History and Values
Inform. Develop. Engage.
November 16, 1990 – Articles of Incorporation filed creating Leadership North Carolina.
January 15, 1995 – Journey begins for 47 members of LNC Class I.
February 25, 2004 – LNC kicks off celebration of 10 year anniversary with proclamation by the governor.
May 18, 2007 – Graduation of LNC Class XIV, reaching milestone of more than 500 alumni.
October 4, 2012 – Start of LNC Class XX with 52 leaders.
Esse Quam Videri
The driving force behind Leadership North Carolina’s values and culture lies in the North Carolina state motto: Esse Quam Videri. “To Be Rather Than To Seem”
|Diversity||– Enrich North Carolina through a variety of voices.|
|Community Service||– Contribute to local communities.|
|Forward-Thinking||– Move together with an eye on the future.|
|Heritage||– Value roots, history, and traditions.|
|Collaborative||– Operate powerfully as a team.|