LOUISVILLE (May 11, 2016) – Fifty-eight local leaders graduated as the Leadership Louisville Class of 2016 on May 10. They are the 37th class of the Leadership Louisville Center’s signature program for established community leaders.
Since 1979, Leadership Louisville has ensured that the community’s most influential and esteemed leaders are knowledgeable about issues, well-networked and passionate about the success of the region. These talented leaders spent ten months going on exclusive tours and had hands-on experiences, all with area leaders who take on our community’s biggest challenges every day. Armed with new knowledge, connections and perspectives, Leadership Louisville graduates are prepared to take their places as effective community leaders. Please congratulate the members of the Leadership Louisville Class of 2016, who stepped up to take an expanded role in our community.
The fifty-eight members of the Leadership Louisville Class of 2016 shown in the photo are:
Bottom row from left:
Gray Smith, Louisville Public Media; Stacey Yates, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau; Marie Burnett, Waste Management; Kim Graves, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield; Lisa Dwelly, Texas Roadhouse; Jill Marchant, Farm Credit Mid-America; Kelly Anderson, Baptist Health; Helen Grace Ryan, Ph.D., Bellarmine University; Bhanu Calvert, DuPont/Chemours Chemical Company; Todd Mehaffey, and Joel Stone, Fifth Third Bank.
Second row from left:
Marla Cautilli, Hand in Hand Ministries; Bob Ogburn, U.S. Bank; Brad Raque, Humana Inc.; Chris Poynter, Louisville Metro Government, Office of Mayor Greg Fischer; Bert Guinn, Greater Louisville Medical Society; Dave Parks, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Parks & Weisberg Realtors; David Seals, WHAS-TV; Lawrence Wilbon, Louisville Urban League; AJ Nair, M.D., Kentuckiana Pain Specialists; and Charles Hopkins, Universal Woods.
Third row from left:
Tendai Charasika, SuperFanU; David Dafoe, Flavorman; Terrence Johnson, PNC Bank; Russell Coleman, Frost Brown Todd LLC; John Roberts, M.D., University of Louisville School of Medicine; Hank Mangeot, AT&T Kentucky; Capt. Ed Gallrein, U.S. Navy SEAL (Ret.); Dave Owsley, Stites & Harbison PLLC; Paul Sizemore, Octoprise; Doug Morris, DMLO CPAs; Joe Fuller, Kindred Healthcare; Lynne Fleming, MSD; Laura Petry, Brown-Forman Corp.; Jennifer Ditty Kang, KentuckyOne Health; Mary Beth Bowling, Ed.D., Archdiocese of Louisville; Nishat Grover, Yum Brands Inc.; and Reginald Glass, iHeart Media.
Back row from left:
Gwen Mooney, Cave Hill Cemetery; Remy Noble, Humana Foundation; Bethany Heckel, Episcopal Church Home; Jonathan Lowe, Jefferson County Public Schools; Randall Davis, Ph.D., Jefferson Community and Technical College; Byron Largen, Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP; Matt Leitterman, Humana Inc.; Gary Gerdemann, RunSwitch PR; Tammy McClanahan, Norton Cancer Institute; Rob Thomas, Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts; Karen Fuller, 21c Museum Hotels; Sean Miranda, Hilliard Lyons; Caroline Clark, LG&E and KU Energy; Matt Williams, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP; Julie Roberts, Actors Theatre of Louisville; Andrew Strausbaugh, Norton Brownsboro Hospital; Culver Halliday, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC; Timothy Findley Jr., Kingdom Fellowship/Life Development Corp.; Kimberly Kempf-Leonard, Ph.D., University of Louisville; Kendall Merrick, General Growth Properties-Oxmoor Center; and Kelly Grether, Louisville Zoo.