Corporate Donors

Corporate partners are always welcome as we move forward with our mission to equip future engineering, engineering technology, and construction management professionals with essential leadership skills.  If you individually or your organization would like to serve as a Leadership Academy sponsor, please contact Don Blackman, Director of the Lee College of Engineering Leadership Academy at

CTE (formerly known as Carolina Tractor and Equipment Company) through their various divisions, is a corporate sponsor for the College of Engineering Leadership Academy.

In addition, Carotek, Inc. established an endowment in memory of J. Addison Bell to help offset the costs for Module 2, Morals, Values, and Ethics of the Leadership Academy.

Framatone supports the Leadership Academy students by offering Module 3, Crucial Conversations, materials and retreat facilitation.

The College of Engineering Leadership Academy is a direct beneficiary of Exponential, The Campaign for UNC Charlotte (  The intent is to continue to raise funds for a Leadership Academy Endowment that is large enough to maintain and improve the quality of the existing program.  For more information about opportunities to financially support the Leadership Academy, please contact Don Blackmon at or Wil Bosbyshell at