United Way names campaign leaders

The United Way of Greater Augusta has tapped on three community leaders to head up its 2010 fundraising campaign.

Joseph and Lisa Rosenberger will serve as co-chairs of the campaign, and G. Leonard Pittman Jr. will serve as the leadership chair for the campaign.

Joseph Rosenberger is the founder of Rosenberger Financial Services located in Waynesboro, and Lisa Rosenberger the owner of Augusta Interiors located in Downtown Waynesboro. G. Leonard Pittman Jr. is commercial banking manager for StellarOne Bank in the Augusta/Staunton/Waynesboro region.

Joseph Rosenberger graduated from Virginia Military Institute with a BA in economics. He was a member of the Budget and Allocations Committee for the United Way of Waynesboro East Augusta from 1990-1996. He was a member of the Waynesboro Rotary Club from 1989 through 2006 and presided as president in 1999-2000. He was a board member for the Daily Living Center from 2002-2009 and also served as chairman in 2008.

Lisa Rosenberger earned a BS degree in interior design and a minor in business from Radford University. For over 25 years she has provided interior design serves for both residential and commercial clients. Lisa served as loaned executive for the United Way of Waynesboro East Augusta campaign during the years of 1992-1997. She was a member of the Budget and Allocations Committee from 1995-1997 as well as a member of the Waynesboro Rotary Club from 1991 through 2006 and chaired various committees.

G. Leonard Pittman Jr. has more than 26 years of banking experience in both Virginia and in North Carolina, with 17 years in the commercial and business banking field specializing in commercial, small business, and industrial finance. He is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University and a graduate of North Carolina State University, where he majored in economics and business management. Leonard served as the 2006 United Way of Greater Augusta Campaign Chairman. Pittman is Involved in leadership positions with numerous civic and charitable organizations throughout his banking career. He presently serves on the board of directors of the Staunton area Salvation Army and Vector Industries in Waynesboro. He also serves as a director and officer of the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Edited by Chris Graham. Chris can be reached at freepress2@ntelos.net.

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