The Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced 42 graduates of its Leadership Spartanburg class for 2015–16.
In September, the class kicked off with an overnight retreat focused on team building.
During the past nine months, the class participated in monthly activities to enhance their understanding of the history of Spartanburg, local and state government, community health and social issues, education, arts and culture, recreation and quality of life, environmental and resource management, economic development and Spartanburg’s future.
The individual graduates are listed below.
Claudia Albergotti, Johnson Development
Laura Allen, The Children’s Security Blanket
Debbie Apoldo, Episcopal Church of the Advent
Bob Atkins, Founders Federal Credit Union
Karen Bjelland, TD Bank
Ben Boland, Morgan Corp.
Kathryn Boucher, Music Foundation of Spartanburg
Rachel Brough, Cate Law Firm
Kevin Brown, Spartanburg Water
Eduardo Chen, Spartanburg Community College
Brooke Coleman, Spartanburg Housing Authority
Cheryl Cox, Spartanburg Community College
Stacey Dulin, Spartanburg Regional Foundation
Donna Evans, White Oak Estates
Jennifer Faner, Social Services Professional
Kara Ferguson, USC Upstate
Amy Goulding Goodwin, Junior League of Spartanburg
Lindsey Graham, Converse College
Quincy Halliday, McAbee, Schwartz, Halliday & Co.
Rosalyn Henderson, Cheeks & Henderson, LLC
Missy House, U.S. Congressman Trey Gowdy’s Office
Martin Huff, Johnson Development Associates
Kelly Kozlowski, Pure Barre Spartanburg
Elizabeth Martin, Westgate Family Therapy Institute
Derrick Norris, Comfort Suites at Westgate Mall
Tamika Oden, Boys & Girls Club of the Upstate
Jason Paddock, Spartanburg School District 2
Adam Padgett, Lyons Industrial Properties
Lesa Phillips, The Arbor Co./Eden Terrace Assisted Living
Joe Pinilla, The Forrester Center for Behavioral Health
Angie Price, Spartanburg Water
Jill Rodgers, McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture
Lianna Saad, Mid South Management Co.
Kyle Settle, Fluor Enterprises
Kristyn Smith Hawkins, Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau
Justin “Hootie” Solesbee, Harper Corp.
Jennifer Stanger, United Way of the Piedmont
Shea Steller, Spartanburg Chamber
Angie Stroupe, AFL
David Sundermann, Spartanburg Marriott
Josh Thompson, Holcombe Bomar, PA
Jeff Tillerson, City of Spartanburg