The Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the 30 members of the newest class of Leadership Lakeland, a program designed to identify and train leaders for volunteer organizations. Class XXXVI is led by chair Michelle B. Ledford of MADE, a branding agency, and chair-elect Chuck McDanal of Kindelan McDanal & Associates. Class members include:
Steven G. Achinger, MD, FASN, Managing Partner/Chairman of the Board, Watson Clinic LLP
Randolph Barber, V.P. Industrial Maintenance and Purchasing, Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Leon Battle, Executive Director of Child Hunger and Family Support Services, One More Child / Florida Baptist Children’s Home
Sarah Bhagat, COO LRHMC and VP Organizational Effectiveness LRH, Lakeland Regional Health
William B. Bracken, Jr., Attorney, Bracken & Bergwall, P.A.
Amanda Frankel Brice, Clinical Manager/Marketing Director, Agnini Family Dental
Michael Paul Carey, Manager, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Tom Collins, Sr. Director, Marketing, Saddle Creek Logistics Services
Erin Ferguson, Marketing Specialist II, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union
Ana Vargas Gillespie, Owner, Lakeland Escape Room
Taher Hisham Hamid, Marketing Manager, Alltek Services
Kaitlin Irmscher, Administration Manager, Chastain-Skillman
Ellen J. Katzman, Executive Director, PACE Center for Girls
Rebecca Knowles, Director of Communications and Community Partnerships, All Saints Academy
Thomas C. Lloyd, VP/Private Banking Officer, Bank of Central Florida
John S. Lowman, IV, Credit Manager, Avon Leasing, Inc.
Sara Roberts McCarley, Founder/Chairman, Randy Roberts Foundation
Douglas W. McPherson, VP, Private Banker, Citizens Bank & Trust
Ashley Metts Miller, Community Engagement Director, VISTE
Holly Parrish, Owner, PH Solutions, LLC
Teddra Joy Porteous, Associate Superintendent of Human Resources, Polk County Public Schools
Eric Powell, Financial Advisor, RightPlan Financial
Brenda Patricia Ramirez, Attorney, Kaylor Law Group
Brenda C. Reddout, Executive Director, Talbot House Ministries
Douglas Edward Riley, Fire Chief, Lakeland Fire Department
Parminder Sahota, VP of Sales, Boring Business Systems
Bethany Tricia Thomas, Vice President for Student Development, Southeastern University
Amanda Walls, Senior Attorney, Peterson & Myers, P.A.
Jason Williams, Loan Officer, Farm Credit of Central Florida
Lori A. Winstead, Director of County Court, Assistant State Attorney, State Attorney’s Office