"Whether you are new to Albany or have been here a while, Leadership Albany will give you a new perspective on the community. The process will provide you with avenues to be more involved and to be a better leader. It is up to you to be aware of what is important and take action accordingly. A very worthwhile adventure! "
~Wayne Yesbick - CPA, Draffin and Tucker and LA '01
benefit by developing new
relationships while gaining knowledge
of the community and leadership skills
that will enhance their personal
effectiveness in the community and
benefit from the employee's
increased knowledge, improved
leadership and communication skills,
stronger problem-solving abilities, and access to decision-makers and
Non Profit Organizations
benefit by gaining access to
trained, effective leaders with an
understanding of the importance of volunteerism.
benefits through the development
of a large pool of knowledgeable
potential leaders, who are motivated
and equipped to serve the community of Albany.
"A strong community requires talented leaders that are invested in and knowledgeable of the issues facing the community they wish to serve. Leadership Albany masterfully balances leadership development and community awareness. It is important to not only develop practical business skills, but we must also anchor those skills to this locality. Leadership Albany's program encourages a sense of connection and commitment to the Albany area. As I reflect back on my Leadership Albany class year, while I appreciated the knowledge earned and the relationships developed, the greatest asset so far has been to my sense of community awareness and connection."
~Victoria S. Darrisaw - Judge, Dougherty County State Court and LA '09