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2016-17 Leadership Lexington Program class announced

Consists of 50 people

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 28, 2016) — Class members have been selected for the 2016-17 Leadership Lexington Program. Since 1979, Commerce Lexington Inc.’s Leadership Lexington program has been cultivating Lexington leaders, producing more than 1,300 graduates from this highly informative, educational and results-oriented leadership development program.

Graduates have impacted our city in areas such as public art, childhood literacy, nutrition, healthy living, mentoring, financial literacy and more.

Beginning in August, classes meet in different locations around the area each month with a major program topic covered by knowledgeable speakers and panels, tours, group activities, demonstrations and class discussions. Sessions will cover topics, such as media, government, education, public safety, economic development, arts, equine, diversity, health and human services, and leadership development.

 2016-17 Leadership Lexington Class Members:

  • Robby Arrasmith, Messer Construction
  • Melissa Bacon, Fayette County Public Schools
  • James Brown, Kentucky One – Saint Joseph Hospital
  • Evan Buckley, Goss Samford, PLLC
  • Holly Jones Clark, Hilary J. Boone Center & The Club at UK’s Spindletop Hall
  • Lori Collins, Goodwill Industries of Kentucky
  • Thomas Curtsinger, Lexington Police Department
  • Elizabeth Darby, Stites & Harbison, PLLC
  • Liz Davenport, GreenHouse 17
  • Betsy Davies, University of Kentucky College of Engineering
  • Steve Deaton, UK Athletics
  • Anne Donworth, Lexington Public Library Foundation
  • Amy E. Dougherty, Bluegrass ElderLaw, PLLC
  • Lee Erik Eachus, Lexington Art League
  • Amy Friskney, Associations International, LLC
  • Sharon L. Gold, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
  • Ryan Graham, Blue & Co., LLC
  • Brandon Green, PNC Bank
  • Amelia Groetsch, Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras (CKYO)
  • Lauren Gross, Commerce Lexington Inc.
  • Gretchen Gruenberg, Big Ass Solutions
  • Brian Hegnauer, Keeneland Hospitality
  • Roger Holland, Lexington Police Department
  • Jillian Dove House, Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC
  • Lauren Johnson, McGregor & Associates, Inc.
  • Melissa Kane, Community Action Council
  • David Larson, Larson & Company, LLC
  • Brandon Lewis, Vaughn & Melton
  • Angie Marshall, MCM CPAs & Advisors
  • Donald Mason, The Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
  • Laura McDonald, SteinGroup/ Impressions Marketing & Events
  • Kyle Melloan, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
  • Jessica Middendorf, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
  • Anne-Tyler Morgan, McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC
  • Jenny Paul, Lexington Public Library
  • Liz Paul, Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance (KEMI)
  • Meredyth Pederson, Lexington Children’s Theatre
  • Kaelyn Query, LexEffect Events
  • Simarpreet Rattan, Lexmark International
  • Quisha Ray, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.
  • Jamie Rodgers, City of Lexington
  • Fausto Sarmiento, Kentucky Small Business Development Center
  • Adam Smith, LG&E and KU
  • Candace Smith, Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC
  • Steven Stadler, Fayette County Attorney’s Office
  • Carrie Thayer, Hope Center
  • Quentin Tyler, University of Kentucky
  • Logan Wilson, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • Lindsay Wright, Fayette County Public Schools
  • Serenity Wright, Transylvania University