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Amanda Zinn Details
President & CEO
Leadership Baltimore County, MD
Amanda C. Zinn has over 30 years experience in nonprofit management / capacity building and business development. She was appointed the President & CEO of Leadership Baltimore County (LBC) in 2013. Since then she has overseen independent market research studies of alumni and employers, developed a strategic plan, developed programming goals and revamped the curriculum to achieve those goals, launched a rebranding initiative, improved technology, implemented a fund development strategy, enhanced board engagement, created and populated committees of the board to increase capacity to move the organization forward on multiple issues simultaneously and increased class size and overall revenue.
Brendan Leahy Details
Assistant Director and Public Service Associate
J. W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development
University of Georgia
Brendan works on a variety of Fanning Institute programs and initiatives, including those focused on leadership development, youth leadership development, general facilitation as well as organizational and community strategic planning. He has a particular interest in customizing leadership development in an effort to aid individuals with disabilities in their efforts to experience academic and life success.
Debbie Fell Details
Debbie started out teaching junior high English, then entered the corporate world, where she remained for almost twenty years. In Indianapolis, she worked for Golden Rule Insurance Company (now United Healthcare), Sagamore Health Network, and Duke Realty Corporation. At these companies, she had supervisory roles dealing with all aspects of Human Resources and a concentration in the creation and facilitation of Management and Leadership Development training. Debbie began working for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in May 2016, in the position of Coordinator of Non-Credit Programs and Corporate Engagement. Debbie was active in the local March of Dimes 2016 campaign, and has become very involved with the Terre Haute Humane Society, where she is currently serving on its Board as well as chairing the committee for its 2017 annual fundraising dinner event.