Leadership Cobb, a leadership development project of the Cobb Chamber announced 54 new participants for the 2023-2024 class.
According to the announcement, “Founded in 1983, Leadership Cobb brings together diverse business and community leaders for a 10-month journey focused on personal and professional growth. The program accomplishes this through leadership training, teambuilding, and educational experiences highlighting our community’s greatest success stories and most significant ongoing challenges.”
The upcoming class members are:
CROFT & Associates
Johnson & Alday, LLC
Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC
Genuine Parts Company
Cobb Travel & Tourism
Law Office Of Daniel Crumby
Impact Development Management
Georgia Institute of Technology
Marietta City Schools
Cobb County Board of Commissioners
Smyrna Parks and Recreation
Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC.
City of Kennesaw
Cobb Chamber of Commerce
SCANA Energy/IGS Energy
GeoHydro Engineers, Inc
TK Elevator Corporation
Heritage Funeral Home and Chapel, The Venue Marietta, Mega Prints and Props
LGE Community Credit Union
Cobb & Douglas Public Health
Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice
Pine Mountain Middle School
Cobb County Sheriff Office
Cobb Community Foundation
Cox Media Group Atlanta (WSBTV)
Kennesaw State University
City of Marietta
Congressman Loudermilk’s Office
Tyler Perry Studios
Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre
Wellstar Health System
Atlanta Communities, Teasley Homes Real Estate
According to the press release:
“Betsy Madrerohon, Capital City Bank, and Brain Marcos, City of Smyrna Fire Department, will be Co-Chairs for the 2023-2024 program year. Jennifer New, Mount Paran Christian School, and Greg Mize, Atlanta Braves, will be the Vice Co-Chairs for the 2023-2024 program year. The 2023-2024 class theme is “Ignite Your Passion.”
“The Leadership Cobb class of 2024’s Yearlong Presenting Sponsor is Kennesaw State University Executive MBA Program; and Legacy Sponsors, Walton Communities, Genuine Parts Company, Croy Engineering. For more information about Leadership Cobb, contact Kai Lawrence at 770-859-2346 or email@example.com.”
About the Cobb Chamber
The Cobb Chamber, incorporated with the state as the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce, is the largest business organization in the county.
The President and CEO of the Cobb Chamber is Sharon Mason, the Chief Operating Officer is Dana Johnson, and the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors is Britt Fleck.
Projects of the Cobb Chamber include Cobb Executive Women, Cobb Young Professionals, and the Area Councils: Cumberland, East Cobb, Marietta, Northwest Cobb (Acworth, Kennesaw, West Cobb), Smyrna and South Cobb.
On its website the Cobb Chamber promotes itself as follows:
As one of the most influential business advocacy organizations in Georgia and one of the top three chambers in the nation, the Cobb Chamber is dedicated to bringing the community and its leaders together to create jobs and strengthen the economy and quality of life so businesses and the community can achieve more.
Who We Are: We are a community of businesses working together to advance a vibrant economy.
Why We Do It: When businesses thrive, communities flourish.
What We Do (Our Mission): Together, with diverse partnerships, we:
- Attract, recruit and retain jobs.
- Help companies start, grow and prosper.
- Advocate and collaborate to enhance our state’s business climate.
- Connect members to opportunities, new networks, and resources.
- Develop workforce and support education.
- Cultivate current and future leaders.