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Leadership Washington Co.

  • The 2015-2016 class organized a fundraiser for the food bank.
  • LWC Thanks Our Summer Partner, Washington Financial!
  • LWC cultivates bold and accountable leadership, serves as a robust resource, and fosters economic growth & sustainability

What is Leadership Washington County?

Leadership Washington County builds business leaders, builds community leaders, and builds professional networks. Our program runs annually from September through May and includes monthly day-long sessions designed to build leadership skills while learning about the various facets of Washington County. It uses both classroom-based learning as well as practical exposure to the various government, academic, non-profit, and corporate institutions that make up our county.

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Who Should Sign Up for the Program?

LWC welcome leaders in all stages of their professional career. We are interested in managers who want to positively change Washington County communities and business. LWC encourage paticipation from both the public and private sectors buiness and develops cross functional project team for creatvitivty and dirverse views.

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How Does My Company Become a Sponsor?

Companies who support LWC experience the benefit of the personal and professional growth of their employees, which in turn leads to greater effectiveness in the workplace and more significant community leadership. Start making a difference in the Washington County Community and become a sponsor today!

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Our alumni are represented among the leadership of most Washington County business, and 75% of them sit on nonprofit and government boards of directors

Leadership Washington County Testimonials

"Each of us were able to apply what [the presenter] was saying, not only to our workplace, but to ourselves." -Class 15 Participant

"If you are a professional looking to learn more about how to positively impact our communities, then Leadership Washington County is for you.” -Sara Schumacher, Vice President of Fund Development, Mon Valley Hospital

"I highly encourage all who work in the county to participate if given the opportunity.” -Megan Chicone, State Farm Insurance Agent, Greater Pittsburgh Area

"In addition to providing me with leadership and professional development, Leadership Washington County provided me with the resources and connections to get involved and give back to the Community." -Christopher Claspy, Vice President & Washington County Area Manager, Northwest Savings Bank

Upcoming Events

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LWC Networking Event

July 13, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Catch up with LWC graduates, business leaders and friends over drinks and appetizers! Join us on the outdoor patio if it's nice or in the Presidents Room if there should be rain. Happy Hour specials from 4-6pm. Cash Bar. The Presidents Pub - 88 North Main Street, Washington, PA 15301