Current Leadership Atlanta Class


The core of Leadership Atlanta's programming is our signature nine-month, executive-level series. We choose approximately 85 established leaders each year to represent a broad cross-section of metro Atlanta. Through retreats, full-day seminars, service projects, discussion groups and community tours, members explore critical community issues, examine themselves as leaders and build relationships of trust and mutual understanding.

Class of 2020

T.J. Abrams   Tricia Kinney      
Global Head of Brand and Commercial Performance,    Vice President & Deputy General Counsel
Holiday Inn and avid hotels   Kimberly-Clark Corporation
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)    
    Trudy Kremer
Elaine Armstrong     Partner
Vice President of Marketing   Jackson Spalding
Goodwill of North Georgia    
    Atticus LeBlanc
 PJ Bain     Chief Executive Officer  
Chief Executive Officer   PadSplit, Inc
PrimeRevenue, Inc.    
    Scott Light
Nancy Baughan   Executive Vice President - Packaging & Cellulose Segment
Partner    Georgia Pacific
Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs, LLP    
    Marian Liou      
Ashley Bell   Founder and Executive Director
Regional Administrator, Region IV   We Love BuHi
U.S. Small Business Administration    
    Stan Little
Nell Benn    President, SunTrust Foundation Inc.
Chief Executive Officer     SunTrust Bank
Agape Youth & Family Center    
    Dawn Luke        
 Mark Berry   Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer      
Vice President of Environmental & Natural Resources   Invest Atlanta
Georgia Power Company    
    Jeff Maggs
Gary Brantley       Managing Director
Chief Information Officer       Brunner
City of Atlanta    
    Richard Makerson           
Jennifer Johnson Burns   Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner
Senior Vice President, U.S. Legal   BlueFletch Mobile
Equifax, Inc.    
    Charles Maxell
Mary Schmidt Campbell   Managing Director, Resident Sales Director
President    AON
Spelman College    
    Michael McConnell         
Andrew Cathy   Chief Executive Officer  
Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer
Chick-fil-A, Inc.    
    Jennifer McKeehan
Jerry Chang   Vice President, Supply Chain
Senior Managing Director and Partner   The Home Depot
Ankura Consulting Group, LLC    
    Peter McKnight 
Kris Christy   Head of School 
Vice President, Georgia Community Affairs   Charles R. Drew Charter School
Wells Fargo    
    Steve Mensch
Shawn Cole     President & General Manager Studio Operations
Vice President, Cargo      Tyler Perry Studios
Delta Air Lines    
    Stefanie Miller  
Lisa Collins   Senior Vice President/General Manager
 Partner   The Coca-Cola Company
Baker & Hostetler LLP    
    Clyde Mize
Gretchen Corbin   Partner
President & Chief Executive Officer   Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP
Georgia Lottery Corporation    
    Gairy Moore      
 Bryant Cornett   Partner 
President / Founder     Deloitte & Touche LLP
DTSpade - Specialized Real Estate    
    Jill Morrisey
Richard Cox   Chief Executive Officer
Vice President of Operations   Camp Twin Lakes
Cox Automotive    
    Sara Prince
Chandra Davis     Partner
Partner    McKinsey & Company
The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis, LLC    
    Chris Pumphrey 
 Deron Davis   Executive Director          
Executive Director, Georgia   Douglas County Economic Development Authority
The Nature Conservancy    
    Erik Rathke
Karen Doolittle   Senior Vice President
Principal   Citigroup
    Tameka Rish      
Pam Driesell    Vice President of Corporate Partnerships
    Arthur Blank Family of Business
Darion Dunn    
Managing Partner   Brenda Lopez Romero
Atlantica Properties   State Representative
    Georgia General Assembly
Roderick Edmond          
Managing Partner   Maria Saporta   
 Edmond, Lindsay, & Atkins, LLP   Owner
              Mike Schleifer
    Managing Director
    Alliance Theatre, Woodruff Arts Center
Mark Feinberg    
Managing Partner   Rob Schreiner    
Feinberg Capital Advisors   Executive Vice President              
    WellStar Health System
Eric Glidewell        
Partner    Jim Schroder
Womble Bond Dickinson (US), LLP   Partner and Chief Financial Officer
    TriBridge Residential
Talbert Hill    
Founder and Chief Executive Officer   Ted Schwartz     
The Goddard School(s)/Preschool Solutions Inc.   Partner 
    Joel and Granot Real Estate
Raphael Holloway               
Chief Executive Officer     Thad Sheely       
Gateway Center   Chief Operating Officer 
    Atlanta Hawks
Yendelela Neely Holston    
Partner/ Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer   Jason Shefrin
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP   Chief Supply Chain Officer
Zenith Houston     
Director, Posse Atlanta   Wendy Silliman 
The Posse Foundation     Partner 
    Troutman Sanders
Sarah Hsi    
Chief Information Officer   Randall Slaughter
United Way of Greater Atlanta   Fire Chief
    City of Atlanta
John Hudson          
Executive Vice President                 Gary Stewart     
Southern Company Gas   Physician            
    Resurgens Orthopaedics
Faraz Iqbal             
Chief Operating Officer    Jennifer Stolarski
Naranga   Chief Assistant District Attorney
    DeKalb County District Attorney
Conn Jackson    
Chief Executive Officer   Nonet Sykes      
Inspire One   Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer            
    Atlanta Beltline, Inc.
Mary-Campbell Jenkins    
Executive Vice President/Co-Owner   Herman Taylor
The Arbor Company   Professor & Director of Cardiovascular Research Institute
    Morehouse School of Medicine
Quinnie Jenkins    
Manager of National Partnerships   Brian Tolleson   
Southwest Airlines   Chief Executive Officer  
    Lexicon Strategies and BARK BARK
Kwame Johnson                  
President & Chief Executive Officer            Adam Walker    
Big Brothers Big Sisters Metro Atlanta   Chief Executive Officer  
    Sideways 8 Interactive
Michelle Jones    
Chief Development Officer   Mitchell Walker
Money Management International   Professor of Aerospace Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology
Natalie Keng         
Chief Executive Officer     Dave Ward
Chinese Southern Belle   Chief Executive Officer & President
    Tommy Nobis Center
Bernice King    
Chief Executive Officer   Jennifer Warner              
The King Center   President & Chief Executive Officer
    Fernbank Museum of Natural History


The application for the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2021 is now closed. 


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