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47 leaders selected to represent Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXXVIII

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 28+, 2022) -- The 38th class of Leadership Greater Little Rock (LGLR) has been selected and all 47 members have one thing in common: they are leaders within their respective communities and industries and are interested in expanding that involvement across the region.


Established in 1985, (LGLR) is a nine-month community leadership program created by the Little Rock Regional Chamber. It is designed to develop effective leaders by enhancing their civic, social, and professional awareness to positively impact our community.

“I am excited for this group of leaders in our community to take a deep dive into the greater Little Rock area and become more fully engaged and impactful members of our region,” said Kellen Davis, Executive Director of Leadership Greater Little Rock. “As this is my first class as Executive Director, I will in a way be going through the program with them. The LGLR program has a storied history of producing incredible leaders, and I have no doubt that Class XXXVIII will carry the mantle.”

This year’s class is chaired by Drew Harrison, Vice President of Operations at Harrison Energy Partners and co-chaired by Suzanne Peyton, Director of Properties, Planning & Development at the Clinton Airport. Both are graduates of LGLR. 

“The Leadership Greater Little Rock program is a vital part of the Central Arkansas community, and Suzanne and I are excited to play a role in this year’s class,” said Harrison. “We have an outstanding group of future civic leaders. I already know Central Arkansas will benefit from the great accomplishments this class will achieve for many years to come.”

Participants will meet one day every month at a different central Arkansas location to explore topics through expert speakers, panelists, tours, and group presentations.

Those selected for Class XXXVIII are:

Sunetta Alexander, CHI St. Vincent
Allison Atkinson Niadj, SWEAP Connections
Priscilla Barnes, Our House
Madison Beal, Pulaski County Title
Lisa Brumley, Arvest Bank
Ross Burnett, representing the Rotaract Club of Little Rock, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Little Rock
Sasha Cerrato, Garver
Jason Chacko, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Joshua Cook, Ghidotti Communications
Charles Davis, Essick Air Products
Dustin Davis, WDD Architects
Tammy Diamond-Wells, Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Daniel Dinkins, Arkansas Air National Guard
Dovie Dockery, Twitter
Steve Edwards Jr., GES, INC (Edwards Food Giant)
Lael Foster, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Little Rock
Kathy French, AR Kids Read
Nicole Gore, Rose Law Firm
Josh Hallenbeck, Mitchell Williams
Shannon Heard, University of Arkansas Walton College of Business
Mollie Henager, University of Central Arkansas
Jeremy Hill, City Year Little Rock
Justin Hinton, Southwest Power Pool, Inc.
Kayla Huffstutter, Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts
Annabeth Johnson, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Esther Jones, Little Rock School District
Sara Leader, sponsored by the Junior League of Little Rock
Matthew Lewis, Regions Bank Mortgage
Lawrence Montgomery, Baptist Health
Clay Parker, Westrock Coffee Company
Steven Person, University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service
Ashley Peterson, Entergy Arkansas, LLC
Daron Plummer Jr., BizTek Connection
Hamza Qadir, The Venture Center
Erin Scoggins, USAble Life
Sam Smith, Harrison Energy Partners
Alex Smith, McClelland Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Brittany Straw, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
James Sullivan, AMR Architects, Inc.
Jeff Tabor, MEMS
Sarper Turker, Arkansas Lighthouse Academies
Rosa Velázquez, The Foundation for Social Impact
Amie Wilcox, Friday, Eldredge & Clark LLP
William Wilder, Citizens Bank
Detrich Wiley, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield
Chemia Woods, Mid-Continent Independent Operator (MISO)
Ramy Zimmerebner, Relyance Bank


Click here to learn more about the Class XXXVIII members.

Leadership Greater Little Rock is always looking to help train community leaders on local public policy issues and concerns. You can learn more by visiting littlerockchamber.com/leadership-greater.

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