Leadership Augusta Reveals Class of 2024

Posted By: Kathryn Freemon News Releases,

The goal of Leadership Augusta, a ten-month training program affiliated with the Augusta Metro Chamber, is to identify and educate current and potential community leaders in the CSRA. The Leadership Augusta selection committee is proud to present the following individuals, representing a wide variety of businesses and industries within the Greater Augusta region, as members of the Leadership Augusta Class of 2024: 


Dr. Marc Austin, Augusta University 

Chesley Bolick, LOOP Recruiting 

Abigail Bowman, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions 

Tevia Brown, Augusta Engineering & Environmental Services 

Natalie Butler, Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce

Steve Chalker, The Burn Foundation of America 

Davis Clark, Colony Bank 

Steve Colson, Jani-King 

Jessica Edmonds, Piedmont Healthcare 

Kelly Flanagan, Augusta National Golf Club 

De Neiya Goodly, US Army Signal School 

Leanna Hall, TaxSlayer 

Taylor Hanks, Augusta Entertainment Complex 

Jacquie Jaugsetter, ADP 

Kristie Johnson, Augusta University 

Darryl Jordan, Johnson Controls/Deep Data LLC 

Diane Kerekanich, Augusta Locally Grown 

LynJondria Kitchen, Cyber Center for Excellence & Fort Gordon 

Andre Lacey II, Paine College

Taylor Lamb, Augusta University 

Alexander Long, Synovus 

William Long, Belong Construction 

Dr. Donna Marain, Biologist 

Matt Matson, Matson Law Office 

Kellie McElroy-Hooper, Augusta Technical College 

Maureen McManus, Child Enrichment 

Traci Pokrywka, Security Federal Bank 

Alexandria Powell, Cleveland Group 

Arthur Ross, Violist 

Keona Shaw, Augusta-Richmond County Mayor’s Office 

Tyler Snead, Cabinet Embellishment 

Caroline Ticknor, Club Car

Kate Vinyard, Streamlineevents 

Alfred Vizzari, Clifton Construction 

Charles Williams, Augusta-Richmond County Tax Commissioner's Office 

Cheryl Willis, Progressive Speech Unlimited 


The Leadership Augusta Class of 2024 will bring together 36 people from business, education, the arts, law, nonprofit, medicine, construction, and city government. This decades-old program will help them learn, listen, engage in tough conversations, and cultivate curiosity in an authentic way to address challenges and opportunities in our community through service projects. This year’s class will be led by Chair Stephen King of Georgia Power and Co-Chair Albert Dallas of Georgia Cancer Center.


Established by the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce in 1980, Leadership Augusta enhances the civic participation of emerging leaders within the region. For more information about the Leadership Augusta program, visit LeadershipAugustaGA.com.




Media Contacts:

Sue Parr, President/CEO
Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce
Kathryn Freemon, Communications Coordinator
Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce