Pilot International, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of three new staff.
Tess Harper joins Pilot International as Communications Director. A graduate of Mercer University, she is responsible for internal and external communications and branding and marketing. Donna Rainwater is Anchor Specialist. Donna, a Georgia Southern graduate, is responsible for the operational success of the youth division of Pilot through Anchor Clubs in schools and communities internationally. Stephanie Calder joins Pilot as Membership Specialist, and is responsible for maintaining accurate international membership records.
Pilot International is a community-based volunteer service organization founded in 1921 in Macon, GA on the principles of “Friendship and Service.” With more than 7,200 members in almost 300 Pilot Clubs, Pilots can be found across the U.S., the Bahamas, Japan and South Africa. Pilots carry out their mission to “Do More, Care More and Be More” by providing financial and hands-on support for national and local initiatives in keeping with its causes of youth development & leadership; brain safety & fitness; and caring for families in times of need. In addition, there are over 7,500 school-level Anchor Club members worldwide. Through a professionally developed curriculum and strategic partnerships, Pilot encourages and provides opportunities for youth development & leadership.
Pilot remains headquartered in Macon, where its staff serves its international constituency. The name “Pilot” was inspired by the mighty riverboat pilots of that day who represented leadership and guidance.