TO EXTRAORDINARY LEADERS & THE LEAD SIGNATURE CLASS 2019

 
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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.





 
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A Program of the Hampton Roads Chamber

 
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To purchase a corporate table or tickets contact: 

 Angela Blackwell Carter    

Executive Director, LEAD Hampton Roads Vice President, Leadership Development            

Hampton Roads Chamber   

757-664-2528 | acarter@hrchamber.com

 

Alexis Epps 

Program Coordinator, LEAD Hampton Roads

757-664-2529 |  aepps@hrchamber.com

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

 
 
 
 
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Celebrate Bold Leadership

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Julian Hirst LEAD Alumni Award

Jeffrey Ainslie

President Sales & Operations
Ainslie Group

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The Visionary Leadership Award

Cynthia Romero, M.D.

Director, Brock Institute
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Most sincere APPRECIATION TO OUR

SUPPORTING Sponsors

We Thank you!

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A Program of the Hampton Roads Chamber

PRESENTING SPONSOR


 

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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

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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

 
 

TO PURCHASE A CORPORATE TABLE or TICKETS CONTACT: 

 Angela Blackwell Carter    

Executive Director, LEAD Hampton Roads Vice President, Leadership Development            

Hampton Roads Chamber   

757-664-2528 | acarter@hrchamber.com

 

Alexis Epps 

Program Coordinator, LEAD Hampton Roads

757-664-2529 |  aepps@hrchamber.com