYER  COMMUNITY
 Personal Skill Building  Hone personal skills such as public speaking and identification of diverse personality styles to sharpen leadership acumen.  Increase effectiveness of employee by mounting confidence and experience to aid in both individual and team performance. Provide leaders with a core set of communication and relational skills for producing efficient and effective collaborative outcomes.

Knowledge

 SKILLS SET  PARTICIPANT  EMPLOYER  COMMUNITY
Knowledge of County & Region  Understand the demographics, history and culture of the county and region in order to make better leadership decisions.  Be an informed internal resource who can apply knowledge of the county and region when participating in business decisions.  Have cohesive leaders focused on better utilization of resource to benefit all while having empathy for our breadth of population.


SAMPLING OF EMPLOYERS THAT HAVE BENEFITED FROM LEADERSHIP CUMBERLAND FELLOWS

BUSINESSES

  • Antiques on Hanover
  • Ahold
  • Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Carlisle Construction (SynTec)
  • CenturyLink
  • Comfort Suites
  • George Winston Bakeries
  • Giant Food Stores
  • IBM
  • Lear Corp.
  • Residence Inn Carlisle
  • Tuckey’s
  • Volvo Construction Equipment
  • West Shore Chamber of Commerce
  • Wolfe & Company Realtors
CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS

  • Army Heritage Center Foundation
  • American Red Cross
  • Bosler Free Library
  • Capital Area Christian Church
  • Cumberland/Perry Association for Retarded Citizens
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Hope Station
  • Hospice of Central PA
  • Keystone Service System
  • NAMI
  • Substance Abuse Services
  • United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County
  • WITF
  • YMCA Carlisle Family
  • YWCA of Carlisle
EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

  • Army Heritage & Education Center
  • Carlisle Area School District
  • Dickinson College
  • Employment Skills Center
  • Mechanicsburg Area School District
  • Shippensburg University
FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • American Home Bank
  • Commerce Bank
  • Edward D Jones Financial
  • Fairway Mortgage
  • F&M Trust
  • Foote Capital Mortgage
  • Members 1st Credit Union
  • M&T Bank
  • Orrstown Bank
HEALTHCARE

  • Carlisle Regional Medical Center
  • Chiropractic Carlisle
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Holy Spirit a Geisinger Affiliate
  • Sadler Health Center
  • West Shore EMS
 PUBLIC SERVICE

  • Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation
  • Cumberland County Redevelopment/Housing Authority
  • Cumberland County
  • Mechanicsburg Borough
  • Naval Supply Systems Command and Support
  • US Army/Carlisle Barracks
LEGAL SERVICES

  • Martson Law Offices
  • McNees, Wallace & Nurick
  • Rhoads & Sinon
  • Saidis Sullivan & Rogers
 SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Carlisle Area Young Professionals
  • Carlisle Noontime Rotary
  • Greater Carlisle Chamber of Commerce
  • Leadership Cumberland Alumni
  • Partnership for Better Health Foundation