New Leadership Hall Class

Founded in 1982, Leadership Hall offers current and potential leaders the opportunity to learn about various facets of Gainesville-Hall County, from education and economic development to health and government affairs. Currently, there are 970 graduates. Congratulations to the 39th Class:

Colby Babb, CPA, Tax Supervisor, BatesCarter
Brian Bailey, CFRE, Major Gifts Officer, NEGA Health System Foundation
Lisa Becker, Executive Assistant,
Mar-Jac Poultry
Dawn Marie Bernhard, Director of Development Programs, Brenau University
Cannon Berrong, CEO,
Berrong Roofing & Construction
Carin Booth, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, University of Georgia
Brooke Burt, Creative Strategist,
Forum Communications
Col. Bob Cagle, USMCR, Science Department Chair, Riverside Military Academy
Kevin Cash, Line Foreman,
Jackson EMC
Tammy Caudell, Business Development Manager, Carroll Daniel Construction Co.
Ron Chicken, JD, Associate Attorney,
Stewart Melvin & Frost
Eric Chini, PE, Vice President,
Rochester & Associates
Ashley Davis, Business Relations & HR Manager, Lawson Air Conditioning & Plumbing
Jessica Dudley, President & Chief Professional Officer, United Way of Hall County
Lt. Kelley Edwards, Training Director,
Hall County Sheriff’s Office
Ali Farmer, Legislative Assistant,
Georgia General Assembly
Patrick Fulbright, PhD, Area Director,
UGA Small Business Development Center
Capt. Kevin Gaddis, Captain, Operations Bureau, City of Gainesville Police Department
Bruce Hancock, Manager-Business & Community Development, Liberty Utilities
Deana Harper, Work Based Learning & Youth Apprentice Coordinator,
Hall County Board of Education
Anna Hewell, Compliance Director & Large Group Analyst, Turner, Wood & Smith Insurance Group
Amanda Higgins, Production Manager, King’s Hawaiian Bakery
Gio Holden, JD, Owner & Attorney,
Holden Law Firm
Hunter Holland, Financial Advisor, Strong Gaddy Lee Wealth Management Group
Nichol Hughes, RT(R)(CT)(QM), Clinical Coordinator, Longstreet Clinic
Ben Jarrard, Executive Director, Government Relations & Economic Development, University of North Georgia
Emma Johnson,  Policy Coordinator,
Georgia General Assembly
Burns Marlow, JD, Associate Attorney,
Hulsey Oliver & Mahar
Lisa McCormack, Vice President & Branch Manager, Regions Bank
Ashton Meeks, Director, Community & Client Relations, Willis Investment Counsel
Melissa Nolan, PHR, SHRM-CP, Human Resources Manager, The Harris Products Group
Jessica Palacios, Managing Director,
Cardinal Ridge Group
Jamie Reynolds, Executive Director, Sisu
Jose Rodriguez, Vice President Operations, Syfan Logistics
Reese Smith, Outside Sales Rep,
United Rentals
Jason Stephenson, JD, Court Administrator, Northeastern Judicial Circuit
Chelsea Sullivan, CPA, CFE, Corporate Audit Senior, Rushton & Company
Nick Swafford, CA, Permitting Services Manager, City of Gainesville Department of Water Resources
Robert Turner, Executive Director, Business Development, Northeast Georgia Health System
Jeff Williams, Business Development Manager, Conditioned Air Systems
Nancy Jo Zimmer, Vice President & Business Banking Relationship Manager,
JP Morgan Chase Bank