Current LEAD Atlanta Class


LEAD Atlanta is an intensive eight-month leadership development and community education program targeted at promising young professionals in Metro Atlanta.  Starting with the Class of 2018, class participants will range between the ages of 27 and 34. Through personal and professional development and broad exposure to the community, LEAD Atlanta aims to equip young leaders early in their careers with the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective leader committed to the common good. Established in 2004 as an initiative of Leadership Atlanta, the program is distinguished by its unique integration of personal, professional, and community education.

LEAD Atlanta boasts a diverse roster of accomplished alumni. These young leaders, and all who follow their example, represent the next generation of Metro Atlanta's leaders.

Congratulations to the Class of 2019 on their graduation!

Emika Abe   Steven McIntosh
Associate Managing Director   Firefighter/Paramedic
Alliance Theatre   Atlanta Fire Rescue Department
Adam Adler   Mallory McKenzie
Associate   Assistant Director, Alumni Programs
Fields Howell LLP   Georgia State University
Miriam Archibong   Maegan Moguel
Associate   Strategic Partnership Manager
Troutman Sanders, LLP   Porsche Cars North America
Andrew Barge   Micah Moon
Head of Sports Broadcast Partnerships   Senior Associate
Twitter, Inc.   Alston & Bird LLP
Elise Blasingame   Jeroz Owens
Executive Director   SVP, Sr. Digital Product Consultant
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies    Bank of America
Coalition of Georgia    
    Adam Parker
Sofia Bork   Director
Product Readiness Consultant   Carter
SunTrust Bank    
    William Pierce
Angela Cain   Consultant
Manager, Strategic Programs   Deloitte
Delta Air Lines    
    Jessica Purser
Candice Crawford   Consultant Team Lead, 
Human Resources Analyst   National Programs and Partnerships
Koch Business Solutions   Chick-fil-A Inc.
Patrick Darcey   Mitchell Robinson
Judicial Law Clerk   Associate
U.S. Department of Justice   Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greg Davis   Ariana Santiago
Vice President/Market Manager   U.S. Alumni Lead
Davis Broadcasting Inc.   Generation
Saira Draper   Anurag Sharda
Senior Attorney   Senior Development Manager
Southern Poverty Law Center   Secureworks Inc.
Brien Faucett   Aarti Sharma
Senior Specialist, Corporate Social    Vice President of New School Development
Responsibility   Georgia Charter Schools Association
Cox Enterprises    
    Nikky Shotwell
Sasha Friedman   Pediatric Dentist/Owner
Product Marketing Associate   Kids Dental Studio
    Suneet Sidhu
Evangeline George   Senior Managing Associate
Public Affairs Manager, Southeast   Dentons U.S. LLP
Uber Technologies, Inc.    
    April Sinha
Christopher Gilmore   Southeast Region and Atlanta Office 
Of Counsel   Strategic Operations and Relationship Manager
Townsend & Lockett, LLC   Accenture LLP
Kyle Goldich   Catherine Slocum
Director, Corporate Strategy   Senior Program Specialist, Neighborhood Revitalization
KPMG LLP   Habitat for Humanity International
Kofi Gyebi   Rachel Sprecher
Subject Matter Expert   Executive Director of Partnerships and Development
UPS Capital   Atlanta Public Schools
David Hern   Rashad Stallings
Founder & CEO   Senior Manager of Finance
Sofer Advisors   AT&T
Vandoline Ivey   DeShawn Stevenson
Senior Customer Marketing Manager   Pharmacy Manager
The Coca-Cola Company   Walmart Stores, Inc.
Allyson Jones   Alex Trachtenberg
Lead Visionary and Consultant   Senior Project Manager
Influencers for Change   Southface
Elizabeth Jones   Jacob Tzegaegbe
Research Analyst for Global Asset Allocation   Senior Transporation Policy Consultant
Invesco   City of Atlanta
Joey Kline   Lara Wagner
Associate   Corporate Relations & Strategic Partnership Manager
JLL   United Way of Greater Atlanta
Jordyne Krumroy   Candace Walker
Regional Manager   Director, Crime Laboratory
Welcoming America   Atlanta Police Department
Paul Larkin   Donald Washington
Lead Forensic Scientist III   Vice President, Relationship Manager
Quest Diagnostics   Citigroup
Andrew Leba   Glenn Williams
Associate   Associate
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP   DLA Piper LLP (U.S.)
Chaundra Luckett   Yvonne Williams-Wass
Director of Marketing & Communications   Counsel
CHRIS 180   Verizon Connect
Brittany Marshall   Sigele Winbush
Evaluation Specialist   Communications Director
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation   Westside Future Fund
Cedric Matheny   Nikki Yu
Commercial Real Estate Advisor   Market Strategy & Planning, Restaurant Development
T. Dallas Smith & Company   Chick-fil-A


Applications for the LEAD Atlanta Class of 2020 are closed. Please check back later for updates on the Class of 2021.


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