On Oct.19, the Leadership Raleigh Alumni Association kicked off the year with the Leadership Raleigh Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Frank Holding, chairman of First Citizens Bank, offered a keynote on leadership, focusing on three key points:
The first three inductees of the Leadership Raleigh Hall of Fame were honored: Keith Kapp, LR 5; Brooks Malone, LR 11; and Jennifer Tolle Whiteside, LR 9. Each shared stories from their experiences in the Leadership Raleigh program and the impact it had on their journey.
"The inaugural Leadership Raleigh Hall of Fame event was a huge success," said LRAA president Doug Sprecher, LR 17. "Alumni from many classes came to celebrate the spirit of Leadership Raleigh embodied in the accomplishments of our honorees."
The Leadership Raleigh Alumni Association is organizing a food drive for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina that will run through the November Leadership Raleigh Law Enforcement Day on Nov. 8. Alumni are encouraged to join current class participants at White Collar Crime for a social starting at 5 p.m..
Confirmed Food Bank volunteer dates are:
Nov. 18, 9 – 12 p.m.
In this issue
Share your accomplishments and updates with the LRAA. Please send updates, highlights, and accolades about you or your fellow LRAA members to Greg McNamara.
Tiffany Drummond Armstrong, LR 26, Phillip Kennedy, LR 26, Chuck Norman, LR 26, Bob Ramseur, LR 26, and Ford Robertson, LR 19, for being named to Business Leader Magazine's "Movers and Shakers."Matt Cain, LR 21, named vice president at Brookwood Construction
Ron Cohn, LR 26, appointed to the Rebuilding Together of Triangle's Board of Directors
Noel McLaughlin, LR 9, presented on corporate philanthropy at the Council on Foundation’s national conference in San Francisco in September
Cheryl Rhew, LR 26, promoted to tax director with McGladrey
Carol Schwartz, LR 24, named the Raleigh services coordinator for Dress for Success Triangle
Stan Taylor, LR 10, and former LRAA president, appointed to the Urban Ministries of Wake County's Board of Directors
Rod Webb, LR 18 and LR 19 chair, is the new senior vice president, Raleigh city executive, commercial relationship manager at NewBridge Bank
Melissa Wajnert Hartzell
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