Dan Manetta, Executive Director/CEO for Innovative Manufacturers’ Center (IMC) headquartered in Williamsport, PA, was asked to speak at one a weekly meeting of the Williamsport Area Middle School (WAMS) Builder’s Club, an affiliation of the Kiwanis Club. The students work on community leadership projects under the direction of Mr. Mike Lundy.
Mr. Manetta was asked to facilitate a discussion on leadership and some of the key elements to being a successful leader. The discussion included: assessing the situation, establishing direction, communication, acquiring followers and managing resources. The class was fully engaged and participated with comments and answers that showed very good knowledge and maturity. “This program is truly a bright spot in our education system with respect to “building” future leaders.” stated Dan Manetta.