WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Rachel LaCoe
Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members
WILMA’s 2022 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 RACHEL LACOE.
Title: Senior Long Range Planner
Company: New Hanover County
How long have you been with your current employer? 2.5 Years (December 2019)
Alma Mater: BA – SUNY Oswego; MPA – Marist College
Prior career experience: City of Wilmington, Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity, Cape Fear Literacy Council
Current job responsibilities: Leading the long range planning team, including the newly created housing team, to implement New Hanover County’s Comprehensive Plan and other projects and initiatives that promote more efficient development patterns within unincorporated New Hanover County.
Hobbies: Painting, cooking, exploring local craft breweries and restaurants
To learn more about WILMA’s Leadership Institute and Initiative, go to wilmamag.com/women-to-watch.
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