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.

Class of 2019

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
Director   Senior Manager of Finance
Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services, LLC   AT&T
Vandoline Ivey   DeShawn Stevenson
Senior Customer Marketing Manager   Pharmacy Manager
The Coca-Cola Company   Walmart Stores, Inc.
Allyson Jones   Alex Trachtenberg
Senior Manager,    Senior Project Manager
Corporate Social Responsibility   Southface
Atlanta Hawks    
    Jacob Tzegaegbe
Elizabeth Jones   Senior Transporation Policy Consultant
Research Analyst for Global Asset Allocation   City of Atlanta
    Lara Wagner
Joey Kline   Corporate Partnerships Manager
Associate   Hands On Atlanta
    Candace Walker
Jordyne Krumroy   Director, Crime Laboratory
Regional Manager   Atlanta Police Department
Welcoming America    
    Donald Washington
Paul Larkin   Vice President, Relationship Manager
Lead Forensic Scientist III   Citigroup
Quest Diagnostics    
    Glenn Williams
Andrew Leba   Associate
Associate   DLA Piper LLP (U.S.)
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP    
    Yvonne Williams-Wass
Chaundra Luckett   Counsel
Director of Marketing & Communications   Verizon Connect
CHRIS 180    
    Sigele Winbush
Brittany Marshall   Communications Director
Evaluation Specialist   Westside Future Fund
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation    
    Nikki Yu
Cedric Matheny   Project Manager
Commercial Real Estate Advisor   Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD)
T. Dallas Smith & Company    


Applications for the LEAD Atlanta Class of 2020 are now open. Submit your application by February 18, 2019.


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