Lynne Liberato in University Alumni Magazine: On the Heart of a Servant Leader


Partner Lynne Liberato has written a feature in Texas A&M University-Commerce’s alumni magazine reflecting on her time as a journalism student and the lessons she learned about servant leadership.

Here is an excerpt:

Today, we see public service champions in our teachers, our nurses, our business people, our journalists-all of our students and alumni. It is who we are.

Years ago, I put down my notepad and camera to become a lawyer. Even so, the values I was taught at East Texas State University [now known as Texas A&M University-Commerce] continue to influence me every day. While my professors did not teach me to practice law, they have guided my practice of law. Whether as a journalist or lawyer, the same lesson holds true-I must practice my profession to serve the public good.

Dr. [William Jack] Bell was in my thoughts last year when the United Way of Greater Houston asked me to chair its Hurricane Harvey Recovery Task Force, a position similar to the one I had taken after three earlier natural disasters. It is an opportunity for me again to lead a team that is restoring people's lives. Like everyone else who pitched in after the storm, I found that I got much more than I gave. And that observation brings me back to A&M-Commerce.

To read the full article, click on the PDF linked below.


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