WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Leah Sherrill

Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members

WILMA’s 2020 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 LEAH SHERRILL (Other class members will be profiled in future articles.)


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Title: EC Teacher

Company: Topsail Elementary

How long have you been with your current employer?4  years

Alma Mater: University of North Carolina Wilmington

Prior Career Experience:

Founded Special Pedals Inc in 2016 and currently serve as Chairman of the Board

Current job responsibilities: Developing a local non-profit that builds individualized training and fulfilling employment for adults with disabilities. At Special Pedals, I am responsible for fundraising, business plan development, networking, operations management, event planning, team building, marketing, & establishing a participant training program.

Hobbies: Fishing, volunteering, bikes, and beer.


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
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