Published Aug. 20, 2012
Ten at the Top Executive Director Dean Hybl has been named to the national advisory board for the Alliance for Regional Stewardship.
The Alliance for Regional Stewardship, an affiliate of the American Chamber of Commerce Executives, is a national peer-to-peer network of regional leaders that aim to work together and achieve results in U.S. metropolitan areas. Its members come from business, government, education and the civic sector.
Dean Hybl, executive director of Ten at the Top
“Having Dean involved with ARS (Alliance for Regional Stewardship) at the national level will ensure that others can learn from what is being done in South Carolina while also exposing TATT (Ten at the Top) to other best practices from across the country,” Alliance for Regional Stewardship Chair Shelley Lauten said in a news release.
Since joining Ten at the Top in January 2010, Hybl has led the development of the Our Upstate Vision, which engaged more than 10,000 Upstate residents in a year-long effort to learn what matters most to the community.
He is currently coordinating regional task forces in the areas of human potential, economic and entrepreneurial vitality, sustainable growth, natural beauty and resources, and community vibrancy.
“There are so many regions across the country where organizations like Ten at the Top are working to build trust, collaboration and partnerships at a regional scale and ARS serves as a great platform to share ideas and talk about strategies and initiatives that have worked, or haven’t worked, within specific communities,” Hybl said.
Prior to joining Ten at the Top, Hybl spent five years promoting regional collaboration in the central Florida area with myregion.org. During his time there, he engaged more than 20,000 residents in an 18-month conversation about growth in the region. The project culminated with the unveiling of the Central Florida Regional Growth Vision in 2007.
He also coordinated initiatives focused on environmental preservation, improvement in science and math education, arts and culture, economic development and social services.