The Leadership Frederick County Class of 2016 is one of the largest and most diverse classes in LFC history. Participants represent a wide range of professions, backgrounds, talents, and interests.

Joy Beveridge

Joy Beveridge

Joy is a Clinical Project Manager for Leidos Biomedical Research where she provides high level clinical project management to multiple projects that support the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

Joy became intrigued by the biological sciences in junior high and went on to earn her Bachelor's degree in Biology from Hood College and her masters in Microbiology from University of Maryland, Baltimore. She began supporting cancer research in 1988, while working for Program Resources Inc., and supporting the National Cancer Institute's Biological Response Modifiers Program.

Joy says, "Living and working in Frederick has also afforded me the opportunity to remain engaged with Hood College. I have enjoyed volunteering at various events, including mentoring seniors on interview skills, serving on the Executive Board for the Maryland I-Fund and Executive Alumnae Board."

Leadership Style: Collaborative
Song that best describes her: What's Going On (Marvin Gaye)

Stephanie Hurd

Stephanie Hurd

Frederick Community College
Stephanie is a Business Development Manager for Frederick Community College. She manages FCC's Business Solutions, including employee development and corporate training. Before joining FCC, Stephanie worked at Hagerstown Community College. While living in York, PA, she worked with their Main Street Program to coordinate downtown events, market downtown as a destination, and help merchants promote their businesses.

Although new to Frederick County, Stephanie has been active in the Jaycees of Hagerstown, and regularly volunteered with a therapeutic horseback riding program in her hometown.

Leadership Style: Relationship-Driven
Song that best describes her: All I Wanna Do (Sheryl Crow)

David Rogers

David Rogers

Habitat For Humanity - Board Member

David moved to Frederick eight years ago as result of his wife's calling to Frederick Church of the Brethren. Much of his initial involvement in the community stemmed from the local faith and civic community. Since then he has been active in the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, the Religious Coalition, and the Rotary Club of Frederick.

David has held several titles in various government, political, and community endeavors but says his true focus has always been on bringing together people, programs, and resources to achieve missions and objectives. David just served as Director of Development for the YMCA of Frederick County, and is now a consultant for many local organizations.

Leadership Style: Servant-focused
Song that best describes her: You've Got a Friend in Me (Randy Newman)


Jason Szelc

PNC Bank

Jason currently works as a Business Banking Relationship Manager for PNC Bank. He's been in this role for four years and with PNC Bank for 12. He works with business clients with revenue between $1Million and $10Million.

Jason has been active in activities sponsored by PNC Bank, such as the Grow Up Great Program, as well as many community activities.

Leadership Style: Example
Song that best describes her: Wanted Dead or Alive (Bon Jovi)

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