Leadership Brentwood will begin its 31st year with a 21-person class of community and business leaders. The program, sponsored by the nonprofit branch of the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce, Inc., aims to help local leaders become more involved in the Brentwood community.
“We are thrilled with this year’s applicants and their enthusiasm to be a part of our program,” Josh Stewart, chairman of the Brentwood Leadership Board, said in a press release.
“We look forward to meeting each of them and seeing them use their leadership skills to make an impact in the Brentwood community this year and for many years to come.”
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This year’s class includes leaders from a variety of industries, such as technology consulting, marketing and finance. Several development-related companies, such as architecture, engineering and real estate, will send representatives.
Here’s the 2023 Brentwood leadership class:
- Leigh Braswell, The SquareFoot, Inc. (Real estate)
- Meg Chamblee, Udig (technology consultancy)
- Paula Chilton, Williamson County Schools
- Karen Clark, FirstBank (financial)
- James Colvin, city of Brentwood
- Randall Dodds, tractor supply company (agriculture)
- Andrew Hackett, Smith Seckman Reid (engineering consultancy)
- Maddie Hicks, John P. Holt Brentwood Library
- Steck Johnson, healthcare solutions team (healthcare)
- Amanda Jones, RaganSmith (development company)
- Derek Martin, American builders (construction)
- BK Muvvala, MMR Senior Alliance Corporation (healthcare)
- Jessi McRoy O’Brien, Churchill Mortgage (Financial)
- Kathy Olen, Atticus brand partners (music marketing)
- Zach Parrott, TMPartners (architecture)
- Martin Plumlee, Plumlee & Associates (recruitment)
- Sarah VanWormer, City of Brentwood
- Ben Wheeler, First Horizon Bank (financier)
- Terry White, Wilson Bank & Trust (financiers)
- Julia Zade, Pierce Public Relations (Marketing)
- Claudia ZuaZua, Williamson, Inc.
The program begins with a two-day retreat in August. Participants work through a nine-month program with seven full-day sessions, service projects, and a graduation in April.
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