McKINNEY (July 20, 2016) — Leadership McKinney is proud to announce the Class of 2017 to launch the program's 29th year. Twenty-nine community members begin their adventure on Aug. 4 at the annual New Class Orientation & Alumni Reception, hosted and sponsored by The Body Shop Collision Repair.
These new class members will eventually join the elite alumni network, now over 500 strong, with a renewed sense of community responsibility. During the upcoming months, they will immerse themselves in McKinney as they have never done before and experience a challenging educational experience designed to equip them for a future that is constantly changing.
Congratulations to the Leadership McKinney Class of 2017 – Let the Adventure Begin!
|Kyle Armstrong||Baylor Scott & White Medical Center|
|Leroy Armstrong||First Baptist McKinney|
|Kelly Buettner||Botsford Financial Group|
|Dusti Calander||Calander Wealth Management|
|Alex Camacho||Baptist Immigration Center|
|Stephanie Carrington||Independent Bank|
|Amy Clendening-Wheeler||Jr. League of Collin County|
|Jodie Flannery||The Nash Group Real Estate|
|Dee-dee Guerra||McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau|
|Andrea Harvey||BB & T|
|Beth Hensley||HagenPowell Team – Keller Williams|
|Jason Hernandez||GraceToGrow / Jay Kellogg|
|Ashley Holley||Emerson Process Management|
|Mary Klentzman||Cornerstone Ranch|
|Donna Loughmiller||Community Volunteer|
|Michelle Millen||Collin College|
|Brandon Opiela||City of McKinney|
|Rory Payne||Castle Senior Benefits|
|Richard Peters||Baylor Scott & White Medical Center|
|La’Shadion Shemwell||J’s Barber Shop/Baylor Scott & White Medical Ctr.|
|John Summers||Medical Center of McKinney|
|Mark Turman||Crosspoint Church|
|Chad Walker||McKinney Economic Development Corp|
|Elinor Williams||McKinney Housing Authority|
|Taylor Willingham||The Willingham Law Firm|
|Joshua Winsor||RW Properties|
|Robin Woodall||McKinney Chamber of Commerce|
About Leadership McKinney
Leadership McKinney is a program of the McKinney Chamber of Commerce that has been providing leadership training since its inception in 1988. Based on a curriculum that combines personal leadership skills training and an awareness of the McKinney community, this challenging educational experience provides participants the opportunity to engage in dialogue with leaders and field specific experts on relevant community issues. This nationally-recognized program has over 500 program alumni representing all sectors of the community. They strive to put community trusteeship into action by combining inclusiveness, collaborative decision making, personal responsibility and visioning. Leadership McKinney’s Mission: Engaging leaders today for a stronger community tomorrow. Visit the Leadership page on the Chamber’s website for more information.
About the McKinney Chamber of Commerce
The McKinney Chamber of Commerce is an advocate for the McKinney business community and proudly serves as the unified business voice of McKinney. The Chamber, which celebrated its Centennial in 2014, represents over 40,000 employees from more than 1,200 business investors in McKinney and throughout the North Texas region. With a rich heritage of leadership and collaboration, the Chamber works in concert with the City of McKinney, community partners and the corporate community to promote, advocate for and expand business. Through McKinneyChamber.com, McKinneyOnline.com and associated social media pages and feeds, the McKinney Chamber markets the community’s advantages as the foremost location for doing business and to keep a growing community connected. You can find the McKinney Chamber of Commerce on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.