United Way’s young leaders are tomorrow’s philanthropists and community leaders.

YLU-Logo_2015Open to those 40 and under, Young Leaders United harnesses the energy of young professionals who want to impact lives and create a better community for all. Members are encouraged to volunteer 24 hours annually in the community, enjoy exclusive leadership development, social networking opportunities and hands on ways to make a difference.

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“Young Leaders United enriches me to become a better community leader by engaging with others collaboratively to make positive and real impacts in our community.”

-Melissa Martin, Forsyth County Chair, Young Leaders United

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2017 Professional Development  

Young Leaders United provides exclusive community leadership and professional development opportunities! One way we do this is through our “Lunch With Leaders” series. United Way and corporate chapters of YLU generously host professional development luncheons with leaders from various companies and non-profits in our community. FREE LUNCH provided!


When: October 25, 2017 11:30am-1:00pm

Where: Inmar- 635 Vine St, Winston Salem, NC 27101

Who: Rob Zomok

Inmar is excited to host October’s Lunch with Leaders featuring Rob Zomok, President of Supply Chain for Inmar on Wednesday, October 25th. Zomok will be focusing on the topic of food insecuritues within our community.

Rob is President of Inmar’s Supply Chain. He joined Inmar in this role in January 2016. Rob brings tremendous global supply chain leadership experience to Inmar. During his 20-year career, he has gained a reputation for making significant domestic and international supply chain operational improvements for companies such as Hershey, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Meguiar’s. He also served as Lead Faculty Area Chair for the University of Phoenix School of Business, where he taught graduate-level and undergraduate-level courses in management theory, strategic planning, economics and organizational behavior. Rob was Senior Director of Client Solutions and Analytics, and Director of Operations for the Northeast Region for Inmar.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering with Distinction and an MBA from Penn State University.

To RSVP, email us: young.leaders@uwforsyth.org



Looking To Volunteer? 

YLU with be partnering with Samaritan Ministries for a drop in community volunteer fair on November 7th from 7:30-8:30 am. Please join us to learn about how YLU members can get involved in helping with Samaritan Ministries’ mission to provide food, shelter and hope to those experiencing homelessness. For more information about Samaritan Ministries, visit their website: www.samaritanforsyth.org/