Harrisburg, Pa. (August 2, 2021) – John Dame, founder of Dame Leadership, Vistage Chair, and author, announces the participants of his competitive leadership development program, 10 New Leaders Project, in conjunction with his 2021 Evolution Leadership Conference.

The 10 New Leaders Project, a pay-it-forward initiative in this year’s Evolution Series, gives ten high-potential, emerging or advancing leaders the opportunity to receive more than $10,000 in leadership development programming, as well as access to the Evolution Conference this October that will be focused around culture and the theme of “Making Money. Doing Good.”

The 10 New Leaders Project is a highly competitive process where participants must submit an application and corresponding essay. Applicants are judged in a blind selection based on their essay and contributions to their teams or community.

2021 Class:

Michele Crowl, Executive Director
Discovery Space

Lyndsie Hartman, Accounting Manager
NAPA Transportation

Melissa Hiler, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
PA Cable Network (PCN)

Tiffanie Keck, Director Resource Development & Administration
YWCA Greater Harrisburg

Ashley Kurtz, Marketing Manager
Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation

Matt Novello, Eastern Regional HVAC Product Manager
APR Supply Company

Marrette Pearsall, Library Operations Manager
Duane Morris

Jen Ponce de Leon, Business Development Manager
JEM Group

Gabriella Vreeland, Marketing & Business Development Assistant
Saxton & Stump

Brad Wentzel, Chief Operating Officer
National Fitness Partners

“I am excited to announce the participants of this year’s 10 New Leaders Project,” said Ed Dame, President of Dame Leadership. “Each year we have the privilege of working with great leaders in Central Pennsylvania and these ten participants are fine examples of what it means to be excellent leaders in the business market today.”

Each new leader will receive complimentary attendance at the Evolution Leadership Conference; a 45-minute VIP training session from the speakers; executive coaching from an executive coach; a 90-day membership in a peer Group; and a meet and greet happy hour with peers.

Again this year, the cohort will participate in the “Your Leadership MVP” program developed and facilitated by Dale Fallon, owner of The Communication Gym.  In this program the participants will work on developing and communicating their Motivation, Vision, and Philosophy.

For more information on the award winners, please visit the 10 New Leaders page.

Dame Leadership is a leadership development company based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, with virtual services available wherever our clients are. The Dame Leadership team strives to equip you to do incredible things as a leader with the resources, expertise, and support you need to reach your greatest potential. Dame Leadership has a number of leadership development offerings available to help you get the outcomes you want and leave your greatest legacy.

Started in 2015, the Evolution Leadership Series is a program for Central Pennsylvania CEOs and their teams to help them become better leaders, make better decisions and produce better results. The Evolution Series is designed to help leaders move from the old command-and-control style of leadership to a more purposeful leadership style. Leading with purpose changes perspective, allowing leaders to focus on producing great relationships, meaningful engagement and unparalleled results. It is critically important today that, given the low esteem that corporate, business and political leaders are held in, leaders look to embrace a new, effective style of leadership. For event information and to purchase tickets, visit www.evolutionconference.org.