Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach congratulates the 2015 Leadership Academy graduates. The graduates are gathered here with (standing, far left) Joan Docktor, President; (seated, l to r) Lisa Ann Payne, Washington/Gloucester Home Marketing Center (HMC) manager; Cheryl O’Donnell, Chadds Ford; Tony Molaee, Doylestown; Carol Hopely Russo, Sea Isle City manager; Yvonne Worman, Easton; Jason Ostrowsky, Dawn Ciganik, both from Blue Bell; Don Sullivan, Vineland; Lynn Biggin, Wayne HMC; Genette Falk, Hamilton-Robbinsville HMC; (standing, l to r) Susan Patt, Director of Corporate Initiatives; Chris DeCaro, Society Hill manager; Nicole Presnall, Ocean City-Battersea; Annette Fenning, Bryn Mawr; John Shields, Brandywine manager; Dennis Morgan, Malvern-Paoli HMC; Bobby Small, Newtown Square HMC; Ginny Nagle, West Chester; Greg Moore, Newtown Square HMC; Lisa Wright, Bethlehem; Jason Lewis, Haverford HMC; Andrea Decker, Coopersburg; Carl Becht, Devon HMC; Maria Giarratano, Moorestown; Jeffrey Colfer, Allentown; Joy Zwicker, Hampton HMC manager; Stephen Weinstein, Allentown; Lori Salmon, Blue Bell; Karen Daley, Coopersburg; and Janet Tarity, Hampton HMC.
This program has proved to be quite a success, with several graduates becoming our newest office managers. “We are so pleased that the participants of this graduating class chose to take part in the program,” adds Joan. The goal of this program is to develop future leaders of our company. Participants gain knowledge and develop new skills and experiences that help them grow personally and professionally, with the added goal for many to hone their leadership skills. The Academy is an eight-session course that covers topics including vision and culture, coaching and retention, and communication and personality styles. Class participants are chosen by the company’s senior leadership. The final session included a manager panel and a graduation ceremony and luncheon.