Meet Caroline, Amy, and Brad: LFC Class of 2016


Caroline Cole

Caroline Cole

Frederick Community College

Caroline started as the Communications Coordinator for Frederick Community College in Fall 2014. She handles all media relations duties including writing and distributing press releases and responding to media inquiries. She also writes material for the President’s office, including speeches, messages, and other internal and external communications. She also manages the College’s social media accounts. Before working in public relations, Caroline served as a staff writer for the Carroll County Times and Statehouse Reporter for the Cape Cod Times.

Caroline volunteers for the Friends of the Canterbury Cathedral in the US and is a volunteer and active participant at St. John’s Church Lafayette Square. She has volunteered for Stepping Stones Shelter, where she recently started providing childcare for residents so their parents can apply for jobs. Additionally, Caroline has been active with Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, Ken Gar Community Center, and several nursing centers and homeless shelters.

Leadership Style: Collaborative

Song that best describes her: Good to Go (Jason Aldean)


Amy Full

Boys and Girls Club of Frederick County

As Director of Development for Boys & Girls Club, Amy manages the brand and marketing efforts for the organization. She is also responsible for the development of donors and investors. With a career background in marketing for Hewlett-Packard, Amy has more than 17 years of experience for the public sector. Amy has lived in Frederick County since 1990.

Amy is involved in her church, Holy Family Catholic Church in Middletown, where she has taught Adult Catechesis and “The Rock” a program for middle schoolers. Amy has also volunteered for the Middletown Valley Athletic Association, was involved in the MS Walk for the Cure, and manned the hot cocoa stand for the City of Frederick during First Saturdays.

Leadership Style: Empowering
Song that best describes her: Live Like you Were Dying (Tim McGraw)

Brad Pingrey

Brad Pingrey

M&T Bank

As the regional manager for M&T Bank, Brad is responsible for the 14 branches located in Frederick and Washington counties. These branches include 80 employees and serve more than 25,000 households in the region. Brad represents the bank’s interest in the community, ensures that the employees are able to provide retail, business, and investment services to their customers.

Brad has been an active volunteer with the Boys and Girls Tour de Frederick, Rotary’s October Fest, and many Chamber events. In Washington County, he serves on the board of Horizon Goodwill Industries, BISFA Foundation, the Community Foundation of Washington County, and is active in the Greater Hagerstown Committee. He also served as the past board president of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

Leadership Style: Inclusive

Song that best describes him: I Lived (OneRepublic)

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