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Leadership Lawrence Announces Class of 2022-2023

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. – August 24, 2022 – Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Lawrence Class of 2022-2023 convened on August 15th to kick off the 31st class year of Leadership Lawrence.

Leadership Lawrence is a professional development opportunity that broadens perspectives and allows participants to gain increased understanding of the community dynamics and public issues. The class consists of those who live or work in Lawrence County and develops their leadership skills and knowledge of the county they serve.

The class entails nine sessions though out the year that includes Lawrence County history, local and state government, and personal and community development, along with other topics that pertain to life in Lawrence County. The class spent their first session on an overnight retreat to Pickwick Landing and focused on getting to know each other and team building. Lee Boyd, Communications Director of Lawrenceburg Utility Systems, and Kate Archer, Executive Assistant of Kid’s Place – A Child Advocacy Center, were the facilitators of the retreat and proctored all of the activities that the class participated in. Keeli Allen, VP of Community Development of Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, will serve as the director of the program.

Leadership Lawrence’s Class of 2022-2023

Rob Alford, Special Industry Training and Evening Coordinator, Tennessee College of Applied Technology

Shaylee Burleson, Director of Growth and Outreach, Southern Tennessee Regional Health System, Lawrenceburg

Cody Cabaniss, Realtor, Keller Williams Real Estate

Trea Dunnavant, Director, Lawrence County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, Sponsored by Evers Construction

Rebecca Elkins, Cashier, Lawrenceburg Utilities Systems

Brittany Friedlein, Executive Assistant, Lawrence County Executive’s Office

Kelcy Gang, Deputy Register, Lawrence County Register of Deeds Office

Amanda Hunt, Insurance Agent, Markus Insurance Agency, Inc.

Corey Jewell, Mechanical Design Engineer, DRM, LLC

Brendon Kirby, Vaccination Supervisor, Aviagen

Michelle Koenig, Dean for Access, Retention, and Regional Services, Columbia State Community College

Jacob Laws, Personal Banker, First Farmers

Charlsi Legendre, Executive Director, Kid’s Place – A Child Advocacy Center, Sponsored by Christensen Transport

Lee Mckissack, Field Services Supervisor, Loretto Telecom

Karen Niedergeses, Executive Director, The Shelter Inc., Sponsored by Modine Manufacturing

Kelly Odom, Grant Accountant, Lawrence County Office of Accounts and Budgets

Brenda Perry, Affiliate Broker, ReMax Pros

Emma Roberson, Marketing Manager, Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce

Landon Saunders, Owner, Cloud 9 Wireless, LLC

Victoria Shepherd, Relationship Banker, First Horizon Bank

Paden Smith, Accounting Manager, Doss Brothers Construction

Hannah Beth Smith, Customer Care Specialist, CapStar Bank

Heather Tidwell, Human Resource Manager, Graphic Packaging

Melanie Williams, Loan Processor, Bank of Frankewing

Rance Wright, Assistant Operations Manager, AllSource Logistics

About the Chamber

The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is a network of businesses, industries, local governments, utilities, and private citizens that are committed to improving the quality of life in Lawrence County, Tennessee through economic development, community development, tourism marketing, and workforce development.