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Leadership Wilmington Award Recipients Announced

The 6th Annual Karl Davis Leadership Wilmington Alumnus of the Year Award was presented to 2007 graduate Mitch Lamm during the Leadership Wilmington Alumni Association reception on August 8th. The award was named in memory of LW graduate and WECT General Manager Karl Davis, who died in 2008, and was a proactive force in the community.

Lamm, who is the Vice President of Commercial Banking at First Citizens, was honored for his extensive volunteer work in the community and with the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Foundation. He served as the chairman of the Chamber Foundation Board of Directors from 2009-2011, was a 2013 division leader in the annual Chamber sustainable resources development campaign, and is a member of the Chamber board of directors.

He currently serves as treasurer and chairman of the Finance Committee at Lower Cape Fear Hospice, is a board member and treasurer for New Horizons Elementary School, and is a member of the school superintendent’s Business Advisory Council. He has served in various volunteer roles with Meals on Wheels, Interfaith Hospitality Network for the Homeless, Boy Scouts of America, and the United Way. Mitch is also a youth Sunday school teacher and a deacon at First Presbyterian Church. He is a 2007 graduate of Leadership Wilmington.

The Most Outstanding Leadership Wilmington 2013 Class Member Award was presented to Craig Snow (Greater Wilmington Business Journal). The award was determined based on voting by the LW Class of 2013 to express their appreciation for the class member who went above and beyond in making contributions to the class, who was open to new ideas, and displayed outstanding leadership skills. During Work On Wilmington 2013, the LW class project, Snow served as a member of the PR Committee.

Snow is an account executive at the Greater Wilmington Business Journal who has a natural gift for relationship building. His classmates commend him for always lending a hand if someone needs assistance.

Leadership Wilmington is a program of the Greater Wilmington Chamber Foundation that brings leaders from across the community together to educate, challenge and motivate participants to use their leadership skills for the betterment of the community. Leadership Wilmington organizes and implements the community service day, Work on Wilmington (WOW), each year as its class project. More than 2,000 volunteers participated in WOW this year.