CORPORATE BOARD


NOLAN VANWORMER

President

Nolan was a 2011 participant in MYLead and has returned to volunteer in various roles since then because of the life changing impact the conference had on him. Nolan received his Bachelors of Science in mechanical engineering from Kettering University. He is currently a Systems Engineer for McNaughton-McKay Electric. In addition to volunteering with MYLead, Nolan mentors FIRST Robotics Team 818 and advises his fraternity recruitment team. When not volunteering, Nolan enjoys playing board games, rock climbing, and playing disc golf.

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 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 master’s 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 make 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 people’s lives.

PARKER AUTHIER

Co-Chair

Parker became involved in MYLead in 2015 as a Young Leader, and has been involved with MYLead ever since. Since attending, Parker held the roles of Conference Alumni, MYLead AP Board Treasurer, MYLead Community Board Liaison, Conference Alumni Director, Corporate Board Member, and now Co-Chair. Parker keeps coming back every year because of all the wonderful humans he gets to meet and to help each year’s participants get the most they can out of their conferences. Outside of MYLead Parker is currently pursuing a dual degree program at Kettering University for Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering. He also is a Resident Assistant, University Tour Guide, FIRST Robotics Mentor, and an R&D Co-Op for Endress+Hauser.

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.

CINDY ESCH

Treasurer

Cindy first became involved as a MYLead volunteer in 2014 as a Group Facilitator and has been active with the organization ever since! She was appointed Treasurer of the Corporate Board in 2020. Cindy graduated from Northwood University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting degree. She has worked at United Bay Community Credit Union for 21 years and is currently the Accounting Manager. Cindy likes to spend summer days on Higgins Lake and cherishes time with her stupendous children and grandchildren.

LINDSAY VANFLETEREN

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 Director of Communications. 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!

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 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