Louisville, Kentucky (July 23, 2015) – The Leadership Louisville Center has selected the Leadership Louisville Class of 2016 — the 37th class of the Center’s signature program for established community leaders. Since 1979, Leadership Louisville has ensured that the community’s most influential and esteemed leaders are knowledgeable about issues, well-networked and passionate about the success of the region. These talented leaders will spend ten months going on exclusive tours and having hands-on experiences, all with area leaders who take on our community’s biggest challenges every day. Armed with new knowledge, connections and perspectives, Leadership Louisville graduates are prepared to take their places as effective community leaders.
The Leadership Louisville program will begin in August 2015 and run through May 2016. The sixty members of the Leadership Louisville Class of 2016 are:
Kelly Anderson, Baptist Health; Mary Beth Bowling, Ed.D., Archdiocese of Louisville; Marie Burnett, Waste Management; Bhanu Calvert, DuPont/Chemours Chemical Company; Marla Cautilli, Hand in Hand Ministries; Tendai Charasika, SuperFanU; Caroline Clark, LG&E and KU Energy; Russell Coleman, Frost Brown Todd LLC; David Dafoe, Flavorman; Randall Davis, Ph.D., Jefferson Community and Technical College; Lisa Dwelly, Texas Roadhouse
Timothy Findley Jr., Kingdom Fellowship/Life Development Corporation; Lynne Fleming, MSD; Joe Fuller, Kindred Healthcare; Karen Fuller, 21c Museum Hotels; Capt. Ed Gallrein, U.S. Navy SEAL (Ret.);
Gary Gerdemann, RunSwitch PR; Reginald Glass, iHeart Media; Kim Graves, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield; Kelly Grether, Louisville Zoo; Nishat Grover, Yum Brands, Inc.; Bert Guinn, Greater Louisville Medical Society; Culver Halliday, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC; Bethany Heckel, Kosair Charities; Charles Hopkins, Universal Woods; Terrence Johnson, PNC Bank; Jennifer Ditty Kang, KentuckyOne Health; Kimberly Kempf-Leonard, Ph.D., University of Louisville; Byron Largen, Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP; Matt Leitterman, Humana Inc.; Jonathan Lowe, Jefferson County Public Schools; Hank Mangeot, AT&T Kentucky; Jill Marchant, Farm Credit Mid-America;
Tammy McClanahan, Norton Cancer Institute; Todd Mehaffey, Signature HealthCARE LLC; Kendall Merrick, General Growth Properties-Oxmoor Center; Sean Miranda, Hilliard Lyons; Gwen Mooney, Cave Hill Cemetery; Doug Morris, DMLO CPAs; AJ Nair, M.D., Kentuckiana Pain Specialists; Remy Noble, Humana Foundation; Bob Ogburn, U.S. Bank; Dave Owsley, Stites & Harbison PLLC; Dave Parks, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Parks & Weisberg Realtors; Laura Petry, Brown-Forman Corporation; Chris Poynter, Louisville Metro Government, Office of Mayor Greg Fischer; Brad Raque, Humana Inc.; Rip Rippetoe, Kentucky State Fair Board;
John Roberts, M.D., University of Louisville School of Medicine; Julie Roberts, Actors Theatre of Louisville; Helen Grace Ryan, Ph.D., Bellarmine University; David Seals, WHAS-TV; Paul Sizemore, Octoprise; Gray Smith, Louisville Public Media; Joel Stone, Fifth Third Bank; Andrew Strausbaugh, Norton Brownsboro Hospital; Rob Thomas, Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts; Lawrence Wilbon, Louisville Urban League; Matt Williams, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP; and Stacey Yates, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau.
About the Leadership Louisville Center:
Created in 1979, the Leadership Louisville Center is the region’s most valuable resource for leadership development and civic engagement. Its mission is to grow and connect a diverse network of leaders who serve as catalysts for a world-class community through dynamic programming and strong community connections. Over 6,000 community leaders have graduated from the Center’s programs that include Leadership Louisville, Focus Louisville, Ignite Louisville and Bingham Fellows. In 2011, the Leadership Louisville Center was recognized as one of the top seven community leadership programs in the U.S. in a benchmark study by the Center for Creative Leadership, the “gold standard” global provider of executive leadership education and research.
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