We are excited to recognize 30 years of Leadership Raleigh at a special event on June 4. After the class graduation and Hall of Fame induction, alumni from all classes will be invited to attend the 30th Anniversary Celebration from 5:30 --  8 p.m. at the North Carolina Museum of Art. Interested in getting your business name out to this audience by sponsoring this marque event? Contact Greg McNamara today to learn about sponsorship opportunities. Click here to register. 

eventsFeatured Chamber Events    


Legislative Reception | March 4

Make plans to attend this annual reception with members of the North Carolina General Assembly, Council of State, and key elected officials. Register today to take advantage of this networking opportunity. You can register on the Chamber's website


Women's Leadership Conference  | March 12

Join hundreds of professional women at this half-day educational and networking conference, which features a keynote from Susan Packard, co-founder and former COO of HGTV. This conference is perfect for seasoned leaders and professional women ready to take the next step in their careers. Learn more here 

callLeadership Raleigh 31 Class Recruitment --  Call for Candidates    


We are currently recruiting for the 31st class of Leadership Raleigh---- and we want your help. Identify the rising stars in your organization and help promote the program to those in the community who would benefit from the experience. Information, dates, and the 2015 application are available on our website. Our first information session is scheduled for March 31. Applications are due by May 31

promoThe No. 1 Thing Holding You Back As A Leader    


Leadership isn't nearly as complex as people make it out to be, but that doesn't mean it isn't hard. Real leadership begins in the moment you realize leadership has little to do with the leader, and everything to do with those the leader serves. Read more >

updatesAlumni Updates



Share your accomplishments and updates with the LRAA. Please send updates, highlights, and accolades about you or your fellow LRAA members to Greg McNamara.


Lee Hogewood
, LR 12, has been named the administrative partner of K&L Gates's Raleigh office.  


Chad Marshall, LR 20, has been named area scout at National Scouting Report.  


Brad Davis, LR 23, has been named the new executive director of the WakeMed Foundation. 


Jeff Tyburski, LR 23, has been named director of Environmental Services at The John R. McAdams Company, Inc. 


Becky Jacobs, LR 24 and chair of LR 25, has started her own company, Simple Change Wellness.  


Ashley Britton, LR 25, has been named technical manager at the AICPA.  


Chanel McIntyre Haugh, LR 26, has been appointed to the Triangle Commerical Association of Realtors board of directors for 2015. 


Marcus Smith, LR 26, has been promoted to senior vice president, southeast market leader, Public Finance, at PNC.  


Ginger Baxley, LR 27, has been promoted to director of Membership Development at the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. 


Sterling Perkinson, LR 27, has been named partner of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP. 


Tim Spence, LR 27, has been named regional director for BSA LifeStructures. 


Michelle Connell, LR 28, has joined Wyrick Robbins Yates & Potton LLP as counsel. 


Dan DeLeo, LR 28, and his wife, Sara, have a new daughter.  


Stephanie Poley, LR 29, has been named as a founding member of the Campbell Law Alumni Association Board of Directors. 


Blair Reynolds, LR 29, and husband, Jeff, have a new daughter. 


Kenyon Worrell, LR 29, has been named director of architecture for BSA LifeStructures.





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