Urban League Of Greater Chattanooga Announces Graduates Of Leadership Program

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Ten business professionals graduated from the Inclusion By Design Executive Leadership Program sponsored by the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga on Dec. 5. Friends, family, and co-workers of the graduates and business leaders gathered for the ceremony.

Harry Allen, co-founder, executive vice president and chief relationship officer of Studio Bank located in Nashville, served as the keynote speaker. IBD is Chattanooga’s first and only market-based executive leadership program designed to make the business case for inclusion. 

The IBD Executive Leadership Program Class of 2018 includes:

Marcus Cade-Johnson, First Tennessee Bank
Destiny Gordon, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Kelli Grimes, EPB
Dionne Jennings, Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union
Leah Morrison, Tennessee American Water
Carline Nord, Urban League of Greater Chattanooga
Ravinder Ramachandran, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Chantelle Roberson, UNUM
Julia Taylor-Settles, TVA
Rebecca Smith-Suttles, Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga
 
For more information about the Inclusion by Design Executive Leadership Program, contact BettyeLynn Smith, IBD’s senior project manager at 423-593-4784 or at blsmith@ulchatt.net.


Upcoming Street Closings Announced

New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

Chief John Ross Chapter Remembers Patricia King Rhoton


Here are upcoming street closings: Wednesday: Ales on 8th - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Wednesday from 4-9 p.m. This closure will be in effect ... (click for more)

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: NICKOLAS RYAN BODENHAMER JESSICA MERRITT SCARBOROUGH 7009 PALERMO DR 2713 WINDTHRUSH DR CHATTANOOGA, TN 37421 CHATTANOOGA, ... (click for more)

The members of the Chief John Ross Chapter commemorated the life of a former regent, Patricia King Rhoton, in a ceremony held at the Chattanooga National Cemetery. Mrs. Rhoton’s family and officers ... (click for more)


Happenings

Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Here are upcoming street closings: Wednesday: Ales on 8th - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Wednesday from 4-9 p.m. This closure will be in effect each Wednesday evening through January, 2020. Friday: The Signal Concert Event Closure: Cody Johnson - Chestnut Street, as well as the parking along Chestnut Street, will be ... (click for more)

New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: NICKOLAS RYAN BODENHAMER JESSICA MERRITT SCARBOROUGH 7009 PALERMO DR 2713 WINDTHRUSH DR CHATTANOOGA, TN 37421 CHATTANOOGA, TN 37421 GARRY ALAN RAWLSTON HALLIE ANNE WARREN 1002 DRY VALLEY RD 1002 DRY VALLEY RD ROSSVILLE, GA 30741 ROSSVILLE, GA 30741 GREGORY KEVIN GREY SHEILA KIMBERLY HOSELTON ... (click for more)

Breaking News

1 Person Killed In 2-Car Wreck In East Ridge

One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash in East Ridge late Monday afternoon. The wreck involving two cars was at the intersection of Altamaha Street and Ringgold Road around 5:45 p.m. A person in the other vehicle was taken to a hospital by private vehicle. The wreck is still under investigation. (click for more)

Lipsey Trucking Reiterates That Executive Facing Cocaine Charges Will Have No Role With Chattanooga Firm

The Chattanooga trucking firm headed by Joseph Lipsey III, who was arrested on charges of supplying cocaine and alcohol to teens, has reiterated that he will have no management or ownership role with the firm going forward. Lipsey was arrested on serious federal felony charges along with his wife and 19-year-old son relating to teen parties at Aspen, Col. It was speculated ... (click for more)

Opinion

Use A Bar Poll To Help Decide Next Judge - And Response

All people who are familiar with the Hamilton County General Session Court which contains five judges will tell you that Judge Clarence Shattuck is by far the best judge, and perhaps in the history of General Sessions Court. He is highly respected for his legal ability, courtesy, understanding, judicial temperament, who is not bias and is neutral to all parties whether a civil case ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What’s Become Of Roy?

Today I must begin by telling my Chattanoogan.com readers how humbled and touched I am by the dozens of emails I have received in recent weeks, all concerning my daily disappearance from this website. I like to think my daily musings may, in some way, have a ripple effect on some of the people, the places, and the things that intrigue me. I believe I have rarely sought popularity, ... (click for more)