Goodmon Awards Presented at Leadership Triangle Graduation
CBC President & CEO Jim Goodmon helped present the awards named for him and honor the first Goodmon Fellow graduates of Leadership Triangle in Durham on Wednesday, November 12, 2003. The 2nd Annual Goodmon Awards luncheon followed an open discussion forum and graduation ceremony.
The day’s events were held at the Durham Centre in downtown Durham beginning at 11:30am. Goodmon led the Ironside Forum with NC Progress Board Executive Director. Established in memory of Leadership Triangle’s founder, the Ironside Forum provides an opportunity to hear thought-provoking information about the region and encourage active discussion about solutions.
Two CBC employees were among the graduates of Leadership Triangle’s “Will You Lead? II” Program, becoming Goodmon Fellows. FOX50 Operations Supervisor Chris Downey & Corporate Communications Specialist Andrea Osborne participated in the seven-session leadership development course. CBC’s American Tobacco Project General Manager Peter Anlyan served as a coach for the “Will You Lead? II” program.
Goodmon and AJFF Executive Director Tom McGuire, chair of Leadership Triangle’s board for 2003, helped with the awards presentation. The Goodmon awards recognize individuals and organizations that have helped the Triangle flourish as a region, a mission of paramount importance to Goodmon himself.
WRAL-TV Anchor Pam Saulsby emceed the Ironside Forum & graduation ceremony. She graduated from Leadership Triangle herself in May 2003, along with CBC VP of Community Relations Paul Pope.
Council for Entrepreneurial Development President Monica Doss received the Exemplary Regional Leadership By An Individual award. State Senator Wib Gulley & State Representative David Miner were co-winners of the Exemplary Regional Leadership By Elected Official(s) award. The Exemplary Regional Partnership award went to the The Triangle-A Family of Communities organization, and the Research Triangle Regional Partnership won the Exemplary Regional Leadership By An Organization award.
CBC and the AJ Fletcher Foundation are both sponsors of Leadership Triangle.