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EMERGING LEADERS UNITED (ELU)

 

Engaging, inspiring, educating and empowering young professionals to create lasting change in Frederick County through volunteerism, advocacy and philanthropy.


What is Emerging Leaders United?

Emerging Leaders United (ELU) is a team of young professionals under the age of 40, who actively invest their time, talent and resources into their community.  Emerging Leaders United provides members with professional development, leadership skills the opportunity to network with community-minded individuals, and the tools they need while making a differnce in their community. Join today, to become part of a movement alongside other local, young professionals who are coming together and putting forward time and money to make a larger impact!

Qualifications

  • Under the Age of 40

  • $250+ annual contribution through United Way. (See our FAQ information on Give and Get)

  • Must be Enthusiastic About Working with a Team of Other Young Professionals to Drive Lasting Change in the Community

Benefits

  • On-the-ground Volunteerism That Promotes Long-term Community Change

  • Personal Development Events, Where Many of Our Community's Most Prominent Leaders Share Their Secrets for Success! This Also Includes Exclusive Access to Trainings, Continuing Education Classes and Seminars!

  • Opportunities for Public Recognition and ELU Leadership Positions

  • Social Opportunities and Mixers with a Diverse Group of Young Professionals, Igniting Professional and Philanthropic Growth

Still have questions? Check out our FAQs.

Meet the Steering Committee:


Gayon Sampon
ELU Chair
City of Frederick


Bailey Wright
ELU Vice Chair
First United Bank & Trust

Teddy Galloway
Events and Social Chair
Entrepreneur

Jamie Shelton
Membership Chair
First United Bank & Trust

Sophie Smith
Speaker Chair
Brunswick Main Street Inc.

Sarah Pard
Volunteer Chair
The Plamondon Companies

Natalie Cioffi
Spanish Speaking Community of Maryland

Matt Doyle
Frederick County Office of Economic Development

Menzi Khumalo
Wright Manufacturing, Inc.

Danielle Doll
Downtown Frederick Partnership

Bre Harwood
Hood College

 

 

For more information or inquiries, please contact Amanda Holk at Aholk@uwfrederick.org or call 301-663-4231.