Leadership Augusta Class of 2017 Announced

June 27, 2016|

Leadership Augusta logoThe Leadership Augusta selection committee has completed the selection process for their new 2017 adult class. The new class is comprised of 36 people from a wide variety of businesses and industries within the CSRA region.

Leadership Augusta was established in 1980, as an affiliate of the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce, to enhance the civic participation of emerging leaders within the region. Since then, more than 1,100 people have completed the program, acquiring the skills, knowledge and passion necessary to participate fully in the life of the community.

The program brings together individuals ranging from corporate executives and entrepreneurs to educators, non-profit managers and public servants. Class members create lasting networks that are essential to creating a vital, positive community for current and future generations. Leadership Augusta continues to be a vital part of the overall effort to ensure that the pool of talent from which the community can draw its future leaders continues to be renewed.

For more information about the Leadership Augusta program, visit LeadershipAugusta.com or AugustaMetroChamber.com.

Members of the Leadership Augusta Class of 2017 are Freda Baker, Regions Bank; Ben Braxton, SME CPAs; Aliegha Brigham, Richmond County Tax Commissioner’s Office; Trip Brown, Press Rentals; Stephen Chaney, Geeks and Nerds Corp.; Tom Clark, Alliance for Fort Gordon; Linda Diebel, Meybohm Realtors; Sabrina Dillman, Augusta Metro Chamber; Susan Everitt, Augusta University, Charles Garrett, Richmond County Board of Education; Felicia Gibbs, ADP; and Keith Johnson, Juvenile Court.

Also, Wil Kacos, Jim Hadden Real Estate; Nichole Kennedy, Augusta Tech; Benny Knox, Textron Specialized Vehicles; Huon Le, Chapter 13 Trustee; Denise Lucas, Augusta-Richmond County Emergency Management; Joseph Markwalter, Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau; Kendra Martin, Cerner Corp.; Johnica Mitchell, Augusta Tech; Teresa Mobley, Augusta University Health; Brett Montroy, Augusta University; Katrell Nash, Public Defender’s Office; and Titus Nichols, Bell & Brigham Law.

Also, Jeff Pooser, Aiken County Housing Authority; Keith Purvis, ADP; George Robertson, Hull Barrett; Scott Roundtree, Augusta-Richmond County Government; Jamie Rutledge, Textron Specialize Vehicles; Scot Seabolt, WJBF News; Adam Sellers; J. Smith Lanier & Co.; Rebecca Sibley, Overland Partners; Kathryn Sterba, Club Car; Kelly Tabor, Goodwill Industries; Brent Von Almen, Unisys Corp.; and LaTray Walker, Signature Speech Services.

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