The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce proudly announces the Leadership Owensboro Class of 2018. Thirty-one applicants have been selected to participate in the leadership development program.

“We are honored to have the opportunity to work with such a strong group,” said Candance Castlen Brake, Chamber President and CEO. “Owensboro continues to grow leaders who are interested in contributing to our community and making a difference. I look forward to a great class this year, learning from them and with them!”

“It’s wonderful to see that Leadership Owensboro continues to
attract outstanding class members who are interested in the
future of our community,” Helen Mountjoy, Charter Class
Member of Leadership Owensboro shares. “This spirit of giving back, of making a difference, is one of the things that makes Owensboro and Daviess County such a great place to live and work!”

“We are excited about the quality pool of applicants we received for the program,” said Jessica Kirk, Executive Director of Leadership Owensboro. “Each class brings new backgrounds that further enrich the tradition and demonstrates that Leadership Owensboro stands the test of time.”

The class has will kick off with a retreat on September 28-29. Class participants and their professional affiliation for 2017-2018 include:

  • Tara Boling – Matthew 25 AIDS Services, Inc
  • Lindsey Boone – Daviess County Cooperative Extension Service
  • Emily Cadiz –  Hospice of Western Kentucky
  • Steven Caudill – U.S. Bank
  • Melissa Evans – Owensboro Metropolitan Planning Commission
  • Rachael Faulkner –  U.S. Bank Home Mortgage
  • Shari Flagg – Estes Elementary
  • Sara Fleischmann – Riney Hancock CPAs PSC
  • Chris Gendek – Owensboro Courtyard Marrriot
  • Karen Glenn – First Security Bank
  • Jaclyn Graves – Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce
  • Lauren Greenwell – Myriad CPA Group
  • Will Higdon – Van Meter Insurance Group
  • Lori Hoagland – UniFirst Corporation
  • Sgt. Adam Johnston – Owensboro Police Department
  • Dr. Jeremy Luckett – Vineyard Primary Care
  • Brooklyn Maple – Kentucky Legend
  • Brad Moore – Kentucky Wesleyan College
  • Tori Morgan – Beltine Electric
  • Britney O’Bryan – MPD, Inc.
  • Lauren Osowicz – Brescia University
  • Amanda Owen – Puzzle Pieces
  • Harry Pedigo – St. Benedicts Shelter
  • Dan Reeves – U.S. Bank
  • Matthew Thompson – Owensboro Municipal Utilities
  • Scott Tucker – Independence Bank
  • Lee Underwood – WKU–Owensboro
  • Mario Vizuet– Old National Bank
  • Erin Waller – Daviess County Public Library
  • Det. Brad Youngman – Daviess County Sheriff’s Office
  • Emily Zoglmann – Owensboro Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau