Campus & Staff

A premier home for leadership innovation

Surrounded by panoramic views of breathtaking natural scenery, our one-of-a-kind retreat in Greensboro, North Carolina, is the perfect getaway for self-discovery and personal growth.

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A new home for leadership innovation. The BB&T Leadership Institute.

State-of-the-art training facilities

48 guest rooms: relaxing amenities

Custom-tailored solutions: individual and group programs

Our campus

Nestled in the forest canopy are eight state-of-the-art training and development rooms, with flexible spaces to accommodate groups large and small. During your downtime, relax or share a meal in a variety of welcoming spaces finished with comfy couches and armchairs crafted in a variety of rich materials like leather and textured hardwoods.


Our 48 beautiful guest rooms offer an array of amenities to promote rest and rejuvenation. Our attentive staff is available to serve you 24 hours a day during your stay.   


Enjoy the comforts of home during your stay.

  • Queen bed
  • Hair dryer
  • Magnifying mirror
  • Mini-fridge
  • High def TV with DIRECTV ®
  • Eco-friendly bath amenities
  • Keurig ® coffee maker
  • Complimentary breakfast buffet
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Alarm clock with USB charger
  • Ice machine
  • Fitness center

Guests may check in any time after 3 pm. Check out time is at 9 am with luggage storage available.

Meet our leadership team

Our leadership team instills values and behaviors that create a strong culture of leadership, enabling individuals to realize their full potential. 


William W. Sutton

As executive vice president and director, Will Sutton leads The BB&T Leadership Institute in delivering leadership development and human resources programs and services to large corporations throughout the United States.

Steve M. Swavely, Ph.D.

Dr. Steve Swavely, a licensed clinical psychologist, leads the development and delivery of corporate leadership development consulting services to clients of The BB&T Leadership Institute. He has more than 20 years of experience in clinical psychology, consulting, training and coaching.

Rosalind Guerrie

Rosalind (Ros) Guerrie leads the development and delivery of leadership programs targeted to Pre-K through 12th grade public school administrators for The BB&T Leadership Institute. Her focus is on customizing proven corporate programs to meet the unique needs of this significant group of leaders, and developing the key competencies critical for leadership success in this field.

Brittany Brown

Brittany Brown leads The BB&T Leadership Institute's student leadership programs focusing on financial literacy and leadership development for emerging student leaders attending high school or college. Her work encompasses collaborative school partnerships and innovative digital tools. 

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