(Announcement from the Rome-Floyd Chamber):

The Rome Floyd Chamber is pleased to announce the selection of Leadership Rome, Class 41.

Leadership Rome is a 10-month long program provided by the Rome Floyd Chamber. The program is designed as a skill-building program that aims to develop emerging leaders while providing an educational experience emphasizing social and community awareness.

“We are excited to welcome this new class,” said Pam Powers-Smith, president of the Rome Floyd Chamber. “We had around 90 nominations and the committee had to narrow the group down to 23 participants. This year’s class should know that their applications stood out among many!”

Leadership Rome 2023-2024

Allen Babcock- Harbor House-NWGA Child Advocacy Center, Inc.

Brandi Jones- Interim Healthcare of Northwest Georgia

Brian Harris- The Davies Shelter

Carmalita Boston- Carmalita’s Catering Company LLC

Casee Gilbert- Berry College

Christopher Fincher- Floyd County Government

Courtney Shepard- McRae, Smith, Peek, Harman & Monroe, LLP

Devon Smyth- Extra Special People Rome

Ella Givens- River City Bank

Hannah Phillips- Northwest Georgia Housing Authority

John Hawkins-  Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP

Dr. John Rhodarmer-  Floyd County College and Career Academy

Karley Parker- Rome Floyd Chamber

LaDonna Collins- Rome Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth (Floyd Family Connection)

Lindsay Hoyt Hunt- Toles, Temple & Wright Inc.

Mark Green- City of Rome

Mark Rogers- Mohawk Industries

Mary Andersen- Guardian Garage Floors

Melvon Ingram- Georgia Power

Molly Kelly Steeves- Hardy Realty & Development

Natalie Ferguson- Darlington School

Olivia Knauss- Paradise Garden Foundation

Shadion Buckley- Ball Corporation

“I am excited to spend the next year with this group of amazing professionals,” said Director of Programs Eric Collins.