CORPORATE BOARD


HEATHER GREEN

President

Heather was a 2004 participant in MYLead, and has returned to volunteer in various roles since then. She believes that developing young leaders is one of the most important things she can do to make a difference in this world. Heather is a two time alumnus of Grand Valley State University, receiving a B.S. in Health Communications and a M.S. in Communications. She is currently a Rate Change Manager at Farmers Insurance, was recently married to her husband, Ben, and is a mom to two pit bull rescues. In addition to volunteering with the stupendous MYLead organization, Heather enjoys baking, reading English classics, watercolor painting, and the Detroit Red Wings.

KIM MITCHELL

Co-Director of Student Recruitment, Co-Chair

Kim has been involved with MYLead since 2012, when she attended as a sophomore. Since attending, Kim has served as a conference alumni, group facilitator, programming intern, transportation coordinator, and is now a Co-Director of Student Recruitment. Kim graduated from Lapeer East High School in 2014, and now attends Lawrence Technological University pursuing dual masters degrees in Architecture and Architectural Engineering. Kim has loved her time volunteering with MYLead and continues to come back every year because of the positive difference that these conferences makes on so many people in MI. Outside of MYLead, Kim is also the Chairperson of Logistics for Lapeer Days, the Vice President of the Architectural Engineering Honor Society, and currently works as an Electrical Engineer at MA Engineering.

ABBY LIEBERMAN

Co-Chair

Abby joined MYLead in 2010 as a Group Facilitator and has since served in leadership roles for recruitment and conference planning. Abby earned her Bachelors in Business Management from Michigan State University and has her SCP and SPHR certifications. Abby works independently with organizations and their leadership teams to design programs that develop team members for management and leadership positions. She provides one-on-one and small group leadership coaching for professionals seeking to reach the next level in their career Abby enjoys traveling and finds inspiration in making a difference in peoples lives.

PARKER AUTHIER

Co-Chair

Bio coming soon.

CAMERON ROWLAND

Co-Director of Student Recruitment

Cameron is a 2009 conference participant and has returned to volunteer in multiple roles because of the STUPENDOUS time and people he met during his conference experience. Cameron holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a Management degree from Grand Valley State University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Western Michigan University. Cameron’s passion is in coaching with he is lucky to do full time for FaR Out Volleyball Club as well as serving as the head volleyball coach at Lakewood High School. In his free time Cameron enjoys shopping and fine dining!

DAVID SWEETMAN

Co-Founder

David has a passion for helping people develop their potential as leaders. David was one of the founders of MYLead in 2002 and has been actively involved in more than quadrupling the annual impact of MYLead since then.  David earned his Ph.D. in leadership studies from the University of Nebraska and MBA in Management and Organizations from the University of Michigan. He has also authored or co-authored over three dozen articles and presentations on leadership and enabling people to reach their individual potential. David works at the University of Michigan, where he is Executive Director responsible for Education and Training systems for over 26,000 faculty, staff, and students in the Health System. He is also an instructor of strategic change and human resources.  David has twice been recognized with the U.S. Presidential Lifetime Achievement award. He enjoys traveling and is an avid runner.

VICTORIA SHAHNAZARY

Co-Director of Communications

Victoria became involved in MYLead in 2016, when she was nominated to participate in the conference in her sophomore year of high school. Since then, she has taken on many roles – Conference Alumni, Programming Intern, PR Director for the MYLead Community Board, and most recently, Co-Communications Director on the MYLead Corporate Board. Victoria is currently a junior at the University of Michigan majoring in Public Policy with minors in Spanish and Business. At the University of Michigan, Victoria is also the President of the University of Michigan Mock Trial Team, and the Executive Coordinator for her Pre-Law Fraternity: Kappa Alpha Pi. In her spare time, Victoria loves to play tennis and write music. 

LINDSAY VANFLETEREN

Co-Director of Communications

MYLead became an integral part of Lindsay’s life story when she attended as a high school sophomore in 2006 — she not only had an inspiring experience, but, through the exchange of a warm fuzzy, she met her now husband. Since then, she returned as a CA and Facilities Director, and is thrilled to be in this new role as Co-Communication Director. Lindsay graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Specialization in Public Relations. She was Director of Patron Relations for the Sphinx Organization for 8 years and has recently transitioned to be at home full time with her three young children. Lindsay loves making stupendous memories with her family and friends, enjoying the outdoors in every Michigan season, and trying new recipes!

ALEX NGO

MYLead Community Advisor

Alex first became involved in MYLead in 2012 when she was a participant, and has been an active volunteer in the organization ever since. Her previous experience includes being a Conference Alumni, MYLead AP Board Liaison, Group Facilitator, Programming Intern, and MYLead Community Advisor, which is her current position. Within her role, she strives to foster the MYLead spirit and connection after conferences through different volunteer opportunities and reunion events. Outside of MYLead, Alex works on the Business Services team for a major consulting firm in downtown Chicago and also volunteers in her spare time.

MARK GARMO

MYLead Community Advisor

Mark became involved with MYLead in 2017, where he participated as a Youth Leader. While there, he gained a passion for MYLead and has been volunteering ever since. He has acted in various roles – Conference Alumni, Regional Delegate, Virtual Summit Group Guide, Logistics Director for the conference Planning Team, and, currently, Corporate Board Liaison for the Community Board. Mark is currently in his sophomore year at the University of a Michigan where he is studying Microbiology. He is involved in several student organizations, including the Michigan Rifle Team where he is serving as Treasurer. In his free time, Mark enjoys practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and spending time in nature.

JULIE DARTH

GFWC Liason

Bio coming soon.