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Greensboro Partnership Chamber of Commerce Announces New Partnership with The Center for Creative Leadership

Contact: Megan Mabry
               Director of Marketing & Communications
               mmabry@greensboro.org  | (336) 387-8332
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RELEASE DATE: JUNE 14, 2016
 

GREENSBORO PARTNERSHIP CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CENTER FOR CREATIVE LEADERSHIP

June 14, 2016 – (Greensboro, NC) Beginning this fall with the Class of 2017, Leadership Greensboro will begin offering leadership development programs from the Center for Creative Leadership as part of its standard curriculum. Participants will complete a three-day intensive on-site at CCL with resources, analysis, and training led by their award-winning staff. 

“Leadership Greensboro is excited to partner with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL).  CCL is a world class organization with a strong reputation of developing leaders across multiple industries.  The partnership with CCL will enhance the leadership development component of the LG program and strengthen our core leadership curriculum,” says David Allen, chair of the Leadership Greensboro Advisory Board and Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking for Bank of North Carolina. He continues “Leadership Greensboro has a 40-year history of preparing emerging leaders to take on new responsibilities, and we are committed to being the premier leadership organization for the Greensboro community.”

“Leadership Greensboro has built one of our city’s most important assets – a diverse, talented pool of leaders who make a difference in our community every day,” said CCL President and CEO John R. Ryan. “It is a privilege for CCL to join with the Greensboro Partnership in helping take an already very successful program to an even higher level of impact.”

Each year 40-45 participants are selected for the nine-month long, immersive leadership program. Diversity in organization, profession, race, gender, age, socioeconomic status, and sexual orientation are factors considered in the class selection. Individuals who have a proven record of ongoing commitment to community service are encouraged to apply. Applications are due by July 29, 2016.

Contact Joyce Gorham-Worsley, Vice President, Leadership Development at (336) 387-8324 or jgorham-worsley@greensboro.org for more information on Leadership Greensboro or to submit your application.

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ABOUT GREENSBORO PARTNERSHIP
The Greensboro Partnership is the principal economic and community development organization in Greensboro. We connect the talent at our seven colleges and universities to industry, recruit and expand economic investment in our region, support a vibrant entrepreneurial community, and provide access to resources and relationships for our local businesses.  

ABOUT THE CENTER FOR CREATIVE LEADERSHIP
The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) is a top-ranked, global provider of leadership development. By leveraging the power of leadership to drive results that matter most to clients, CCL transforms individual leaders, teams, organizations and society. Our array of cutting-edge solutions is steeped in extensive research and experience gained from working with hundreds of thousands of leaders at all levels. Ranked among the world's Top 5 providers of executive education by Financial Times and in the Top 10 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, CCL has offices in Greensboro, NC; Colorado Springs, CO; San Diego, CA; Brussels, Belgium; Moscow, Russia; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Johannesburg, South Africa; Singapore; New Delhi-NCR, India; and Shanghai, China.

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