WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Emily Mitchell

Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members

WILMA’s 2023 Leadership Institute, an annual nine-month program, gives area women the opportunity to learn from leaders in the region, visit a range of local companies, and serve as each others’ personal board of directors.

The program is part of WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, created to help develop more women leaders in our area.

Meet institute member EMILY MITCHELL.

Emily Mitchell

MitchellTitle: Relationship Development Manager

Company: United Way of the Cape Fear Area

How long have you been with your current employer? It will be two years in August

Alma Mater: UNCW

Prior career experience:

  • Relationship and resource development in the nonprofit industry
  • Program assistant and campus leadership in higher education
  • Management and customer service in the retail industry

Current job responsibilities: As the leader of relationship cultivation and management, I drive revenue and support for UWCFA’s impactful initiatives by building and maintaining positive relationships with corporate and individual donors. Through personalized campaigns, creative messaging, and compelling presentations, I work to ensure the continued success of our mission, while effectively managing multiple responsibilities and providing ongoing support to my team.

Hobbies: In my free time I enjoy a variety of hobbies including traveling, reading, volunteering and connecting with nature by kayaking and camping. I also find solace in the intricate art of embroidery.

To learn more about WILMA’s Leadership Institute and Initiative, go to wilmamag.com/women-to-watch.

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Categories: Women to Watch