Leadership Cobb Announces Its 2024 Class

Tuesday, June 27th, 2023

Leadership Cobb, the Cobb Chamber’s premier leadership development program, has selected 54 new participants for the 2023-2024 class. 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.

Congratulations to the members of the 2024 Class:

Roy Acree

Croy Engineering

Anna Adams

CROFT & Associates

Corbin Adams

Walton Communities

John Alday

Johnson & Alday, LLC

Rachael Barron

Effective Students

Irene Barton

Cobb Collaborative 

William Birmingham

Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC

Brett Brubaker

Genuine Parts Company

Lindsey Burruss

Cobb Travel & Tourism

Daniel Crumby

Law Office Of Daniel Crumby

Matt Dale

Impact Development Management

Shannon Drake

Aveanna Healthcare

LaTrese Ferguson

Georgia Institute of Technology

Chris Fiore

Marietta City School 

Keli Gambrill

Cobb County Board of Commissioners

Richard Garland

Smyrna Parks and Recreation

Zach Gordon

Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC.

Becca Graham

City of Kennesaw

Katie Guice

Cobb Chamber of Commerce

Alisha Hargett

SCANA Energy/IGS Energy

Lisa Hendley

SouthState Bank

Brian Ingram

GeoHydro Engineers, Inc

Jenny Jang

TK Elevator Corporation

Heather Johnson


Kara Johnson

Heritage Funeral Home and Chapel, The Venue Marietta, Mega Prints and Props

Jeff Kelley

Colliers International

Murali Krishnan

LGE Community Credit Union

Lamar Lewis

Atlanta Braves

Keith Mack

CIM Group 

Brittany Malone

Lockheed Martin

Jazmyn McCloud

Cobb & Douglas Public Health

Michael McNeely

Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

David Nelson

Pine Mountain Middle School

Tori O’Bryant

Northside Hospital 

Craig Owens

Cobb County Sheriff Office

Shelly Owens

Cobb Community Foundation

Smith Peck

HUB International 

Jennifer Peinado

Cobb EMC

Brett Player

Play, LLC

Condace Pressley

Cox Media Group Atlanta (WSBTV)

Tyler Reinagel

Kennesaw State University

Cheryl Richardson

City of Marietta

Jesslyn Rollins


Chase Sanger

Congressman Loudermilk’s Office

Kanika Sloan

NCR Corporation

Kathryn Smith

Walton Birch

Jared Speaks

Tyler Perry Studios

Gray Stoner

Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre

Kim Taaca

Wellstar Health System

Sam Teasley

Atlanta Communities, Teasley Homes Real Estate

Jenna Watson

Emory University 

Kevin Wildes

Accenture LLP


Courtnee Williams

Georgia Power


Paige Zuchegno



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 protected].