Leadership on and off the field is a distinguishing characteristic of the Deacon Leader System. Dr. Pat Sweeney steps Wake Forest team captains and teammates through leadership activities using the Center's business ethics resources.
Dr. Patrick J. Sweeney,
Executive Director, Allegacy Center for
Leadership and Character
"I learned that leadership is all about relationships. It’s about being true about who you are and leading how you would follow."
Chrysa Livanos ('20)
with Skylar Liang ('20)
2019 United States Naval Academy
"Processing ethical dilemmas challenged us and brought a whole new understanding into our classroom and leadership experience."
Paul Okoyeh ('17), Ethics and Leadership Debate Team Member
Individual Tools: Leader development tools, resources, and 360 assessments support leader, leadership, and organizational development.
Leadership Tools: Ethical Decision-Making In Action tools assist leaders in systematically thinking through ethical challenges to understand complexities and create actions.
We are very pleased to announce that Jeff Triplette is joining the Allegacy Center for Leadership and Character as an Executive in Residence starting July 1. Jeff brings a vast array of leadership experience in business, professional sports, and the military. He is the former President and CEO of ArbiterSports, an industry-leading athletic event management software company, and … Continue reading Welcome to Executive in Residence Jeff Triplette!
The ACLC is very pleased to share that the Wake Forest University Board of Trustees just approved the promotion of Dr. John Sumanth to Associate Professor with tenure. John serves as Center Research Associate with broad areas of research interest and expertise in leadership, upward communication, trust and the role of power and status in … Continue reading Dr. John Sumanth promoted to Associate Professor
Employee engagement studies, conducted by Gallup, consistently show on average in the U.S. only 33% of workers are highly engaged. Results from these studies find that authentic, inspirational leaders who provide their people a sense of purpose, invest time in their development, and lead from a “coach” perspective versus a directive top-down approach, greatly … Continue reading Ready to enhance your leadership potential?
To close out our sixth successful year of the Service Academy Leadership Conference program, the ACLC hosted a luncheon on April 12 to honor our 2019 student representatives. Dr. Pat Sweeney (Professor of the Practice of Management & Director, ACLC), Dr. Mark Evans (Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Program, Associate Professor of Accountancy) and Dr. Pat Dickson … Continue reading 2019 Service Academy Leadership Conference Attendees Honored at CLC Luncheon
Trey, Ndlovu, BEM ’19, recently shared reflections on attending the McDonald Cadet Leadership Conference, March 21-24, 2019 at the United States Military Academy at West Point. The conference provides attendees from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to take part in team activities including experiential and analytical exercises to bring out leadership capabilities, build critical thinking and … Continue reading Trey Ndlovu Attends West Point Conference
Stetson University hosted the Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition where 20 schools from across country participated on February 21-22, 2019. Wake Forest students, Rory Britt (’21) and Indy Cousin (’21) placed first in the Competition with Pennsylvania State University taking second place, Clemson University coming in third and Elon University securing fourth place. The top four teams received … Continue reading Ethics Team Takes First Place in Ethics Case Competition
In a servant leadership reflection, Cameron Kent shares his decades of experiences with Habit for Humanity and other service organizations.
Bill Powers, chair of the Enron special investigation committee and former president of the University of Texas gave advice on being an ethical leader at Wake Forest School of Business, March 30, 2016.
Bill Powers chair of the Enron special investigation committee and former president of the University of Texas discussed the teaching of ethics at Wake Forest School of Business on March 30, 2016
Ann Johnston, Chair of the Board, Allegacy Federal Credit Union (former EVP, Reynolds American, Inc.) and Judy Lambeth, former EVP & General Counsel, Reynolds American, Inc. Highlights of a conversation about women in leadership including advice on barriers, inclusion, and networking. Interview April 23, 2015 at Wake Forest University School of Business.
Steve Reinemund, Executive in Residence, former dean, and retired PepsiCo CEO In this “Last Lecture Series,” Steve Reinemund reflects on the characteristics that make great leaders including character, competence, commitment, and compassion. Talk November 13, 2014 at Wake Forest University School of Business.
Steve Reinemund, Executive in Residence, former dean, and retired PepsiCo CEO Continuing the “Last Lecture Series” talk, Steve Reinemund reveals how integral competence is to leadership success and how it is imperative for growth. Talk November 13, 2014 at Wake Forest University School of Business.