It’s not easy to get over 300 high school students excited to stand up to sing and dance on a Wednesday morning, but that is exactly what happened when speaker Jessie Funk took the stage at the Siegfried Youth Leadership Program (SYLP) on February 27.
Leadership comes in many styles and types. For Shane Feldman, a young entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Count Me In, leadership is about two concepts: listening and then making choices that make an impact.
Robert Siegfried, Class of ’81, built his business from a small company focused in Wilmington, Delaware to a nationally renowned firm. Through this journey, and his time as an economics and accounting double major at the University of Delaware, Siegfried learned firsthand the qualities needed to produce an effective leader.