Lydia is a Communitarian who believes that doing good in the community not only makes good business sense but that it contributes to one's personal success. As such, Lydia has the desire to give rather than feeling it is an obligation. She believes in the missions and purposes of the organizations she is affiliated with and is involved in various capacities. Lydia is also the founder of the The Twelve @12 Mentorship for Leadership Program and The Men With Vision initiative, Benefiting Victims of Domestic Violence & Financial Abuse.
The Socialite aspect of Lydia's philanthropic efforts allows her to have fun and be creative all while making a positive impact. Her view of philanthropy is that it is a great opportunity for social exchange. Not to mention, the social implication of her work and contributions encourages others to be engaged and involved as well. As a Socialite, Lydia likes having fun in her philanthropic work, After all, doing good is fun!f
As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative (CSR at PBG), PBG helps underserved entrepreneurs recognize and overcome barriers in their journey to success. PBG does have a sense of obligation towards social and physical environments in which it operates. We do this by embracing responsibility and encouraging a positive impact through the company’s activities related to the environment, consumers, employees, communities, and other stakeholders.
The Twelve@12 Mentoring for Leadership program is about raising awareness about the importance of mentorship. We achieve this by creating a space where leaders are giving others advice and guidance so they can continue in the career world with confidence, while giving these mentors an opportunity to deepen their ties to the community and give back. Pierre Branding Group has strengthened its partnerships with CEOs, Law Professionals and State level Elected Officials across Georgia in an effort to secure mentors who could participate in the program.
Family Support Circle, Inc (FSC), A non-profit organization providing Afterschool and summer enrichment programming for children in need. FSC is a 501 (c)(3), nonsectarian, social service agency that benefits the national community at large and now international by enhancing the potential and quality of life of each person and families they serve. As a youth growing up in Philadelphia, Lydia went through the program herself and is part of the very 1st generation of youth to experience the program when it was faith-based. Now, 20 years later, Lydia serves as a member of the Board of Directors. VISIT FSC
One Henry Economic Alliance is a community and business effort in Henry County, GA centered on people, partnerships, and economic prosperity. In addition to being the Director of Communications for the Henry County Chamber of Commerce, Lydia serves as the chair for the One Henry Arts & Leisure Subcommittee. She was named the chair of this subgroup in November 2016. The Arts & Leisure Subcommittee is one of five subcommittees working under the One Henry header in an effort to move the county in a positive direction by focusing on key areas vital to strengthening economic viability and prosperity throughout Henry County. VISIT ONE HENRY
The Henry Arts Alliance’s mission is to improve the quality of life in Henry County and the Southern Crescent (Henry, Clayton, Fayette, Butts, Newton, Rockdale and Spalding and surrounding counties) by creating awareness, stimulating interest, and encouraging local involvement in the arts. The Arts Alliance programs are open to the public with a desire to reach all who are interested in the arts. Every single penny that we receive in grants and gifts goes directly into our programs. Our Board and many of our teachers volunteer their time and talent to further the Arts on the south side of Atlanta.
Immediate Past CEO/President of Henry County Chamber of Commerce, David Gill, speaks on his participation in the PBG Twelve at Twelve Mentoring for Leadership Lunch Series Presented by Heritage Bank in this acceptance video shown at the Inaugural PBG Leadership Luncheon honoring all 12 mentors on June 19, 2019. Video production by Media Partner, SCB TV Video Marketing
CEO of Heritage Bank, leonard Moreland, speaks on his participation in the PBG Twelve at Twelve Mentoring for Leadership Lunch Series Presented by Heritage Bank in this acceptance video shown at the Inaugural PBG Leadership Luncheon honoring all 12 mentors on June 19, 2019. Video production by Media Partner, SCB TV Video Marketing
CEO of Piedmont Henry, Deborah Armstrong, speaks on her participation in the PBG Twelve at Twelve Mentoring for Leadership Lunch Series Presented by Heritage Bank in this acceptance video shown at the Inaugural PBG Leadership Luncheon honoring all 12 mentors. Video production by Media Partner, SCB TV Video Marketing
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