Outer Banks Chamber announces new Leadership OBX class

By on September 27, 2019

 The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce and Lead Program Sponsor, The Outer Banks Hospital, are pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Leadership OBX class.  The Leadership OBX program is also sponsored by Twiddy & Company, North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, our nonprofit sponsor – Outer Banks Community Foundation, and our beverage sponsor – Pepsi Bottling Ventures.

Leadership OBX is a professional development program of the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce. Launched in 2014. the program’s purpose is to develop a cohort of business professionals with a greater understanding of the Outer Banks region and a network of individuals ready to serve on boards and in other volunteer leadership roles in the region. The primary objective of Leadership OBX is to educate business and organizational professionals about economic, demographic and social resources, as well as the successes and challenges of our diverse area.

Selected to participate in this year’s program are:

 George Carver, Dare Minority Coalition

Kristin Clark, NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

Lauren Creech, Village Realty

Laurel Anne Darden, First Bank

Kelly Divita, Outer Banks Hospital

Erin Fleckenstein, NC Coastal Federation

 Richard Furlong-Rostant, Carolina Designs

Jessica Green, Outer Banks Forever

Stephanie Hall, Outer Banks Visitors Bureau

Aida Havel, Attorney

Todd Heinecke, Outer Banks YMCA

Dia Hitt, NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

Wendy Kelly, Outer Banks Hospital

Amy Sasscer, Dare Education Foundation

Alexis Sanchez, All in One Mechanical

Karen Sawin, Outer Banks Hotline

Courtney Semones, TowneBank Mortgage

David Shufflebarger, Outer Banks Community Foundation

Betsy Trimble, Town of Duck

Melinda Whitlow, Wells Fargo Advisors

Monika Zojac-Lorke, First National Bank                                                                                

 

Through the generosity of our sponsors, the following individuals were awarded partial scholarships for the 2019-2020 Leadership OBX program:

George Carver, Dare Minority Coalition

Laurel Anne Darden, First Bank

Erin Fleckenstein, NC Coastal Federation

Jessica Green, Outer Banks Forever

Aida Havel, Attorney

Amy Sasscer, Dare Education Foundation

Karen Sawin, Outer Banks Hotline

 

 

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