Meet the Team
The Leadership Greater Valley Program is a joint venture between the Valley United Way and Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce. Here you can learn more about the individuals that make the program happen:
Jack Walsh is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Valley United Way. He was part of the original L.E.A.D. program and has since then helped see the program through its transition into Leadership Greater Valley. He is the star presenter for the History of the Valley Session. To learn more about Jack click here.
Pat Tarasovic is the Director of the Volunteer Action Center at Valley United Way. She is also the Director of the Corporate Volunteer Council. As LGV Alumni Director, Pat helps place LGV program graduates in leadership positions in non-profit agencies upon graduation. Pat is also an honorary graduate of the Leadership Graduate Program. To learn more about Pat click here.
Bill Purcell is the President of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce. He helped transform L.E.A.D. into the Leadership Greater Valley Program. Bill is an honorary graduate of the LGV program and is the program guru on the economic health of the Valley. To learn more about Bill click here.
Nancie is the Vice President of Marketing and Special Events at the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce. Nancie graduated from the program in 2001 (this is her graduation photo!) and is the go-to person for anything Leadership Greater Valley related. She is the one that makes sure the sessions happen. To learn more about Nancie click here.