ST. BONAVENTURE, NY -- Leadership Cattaraugus and Leadership Allegany are cosponsoring the 2019 Southern Tier Leadership Summit Aug. 8, on the campus of St. Bonaventure University.

Jessica J. Schimert, an organizational development consultant at Performance Management Partners Inc. of Buffalo, will give the keynote address on the topic of servant leadership.

Servant leadership is a philosophy that places leadership focus on the growth and success of others (such as employees), rather than on personal ego. A servant leadership style builds strong, trusting professional relationships; cohesive, productive teams, and a supportive, collaborative culture where people flourish and grow.

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Schimert has worked with organizations in the health care, banking and investment, legal, accounting, television, public relations, manufacturing, construction, property management, automotive, agriculture, government, higher education and nonprofit industries. Her background experience is in the banking and construction industries, including family business management.

The conference cost of $60 covers the keynote address, continental breakfast and lunch, three leadership sessions and networking opportunities.

Attendees may opt for the keynote address only for $30 ; that fee also covers includes light breakfast.

Persons may register here.