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The Kitty Congdon Mentoring Series is a signature program designed specifically for mentor development and tailored to women in the High Point area.

Enroll Now in the 2024 Kitty Congdon Mentoring Series

Dive into a transformative mentor development journey where structured sessions offer invaluable insights into mentorship dynamics. Develop essential skills, forge impactful connections, and become part of a supportive community of mentors. 


Program Key Takeaways:

Unlock Your Potential: Discover the power of mentoring and how it can accelerate your professional growth.

Empower Others: Learn how to become a confident and effective mentor, guiding others on their journey to success.

Build Connections: Connect with a diverse community of professional women, mentors, and peers who share your passion for leadership and mentorship.

Practical Skills: Gain practical tools, resources, and assessments to strengthen your mentorship capabilities and make a meaningful impact. 

Session Dates

Sessions Time

Program Cost

September 11th

October 2nd

October 23rd

November 13th

December 4th

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

High Point County Club

800 Country Club Dr

High Point, NC

Sessions Location

$100 Women in Motion Member

$250 Non-Member

Ready to develop your mentoring skills? 

Jes Averhart is a 4th generation entrepreneur, creator of Reinvention Road Trip® and 3x award-winning author. Over the last two decades, Jes has worked with a portfolio of Fortune 500 companies, public sector organizations and high-performing individuals interested in increased personal growth and greater professional impact. As a master-certified life coach, Jes has two decades of cross-industry corporate engagement having worked with Research Triangle Park companies, Google for Startups, Amazon, The Kroger Company, Fidelity Labs, Cisco, Wells Fargo, Palo Alto Networks and Blue Cross Blue Shield to name a few. In 2015, Jes co-founded Black Wall Street Homecoming, a nonprofit aimed at closing the funding gap for Black and Brown tech founders. While earlier in her career, she provided production management services for the likes of the Cincinnati Bengals & Cleveland Browns (NFL), Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA), the Procter & Gamble Company and Pepsi Cola North America. Originally from Evansport, Ohio, Jes moved to North Carolina in 2005 with her son Tre'. When she's not working, you can find her enjoying live music, walking local trailways and cheering on The Ohio State Buckeyes.


BSBA from Ohio Northern University

Master Certified Life Coach

Transforming Leaders Goodmon Fellow

Program Facilitator


Jes Averhart

Kitty Congdon Mentoring Series Application

Please complete the form to apply for the program. Applications are due Sunday, June 30th, 2024.

Space is limited.


$100 Women in Motion Members
$250 Non-Women in Motion Members

2024 Session Dates:

All sessions will be held from 5:00 pm - to 7:30 pm at the High Point County Club (800 Country Club Dr, High Point, NC)

September 11th

October 2nd

October 23rd

November 13th

December 4th

Dinner will be served.

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Kitty Congdon Mentoring Series
Class of 2023

Alicia Carter,  Sr. Manager Corporate Risk Management, Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc

Rebecca Coplin, Supervisor,  Keep High Point Beautiful | City of High Point

Misty Goins, AVP Branch Manager, First Bank

Cameron Green Marsden, Director, Thomasville Tourism Commission

Yolanda Grier, Owner & Artist, Treasure Heart Creative

Blair Hedgecock,  RHA Behavioral Health

Melinda J. King, Assistant Public Services Director, City of High Point

Dana Lomba, Owner, Synergy Massage and Spa, LLC

Lyndsay McClamrock, Solution Specialist, Old Dominion Freight Line

Laurie Mendenhall, Artist and Coach, Laurie Mendenhall Art

Dana Murdock, Human Resources Specialist, Old Dominion Freight Line

Joanna Nifong, Retired from Truist

Susan Ormond, Director of Event and Sponsorships Business, High Point Chamber of Commerce

Nancy Ramsey-Leisure, Owner, Leisure 2 Leisure, LLC

Esmeralda Vences Santos, Accounting Clerk III, City of High Point

Crystal Lee Staley, President, Stallard Studio

Danice Taylor, Community Relations Specialist, City of High Point

Jenny Tinsley, Manager Corporate Communications & ESG,  Culp, Inc.

Leigh Ann Venable, Director, High Point Regional Health Foundation

Josephine Williamson, High Point Public Library

Jessica Wynn, Director of Guest Experience, High Point Market Authority


The Kitty Congdon Mentoring Series is sponsored by the children of Kitty Congdon. 

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