LEAD Atlanta On the Move

Leaders on the Move

Congratulations to the following LEAD Atlanta alumni on their new jobs, awards, and accolades! 

  • Kimberly Adams LEAD ’08 is now the Director, Global Diversity & Inclusion at Cox Automotive Inc.
  • Kimberly Bourroughs Debrow LEAD ’16 has been appointed as an adjunct professor at the University of Georgia’s School of Law.
  • Kirk Brown LEAD ’15, Ana Maria Martinez LEAD ’12, Kyle Stapleton LEAD ’16, and Eric Teusink LEAD ’11 were honored by the Georgia State University Alumni Association in its first class of distinguished alumni under the age of 40.
  • Jessica Dudley LEAD ’17 now works in Business Development at SalesForce.
  • Lynnette D. Espy-Williams LEAD ‘13 was recently promoted to Chief Diversity Officer at Cozen O'Connor.  Lynne has relocated to the firm's Washington, D.C. office and will continue practicing in the General Litigation Practice Group.
  • Jason Esteves LEAD ’12 now serves as the Board Chair for the Atlanta Board of Education.
  • Lindsey Hardegree LEAD '15 recently completed her Master of Theological Studies from Nashotah House Theological Seminary. She continues to serve as the Executive Director of the Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia.
  • Wendy Ho LEAD ’08 was promoted to Director, Marketing at CNN.
  • Angelica Hurtado LEAD ’10 now works as a Consultant with Systems Evolutions Inc.
  • Kim Jackson LEAD ’17 received a resolution of commendation from the Georgia House of Representatives.
  • Emma Lacey-Bordeaux LEAD ’14 produced a documentary that released on CNN called The Feminist on Cellblock Y.
  • Daniel T. Lentz LEAD '18 joined the board of the Southern Conservation Trust, a land trust conserving over 16,300 acres in Georgia and Tennessee.
  • Ross Knight LEAD ’07 joined the Board of Directors for Atlanta Celebrates Photography, joined the Faculty of Art Institute of Atlanta and is teaching Photojournalism, and is currently working to complete a documentary on Nubian Culture in Egypt.
  • Harold Martin LEAD ’12 and his company Fresh Hospitality recently bought local Atlanta chain, Taco Mac, from the now former owners who were based in Dallas, Texas.
  • Lindsay Mason LEAD '18 is now the Director, Corporate Philanthropy at the Council on Foundations.
  • Tiffany McKenzie LEAD ‘16 opened her second location of Vibe Ride in Grant Park in the new Larkin on Memorial Development.
  • Adria Perez LEAD ’12 was honored by Atlanta Magazine​ as one of its "2018 Women Making a Mark."
  • Slma Shelbayah LEAD ’18 recently launched a communication consulting business called Shelbayah Consulting.
  • Ryan Shepard LEAD ’15 is now serving as President of Purpose Built Schools Atlanta.
  • Everett Steele LEAD ’14 serves as Chief of Staff to Andre Dickens ’16, who holds Post 3 At-Large for the Atlanta City Council.
  • Eric Teusink LEAD ’11 was recently appointed as an Adjunct Professor at Georgia State College of Law where he will teach a course in Real Estate Transactions.
  • Sabina Vayner LEAD ’14 joined Greenberg Traurig LLP as Of Counsel in the Entertainment Law Group.
  • John Walker LEAD ‘05 has launched Chirp, a next-generation integrated marketing, communications, digital and PR agency focused on helping B2B and technology companies reach their full potential.
  • Congratulations to our LEAD Atlanta Alumni who are now members of the incoming Leadership Atlanta Class of 2019!
    • Chris Appleton LEAD ‘13
    • Andrew Chang LEAD ‘07
    • Edwin Chang LEAD ‘08
    • Kevin Gooch LEAD ‘13
    • Harold Martin LEAD ‘12
    • Addison Meriwether LEAD '09
    • Mitchell Reiner LEAD ‘15
  • Congratulations to these alumni who made the list as a Super Lawyer, Georgia Rising Star for 2018! The Super Lawyers directory is an index of attorneys who exhibit excellence in the practice of law.
  • Eric Barton LEAD ‘11
  • Stacey Evans LEAD ‘07
  • Patrick Fagan LEAD ‘13
  • Joel Feldman LEAD ‘14
  • Tony C. Jones LEAD ‘17
  • Amy Michaelson Kelly LEAD ‘15
  • Tiffany McKenzie LEAD ‘16
  • Adria Perez LEAD ‘12
  • Vincent Russo LEAD ‘13
  • Jessica Stern LEAD ‘17
  • Sachin Varghese LEAD ‘14
  • Sabina Vayner LEAD ‘14
  • W. Matthew Wilson LEAD ‘17
  • Eliyahu Wolfe LEAD ‘16

Let us share your good news! Please send your announcements and updates to Christie Sithiphone, Director of Programs, at LEADAtlanta@leadershipatlanta.org.


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


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