Leadership Shelby County welcomes Class of 2014

Published 4:37 pm Thursday, September 19, 2013



Alumni and board members of Leadership Shelby County recently welcomed its Class of 2014 during an Aug. 29 reception at the Hoover campus of Jefferson State Community College.

Leadership Shelby County is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization. Established in 1994, the program provides an opportunity for individuals to gain exposure to the integral components of Shelby County, according to an LSC press release. Once a month from October-May, participants attend full-day sessions on a high-priority topic concerning Shelby County.

The latest group of area leaders to embark on the Leadership Shelby experience includes: Matt Adams, Raymond James; Jamie Bessette, University of Montevallo; Mark Bishop, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office; Allison Boyd, Shelby County District Attorney’s Office; Amy Bradley, Pipelines, LLC; Alan Brown, Shelby County Reporter; Way Brunson, Walter Energy, Inc.; Jennifer Chappell, SafeHouse of Shelby County; Brian Crumpton, UNIVAR; Andy Easterling, GrandView Financial Group, LLC; Rhonda Elmore, YMCA-Alabaster; Ashley Ferguson, Energen Corporation; Glenn Fogel, Red Mountain Technology, Inc.; Jim Garnett, Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum; Chris Grace, Barge, Waggoner, Sumner & Cannon; Terry Gray, First Response; Marty Handlon, Mayor, City of Alabaster; Vanessa Joiner-Hand, New York Community Bank-Home Mortgage; Sean Kendrick, City of Calera Fire Dept.; Toni King, St. Vincent’s One Nineteen; Herman Lehman, City of Montevallo; Rusty Lowe, Hoover Department of Fire and Medical Services; Kim Mashego, Shelby County Department of Human Resources; Katie McDowell, Shelby County Reporter; Mary McKenzie, Shelby Humane Society; Alan Miller, Shelby County District Attorney’s Office; Samuetta Primus Nesbitt, United Way; Suzanne Ozment, University of Montevallo; Jeff Purvis, A.C. Legg, Inc.; Kristi Sayers, Shelby County Schools; Mandy Schwarting, Alagasco; Diane Seales, Community Volunteer; Myra Shaw, Childcare Resources; Susan Staniszewski, Shelby Baptist Medical Center; Keith Strickland, Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood; Terri Tucker, Alabama Power Co.; Mike Vest, Shelby County Commission.