13 Maryland County staff members participated in the NACo Leadership Academy, a 12-week online program that empowers front-line county government employees with fundamental leadership skills.
The NACo High Performance Leadership Academy is an innovative, completely online 12-week program created to equip frontline county government professionals with practical leadership skills to deliver results for counties and communities.
With a robust curriculum developed by the Professional Development Academy in partnership with Fortune 1000 executives, public sector leaders, world-renowned academics and thought leaders, including General Colin Powell and Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, HPLA was designed specifically for the unique challenges and opportunities of serving in county government.
Across the country, over 4,600 county employees have participated. Maryland County staff to complete the Academy this April are:
Trish Walsh, Recreation Specialist, Montgomery County
Mary Beth Cook, Director of Planning & Zoning, Calvert County
Linda Williamson, Project Manager, Frederick County
Katherine Vazquez, Commercial Food Scraps Recycling Program Manager, Montgomery County
Julia Liu, Engineer III, Montgomery County
Denise Wade, Property Manager II, Montgomery County
Leying Zhang, Engineer III, Montgomery County
Emily Curley, Commercial Energy Program Manager, Montgomery County
William Polman, Program Manager II, Montgomery County
Brian Ward, Store Manager, Montgomery County
Clifton Dawson, Assistant Manager, Montgomery County
Ivan Eloisa, Program Manager II, Montgomery County
Marija Lukic, Recreation Specialist, Montgomery County
Congratulations to all these individuals who completed the program! Registration for the next cohort is now open.