Meet the Class, Leadership Augusta 2020

Staff Report From Augusta CEO

Monday, August 26th, 2019

During an evening reception held Thursday, August 22nd, Leadership Augusta Alumni and members of the community were invited to meet the members of the newest class of Leadership Augusta.  After an intense selection process, 38 individuals, representing a wide variety of businesses and industries within the Greater Augusta region, were chosen as members of the Leadership Augusta Class of 2020.  The selection process is always difficult due to the large number of applicants and highly qualified individuals who apply.  The Leadership Augusta Class of 2020 will be led by Leadership Augusta Alumni and 2020 Class Chair Lauren Dallas, Executive Director of Turn Back the Block.  Congratulations to the following members of the 2020 Class:

Aaliyah L. Wylie                         Augusta Office Solutions

Adrienne A. Guy                        Augusta Technical College

Amanda Pennington                District Attorney's Office

Judge Amanda N. Heath          Augusta Circuit Juvenile Court

Angela Harben                           Goodwill Industries

Ashley White                             Augusta University

Dr. Carmelita C. Eburuche       ADP

Cherish B. Geter                       WJBF-TV

Christopher Curry                     Georgia Cancer Center

Elizabeth B. James                    Wier/Stewart

Erin Slade                                    First Community Bank

Geoffrey A. Alls                         Office of General Counsel

Gould Hagler II                           Sanford, Bruker & Banks

Grace Helms                              SRP Federal Credit Union

Holton L. Brinson                      Jordan Trotter

Jared T Williams                         The Hawk Firm

Jay Al Hashimi                            Shifa Care Clinic

Jeffrey A. Wilson                       Sherman and Hemstreet

Joe L. Webber                           AU Health

John C. Waller                            City of Grovetown

John Robertson                        RW Allen

Kari Viola-Brooke                      Child Enrichment.

Kelsey T. Henderson                Augusta Utilities

Kevin Netherton                       TaxSlayer

Dr. Kristie L. Searcy                   Augusta Technical College

Matthew Padgett                     Huggins Peil

Patrick Elliot Sutter                  MCBS, LLC

Patrick Wells                              Piedmont Landscape Management

Robert (Kyle) Titus                   Goodwyn Mills Cawood

Robert S. Clifton                        Clifton Construction

Roberta P. Patterson               Southern Company

Sandy S. Helling                        Girl Scouts

Sasha S. Catlett                          Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce

Shalanda Morris                        Universal Plumbing

Tianna M. Bias                           District Attorney's Office

Todd E. Gay                                 Georgia Cyber Center

Vahe Heboyan                           Augusta University

Leadership Augusta is a professional development program started more than 30 years ago with the goal of identifying and educating current and potential community leaders in the CSRA.  Since its inception, over 1,200 individuals have completed the Leadership Augusta program, acquiring the skills, knowledge, and passion necessary to participate fully in the life of this community.  The program brings together individuals ranging from corporate executives and entrepreneurs to educators, non-profit managers and public servants.  These individuals create lasting networks that are essential to creating a vital, positive community for current and future generations.  Leadership Augusta continues to be a vital part of the overall effort to ensure that the pool of talent from which the community can draw its future leaders continues to be renewed.