Devereux awards prestigious fellowship
supporting staff development expertise
The winner of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s 2018 Weaver E. Falberg Leadership Promise Fellowship award is Amy White. White is a payroll and finance specialist at Devereux Georgia. Pictured here: (Left) Devereux Georgia Executive Director Gwen Skinner, Devereux President and CEO Carl E. Clark II, Amy White, Devereux Chairman of the Board Christopher D. Butler.
White will receive a $30,000 fellowship to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Brenau University in Gainesville, Ga. Pictured here: Amy White and her 11-year-old son, Chandler.
The winner of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s 2018
Weaver E. Falberg Leadership Promise Fellowship award is Amy White, payroll and finance specialist at Devereux Georgia.
will receive a $30,000 fellowship to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business
administration from Brenau University in Gainesville, Ga. She was presented
with the prestigious award on November 16 during a dinner with Devereux’s Board
of Trustees, members of Devereux’s senior leadership team and the Pennsylvania
Advisory Board, and other Devereux friends and supporters.
will enter Brenau University with the experience, worth ethic, devotion and
enthusiasm it will take to successfully complete the BBA program,” White wrote
in her fellowship application. “My education will allow me to further my career
at Devereux, while also working in a nonprofit capacity.”
joined Devereux Georgia in 2013 as a file clerk and was quickly promoted to case
manager within the organization’s Therapeutic Foster Care program. In 2015, she
decided to change career paths and joined Devereux Georgia’s Finance Department
as a finance support specialist. She was promoted to her current position in
Congratulations to the
runners-up also were presented with fellowship awards during the special dinner.
Amy Doles, program manager at
Devereux Florida, will receive a $20,000 fellowship to pursue a master’s degree
in applied behavior analysis online at Capella University.
Jessica Lyles, revenue quality
system manager at Devereux Corporate, will receive a $10,000 fellowship to
finish earning her Master of Business Administration degree with a
concentration in healthcare administration from Eastern University in St.
About the Weaver E.
Falberg Fellowship award …
Weaver E. Falberg Leadership Promise Fellowship award was established in 1989
by Devereux’s Board of Trustees. It honors the memory of Weaver E. Falberg, who
served as board chairman from 1983 to 1991.
recognizes an employee’s commitment to our organization’s mission, along with
his or her outstanding leadership capability and potential.
recipients receive financial assistance for the purpose of furthering his or
her education and training, and to assist in strengthening leadership
capabilities. Fellowship funds are used for degree completion, certificate
programs and executive or leadership development programs.
extremely proud of Amy White, Amy Doles, Jessica Lyles - and all of those who
submitted an application - for their drive and determination toward continuous
learning and commitment to our organization,” said Devereux President and CEO Carl E. Clark II “We had a total of 16
applicants from 10 different centers for this award, which is one of Devereux’s
highest honors. To date, the award program has provided more than 50 employees
with funding to earn advanced degrees that positively impact our organization
and the individuals we serve every day.”
Learn about Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.
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