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On July 11, our 2019 Advance program participants convened for a session dedicated to exploring the roles we play on teams and leading teams. Alessandra Lezama (19) of RGHP Holdings LLC made a presentation which included “Ten Tips to Help You Be the Best You.” She emphasized the importance of owning your vision and doing […]

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Garry Ridge (16), a former LEAD Board member, will become Chair of the WD-40 Company Board of Directors in December. Steve Brass (17) has been named President and Chief Operating Officer for WD-40 Company. James Madaffer (89), former San Diego City Councilmember, has been appointed to the Colorado River Board of California. And Phil Senescall […]

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Katharine LiMandri (18 and SDYL Board Member) has left SDCCU Holiday Bowl to start her own event company, Tidal Consulting. Jenna Brossman (18) has joined NV5 Global Inc., a professional engineering and consulting solutions provider that operates out of more than 100 locations worldwide, as an Integrated Marketing Specialist. Barbara Gerber (10), Founder and President […]

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Six members of the Impact San Diego Class of 2019 have been nominated by their fellow program participants for the Herbert G. Klein Memorial Award for Exemplary Leadership. Named for the late journalist, government spokesman and community leader, the award recognizes a member of the Impact class who has not only made a significant leadership […]

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Bevin Keen (18) has been promoted to Deputy Public Works Officer for the Navy Southwest Reserve Centers. In this role, she leads facility planning, maintenance and new construction for 18 Navy Reserve Centers hosting 91,000 Navy Reservists in Navy Region Southwest. Katie Nieri (19) recently joined Sempra Energy as Corporate Communications Manager. Congratulations to The […]

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On May 15, members of LEAD’s Alumni Association were treated to a Lunch & Learn program, “Design and Realize the Career of Your Dreams.” Susan Taylor (16), Director of External Affairs for Scripps Health, Former NBC7 New Anchor and Former LEAD Board Member, shared a very personal story about why she walked away at the […]

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LEAD has begun its third year of Advance, our professional development program for women. Through Advance, LEAD is addressing the gender gap in the C-suite and boardroom by equipping emerging female leaders with the tools and confidence they need to take their careers to the highest levels. Advance participants are diverse, representing business, nonprofit, and […]

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LEAD San Diego, in partnership with ABC 10News, recognizes unsung heroes throughout the year with the monthly 10News LEADership Awards. The winners then become finalists for the annual Community Spotlight Award; the winner will be announced on the main stage during the Visionary Awards program. These finalists all make a significant impact on our community […]

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Is your Impact, Influence, Advance or PLI class the BEST LEAD CLASS EVER?! Now is the opportunity to prove it. At our annual Visionary Awards celebration gather as many of your LEAD classmates as possible for a chance to win a behind the scenes tour of the Del Mar Race Track for your entire class. It’s […]

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In March, Impact’s class visited Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility for their seminar on Law and Society. The class heard from Sheriff Bill Gore, as well as Rob Smith from Center for Employment Opportunities, which helps formerly incarcerated individuals find employment. Another presenter was Bishop Cornelius Bowser, who is one of LEAD’s 2019 Visionary […]

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