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Coach Susan Turpen and Graduate Lori Lawrence at LEAD Graduation

LEAD Graduates Nine Nonprofits from Ten-Month Program

On October 22, in a socially-distanced setting at Peachtree Church, a group of LEAD participants from Classes 24 & 25 presented to a panel of church and foundation representatives to conclude their LEAD training.  

We appreciate the panelists who provided feedback at Graduation. The panelists were:

  • Elaine Franklin, Coach and One Hundred Shares Member
  • Karen Loritts, One Hundred Shares Board Member
  • Jim McCoun, Perimeter Church
  • Judith Norback, Center for Excellence in Workplace Communications

We celebrate the accomplishments of the nonprofit leaders who graduated and thank the coaches who walked alongside them through the program.  

New Graduates of LEAD are:

  • Cheryl Haire, MUST Ministries (Coach: Shelli Keagle)
  • Chris Miller, Be Compelled (Coach: Bob Negri)
  • Christy Smucker, The Mom Community (Coach: Ryan Treadwell)
  • Jennifer Maxell and Diana Woodruff, Ellipsis Experience (Coach: Elaine Franklin)
  • Jim Hamm, Special Pops Tennis (Coach: Jenny Arnold)
  • Justin Bleeker, Grove Park Renewal (Coach: Joe Payne)
  • Lori Lawrence, Phil's Friends (Coach: Susan Turpen)
  • Rebekah Black, Jambos (Coach: Glenn Carson)
  • Susan Keeney, The Exceptional Foundation of Atlanta (Coach: Chris Carter)