Thank you to all graduates and guests who came to celebrate the 30 years of Leadership Raleigh. More than 300 attendees joined in the fun including members from nearly all 30 classes of the program. Old friends reunited and new relationships were forged. Photos from the event will be posted soon on Facebook. 

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127th Annual Meeting

Register now for the Chamber's biggest event of the year! Headlining the 2015 Annual Meeting on Sept. 9 is author, speaker, and entrepreneur Keith Ferrazzi. Learn more here.  



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


Bo Dempster, LR 9, Jim Hansen, LR 21, Doug Riddle, LR 23, and O'Hara Macken LR 29
, on being named to the Chamber's Executive Committee for the 2015/16 year. 


Virginia Parker, LR 16, is now the senior vice president/Triangle market manager at Bank of America.


Doug Sprecher, LR 17, has begun his term as the chair of the Wake Education Partnership Board of Directors. 


Paige Humble, LR 21, on her new role at Duke.  


Liz Hamner, LR 22, on the birth of her daughter. 


Heather Cozart, LR 24, Becky Jacobs, LR 24 and Chair of LR 25, Matt Calabria, LR 26, Gray Pendleton, LR 27, Robby Lawson, LR 28, Brian Fork, LR 29, Blair Reynolds, LR 29, and Josh Mauney, LR 30, for their recognition as winners of Triangle Business Journal's 40 under 40 awards.


Eva Feucht, LR 27, and Jason Horne, LR 28, on the birth of their son earlier this year.


Anita Blomme Pinther, LR 28, for being recognized as the Sustainer of the Year by the Junior League of Raleigh. 


Pat Wilkins, LR 28, is now the business development associate team lead at Hill Chesson & Woody Employee Benefit Services, LLC.  


Lesley Wilson, LR 29, on the birth of her son. 


Samantha Hatem, LR 30, was recognized for her leadership as a co-captain of the Team of the Year Award for her work on the Backpack Buddies program.


Whitney von Haam, LR 30, received the Lifelong Membership Award from the Junior League of Raleigh.

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