Leadership Cobb has selected 50 new participants for the 2018-2019 class.

Leadership Cobb is a leadership development program focused on personal and professional growth through awareness, community resources and the social, political and economic needs of the community at large.

The 2019 Class are:

♦Sheronica Barcliff of The Barcliff Group LLC

♦Wezly Barnard of Snellings Walters Insurance Agency

♦Jeriene Bonner of Allied Bonding Company

♦Chuck Boring of Cobb County District Attorney’s Office

♦Rita Breen of Georgia Power Company

♦Mark Carter of Taylor English Duma LLP

♦Ross Cavitt of Cobb County Government

♦Craig Cupid of BakerHostetler

♦Heidi Dasinger of Marietta Power and Water

♦Mindy Elkan of MDE School

♦Kim Ellet of The Growth Coach

♦Luke Mashburn of Atlanta United FC

♦Jason Meade of Marietta City Schools

♦Keylan Mitchell of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families

♦Darin Mitchell Jr. of BB&T

♦Greg Mize of Atlanta Braves

♦Kay Morgan of Morgan & Morgan Realty of Keller Williams

♦Alan Muster of WellStar Health System

♦ShaTonya Nicholson of Lockheed Martin

♦Missy Owen of Davis Direction Foundation Inc.

♦Michael Parkerson of Kennesaw State University

♦Brian Faison of Kaiser Permanente

♦Jonathan Fallin of CDH Partners Inc.

♦Angie Fiese of Gas South LLC

♦Andrea Foard of Cobb County Department of Transportation

♦Jeremy Fort of The Service Fort LLC

♦Jerry Fountain of Foreman Seeley Fountain Architecture

♦Bruce Fraser of Cobb County Schools

♦Michele Harry of The Macallan Group

♦Ellen Hill of Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty

♦Brad Hulsey of Brad A. Hulsey & Associates Inc.

♦Julie Jacobs of Georgia Attorney General’s Office

♦Melanie Kagan of United Way of Greater Atlanta

♦Dan Kaiser of LGE Community Credit Union

♦Leslie Kehoe of Cohen Pollock Merlin & Small

♦Julie Peck of Heartland Payment Systems

♦Mike Register of Cobb County Police Department

♦Matt Riedemann of Relocal Home Real Estate Services

♦Melissa Sabia of Cobb Chamber of Commerce

♦Jon Schultz of Mauldin & Jenkins LLC

♦Kim Sherk of Ridley International Inc.

♦Alisha Smith of Town Center Community Improvement District

♦Trooper Smith II of Freese and Nichols Inc.

♦Beth Summers of Roam Innovative Workplace

♦Jasmine Taylor of Cobb Community Mental Health

♦Elizabeth Weaver of Elizabeth’s Edibles Personal Chef Services

♦Reed Weigle of Brasfield & Gorrie LLC

♦Bill Westenberger of City of Kennesaw, Police Department

♦Lynn Wigington of Croy Engineering

♦John Zercher of Zercher Realty Partners

This year’s class will be led by co-chairs Christina Martin of Kaiser Permanente and Tripp Boyer of Wells Fargo Advisors, and vice co-chairs Melissa Perignat of Holt Ney Zatcoff & Wasserman and Mike DeWitt of Brightworth Financial.

“Lean in. Reach Out.” is the 2019 class theme and throughout the year, participants in the program will be challenged to look for opportunities to seek challenges, take risks and pursue their goals.

Class members have been selected from various industries, community organizations, government entities, religious organizations, volunteer programs and other organizations in Cobb County. Throughout the next year, the 50 selected participants will train and study the art of effective leadership through lectures, dialogues and retreats. The goal of their time with Leadership Cobb is to push their own self-discovery, expand upon their pre-existing talents and skills, and to take their leadership abilities from potential to powerful.

Leadership Cobb began in 1983, and continues to this day to be one of the most respected leadership programs in the state.

Kennesaw State University Coles College of Business Executive MBA Program is the Leadership Cobb class of 2019’s yearlong presenting sponsor.


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