TO EXTRAORDINARY LEADERS & THE LEAD SIGNATURE CLASS 2019

 
Toast the Best outlines.png
 
 
BRAVO! white outlines.png
 

Thursday, May 30, 2019  |  5:30 - 8:30 PM  |  Norfolk Waterside Marriott

 

JOIN US FOR A CELEBRATION OF LEADERSHIP


Our gala event includes a lively reception, dinner, our Annual Awards Presentation and the SIGNATURE Class Graduation


FIRST CITIZEN OF HAMPTON ROADS
John Reinhart 


JULIAN HIRST DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD
Jeffrey Ainslie


THE VISIONARY LEADERSHIP AWARD
Cynthia Romero, M.D.


 
new-logo-white.png
 

A Program of the Hampton Roads Chamber

 
BRAVO19_Landing.png

 CELEBRATE

Bold Leadership

FIRST CITIZEN
of Hampton Roads

John Reinhart

CEO & Executive Director, Virginia Port Authority

“It’s very satisfying to have the opportunity to watch people grow, to see the organization mature, to create economic vitality for Virginia and to prepare for a better tomorrow.”

—John Reinhart

 
 
 
 
John Port of VA-PARALLAX bubbles copy copy.jpg
 
 

Julian Hirst LEAD Alumni Award

Jeffrey Ainslie

President Sales & Operations
Ainslie Group

The Visionary Leadership Award

Cynthia Romero, M.D.

Director, Brock Institute
EVMS

 

Most sincere APPRECIATION TO OUR

SUPPORTING Sponsors

We Thank you!

BRAVO19-sponsor thanks.png
 

A Program of the Hampton Roads Chamber

(Please click on image or logo to go directly to honoree and sponsor websites)

PRESENTING SPONSOR


 

Platinum SPONSOR

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

distinguished sponsorS

 
 �
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

corporate sponsors

Atlantic Emergency Solutions

Dominion Energy Services, Inc.

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance

Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate

Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.

Nauticus

Norfolk State University

S. B. Ballard Construction Company

Top Guard Security

Tidewater Home Funding, LLC

Newport News Shipbuilding, A Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries

Vandeventer Black LLP

Virginia Maritime Association, Inc.

Waddell & Reed

Wolcott Rivers Gates

 
 
 

A gala celebration of leadership that draws a “who’s who” of the region to toast distinguished regional leaders and the LEAD Hampton Roads Class of 2019.

 

Proceeds benefit LEAD’s MISSION to identify, support and retain the next generation of leadership.

SIGNATURE LEAD

Graduates

BRAVO19-Graduate-awards.png

Class of 2019 Roster

Placed in alphabetical order, click on headshot image for link to email

Tabitha Abnet  Clark Nexsen

Tabitha Abnet

Clark Nexsen

Olya Antle  Wolcott Rivers Gates

Olya Antle

Wolcott Rivers Gates

Jacklyn Banas  Eastern Virginia Medical School

Jacklyn Banas

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Creighton Barnes  Clark Nexsen

Creighton Barnes

Clark Nexsen

 
Bobby Beasley  Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate

Bobby Beasley

Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate

Jessica Bedenbaugh  Portsmouth Economic Development

Jessica Bedenbaugh

Portsmouth Economic Development

Sam Brown  Old Dominion University, Strome College of Business

Sam Brown

Old Dominion University, Strome College of Business

Ashley Bussey  S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co.

Ashley Bussey

S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co.

 
Jared Chalk  City of Norfolk

Jared Chalk

City of Norfolk

Chelsea Copan  TowneBank

Chelsea Copan

TowneBank

Tage Counts  Hampton Roads Chamber

Tage Counts

Hampton Roads Chamber

Chris Davis  Davis Law, PLC

Chris Davis

Davis Law, PLC

 
Courtney Davis  Eastern Sports Management

Courtney Davis

Eastern Sports Management

Jenny Eaton  Vandeventer Black LLP

Jenny Eaton

Vandeventer Black LLP

Brenda Finlayson  Electronic Systems, Inc.

Brenda Finlayson

Electronic Systems, Inc.

Pat Gallagher  Virginia Beach Police Department

Pat Gallagher

Virginia Beach Police Department

 
Jillian Goodwin  Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance

Jillian Goodwin

Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance

Dianne Gordonnn  Rose & Womble Realty Co.

Dianne Gordonnn

Rose & Womble Realty Co.

Amanda Green  Hampton Roads Workforce Council

Amanda Green

Hampton Roads Workforce Council

Kindra Greene  University of Maryland Global Campus

Kindra Greene

University of Maryland Global Campus

 
Lynelle Haugabrook  Town Point Club

Lynelle Haugabrook

Town Point Club

Sarah Hill  Old Dominion University

Sarah Hill

Old Dominion University

Adam Holcombe  Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer, P.C.

Adam Holcombe

Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer, P.C.

John Hollingsworth  Atlantic Emergency Solutions

John Hollingsworth

Atlantic Emergency Solutions

 
Julia Jones  Newport News Shipbuilding

Julia Jones

Newport News Shipbuilding

Steve Jones  U.S. Navy, NAVFAC

Steve Jones

U.S. Navy, NAVFAC

Lauren Kadish  Kaufman & Canoles, PC

Lauren Kadish

Kaufman & Canoles, PC

Shanna Klute  STIHL Inc.

Shanna Klute

STIHL Inc.

 
Ha Koehler  Seventh Point

Ha Koehler

Seventh Point

Troy Lindsey  Dominion Energy

Troy Lindsey

Dominion Energy

Anne Miller  City of Virginia Beach

Anne Miller

City of Virginia Beach

Rhonda Mixer  The Franklin Johnston Group

Rhonda Mixer

The Franklin Johnston Group

 
Corinne Powers  U.S. Coast Guard

Corinne Powers

U.S. Coast Guard

Shawn Reid  Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

Shawn Reid

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

Connie Russell  C. L. Russell Group, LLC

Connie Russell

C. L. Russell Group, LLC

Michael Schwarting  America Strong Events

Michael Schwarting

America Strong Events

 
Jerry Sekerak  SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic

Jerry Sekerak

SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic

Hillary Smith  TowneBank

Hillary Smith

TowneBank

Terry Stevens  Wainwright Real Estate

Terry Stevens

Wainwright Real Estate

Aubrey Thomas  USAA

Aubrey Thomas

USAA

 
Shaune Thomas  The Port of Virginia

Shaune Thomas

The Port of Virginia

Chase Townsend  Commercial Banking Branch Banking & Trust Corporation

Chase Townsend

Commercial Banking Branch Banking & Trust Corporation

Nicolle Vasquez Del Favero  Department of the Navy

Nicolle Vasquez Del Favero

Department of the Navy

Andre Wells  Department of the Navy

Andre Wells

Department of the Navy

 
Harold Williams  Old Dominion University

Harold Williams

Old Dominion University

Tiffany Williams  Virginia Wesleyan University

Tiffany Williams

Virginia Wesleyan University

Terry Woodhouse  Norfolk State University

Terry Woodhouse

Norfolk State University