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   Elizabeth Randall
Judicial Law Clerk   Director of Innovation
U.S. Department of Justice   Turner
Greg Davis   Mitchell Robinson
Vice President/Market Manager   Associate
Davis Broadcasting Inc.   Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Saira Draper   Ariana Santiago
Senior Attorney   U.S. Alumni Lead
Southern Poverty Law Center   Generation
Brien Faucett   Anurag Sharda
Senior Specialist, Corporate Social    Senior Development Manager
Responsibility   Secureworks Inc.
Cox Enterprises    
    Aarti Sharma
Sasha Friedman   Vice President of New School Development
Product Marketing Associate   Georgia Charter Schools Association
    Nikky Shotwell
Evangeline George   Pediatric Dentist/Owner
Public Affairs Manager, Southeast   Kids Dental Studio
Uber Technologies, Inc.    
    Suneet Sidhu
Christopher Gilmore   Senior Managing Associate
Of Counsel   Dentons U.S. LLP
Townsend & Lockett, LLC    
    April Sinha
Kyle Goldich   Southeast Region and Atlanta Office 
Director, Corporate Strategy   Strategic Operations and Relationship Manager
KPMG LLP   Accenture LLP
Kofi Gyebi   Catherine Slocum
Subject Matter Expert   Senior Program Specialist, Neighborhood Revitalization
UPS Capital   Habitat for Humanity International
David Hern   Rachel Sprecher
Director   Executive Director of Partnerships and Development
Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services, LLC   Atlanta Public Schools
Vandoline Ivey   Rashad Stallings
Senior Customer Marketing Manager   Senior Manager of Finance
The Coca-Cola Company   AT&T
Allyson Jones   DeShawn Stevenson
Senior Manager,    Pharmacy Manager
Corporate Social Responsibility   Walmart Stores, Inc.
Atlanta Hawks    
    Alex Trachtenberg
Elizabeth Jones   Senior Project Manager
Research Analyst for Global Asset Allocation   Southface
    Jacob Tzegaegbe
Joey Kline   Senior Transporation Policy Consultant
Associate   City of Atlanta
    Lara Wagner
Jordyne Krumroy   Corporate Partnerships Manager
Regional Manager   Hands On Atlanta
Welcoming America    
    Candace Walker
Paul Larkin   Director, Crime Laboratory
Lead Forensic Scientist III   Atlanta Police Department
Quest Diagnostics    
    Donald Washington
Andrew Leba   Vice President, Relationship Manager
Associate   Citigroup
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP    
    Glenn Williams
Chaundra Luckett   Associate
Director of Marketing & Communications   DLA Piper LLP (U.S.)
CHRIS 180    
    Yvonne Williams-Wass
Brittany Marshall   Counsel
Evaluation Specialist   Verizon Connect
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation    
    Sigele Winbush
Cedric Matheny   Communications Director
Commercial Real Estate Advisor   Westside Future Fund
T. Dallas Smith & Company    
    Nikki Yu
    Project Manager
    Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD)


Applications for the LEAD Atlanta Class of 2020 will open in January 2019. Stay tuned!


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