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About Leadership Washington Co.

Leadership Washington Co. is a non-profit organization that was formed in 1998 as a cooperative effort between the United Way of Washington County and the Washington County Chamber of Commerce.

Leadership Washington Co. has grown from the vision of a few individuals into a major part of the revitalization of our community. Our success has permeated the framework of the non-profit community and has influenced a new generation of volunteers to take up the causes of those in need.

We have graduated 300 leaders in 19 classes who are now active in Washington county and in their own communities.

LWC Mission

To educate and inspire leaders through synergistic partnerships and civic engagement, promoting a healthy and prosperous Washington County community.

LWC Vision

We cultivate bold and accountable leadership, serve as robust resource and foster economic growth and sustainability throughout the region.

Class Testimonials

"The Leadership Washington County educates participants on all the unique opportunities, businesses and industries in Washington County. The program is also a great opportunity to meet new leaders in Washington County and focus on personal development. I more strongly appreciate and have a greater sense of pride in Washington County after completing the program and I would 100% suggest Leadership Washington County to other current and up-and-coming leaders in the community"

Sarah M. Perry, Community Engagement Manager
Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania & Maryland

"Leadership Washington County was an extremely valuable experience for me both personally and professionally. I greatly benefited from being able to develop my best self as a leader, and I am confident that the strategies and philosophies discussed throughout the program will positively impact me and my colleagues. Additionally, the amount of unique, first-hand experiences across multiple sectors of Washington County business, entertainment and community were phenomenal; I walked away from every single class with something new and of value.”"

Matthew Stultz, Corporate Relations and Communication Specialist
Waynesburg University



2019 Grads

2018-2019 LWC Class