Members of the Leadership Cleveland class, front row, from left, LaManda Bowers, Rebecca Brnik, Chandler Burke, Ginger Carter, Payten Holcombe, Wendy Hughes, Tennille Jobe, and Lindsey Hughes Kiker. Second row, from left, Adam Osborne, Kelly Roberts, Arlette Robinson, Andrew Rogers, Ede Scannapiego, Kristy Snider, and Kelsey South. Third row, from left, Nicholas Townsend, Joseph White, and Logan Young.
The Leadership Cleveland Alumni Association celebrated the 2018-19 class graduates on Thursday, which included a keynote address by Ron Harris, vice president Diversity and Inclusion with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. The annual luncheon benefits the Alumni Association Scholarship fund.
Leadership Cleveland is a nine-month community development initiative that brings professionals throughout the region together to cultivate leadership, exposure to volunteer opportunities and positive community growth.
“We had a great group of emerging leaders representing our community this year,” said Bernadette Douglas, executive vice president at the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce. “We are confident they will make significant contributions in the years ahead.”
Members of the class are LaManda Bowers, Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland; Rebecca Brnik, Bradley County Schools; Chandler Burke, McIntire & Associates Insurance; Ginger Carter, Bowater Credit Union; Payten Holcombe, Direct Primary Care Associates; Wendy Hughes, Hughes Retirement Group; Tennille Jobe, Cleveland Utilities; Lindsey Hughes Kiker, Hughes Retirement Group; Adam Osborne, Henderson, Hutcherson & McCullough PLLC; Kelly Roberts, First Tennessee Bank; Arlette Robinson, Bradley County Schools; Andrew Rogers, Companion Funeral Home & Cremation Service; Ede Scannapiego, Tennova Healthcare—Cleveland; Kristy Snider, Cleveland Family YMCA; Kelsey South, Life Bridges; Nicholas Townsend, Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union; Joseph White, Cleveland Utilities; and Logan Young, Capstar Bank.
Recruitment for the 2019-20 class will begin this summer. Members of the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce interested in participating may call the Chamber office at 472-6587 or email Ms. Douglas at BDouglas@clevelandchamber.com.