Leadership SS Class of 2018 group

Leadership Sandy Springs’ class of 2018 gathers for a photo after kicking off its year.

Leadership Sandy Springs Sept. 27 announced its class of 2018 has officially begun its new year, having kicked off with an alumni-wide fiesta (an annual event) Sept. 7 and a weekend-long retreat in Helen Sept. 15 and 16.

Leadership is a nonprofit that fosters a vibrant community by serving as the nexus for leadership development and civic engagement. The class consists of 36 diverse leaders from different backgrounds. Members will interact with decision-makers while being educated on issues facing our changing community and participate in teams to volunteer in community-building projects. They will develop community leadership capacities and learn about the value of inclusion.

At the conclusion of this class, they will connect to leadership opportunities in Sandy Springs to make this city a better place to live and work.

The class of 2018 includes: Patti Austin, Kaiser Permanente; Bret Beldt, Burr & Forman LLP; Ronald Bohannon, Sandy Springs Police Department; Doug Brown, Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department; Chris Burnett, First Landmark Bank; George Bushey, Rosser International Inc.; Shannon Coursey, Mercedes-Benz USA; Bradley Crowe, BB&T; Sandra Cuttler, Atlanta Concert Band; Laini Davis, Heritage Sandy Springs; Carlos Diaz, Second Helpings Atlanta Inc.; Nancy Doss, Community Assistance Center; Bryan Gershkowitz, The RADCO Companies; Emily Goldman, Mount Vernon Presbyterian School; Adell Henderson, Prefessional U; Nathalie Henderson, Fulton County Schools; Jordan Hutchison, JOYN; Dennis Kemp, Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism; Marshall Kent, Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP; Betty Klein, GyneConcepts Inc.; Todd Lawrimore, The Rotary Club of Sandy Springs; Alana Moton Leverette, Comcast Cable; Bryan Lewis, Wells Fargo Advisors; Alice Lofton, Northside Hospital; Valerie Love, LC Enterprises; Kristen Madison, FastSigns of Sandy Springs; Cynthia Morneweck, New Notion LLC; Richard Munger, North American Properties; Kemal Ordu, State Farm Insurance; Charlotte Pelz, Care Solutions Inc.; Brintha Renganathan, Pinnacle Search Partners LLC; Fredric Rich, CTN Global Chauffeured Transportation; Wakeeta Rosser, Gas South; David Schuetz, Veritiv; Jared Young, Southern Realty Co. & AgriSource Data; and Jill Yuhas, Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital.

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