Allegacy Continues Dedication to Leadership and Character Education

Allegacy Federal Credit Union has made a generous 10-year $2 million investment and partnership with the Wake Forest School of Business to support the Allegacy Center for Leadership and Character just announced in a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Farrell Hall. 

Unleashing Potential in Athlete Leaders

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

 

Service Academies Leadership Program

“It was so much fun. I had a blast at the McDonald Conference for Leaders of Character.  I learned about creating relationships with peers and balancing that with leadership.”

Jazmin Aguilar ('23) 

Service Academies Leadership Conference

“I feel fortunate to have met many great people while attending the US Naval Academy Leadership Conference.” 

Camille Dutto (‘23)

Ethics and Leadership Debate Team

"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

Allegacy Expands its partnership with the Business School's Center for Leadership and Character

Allegacy Expands its partnership with the Business School's Center for Leadership and Character

The Allegacy Center for Leadership and Character is proud to continue its partnership with the Allegacy Federal Credit Union, that began in 2019, to develop and expand the opportunities to practice authentic leadership and advance character development within the business profession, organizations, and communities.

ACLC OVERVIEW

OUR PRODUCTS

Individual Tools: Leader development tools, resources, and 360 assessments support leader, leadership, and organizational development.

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Leadership Tools: Ethical Decision-Making In Action tools assist leaders in systematically thinking through ethical challenges to understand complexities and create actions.

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Team Leadership Tools: Help teams navigate through difficulties and capitalize on strengths to operate from higher forms of leadership while demonstrating character.

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IN THE NEWS

Journal of Business Ethics Accepts Paper Co-Authored by School of Business Faculty


Originally published April 15, 2024 – the Newsroom A paper co-authored by James Farr Fellow and Associate Professor of Management John Sumanth, J. Tylee Wilson Chair in Business Ethics and Professor of Management Sean Hannah, Associate Dean of the...

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ACLC Hosts Enterprise Leadership: The 6 Key Functions of Strategic Leaders


On April 8, 2024, the Allegacy Center for Leadership and Character hosted Enterprise Leadership, The 6 Key Functions of Strategic Leaders led by Sean Hannah, Tylee Wilson Chair of of Business Ethics in the School of Business. Wake Forest alumni and colleagues...

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John Sumanth Featured in the Harvard Business Review


In a recent contribution to the Harvard Business Review, John Sumanth and co-author David A. Hoffman explore the significance of creating and protecting value within organizations. Read the Harvard Business Review article...

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Junior Joseph Doria Attends US Military Academy at West Point MacDonald Conference for Leaders of Character


Joseph Doria, a Finance major, attended the 2024 US Military Academy at West Point MacDonald Conference for Leaders of Character. It was a life-changing experience for Joseph where he had the opportunity to meet cadets as well as students from all over the...

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Senior Emily Melin Attends US Air Force Academy National Character and Leadership Symposium


Emily Melin, a Business and Enterprise Management major, attended the 2024 US Air Force Academy National Character and Leadership Symposium. “I am so grateful for this life-changing opportunity and the chance to meet with amazing role models of the highest...

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ACLC Hosts Women Leading the Way Leadership Panel


On February 29th, the Allegacy Center for Leadership and Character hosted a leadership panel on Women Leading the Way, moderated by Norma Montague, Senior Associate Dean of Academic Programs for the School of Business. Panelists included Ashley Kohlrus, EVP,...

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VIDEO LIBRARY

General Robert Caslen: The Character Edge


Join us for an online discussion by former West Point Superintendent General Robert Caslen and USMA psychology professor Dr. Michael Matthews about character and its application to both USMA cadet development and to leadership in general. Drawing on ideas...

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Beverly Anderson: Leading While Black in Corporate America


This webinar was sponsored by the Allegacy Center for Leadership and Character. Phil Anderson, Associate Teaching Professor in the Wake Forest School of Business conducted an interview with Beverly Anderson, President of Global Consumer Solutions at Equifax...

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Weston Smith: Strength in Numbers


After becoming a whistle-blower for the HealthSouth fraud resulting in his spending 27 months in prison, Weston Smith, former CFO, advises to find strength in numbers to maintain your values in high pressure corporate environments....

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Bob Reid on Leader Development


Bob Reid, former president and CEO of Community One Bancorp visited the Allegacy Center for Leadership and Character and provided guidance to students on leader development....

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Lee Colan on Appreciation


Lee Colan, Ph.D., author of Engaging the Hearts and Minds of Your Employees shares the value of appreciation and how to cultivate it in the workplace....

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Cameron Kent on Servant Leadership


In a servant leadership reflection, Cameron Kent shares his decades of experiences with Habit for Humanity and other service...

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