Leap Class of 2020
Pensacola Chamber Foundation announces Leadership Pensacola Class of 2020
The Pensacola Chamber Foundation announced today the Leadership Pensacola (LeaP) Class of 2020. Participants were
carefully selected for their professional achievements, commitment to the Northwest Florida community, leadership skills
Founded in the fall of 1982, LeaP is a 10-month-long program designed to identify, foster and inspire current and emerging
leaders to gain an understanding of the issues facing the Greater Pensacola area and develop the leadership skills necessary
to address them. To date, more than 1,500 individuals have completed the Leadership Pensacola program.
“I’m excited to welcome another strong group of individuals into this year’s Leadership Pensacola class,” stated Greater
Pensacola Chamber President & CEO Todd Thomson. “I know this class will take advantage of what the LeaP program has to
offer them as they develop into our community leaders of the future.”
Each year the LeaP Selection Committee seeks a cross-section of the community made up of individuals from different career,
educational, political, social and cultural backgrounds. Participants accepted into LeaP are involved in a combination of retreats, day-long seminars and at least one community project for which the class uses its resources and talents to enhance the Greater Pensacola region.
The LeaP Class of 2020 is Tera Ali, Kimberley Anderson, Genna Anderson, Crista Brandt, Gregory Brown, Cameron Cauley,
Tiffany Cayton, Shelly Christopher, Sarah Colley, Seann Convey, Kimberly Cox, Kathy Davis, Gregory Digby, Shawn
Greenwood, Honey Harris, Christopher Hooks, Christie Hord, Bridget Kaye, Scott Laedlein, Michael Listau, Kara Luckett, Chris
Martin, Jordan McKinney, Laura Munro, Drew Peacock, Jenn Petion, Chris Pinney, Trey Poirier, Patrick Price, Meg Rich, Julie
Anne Rispoli, Adam Royal, Monica Sanford, Katrina Schutts, Nicholas Simmons, Kerri Smayda, Sigrid Solgard, Jordan St.Croix,
Lindsey Steck, Melissa Stoker, Mollie Taylor, Caroline Trantham and Kirk Waters.
About the Pensacola Chamber Foundation
The Pensacola Chamber Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to drive economic prosperity and enhance the quality of
life in Greater Pensacola by taking a long-term, strategic approach to regional growth and community building. Its goal is to build a healthier, bettereducated workforce; to continue to advance the region’s competitive economic positioning; and to improve community infrastructure by focusing on strengthening special economic interests within the region, on small business development, on minority initiatives, and on military support services.
For additional information, please contact Caitlin Okrzesik