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Leadership Paducah 2012–13 class announced

PADUCAH, Ky. (July 2, 2012) — The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce announced last week that 30 individuals have been selected to participate in the 26th annual Leadership Paducah Class.

Class members will take part in a nine-month educational course beginning in August with a weekend retreat and ending in June 2013 with their graduation.

Leadership Paducah is designed to foster an in-depth understanding of Paducah-McCracken County’s many and complex interrelationships.  The goal of the program is to develop the leadership potential of men and women in the community, create business networking opportunities and to encourage active community involvement.

Members of the 2012-13 Class #26 are:

Todd Anderson, Peel & Holland

Jonathan Brazell, Triangle Enterprises

Wade Bramlitt, UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Dia Canter, Rotary Club of Paducah

Michael Ceglinksi, McCracken County Public Schools

Jana Dawson, Western Baptist Hospital

Bill Dunn, VCI Internet Services

Rachel English, Superior Care Home

Jim Erickson, S.M.Stoller Corporation

Jeffrey Fletcher, United States Enrichment Corporation

Conner Framptom, Paducah Bank & Trust, Co.

Ashley Grooms, Williams, Williams & Lentz, LLP

Mark Hequembourg, Kemper CPA Group

Meg Haynes, FNB Bank

Samuel Hawkins, Oscar Cross Boys & Girls Club

Reinhard Knerr, U.S. Department of Energy

Kim Lindsey, Lourdes Hospital

Mindy Martin, Paducah Water

Lee Ann Morse, Western Baptist Hospital

Matt Purcell,  Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation

Jared Riley, Computer Services, Inc.

Joe Roark, Bryant Law Center

Marsha Roundtree, Paducah Power System

Matt Snow, Harshaw Trane

Dana Sowash, Four Rivers Clinical Research

Timothy Straley, Country Club of Paducah

Audra Summers, A & K Construction, Inc.

Benjamin Teer, Williams, Williams & Lentz, LLP

Dee Dee Whittaker, US Bank

Lorry Beth Wilson, West Kentucky Community & Technical College


The selection process is administered by the Leadership Paducah Foundation (LPF) Board of Directors and a list of criteria for participants can be found at www.leadershippaducah.org.  The selection process includes civic/community involvement, leadership skills/potential and diversity among business types, ethnicity, gender and age.  The LPF board tries to select a class comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds who have demonstrated a talent, a commitment and a vocation for leadership.

For more information about Leadership Paducah, call Stacy Thomas at 1-270-443-1746 or [email protected].