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Leadership Howard County announces Leadership Premier class of 2021

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, accepted 32 professionals from Howard County businesses and nonprofits into the Leadership Premier program’s class of 2021. Leadership Premier is an exploration of the Howard County community, during which participants meet with Howard County businesses and local leaders and learn about issues in the county. The members of the class of 2021 are: Shafeeq Ahmed, Howard County General Hospital Anika Baty-Mills, Baty Mills Publishing Jodi Benning, John Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab Karen Bryant, Leadership Howard County Mick Carbo, Carbo Coaching

By |2020-10-09T12:46:26-04:00October 9th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Leadership Howard County announces Leadership Premier class of 2021

Leadership Howard County names Anne Brinker board chair

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, named Anne Brinker chair of the organization’s board of directors. Brinker brings more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, program and grant management, strategic planning and operations. Brinker is chief operating officer for the Horizon Foundation, Howard County’s community health foundation, where she oversees all finance, technology, human resources, facility and day-to-day business operations. Previously, she was vice president and director of operations for the Community Action Council of Howard County, director of strategic organizational planning for Columbia Association

By |2020-07-08T09:41:14-04:00July 8th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Leadership Howard County names Anne Brinker board chair

Leadership Howard County’s Premier class graduates

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, announced the commencement of the 33rd Leadership Premier class on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville. Leadership Premier Graduates for 2019 include: Saman Akhtar, Ajit Apte, Charlie Camp, Kelly Cimino, Jon Cohen, Mimi Cuddy Mierwza, Patrick Curtis, Matthew DeGourse, Fred Eikenberg, Felicia Fleming, Talia Fletcher, Chris Frink, Shawn Gladden, Ayesha Holmes, Eleanor Hunt, Celestinah Iibironke, Meg Ignacio, Saji Ijiyemi, Janet Irvin, Mike Kalinock, Tonya Kennon, Peter Laanisto, Marcy Leonard, Nannette Livadas, Kelly McLaughlin, Tracey Millings, Nicholas Mooneyhan,

By |2019-07-18T14:51:11-04:00July 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Leadership Howard County’s Premier class graduates

Leadership Howard County honors community service at annual dinner

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, will recognize program alumni for their service to Howard County at the organization’s annual dinner and graduation. The event will take place June 11 from 5 to 8:45 p.m. at the Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville, Maryland. Leadership Howard County will present awards to: Ananta Hejeebu received the Distinguished Alumni award, which recognizes a Leadership Howard County graduate who has worked to better the community. In addition to serving Grace Community Church and coaching local sports teams, Hejeebu supports local organizations

By |2019-05-28T10:58:09-04:00May 16th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Leadership Howard County honors community service at annual dinner

Leadership Howard County accepting applications for Leadership Premier

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, is accepting applications for Leadership Premier, a 10-month leadership development program for senior-level business and community leaders who live or work in Howard County. Applications for the class of 2020 will be accepted through May 20, and applicants will be notified of acceptance by Aug. 1. To apply or learn more, visit www.leadershiphc.org or call 410-730-4474. Nearly 1,300 community members have completed the Leadership Premier program over the past 32 years. Leadership Premier expands awareness of issues affecting Howard County and

By |2019-05-28T10:56:59-04:00February 28th, 2019|News, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Leadership Howard County accepting applications for Leadership Premier

Leadership Howard County features BWI CEO Ricky Smith at luncheon

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, will hold a general membership luncheon with speaker Ricky Smith, CEO of BWI Marshall Airport. When? Friday, March 15 11 a.m. registration and networking 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. lunch and program Where? The Meeting House At the event, Smith will present “Taking to the Sky: BWI Marshall’s Plans to Lift the Region Higher” and share an update on the airport’s activities and recent developments. Smith, a Baltimore native, was appointed CEO of the airport in 2015 after heading Cleveland’s airport

By |2019-02-19T16:21:07-05:00February 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Leadership Howard County features BWI CEO Ricky Smith at luncheon

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By |2020-12-01T14:04:06-05:00February 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on LHC Monthly Newsbrief

Leadership Howard County holds Big Event with author Liz Murray

Leadership Howard County will hold its annual Big Event featuring guest speaker Liz Murray, who will present her keynote speech “Homeless to Harvard.” Murray, a Harvard graduate who experienced homelessness as a teen, will share how she overcame her childhood obstacles and transformed her life to inspire others. The Big Event brings together more than 400 leaders from business, government and nonprofit organizations in Howard County. Proceeds from the event support Leadership Howard County programs and scholarships. When?                 Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Where?              

By |2019-03-18T15:26:24-04:00January 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Leadership Howard County holds Big Event with author Liz Murray

Fall luncheon features library head Tonya Kennon

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, held a general membership luncheon and gift drive on Friday, November 9, featuring speaker Tonya Kennon, president and CEO of the Howard County Library System and member of Leadership Howard County’s new Leadership Premier class graduating in 2019. The focus of Kennon's presentation was “Leveling Up and Bringing Barriers Down: Asset-based Community Development in Practice.” Ms. Kennon also shared her vision for the Howard County Library System, including future initiatives and partnership opportunities. Rooted in asset-based community development, her vision leverages

By |2019-01-03T14:30:58-05:00November 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Fall luncheon features library head Tonya Kennon

Leadership Howard County promotes, adds staff members

Leadership Howard County promoted Karen Bryant to director of communications and administration and named Nikole McWright event and operations assistant. Karen Bryant joined Leadership Howard County 10 years ago as the administrative manager after gaining experience in the nonprofit sector with the United Way of Central Maryland. In her new position as director of communications and administration, she is responsible for the overall organization-wide messaging and communications strategies. Bryant has volunteered for Carroll County schools, recreational and high school sports programs and churches. She holds a master’s degree in adulthood and aging from Notre Dame

By |2018-10-22T11:24:25-04:00October 11th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Leadership Howard County promotes, adds staff members
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