ROUND ROCK, Texas – The Round Rock Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Partnership is pleased to announce the 2014 – 2015 Leadership Round Rock participants. Leadership Round Rock consists of eight, full-day sessions each month from October through May, plus an orientation session which will be held in September. The current class is a diverse group of business leaders from the community.
The 2015 Class consists of:
Marci Braden, Independent Bank
Shayne Eddleman, efg&m
Valerie Francois, City of Round Rock
Nancy Guenther, Aspire Vision Care
Geeta Halley, Round Rock Public Library
Lori Hamilton, Liquidation Channel
Evan Hays, Georgetown Title
Jennifer Henderson, Hagood Engineering
Dana Keesey, St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center
Tim Kriegel, Brookshire Insurance
Serita Lacasse, Drive a Senior
Dr. Omar Lopez, Texas State University – Round Rock
Jim Machajewski, Dell, Inc.
Chad McDowell, City of Round Rock
Ryan McGahey, Realty Force
Brian Morse, Scott & White Healthcare – Round Rock
Melissa Myers, Boys Scouts of America
Courtney Neilson, City of Round Rock
Kim Pesantes, Citizens National Bank
Eric Ratzman, Halff Associates
Michelle Rocha, Round Rock Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Partnership
Melissa Russom, Dell, Inc.
Selicia Sanchez, ThinkGroup Austin
Heather Smith, Keller Williams Realty
Jonathan Wagner, Studio 16:19
“This year’s class is an incredible group of dedicated leaders who are committed to making our community a better place,” said Andy Webb, Leadership Round Rock Planning Committee Chairman.
Leadership Round Rock is designed to help current and emerging leaders understand the dynamics of the community and the role leadership plays in its long-term success. Graduates emerge from the program with an unprecedented level of community awareness as well as insights that they can apply in the workplace. Past participants are serving in roles ranging from CEOs to elected officials. The program sets the tone for responding to change by challenging participants to identify their own passions, take ownership of their surroundings, and get involved in making a difference.
“Throughout the year, Leadership Round Rock immerses participants into the community. They learn a tremendous amount about how decisions are made and how their leadership will impact our area for years to come,” said Shontel Mays, Vice President of Events & Investor Engagement.
About the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Partnership
The Round Rock Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Partnership is one of the largest and most active business organizations in Central Texas. Its approximately 1,000 investors collectively employ more than 25,000 people in the area. It is also the region’s only accredited chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. For more information, visit www.roundrockchamber.org or contact the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Partnership.