Gettysburg, Pa. (Dec. 4, 2018)
More than 20 senior leaders from across The Sherwin-Williams Company participated in the Gettysburg Foundation’s leadership training program, “In the Footsteps of Leaders,” at Gettysburg National Military Park.
Gettysburg Foundation’s program “In the Footsteps of Leaders” allowed Sherwin-Williams’ leadership participants to understand the challenges faced by commanders at the Battle of Gettysburg and use those lessons to explore ways to navigate the changing business landscape of today.
Led by Sue Boardman, Licensed Battlefield Guide and Director of the Gettysburg Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program, participants were treated to an immersive guided tour of the battlefield exploring the leadership styles of various personalities that played critical roles at the Battle of Gettysburg.
During the closing session of the program Boardman stated, “The Foundation is proud that Sherwin-Williams returned to Gettysburg to explore how decisions made during the battle can help business leaders better prepare for today’s business challenges.”
A lead sponsor of the creation of the award-winning, LEED-Gold-certified Museum and Visitor Center, Sherwin-Williams continues to provide a specially formulated paint, Gettysburg Green, that is used in the restoration of the more than 400 cannons and carriages displayed across the 6,000-acre Gettysburg National Military Park.
For more than 150 years, Sherwin-Williams has been an industry leader in the development of technologically advanced paint and coatings. As the nation’s largest specialty retailer of paint and painting supplies, Sherwin-Williams is dedicated to supporting both do-it-yourselfers and painting professionals with exceptional and exclusive products, resources to make confident color selections and expert, personalized service at its more than 4,200 neighborhood stores across North America. For more information, visit sherwin-williams.com
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The Gettysburg Foundation
is a 501(c)(3), non-profit philanthropic, educational organization operating in partnership with the National Park Service to preserve Gettysburg National Military Park
and the Eisenhower National Historic Site
, and to educate the public about their significance. The Foundation operates the Museum and Visitor Center
at Gettysburg National Military Park, as well as the David Wills House
and the Rupp House History Center
. For information about visiting Gettysburg, or how you can become a Friend of Gettysburg
, visit www.gettysburgfoundation.org
or call 877-874-2478.